RAIL LINES ARE AFFECTED BY STRIKES BUT TUBE ACTION CALLED OFF – RMT we’ve managed to save jobs, protect our members and secured protection of earnings
Thousands of rail workers and train drivers are going on strike this month – with an overtime ban which started on Monday and mass disruption expected today.
But planned industrial action by London Underground workers has been cancelled, it was announced earlier today.
RMT (the Rail, Maritime and Transport union) and ASLEF (The Associated Society of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen) members are striking in an ongoing dispute over pay and conditions.
ASLEF represents drivers, whereas the RMT represents workers from many different sectors of the rail industry – including station staff and guards.
The RMT said that following talks at the conciliation service Acas it has managed to save jobs, prevent detrimental changes to rosters and secure protection of earnings around grading changes.
From today the 4th of October to the 7th of October Train driver strike and overtime ban to cancel or reduce services.Knock-on effect of strikes to affect early morning services.