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London Tube strikes planned for 2 April and 2 May

by LLB Editor
27th Mar 13 11:44 am

Londoners might struggle to get to work when they return from the Easter holiday as Jubilee Line Tube drivers have voted to go on strike on 2 April.

A 24-hour walk-out is planned for 2 May too.

Aslef, RMT unions and London Underground are holding talks today to avert a 24-hour walk-outs on both days. Tube drivers are striking over working conditions and claims of bullying.

RMT argues that treatment of drivers in disciplinary meetings is “unfair and disproportionate” and many facilities on the Jubilee line are “very poor” and in some cases in a “disgusting” state.

RMT General Secretary Bob Crow said: “RMT will not sit back and allow the wilful misuse of procedures on any part of the Tube network as a means of bullying and intimidating our members.”

Howard Collins, London Underground chief operating officer, said: “We believe that we have addressed all of the issues raised as part of this dispute and are happy to discuss this further with the unions.

“I urge both unions to abandon this unnecessary action and get around the table to resolve the matter.”

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