• From The BBC:

    Network Rail maintenance workers have voted in favour of strikes, bringing about the possibility of action over Easter.The Rail Maritime and Transport (RMT) union said 77% of the members who took part in the ballot backed strikes. The ballot was called over plans to cut up to 1,500 maintenance jobs and change working practices. The union said it would remain available to talk to Network Rail to avert the strikes. “Nobody should be under any illusions about just how determined RMT members are to win this dispute and to stop this reckless gamble with rail safety,” said RMT general secretary Bob Crow….

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    Posted by Jon @ 12:37 pm

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