RMT union in further talks with National Express East Anglia today (Wednesday)
RAIL union RMT has confirmed that further talks aimed at resolving the dispute with National Express East Anglia will reconvene today (Wednesday).Bob Crow, RMT general secretary, said: RMT has made it clear to the company that until such time as an agre
RAIL union RMT has confirmed that further talks aimed at resolving the dispute with National Express East Anglia will reconvene today (Wednesday).
Bob Crow, RMT general secretary, said: "RMT has made it clear to the company that until such time as an agreement is reached with National Express East Anglia on the core issues at the heart of this dispute - pay and working conditions - the 48-hour strike from first thing tomorrow morning [00.01 hrs Thursday August 6] remains on."
The ASLEF and RMT trade unions called four 48-hour strikes starting on July 30, August 6, 13 and 20 respectively (all Thursdays and Fridays) in relation to this year's pay award. The managers' union TSSA has also voted to join the action next week (August 13).
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