UK: RMT strike action on Bakerloo line goes ahead Friday
Topics: STRIKE UK
Despite intensive efforts by RMT negotiators to make constructive progress in ACAS talks last week the LU side failed to come up with a plan that would deal with the issues at the heart of the dispute and have now walked away from the table.
As a result the strike action goes ahead with the widespread disruption solely the responsibility of London Underground and their intransigence when the union had made it quite clear that there is a deal to be done.
RMT remains available for talks even as the clock ticks down.
A ballot for action covering driver members produced a 95% vote for action. ■