Results tagged “industrial action”


Services will be temporarily suspended across the DLR after the RMT Union announced a duo of 48-hour strikes relating to disputes over pay and working conditions.

A "total breakdown of industrial relations" between staff and DLR operator, Serco, has been flagged as the reason for the walk-outs, on January 31 and February 4.


Lecturers at the University of East London (UEL) will scrap their timetables tomorrow in a protest against plans to increase staff workloads.

The one-day period of industrial action, to be taken by Members of the University and College Union (UCU), is in response to a claimed "untenable and unjust" policy by (UEL).

00jul17transport1.JPGThe RMT is planning to ballot members working on the Jubilee line on industrial action over safety.

The union, which has already announced two three-day stoppages over an unrelated matter, claim London Underground has reneged on agreements over safety procedures on the line. The RMT intends to ballot on action short of a strike.

DLR strike update

By Kay Lockett on January 18, 2011 5:30 PM |

00jul17transport11.JPGThe Docklands Light Railway is set to be hit by strikes on Thursday and Friday after members of the RMT union voted in favour of industrial action.

If the strike goes ahead Serco Docklands aims to run DLR services from Tower Gateway to Mudchute every 5-10 minutes, from 7am to 7pm.

DLR1.JPGThe Docklands Light Railway is set to be hit by strikes after members of the RMT union voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action.

A ballot of members closed yesterday, with 162 voting for strike action, with just 36 against. A total of 175 voted for action short of a strike, with 21 against. As yet no dates have been mooted for when the strikes could take place.