London Underground drivers to strike on Boxing Day [BBC News]





Date: 14/12/2011

Tube drivers will hold 24-hour strikes on four days, including Boxing Day, in a row over pay, a union has said. Aslef balloted its 2,200 members over demands for triple pay and a day off in lieu for working on the bank holiday. Staff will walk out on Boxing Day, 16 January, 3 and 13 February. Aslef said 92% voted for industrial action, but Tube bosses said 42% voted to strike. London Underground (LU) said it had asked the union to abandon its strike threat over 'an outrageous pay claim'. Services were severely disrupted last year when drivers walked out on Boxing Day after talks collapsed.


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London Underground trains in a depot

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Tube drivers vote to strike on four days, including Boxing Day, after demanding triple pay and a day off for working on the bank holiday.

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