Virgin Trains East Coast strike by RMT workers to go ahead
A 24-hour strike on Virgin Trains East Coast is to go ahead after talks failed to resolve a dispute over jobs and conditions.
Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union will walk out on Monday. Virgin has said services will not be affected.
RMT general secretary Mick Cash said: "RMT will not sit back while nearly 200 members' jobs are under threat and while conditions and safety are put at risk by a franchise which is clearly in financial trouble.
"We will also not tolerate the cavalier attitude to safety that is now on show as the company mobilises its scab army of... read more
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