London Underground employees will stage a brand new walkout on 15 March over pensions, job losses and contracts.
Tube drivers represented by the Aslef union had already introduced a strike for a similar day, however will now be joined by members of the RMT.
The most recent industrial motion will fall on the day chancellor Jeremy Hunt is because of ship his Funds to the Home of Commons, with over 100,000 civil servants additionally anticipated to walkout over their pay and pensions dispute.
And it’ll come a day earlier than different rail employees throughout the nation perform their very own strikes over pay and circumstances.
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Common secretary Mick Lynch stated the employees supplied “an important service to the capital, ensuring town can maintain transferring and work lengthy hours in demanding roles”.
And he stated they’d “by no means settle for job losses, assaults on their pensions or adjustments to working circumstances to be able to pay for a funding reduce which is the federal government’s political choice”.
Mr Lynch added: “In return, they deserve first rate pensions, job safety and good working circumstances and RMT will battle and tooth nail to make it possible for’s what they get.”
The Division for Transport declined to remark.
The announcement comes amid a raft of commercial motion throughout the general public sector, with academics starting three days of strikes on Tuesday.
March will see additional walkouts by academics, ambulance employees, college employees and junior medical doctors.
However whereas some nurses will strike, these represented by the Royal Faculty of Nursing have postponed their deliberate motion whereas they maintain negotiations with the federal government.