Docklands Light Railway (DLR) workers are to stage two strikes in a dispute over pay and working conditions.
Workers will strike on January 29th and again on February 4th following what the RMT union described as a “total breakdown of industrial relations” between staff and DLR operator Serco.
The union has accessed the company of stalling over a pay award and using agency and contract staff “to undermine jobs and conditions”.
RMT General Secretary Bob Crow said: “It is solely down to the actions of the Serco DLR management that RMT has had to announce industrial action across Docklands Light Railway to try and force the issues at the heart of this dispute to be both addressed and resolved.
“Our members have now shown the level of anger across the railway in an overwhelming mandate for action.”