09/10/2014

Underground Workers Suspend Strike Amid Talks

Strike action by London Underground (LU) workers planned for next Tuesday has been suspended following talks between union and LU management.

A 48-hour work stoppage had been planned to begin at 21:00 on Tuesday 14 October in a dispute over staff cuts.

However, talks between Transport for London (TfL) and the Rail, Maritime and Transport Union (RMT) are said to have made "significant progress".

The dispute surrounds a TfL plan to close all LU ticket offices in an effort to save £50m a year.

(MH/IT)

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