Party Time?

Submitted by Tubeworker on Thu, 07/19/2012 - 16:17

With the Queen's Jubilee only just behind us, we thought we were due a rest from forced festivities.

But no. LU has festooned our messrooms with pink Olympic bunting.

Forgive us for not entering into the party spirit about a stressful event that management are hoping will erode our terms and conditions long-term.

Tubeworker can't help but suspect that LU plans more than a party. It's sending a message: don't spoil this great event. Don't make errors, cause delays.....and think very, very carefully before taking action short of strike to defend your terms and conditions.

Well, with RMT's 78% 'yes' vote for action short of strike announced today, LU will need more than a bit of bunting.

In most messrooms, staff are refusing to put this bunting up anyway. Staff have more important things to think about: how to organise to make sure we stick within our agreed hours and conditions during the Games.

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