RMT settles Olympics recognition and reward agreement with London Underground

After months of intensive negotiations RMT has reached an agreement that protects existing agreements and allows staff to work within the terms of their existing contracts.

There will also be additional rewards packages of up to £1000 for staff in recognition of the massive additional pressures that will be thrown at the service from the extra three million journeys a day.

However, on a separate issue, RMT remains deeply concerned at the staffing levels planned by LU and the use of untrained volunteers at a time when safety and security will be absolutely paramount. The union also repeated its demand for a full-scale, mock emergency evacuation to test the robustness of the safety procedures in operation.

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