London Overground and Tube workers announce fresh strike action on same day

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London Overground and Tube workers announce fresh strike action on same day

London Overground staff will join Tube workers in strike action later this month after talks between unions and transport bosses collapsed.

On Tuesday the RMT said industrial action will hit the majority of the capital’s train services when workers walk out for 24 hours on August 19.

Underground staff have been locked in a dispute over pensions and jobs with TfL, while Overground union members, employed by Arriva Rail London, are set to strike over pay.

The RMT said TfL had refused to share details of the government’s “final” draft funding proposal, which City Hall has until tomorrow afternoon to accept or reject.

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