RMT announce July rail strike after 'paltry' offer from Network Rail

Fresh strike action has been announced by the Rail, Maritime and Transport union following talks.

The union has rejected a "paltry" offer from Network Rail, and has announced a 24-hour strike for 27 July over job security, pay, and working conditions.

"The offer from Network Rail represents a real terms pay cut for our members and the paltry sum is conditional on RMT members agreeing to drastic changes in their working lives", RMT general secretary Mick Lynch said.

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