RMT accused of ‘playing politics’ after pushing ahead with strikes after another trade union accepted the same pay offer
- The government hit out against the RMT after another union accepted pay offer
- Over 70% of senior Network Rail staff in the TSSA accepted an 8% salary rise
- ‘Unions working with industry… is the only way forward’, said Grant Shapps
The RMT was accused of ‘playing politics’ by pressing ahead with strikes yesterday as it emerged another union accepted the same pay offer.
More than 70 per cent of senior Network Rail staff represented by the TSSA voted in favour of an 8 per cent salary rise over this year and next. It was not put to less senior workers on lower pay.
But the RMT is refusing to put the same offer to a single…