District Centre Group votes yes to strike but thresholds not met

Subject: DUTIES/SHIFT COVERAGE, DISTRICT CENTRE GROUP – LONDON UNDERGROUND

We note that the ballot results are as follows:

The result for strike action is as follows:-

Number of members balloted: 171

Total votes cast 74 (43.3%)

Number voting “Yes” 71 (41.5% of members balloted)

Number voting “No” 3

Spoilt Papers 0

The 40% threshold was met but 50% turnout threshold was not met

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Unfortunately we did not meet the turnout threshold requirements of the Tory Anti-Trades Union laws, but congratulations to our negotiators who have made significant progress in talks!

It is crucial that members use their vote.

A full report and reps meeting will follow.

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This article is an 'executive decision' which has been written by the RMT National Executive Committee. The National Executive is the union's governing body in between AGMs. Its decisions set out what the union will do on a particular issue.

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