Pro IQRA News Updates.
The workers were due to be discharged on Thursday, March 16th along with the train company employees, but this will no longer happen.
If workers employed by train companies take part in strikes from 16 March, there will still be unrest, but it will be less severe if Network Rail joins them.
A spokesperson for RMT said: “The RMT National Executive Committee has taken the decision to suspend all industrial action on Network Rail after receiving a new offer from the employer.
RMT Suspends Network Rail’s Industrial Work: https://t.co/vI5Uf58FdM
-RMT (RMTunion) March 7, 2023
“Further updates on all aspects of the National Rail dispute will be provided in the coming days.”
Network Rail CEO Andrew Haines said: “We are relieved for our employees, passengers and freight customers that industrial activity at Network Rail has now been suspended. We look forward to more information on the referendum plans.”
Disputes over wages and conditions have been going on for some time between the RMT and the government, with several strikes having previously occurred since the beginning of the summer of 2022.
As a result, the chairman of the RMT, Mick Lynch, became well known, as his staunch defense of striking workers led to friction with the Minister for Transport.