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25.03.13

RMT wins 3.85% LOROL pay deal

A 3.85% pay deal has been agreed between the RMT union and London Overground Rail Operations Ltd (LOROL) for 2013.

The four-year award will see members receive inflation (RPI) plus 0.5% for years 2, 3 and 4.

The RMT said the “constructive” talks recognised record levels of customer satisfaction on London Overground.

RMT general secretary Bob Crow said: “This deal recognises the value placed on transport workers in delivering essential services on the London Overground network and sets a benchmark for the rest of the transport industry”.

“At a time when we are told that workers have to accept cuts to their living standards we have proven once again that effective union organisation, backing up meaningful negotiations with the employer, can secure a fair deal that protects and enhances pay and conditions and which benefits everyone involved.”

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