Eurostar employees strike

Eurostar employees strike: Employees of Eurostar trains from the UK to Europe leave work to protest working conditions
Employees of Eurostar high-speed trains connecting England's capital London to Europe went on a 4-day strike to protest working conditions.
A total of 8 Eurostar expeditions were canceled as part of the strike supported by the National Union of Railway, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) and the Association of Salaried Transport Workers (TSSA).
In the statement made by Eurostar regarding the action, it was stated that efforts were made to make sure that all passengers could travel and said, “We made small changes in our schedule and warned all passengers who would be affected by the canceled trains in advance. We offered passengers the opportunity to book another train on the same day. " statement was included.
In the statement made by RMT, it was stated that discussions between train employees and employers regarding working conditions such as heavy working hours and not being able to balance work-private life have been going on for a long time. It was alleged that Eurostar could not provide the needed agreement for its employees.
Eurostar employees, a member of RMT and TSSA, are planning to go on strike on August 27-29.
The high-speed train network Eurostar passes through the Channel tunnel, which connects England and France by sea. The Channel Tunnel, which was put into use in 1994, serves more than 20 million passengers a year.



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