SCOTRAIL staff are to take industrial action in a dispute over pay for working on rest days.
RMT said members voted “overwhelmingly” for action after it balloted more than 2,000 of them, including conductors and station staff.
The union is seeking pay parity with ScotRail drivers who are reported to be paid up to £300 for working on a rest day while other workers receive less.
RMT members have been instructed not to volunteer for overtime and rest day working from Wednesday October 10 until further notice.
— RMT (@RMTunion) September 27, 2018
RMT general secretary Mick Cash said: “This dispute is about equality and justice across grades in the ScotTail workplace.
“It cannot be right that the company seem to value one group of workers over another. Their approach to the rest day working payments, where they have only offered driver grades enhanced arrangements, is nothing short of discriminatory.
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