East Coast train cleaners on strike

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CLEANERS on rail services which run through York will take strike action this week over a claim for “pay justice”.

Contract cleaners on East Coast Main Line services will refuse to work on Friday and Saturday. The action will also affect other routes across the UK.

The RMT union said cleaners were being “exploited” over pay and it was looking to “name and shame” the companies involved, as well as the rail operators responsible for awarding the contracts. A rally will also be staged in London tomorrow night.

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10:22am Wed 28 Nov 12

roskoboskovic says...

will anyone notice.
will anyone notice. roskoboskovic
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10:54am Wed 28 Nov 12

inthesticks says...

A bit more detail on how they are being exploited?
A bit more detail on how they are being exploited? inthesticks
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11:08am Wed 28 Nov 12

Mr Udigawa says...

roskoboskovic wrote:
will anyone notice.
Yes, I would guess they will. Cleaning up the filth that gets left behind on a daily basis by Joe public is a thankless task.
As above I would like to see some more detail on what the strike is actually about.
On a side note, if you went away, would anyone notice?
[quote][p][bold]roskoboskovic[/bold] wrote: will anyone notice.[/p][/quote]Yes, I would guess they will. Cleaning up the filth that gets left behind on a daily basis by Joe public is a thankless task. As above I would like to see some more detail on what the strike is actually about. On a side note, if you went away, would anyone notice? Mr Udigawa
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11:54am Wed 28 Nov 12

Capt. Dobie says...

Exploited how?

Maybe what 'roskoboskovic' is saying is that in his/ her experience, trains have been dirty; I am inclined to agree that trains have been dirty for some time now.

So, exploited how?
Exploited how? Maybe what 'roskoboskovic' is saying is that in his/ her experience, trains have been dirty; I am inclined to agree that trains have been dirty for some time now. So, exploited how? Capt. Dobie
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12:04pm Wed 28 Nov 12

Mr Udigawa says...

Capt. Dobie wrote:
Exploited how? Maybe what 'roskoboskovic' is saying is that in his/ her experience, trains have been dirty; I am inclined to agree that trains have been dirty for some time now. So, exploited how?
Trains can become dirty, but they'd be a lot dirtier if they didn't get cleaned on a daily basis.
[quote][p][bold]Capt. Dobie[/bold] wrote: Exploited how? Maybe what 'roskoboskovic' is saying is that in his/ her experience, trains have been dirty; I am inclined to agree that trains have been dirty for some time now. So, exploited how?[/p][/quote]Trains can become dirty, but they'd be a lot dirtier if they didn't get cleaned on a daily basis. Mr Udigawa
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2:10pm Wed 28 Nov 12

Sue333 says...

Some of the toilets are so filthy they've clearly not been properly cleaned for months, if not years. The dirt is engrained. The difference in the cleanliness of European intercity trains and east Coast trains is huge. It's not necessarily the cleaners' fault of course. They may not be given enough time to clean properly.
Some of the toilets are so filthy they've clearly not been properly cleaned for months, if not years. The dirt is engrained. The difference in the cleanliness of European intercity trains and east Coast trains is huge. It's not necessarily the cleaners' fault of course. They may not be given enough time to clean properly. Sue333
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5:15pm Wed 28 Nov 12

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