RMT union says that it will fight ‘all the way’ for five London Underground
workers who have now been dismissed after a large amount of alcohol was found
in a mess room.
workers who were sacked following the discovery of more than 100 cans of
alcohol in a mess room.
company Metronet said the dismissals of the track maintenance staff related to
its "zero tolerance policy on alcohol".
the union said Metronet had failed to link any of the workers with allegations
of illicit drinking on London Underground property.
general secretary Bob Crow said: "Not one of these workers has tested
positive for drugs or alcohol and the only evidence presented against them has
members are being used as scapegoats for management’s own complete incompetence
in investigating serious allegations," he added.