Tube workers offered £850 Olympic pay

London Underground
London Underground Credit: TFL

Ten thousand tube workers are in line for an £850 Olympic bonus as part of the latest offer to "buy" their co-operation. London Underground has already struck a deal which gives 3,400 drivers up to £1,000 for working during the Olympics and paralympics.

Now unions and managers are negotiating a separate agreement for station staff and maintenance workers. For every shift worked, up to a maxium of 20 days, staff would get £20. On top of that they could be entitled to a £100 Customer Service Satisfaction Bonus.

An additional payment of £350 woud be made if they agree to flexible rostering during the games.The unions are considering the offer.


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