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From The Socialist newspaper, 13 January 2010

Signallers' strike spreads

Signal workers, members of RMT, have been involved in two weeks of strike action over the imposition of new working conditions.

A mass picket was held in Newport on 8 January.

The RMT is organising an overtime ban and are balloting other signal workers to join in the action.

The dispute erupted when Network Rail tried to impose new rosters in a cost-cutting exercise associated with the opening of the new South Wales Control Centre this year.

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