Second labor action in one week disrupts Britain’s trains

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LONDON, England: Demanding higher pay, some 5,000 train engineers across almost one-quarter of Britain’s rail network went on a 24-hour strike this week.

The strike was organized by train drivers’ union ASLEF. This was the second significant industrial action this week on Britain’s rail network, after 40,000 members of the RMT and TSSA unions – which represent other rail workers – earlier held a major strike.

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