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Jubilee weekend Tube strikes are suspended after ‘significant progress’ made over bullying allegations

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A planned strike at two London Underground stations over the Jubilee weekend has been suspended.

Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) at Green Park and Euston Tube stations had planned to walk out on 3 June in a row over allegations of bullying.

However, the union said “significant progress” had since been made during talks with London Underground, which resulted in an agreement to have a review with union involvement to deal with the issue.

RMT added if no immediate improvements are seen and the review does not lead to a just settlement, the strike action will take place on a different day instead.

RMT general secretary Mick Lynch said: “London Underground has finally seen sense to take the union’s arguments seriously regarding workplace bullying and we will now suspend the strike on June 3 to hopefully reach a resolution quickly.”

Strikes were originally planned for the entire day and would have affected Victoria, Jubilee, and Piccadilly line services at both stations.

It comes as London is expecting huge numbers of tourists to flock to the city as the Queen celebrates 70 years on the throne.

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After the plans to strike were announced last week, a Transport for London spokesperson said: “We hold our people to high standards and ensure everyone is treated fairly.

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“We’re aware of this dispute and are carrying out an urgent review in a bid to resolve it.

“We have had a number of meetings with the RMT and are urging them not to take strike action and to continue working with us to find a resolution.”

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