Eurostaffers In Fingerprint Row

Dean Nicholas
By Dean Nicholas Last edited 109 months ago
Eurostaffers In Fingerprint Row

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Cleaners who scrub Eurostar trains at St Pancras are considering industrial action over plans by Carlisle Cleaning Services to introduce a fingerprint-checking machine for clocking in and out. The RMT claim that staff data may be put at risk, and Bob Crow, ever ready to lend a hand to a worthy cause, put his considerable heft behind the workers and blasted "surveillance society" Britain. A ballot will be held from April 21st, and a strike could be organised for next month. Given that they're working on the Eurostar, you think the staff could learn from their Gallic neighbours a thing or two about striking - feck the ballot, just blockade the Channel Tunnel and you're bound to get the message across.

Last Updated 16 April 2009