Tube union RMT is launching a ballot for strike action of all staff working on London Underground's "Trainpeople" agency contract, which has been torn up.
The union said that the termination of the deal will "dump dozens of staff on the dole" and "makes a mockery of regulations which were supposed to protect" employment rights of agency staff.
The sacked workers and supporters were at London's St James' Park today, where they set up a soup kitchen to highlight their plight and asked for public support.
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