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News, reports and information for Docklands Light Railway staff.

Interserve imposes fundamentally new working practice, doesn't even show workers new contracts

CHANGES TO CLEANING OPERATIONS – INTERSERVE FACILITIES (KEOLIS AMEY DOCKLANDS) (DLR/15/4)

A report has recently been received from the Regional Organiser advising that Interserve Management on the KAD contract have imposed fundamental changes to the terms of our cleaning members. To make matters worse the new arrangements were imposed this Monday while discussions were still at a very early stage without proper consultation with the union being conducted.

Initial DLR strikes suspended following some movement from company

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BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS – KEOLIS AMEY DOCKLANDS (DLR/14/2)

Massive pay win for RMT cleaners on DLR

Transport union RMT has secured a massive pre-Christmas pay victory for key groups of staff working for outsourcing company Interserve on London’s Docklands Light Railway.

After RMT put on a package of strike action and action short of a strike further negotiations have been held with Interserve on the pay issue.

As a result of the industrial pressure the company have now agreed to a 75p per hour increase for all cleaning supervisors, travel safe and security staff, backdated to April 2015.

Improved pay offer made to DLR Interserve members following members resolve on issue

RATES OF PAY & CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2015 – INTERSERVE FACILITIES (KEOLIS AMEY DOCKLANDS CONTRACT) (DLR/0001/I(KAD))

Further to my previous Circular (IR/243/15, 13th October 2015) the RMT negotiating team met the Company on Tuesday 22nd December and a revised and improved offer was received which includes a payment to address the pay differentials, certain tasks to be performed by Security staff and a commitment from the Company to continue talks with RMT into 2016 to discuss any other matters of concern.

RMT confirms new series of strikes on Docklands Light Railway

RAIL UNION RMT said today that staff across all grades on Keolis Amey Docklands Light Railway will strike on four occasions next year in a dispute over a range of serious unresolved issues that are wrecking industrial relations. The action follows a 48 hour strike on DLR last month which completely shut down the service for the duration.
 
The announcement of action comes after continuing talks have so far failed to make any serious progress. RMT members voted by 92% for action back in October.
 

RMT Docklands Light Railway workers call 17 days of industrial action

BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS – KEOLIS AMEY DOCKLANDS (DLR/14/2)

Executive report November 2015

COUNCIL OF EXECUTIVES REPORT NOVEMBER 26TH 2015 John Reid

LONDON UNDERGROUND DISPUTE
A Revised offer has been placed before us and will be discussed at a Reps meeting on Tuesday 1st December after which a report will be placed before the GGC.

GLEN HART
An all grades ballot is being prepared and we need to build support for our victimised Brother.

DLR
Successful two day strike action was held between the 3rd and 5th November the first strike action ever held on DLR.

RMT DLR Strike Remains Rock Solid On Day Two

General Secretary Mick Cash said; "For a second day of this dispute on Docklands Light Railway RMT members remain united, determined and rock solid in their industrial action.

"RMT members have made it crystal clear that they will not be bullied into accepting changes that undermine both their jobs and operational safety. 

In the news - DLR strike

Strike action on the Docklands Light Railway has been rock solid today.  The action made headlines across the UK as RMT members fight a range of serious unresolved issues that are wrecking industrial relations. 

 

Docklands Light Railway Strike Solid

The Docklands Light Railway was all but shut down this morning as RMT members began 48 hours of strike action.  Workers on the DLR are taking action over a number of issues including misuse of agency workers, attempts at undermining workers with casualisation, a creeping culture of bullying and intimidation of staff and the breach of agreements.

RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said: