DLR branch

Includes all grades of staff on the Docklands Light Railway

London Transport Regional Council meeting - 27 April 1630 Fountains Abbey, Paddington

The next meeting of the London Transport Regional Council will be on Thursday April 27 at the Fountains Abbey PH, Praed St, London W2

Meeting will start at 1630.

Reports from John Leach RMT RO region 11

Andy Littlechild NEC member

Spokesperson from Jobstown dispute -  Jobstown 18 socialists and activists facing jail in Ireland for opposing water charges and austerity cuts in general

RMT London Calling newsletter - Defend the London Bridge 3 special


Attached is the lastest RMT London Calling newsletter.

Focusing on our 3 members at London Bridge who have been disciplined for rushing to assist a co- worker who was being assaulted. That co-worker was pregnant.

Please download, print display and distribute across your workplace.

The ballot on London Bridge and Waterloo will begin on March 30 and ballot papers must be returned by April 18.

London Underground managers have been quoted on social media and in the press as saying "Kirsty Watts was never assaulted " 

London Transport Regional Council 29 September

The next meeting of the LTRC will be at the Torch PH in Wembley Park on Thursday September 29 1630 - 1830

Following an initiative from Neadsen Branch the LTRC will be travelling around the region using Branch locations to hold the monthly meeting.

Recruitment and organising activity will take place prior to the Regional Council.

Please make every effort to attend

All members are welcome

It's your Union come and have your say

RMT congratulates DLR Interserve members on securing payrise

Further to my previous Circular (IR/321/15, 23rd December 2015), the industrial action was suspended and the offer received from the Company was due to be discussed at a DLR Branch meeting. This Branch meeting has now taken place and the matter has been considered by the National Executive Committee, which has noted the correspondence on file and that the Company has been informed of our acceptance of the offer.

DLR cleaners to be balloted on range of issues


Further to my previous Circular (IR/029, 5th February 2016), this matter has again been considered by the National Executive Committee, which has noted correspondence from the Branch advising of additional issues arising from Interserve’s implementation of changes to cleaning agreements as follows:-

Upcoming DLR strike suspended

Further to my previous letter dated 23rd December, members will recall that the strike action called in January was suspended following movement from the Company on a number of key issues and further meetings aimed at dispute resolution have now taken place with KAD.

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. 


DLR Strike Confirmed

Docklands Light Railway Logo


Further to my previous Circular (IR/256/15, 22nd October 2015), and following the magnificent ballot result in favour of taking industrial action, the General Grades Committee has considered this matter and taken the decision to instruct all Docklands Light Railway members NOT TO BOOK ON FOR SHIFTS THAT COMMENCE BETWEEN:-

DLR members furious as bosses try to bulldoze in worst working practices

RAIL UNION RMT confirmed today that over 300 staff across all grades on Keolis Amey Docklands Light Railway have voted by massive majorities for both strike action and action short of a strike in a dispute over a range of serious unresolved issues that are wrecking industrial relations.

Over 92% voted to strike with an even larger majority for action short of a strike.
The key issues at the heart of the dispute are: