DLR branch

Includes all grades of staff on the Docklands Light Railway

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

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

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

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

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

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:
 

Docklands Ballot For Strike Returns 93% Yes Vote

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

Further to my previous Circular (IR/236/15, 1st October 2015), the ballot has concluded with members voting as follows:-

Question: Are you prepared to take strike action?

Total Votes Cast                339

Number Voting ‘Yes’           315

Number Voting ‘No’            24

Spoilt Papers                     0

 

Question: Are you prepared to take action short of a strike?

Total Votes Cast                339

Further Strike Action In Ongoing DLR Interserve Dispute

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

Further to my previous Circular (IR/181/15, 31st July 2015), RMT members working for Interserve (KAD) took part in a third round of strike action in respect of the above dispute and the Branch Secretary and RMT Rep recently met the new management to discuss the issues in this long-running dispute. They were promised a response from the Company but to date, there has still been no response received.