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TfL ambassadors - don't undermine station staffs' fight for jobs

TfL ambassadors - don't take bribes to undermine station staff fight for jobs 

So the big TfL/London Underground lie is exposed for the sham that it is. Tube workers now know that money is not the issue; there's loads of it. White collar TfL staff, many of whose jobs are already under threat as a result of Tory government cuts and the new Mayor's spending review, are being bribed in an attempt to undermine LU station staff's industrial action. 

RMT Suspends Industrial Action on Piccadilly and Hammersmith and City Lines

Tube union RMT has confirmed that 24 hours of strike action from tomorrow evening on the Piccadilly & Hammersmith and City  lines in separate disputes involving drivers has been suspended following successful talks with London Underground at ACAS.
The union says that all objectives in the Piccadilly Line dispute have now been achieved and that the union is committed to further talks aimed at a long term agreement on the Hammersmith and City Line.
General Secretary Mick Cash said:

As overtime ban bites Tube bosses agree to additional station jobs at ACAS talks

Dear RMT members

Today myself and senior RMT Stations reps, alongside TSSA, attended talks at ACAS.

LUL have confirmed that they will put additional roles / jobs back into Underground stations. We have agreed, on that basis, to take part in 7 day review to identify exactly where those jobs will be allocated.

LUL confirmed that recruitment had started and they already have a starting pool of CSAs to offer additional jobs to.

Tube managers to be balloted over 'development centers'


Further to my previous Circular (IR/337/16, 10th November 2016), regarding London Underground’s proposal to remove the DTSM and TOSM grades and replace them with a new grade called Trains Manager, a Reps meeting has taken place and discussions with LUL are on-going in relation to proposed pay bands, locations and other matters. 

Ballot begins over unreasonable sacking of train driver Storey


Further to my previous Circular (IR/317/16, 26th October 2016), the Reps meeting took place on Monday 31st October and the National Executive Committee has taken the decision to declare a dispute with LUL over this matter and to ballot members for strike action and action short of a strike.

Picc Line drivers' strike announced


Further to my previous Circular (IR/345/16, 17th November 2016) and following the recent ballot result in favour of taking further strike action and action short of a strike over the long-running and unresolved issues affecting members on the Piccadilly Line, the National Executive Committee noted the views from a meeting of RMT Reps and has taken the decision to call on all affected members NOT TO BOOK ON for any shifts that commence between:-

Pinched and scrubbed

LUL recently presented your Trains, Health and Safety Council reps with a Change Assurance Plan,  which outlined proposals to progressively remove Tunnel Telephone wires from April 2017. The removal process would last 2 years with priority given to areas prone to breakages.