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RMT accepts ALSTOM pay offer


In line with Union policy, a claim was submitted for a substantial increase in rates of pay and improvements to conditions of service. Following discussions with the Company, the final offer which was received is as follows:-

Alstom Metro Trains Members Secure 2.7% Pay Rise


Further to my previous circular (IR/267/14, 10th October 2014), an improved offer has been received from the company, as follows:-

  • A no-strings, one-year offer of 2.7%, effective 1st April 2014.

Dispute Leads To Improved And Acceptable Pay Offer From Alstom


‘That we note the revised offer by the Company after a meeting took place with our negotiating team on 16th October 2014.

The offer has been greatly improved and meets the aspirations of our members. Therefore, the General Secretary is instructed to inform the Company of our acceptance of the offer and that we are no longer in dispute with them.

Our members are to be applauded for their willingness to fight against the previous appalling offers from the Company and demand a just pay award.

Alstom Pay Ballot Result

Further to previous correspondence regarding the above, the ballot has now concluded and the result is as follows:-

Are you prepared to take strike action?

Total Votes Cast 28
Number Voting ‘Yes’ 17
Number Voting ‘No’ 9
Spoilt Papers 2

Are you prepared to take industrial action short of a strike?

Total Votes Cast 28
Number Voting ‘Yes’ 27
Number Voting ‘No’ 1
Spoilt Papers 0

Alstom Workers Accept 3% No Strings 2013 Pay Deal

Further to our decision Gww 9 July 2013, seeking an improvement on the previous offer of 2.75%, we note the new offer from Alstom of 3% effective from 1 April 2013 with no strings attached. We further note the report from the Regional Organiser, that our representative and members wish to accept this offer without delay.

Accordingly, we instruct the General Secretary to advise the company of our acceptance, and to send a personal letter to all members involved.

LU Fleet branch and London Transport Regional Council to be advised.

Alstom Pay Deal

That we note the latest pay offer from Alstom, of 2.75% effective from 1 April 2013 and some changes in travel facilities. We instruct the Regional Organiser to seek improvements to this offer.

Reports and developments to be placed in front of us.LU Fleet branch and London Transport Regional Council to be advised.

Strike Ballot For 'Boris Bike' Workers

TRANSPORT UNION RMT confirmed today that it is to ballot staff running the London “Boris Bike’s” for both strike action and action short of a strike over a range of grievances:

· The imposition of a 2% pay increase for 2013

· The imposition of shift change patterns

· The continuous bullying and harassment of members

· The company’s refusal to reach a formal agreement on travelling time or on travel allowances

RMT General Secretary Bob Crow said:

Concern Over Change To Train Maintainer Grade

We note the report from our Regional Organiser, and the reservations expressed about this move by Alstom. We note that further discussions are to take place and instruct the General Secretary to place updates in front of us.

London Transport Regional Council and branches to be advised.

RMT to Progress Campaign Against Alstom's Involvement in Jerusalem Light Railway

RMT Council of Executives decision: We instruct the General Secretary to invite GMB, TSSA and Unite to a meeting to discuss how this campaign can be taken forward.

2011 Alstom Olympic Deal Worth Up To £800

Pay Negotiations 2011 – Alstom Metro Trains – Blue-Collar Group.

Summary of final offer agreed with the to the RMT Trade Union representatives on 26 October 2011.

In response to the pay claim from the trade unions, the Company has extensively listened to our staff and the RMT and this paper sets out the agreed terms
of the offer as follows;

Basic Rates of Pay