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Docklands Light railway cleaners to strike

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

Further to my previous Circular (IR/111/16, 14th April 2016), members are congratulated for an overwhelming ‘YES’ vote for taking strike action and action short of a strike. Following consultation with the DLR Branch and Lead Officer, the National Executive Committee has taken the decision to instruct all RMT Cleaner and Cleaning Supervisor members at Interserve (KAD) NOT TO BOOK ON FOR ANY SHIFTS THAT COMMENCE BETWEEN:-

Dockland Light Railway cleaners vote to strike

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

Further to my previous Circular (IR/073/16, 17th March 2016), the ballot has concluded with members voting as follows:-

Question: Are you prepared to take strike action?

Total Votes Cast 34

Number Voting ‘Yes’ 33

Number Voting ‘No’ 1

Spoilt Papers 0

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

Total Votes Cast 34

Number Voting ‘Yes’ 30

Number Voting ‘No’ 1

Spoilt Papers 3

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:-

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.

Bakerloo News January 2016

Bakerloo News is the newsletter for RMT London Transport members in the Bakerloo branch.  Download it and print it out for your colleagues, or share it online.

In this edition:

  • New year, new action: overtime ban on stations - Prepare to strike!

  • Questions & Answers On The New Action

  • Taking the fight to Interserve

  • Drivers: say no to distractions in the cab

  • Keep Bakerloo Ticket Offices Open!

  • SAVE QUEEN’S PARK TICKET OFFICE

Tube cleaners fight back

Over 50 Interserve cleaners, Tube workers from other grades, and supporters held a noisy protest outside Interserve's head office on Tuesday 15 December, exposing the Scrooge-like practises of the cleaning contractor, which routinely short-pays its workers.

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.