Transplant pay parity ballot returns a yes vote, smashing anti-strike laws

Subject: PAY PARITY, TRANSPLANT MAINTENANCE/STORES STAFF LONDON UNDERGROUND (ex-AP JNP

We note the overwhelming turnout and ballot result and the resolve shown by our members.

Are you prepared to take strike action?

Number of individuals who were entitled to vote in the ballot:    52

Number of votes cast in the ballot:                                       46  (88.5%)

Number of individuals answering “Yes” to the question:             41  (89.1%)

Number of individuals answering “No” to the question:              5

Number of spoiled or otherwise invalid voting papers returned:  0       

 

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

Number of individuals who were entitled to vote in the ballot:    52     

Number of votes cast in the ballot:                                       46  (88.5%) 

Number of individuals answering “Yes” to the question:             42    (91.3%) 

Number of individuals answering “No” to the question:              4       

Number of spoiled or otherwise invalid voting papers returned:  0       

 

Both of the above results exceed the new legal thresholds.

We instruct our Members (Maintenance Performance Manager, Materials Manager, Storeman, Storeman Team Leader, Technical Manager, Train Maintainer (Train Maintenance)) to take all action short from 00:01 Wednesday 20th December until further notice.

We remain open for talks with the company.

Members to be advised by email and text.

LU Fleet Branch and the London Transport Regional Council to be advised.