LUL Managers & Admin

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News, reports and information for RMT members in London Underground's manager and administration grades. LUL managers are in TfL branch. Read more TfL branch related stories here.

Duty Managers Jobs To Go!

New leaflet from RMT ... Click '1 attachment' / file name to download the leaflet; read the text below.

It has now come to the attention of the RMT that your jobs are about to be savagely slashed by the Senior Management! Yes the Senior Managers you supported by helping to keep stations open and trains running during strike action by the other grades and some in your own grade.

While these Senior Managers plan how to spend their bonus’s you can plan for your unemployment.

CMS Operational Managers' Review update

Joint statement from RMT, ASLEF, BTOG, TSSA reps - read the text below; click '1 attachment' / file name to download.

As you are all aware, CMS was introduced for Duty Managers in September this year and will eventually replace your blue licence, at the minute it validates it. CMS will assess you continuously throughout the year to ensure you are competent to do your job.

However at the last MATS meeting where we were given a presentation of CMS we discovered that management had put, the grade progression model for Duty Managers in the CMS booklet.

MATS staff: Defend Your Job, Defend Your Rights

An RMT member writes ...

MATS, if you are a M, SM, Technical or AD grade then the OCR is coming for you. LU Employee Relations have just ripped up the protection you thought you had under annexe H of the PPP contract and you are now eligible for Compulsory Redundancy.

Whether you are an Engineer, Document controller, CAD Draftsperson, Accountant, Quantity Surveyor, Project Manager, Architect, Site Surveyor, Buyer, Technical Writer, Planner or PA you are expendable as you are, in Gerry Duffy's words, "just back-room staff".

New Leaflet for Duty Managers and Admin Staff: Join the Fight

This new leaflet for duty managers and administrative staff explains how badly the company treats these grades and urges staff to refuse LUL's appeal to them to help break the industrial action. Click '1 attachment' / file name to download it. Read the text below.

Duty Managers and Admin Staff: Join The Fight Stop Being Used!

The Duty Managers' ’Operational Managers Review’ talks have collapsed.
Once again the company are treating you like ‘‘Second Class Citizens’’

Leaflet for Track Access Controllers: Vote Yes!

This leaflet urges Track Access Controllers to vote Yes in the industrial action ballot. Click '1 attachment' / file name to download it. Read the text below.

Track Access Controllers: Vote Yes To Strike Action


The company have told you the money is in the pot and ready for grade progression implementation.
This is clearly not true. It has never been available to go into your pocket as they have told you!

Leaflet for Duty Managers from all Unions

This leaflet - from all four unions that represent duty managers - explains why the unions are refusing to go along with LUL's plans for the grade. Click '1 attachment' / file name to download it. Read the text below.



As all of you are aware, Staff-Side have been negotiating a Duty Manager ‘Skill Framework’ similar to the model introduced for Centurion Managers.

The discussions undertaken by the ‘Sub- Committee to Company Council’, is well established and we have been meeting on a regular basis.

Leaflet for Duty Managers: Join The Fight, Stop Being Used!

This leaflet encourages duty managers to side with the workforce rather than with company management in the current dispute. Click '1 attachment' / file name to download it. Read the text below.

Duty Managers Join The Fight: Stop Being Used !

Now is your chance to let the company know you will not give them the support you once did.

As Duty Manager’s you have been totally over looked by the company
Operational Trainers are not even included in the OMR

Leaflet for Operational Trainers

This leaflet is to encourage operational trainers to be part of the all-grades fight for jobs, pay and justice. Click '1 attachment' / file name to download it. Read the text below.


Operational Trainers Join The Fight Stop Being Used !

Where are all the new recruits CSAs etc?

Why have you not seen any staff for Supervisor training / promotion? Is it cheaper to pay overtime than fill the vacancies? Train Operator promotions? How busy are you these days?

Affected by the Job-Cutting OCR? Advice from RMT ...

Advice for RMT Members regarding the Operational Cost Review (OCR)
Read the text below, and download the advice as an A4 sheet

The RMT is deeply concerned at LUL's announcement that they are getting rid of 970 so called “back room staff” as part of an operational cost review. It is a disgrace that at a time when billions of pounds are being found to subsidise the banks, London's Railway Infrastructure and Services are being cut back.