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Tube Lines - action on pensions

Dear Colleagues,

TUBE LINES – ACTION ON PENSIONS

I refer to my previous Circular NP/029/16, 22nd January 2016, following further correspondence from our branches and representatives this item was placed before the National Executive Committee on 28th January for consideration where the following decision was made:

“We note the further correspondence on file, and the views expressed by reps and branches.

RMT balloting over 'Section 15' possessions

SECTION 15 – POSSESSIONS – LONDON UNDERGROUND and SECTION 15 – POSSESSIONS – TUBE LINES AP JNP (LUL/22/2)

As Branches and members will be aware, a dispute situation currently exists between us, LUL and Tube Lines AP JNP in respect of the above. I can advise that the ballot papers will be posted out to members on Wednesday 13th January 2016, the closing date for this ballot is Thursday 28th January 2016 and I will keep you advised of all further developments.

Tube Lines members to be balloted for strike

RATES OF PAY & CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2015 – TUBE LINES AP JNP (LUL/0001/TL)
 
Further to my previous Circular (IR/276/15, 12th November 2015), members will recall the previous GGC Decision to obtain a report on how negotiations are proceeding and also to update the GGC and membership on what stage we are at with our dispute with Tube Lines. A number of TLL Company Council meetings have since taken place discuss Pay including PRP, Pensions and Night Tube  and the Company again presented the same offer as the one made by LUL, which is as follows:-
 

Strike ballot called over withdrawal of rest days

WITHDRAWAL OF REST DAYS, TRACK & CIVILS STAFF – TUBE LINES AP JNP (LUL/8/6)

Further to my previous Circular (IR/098/15, 10th April 2015), further discussions took place at Company Council. The Lead Officer recently submitted a report advising that since October, management has employed new entrants without the 4 rest days and anyone who transfers to a new position through promotion or different type of jobs are also not getting the 4 rest days.

Fleet Branch calls for renewed push for pension parity with London Underground for former Tube Lines workers

Please find below a resolution submitted by the LU Fleet Branch:

This branch notes that it has now been 10 months since any meaningful discussions regarding the issue of TFL pensions for Tube Lines staff and ex Tube Lines staff who have TUPE transferred to TFL/LUL. Discussions were put on hold so that talks regarding Night Tube could take place.

Executive report November 2015

COUNCIL OF EXECUTIVES REPORT NOVEMBER 26TH 2015 John Reid

LONDON UNDERGROUND DISPUTE
A Revised offer has been placed before us and will be discussed at a Reps meeting on Tuesday 1st December after which a report will be placed before the GGC.

GLEN HART
An all grades ballot is being prepared and we need to build support for our victimised Brother.

DLR
Successful two day strike action was held between the 3rd and 5th November the first strike action ever held on DLR.

Tube Lines Strike Ballot Over Pay & Night Tube

RATES OF PAY & CONDITIONS OF SERVICE AND NIGHT RUNNING – TUBE LINES AP JNP (LUL/0001/TL)

Further to my previous Circular (IR/175/15, 23rd July 2015), the final offer which has been received from Tube Lines is as follows:-

Year One

  • A 1% increase + a £500 consolidated payment.
  • A £500 non-consolidated payment, which will be paid to all staff covered by collective bargaining in recognition of a 24-hour service.

Year Two & Three

  • A 1% or RPI increase, whichever is greater.

Tubelines Night Transplant Drivers Balloted Over Compulsory Over Time

COMPULSORY OVERTIME, TRANSPLANT DRIVERS (RUISLIP DEPOT) – TUBE LINES (LUL/8/10)

The following resolution was received from our London Underground Fleet Branch:-

“This Branch calls on all RMT Ruislip Depot Tube Lines Night Transplant Drivers to be balloted for strike action and action short of a strike, to defend our members’ rights and to fight back against the imposition of compulsory overtime.