Docklands Light Railway

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News, reports and information for Docklands Light Railway staff.

Interserve DLR Cleaners Vote To Strike

RATES OF PAY & CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2015 – INTERSERVE FACILITIES (KEOLIS AMEY DOCKLANDS CONTRACT) (DLR/0001/I(KAD))

Further to my previous Circular (IR/107/15, 23rd April 2015), the ballot has concluded and the result is as follows:-

Question: Are you prepared to take strike action?

Total Votes Cast 58

Number Voting ‘Yes’ 51

Number Voting ‘No’ 7

Spoilt Papers 0

DLR Workers Return Massive Yes Vote For Strike In Pay Dispute

RATES OF PAY & CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2015 – KEOLIS AMEY DOCKLANDS (DLR/0001/KAD)

Further to my previous Circular (IR/107/15, 23rd April 2015), the ballot has concluded and the result is as follows:-

Question: Are you prepared to take strike action?

Total Votes Cast 398

Number Voting ‘Yes’ 337

Number Voting ‘No’ 61

Spoilt Papers 0

The General Grades Committee is currently considering this result and I shall advise Branches of its decision in due course.

Interserve DLR Members To Be Balloted In pay Dispute

RATES OF PAY & CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2015 – INTERSERVE FACILITIES (KEOLIS AMEY DOCKLANDS CONTRACT) (DLR/0001/I(KAD))

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, a report was received from the Lead Officer along with further correspondence from the Branch Secretary, advising that the Company has failed to resolve several issues which have been outstanding for many months.

DLR Strike Ballot Over Poor Pay Offer

RATES OF PAY & CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2015 – KEOLIS AMEY DOCKLANDS (DLR/0001/KAD)

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, a report was received from the Lead Officer, along with further correspondence from the Branch Secretary, advising that the Company had failed to table an offer in line with our members’ aspirations.

95% Yes Vote For DLR Strike Against New Bosses

DISPUTE WITH KEOLIS/AMEY DOCKLANDS (K.A.D.) (DLR/15/10)

Further to my previous Circular No. IR/08/15, 12th January 2015, the ballot has concluded with members voting as follows:-

Are you prepared to take strike action?

Total Votes Cast 486
Number Voting ‘Yes’ 466
Number Voting ‘No’ 18
Spoilt Papers 2

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

Total Votes Cast 486

RMT To Ballot Carlisle Members on The Docklands Light Railway

IMPROVING PAY & CONDITIONS – CARLISLE CLEANING & SECURITY (DOCKLANDS LIGHT RAILWAY) (DLR/10/1)

In December 2013, we entered into dispute with the Company over a breach of our agreement regarding implementation of the London Living Wage and following the threat to take industrial action, a settlement was reached, including a pay increase for all members and a commitment that all staff on all contracts will be paid at a rate at least equivalent to or above the London Living Wage from commencement of the new franchise (Circular No. IR/42/14, 30th January 2014).

RMT Pledge As Docklands Light Railway Take Over Approaches

RMT pledges to defend jobs and conditions as Keolis take over DLR from SERCO in December

RMT acting general secretary Mick Cash said.

"RMT members on DLR are deeply concerned that we will be facing a major period of upheaval in the run up to December when Keolis take over from Serco.

"RMT will fight to defend the jobs and working conditions of our members on DLR and we are seeking an urgent meeting with Keolis to secure the cast iron assurances that our members are seeking. "

Docklands Light Railway Strike Off

The RMT General Grades Committee has agreed to accept pay offers from Serco Docklands AND Carlisle. As a result all strikes are called off.

We congratulate all members for their resolve in their campaign for a decent pay settlement on Serco, for the London Living Wage on Carlisle and the commitments forced from the company on the other matters involved in this dispute.

DLR Strike Ballot On

RMT confirms strike ballot on Docklands Light Railway over total breakdown of industrial relations

Transport union RMT confirmed today that it set to begin balloting members on the SERCO Docklands Light Railway for both strike action and action short of a strike in a dispute over a wide range of issues which amount to a to notal breakdown in industrial relations between the union and the employer.

The issues at the heart of the dispute include:

· Stalling on talks over the 2014 pay award
· Abuse of the disciplinary and attendance procedures