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Video: Night Tube strike update

On the eve of the first of several proposed Night Tube strikes, Regional Organiser John Leach updates members.

In the video, John explains: "After 6 months of trying to explain and persuade London Underground management that you cannot abolish 200 positions, rip up an agreement that protects our members work life balance, and their right to not have to do these {Night Tube} duties if they can't, we have to stand up and be counted."

Read more about the dispute at www.rmtlondoncalling.org.uk/night-tube

88% vote YES in RMT Night Tube betrayal dispute re-ballot

Dear Colleagues,

 

IMPOSITION OF NIGHT TUBE DUTIES, TRAIN OPERATORS – LONDON UNDERGROUND

I write to advise you that the ballot has now closed and the result is as follows: -

Are you prepared to take strike action?

Number of individuals who were entitled to vote in the ballot:      1,114

Number of votes cast in the ballot:                                         715

Number of individuals answering “Yes” to the question:               628

Number of individuals answering “No” to the question:                86

Night Tube ballot - last chance to vote

30th May 2022

Dear Colleagues

IMPOSITION OF NIGHT TUBE DUTIES, TRAIN OPERATORS - LONDON UNDERGROUND  

LAST CHANCE TO VOTE - PLEASE DON'T WASTE IT

VOTE YES FOR STRIKE ACTION

RETURN YOUR VOTING PAPER IMMEDIATELY

The closing date for the ballot is Tuesday 7th June - so if you haven't done so already - now is the time to vote. Due to balloting laws, I cannot stress enough how important it is that you fill in your ballot paper and return it as quickly as possible.

Pic Line drivers balloted over training concerns

REDUCED DRIVER TRAINING - LONDON UNDERGROUND (LUL/11/1)

Further to my previous Circular (IR/048/22), dated 11th February 2022, the Piccadilly and District West RMT Branch submitted a resolution regarding the unacceptable imposition of poor-quality training on the Piccadilly Line.

This matter has been considered by the National Executive Committee which took the decision to enter a dispute with London Underground and to ballot all Piccadilly Line Train Operators for industrial action to demand that training standards are maintained.

Piccadilly and District West branch motion on plan to reduce driver training

REDUCED DRIVER TRAINING - LONDON UNDERGROUND (LUL/11/1)

The following resolution was recently received from Piccadilly and District West Branch:-

“This branch notes the dangerous new precedent being set by London Underground regarding training.

Despite having well thought out, agreed ways of training drivers, management are attempting to water training down beyond recognition.