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The strikes are coming

Newsletter produced by Engineering branch
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The Coming Strikes: Why Support Them?
Q: Why Support the Strikes or be in RMT?
A: The RMT or any union is only as strong as its members!
The RMT is a strong union. With YOU we will be Stronger. Without YOU we will be weaker!
Right now LU are attacking Station Staff. They have also announced job cuts on the Lines for Signal & Track Staff with more to come

Latest edition of RMT londoncalling

Update on the dispute;

Talks have brought:

NO station-by-station review, as promised

NO reduction in the number of jobs to be cut

revelations of even greater inequality and worsening conditions

only minor changes to LUL’s plans

LUL rejecting RMT’s alternative proposals

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STRIKE DATES ANNOUNCED - TIME TO BUILD THE ACTION

Special joint meeting sponsored by Jubilee South, H&C and Morden & Oval branches
At Exmouth Arms 1600 Wednesday 23 April
All members welcome

Stand together and fight for what's right
This is the fight of our lives for our jobs now and in the future
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Latest edition of RMT Platform

Read the latest edition of rmtplatform
Unions force management to reveal extent of cuts plans affecting every grade. LU isn’t budging yet....
Get ready to strike again!
Talks give us 5 reasons to keep fighting
-Rosters
-Huge scale displacements
-Lower grades disadvantaged
-more work. less customer service
- fewer front line staff

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Defend Our Rep Ian Stewart

DEFEND IAN STEWART - DROP THE CHARGES NOW!
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Why is London Underground sponsoring a complaint made by the owner of this offensive avatar that adorns the twitter account of the ludicrously named "busting4aslash"? Mr. Slash is a troll. Mr. Slash has
an offensive avatar, that depicts what would be, if done in real life, a criminal offence, for sure.

ETF Women's Committee - Campaigns and Other Business

More from the ETF Women's Committee meeting on 19-20 March 2014

  • Women's Health and Safety at Work
  • Violence Against Women
  • International Transport Workers Federation (ITF) report
  • Women's representation
  • Membership questionnaire
  • Training package
  • European TUC report
  • Rule changes
  • Study on discrimination
  • Next meeting

    Women's Health and Safety at Work

  • ETF Women's Committee: section and country reports

    The ETF Women's Committee meeting on 19-20 March 2014 heard the following reports:

    SECTION REPORTS

    Civil aviation
    Unions are campaigning for a non-punitive reporting system, and demanding consistency of workplace rules across all grades, from cabin crew (female-dominated) to pilots (male-dominated).

    Dock/Ports

    • Working in ports is very ‘women-unfriendly’. The unions are raising two main issues: the recruitment of women to port jobs; and improving working conditions for women.

    Report: European Parliament Public Hearing on Work-Life Balance and Gender Equality

    On Wednesday 18 March, the ETF Women’s Committee attended a public hearing on Work-Life Balance and Gender Equality, held by the European Parliament’s Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality. Click this link for event information, including some of the speakers' presentations. The afternoon was divided into two sessions, each addressed by a panel of speakers followed by a question-and-answer session.