Piccadilly and District West branch

Includes London Underground service control staff based at Earls Court, drivers based at Acton Town and Earls Court, and station staff on the western half of both the Piccadilly and District lines; plus CTS (ticket machine maintenance) and Carlisle Security staff.

The branch meets on the third Wednesday of every month at 4pm. All are welcome to our meeting and great food at O'Neills, Earls Court.

RMT Pursues Legal Case of Victimised Canteen Rep

RMT General Grades Committee decision:

We note that our legal advisers now see merit in Brother Mihaj’s legal case, and instruct the General Secretary to ensure that this case is pursued energetically and to place progress reports in front of us.

We further instruct the General Secretary to ask our legal advisers to reconsider their advice regarding the legality of the relevant clause in the Sodexo employment contract, taking into account all possible issues.

London Transport Regional Council and branches to be advised.

Disciplinary – Peter Hartshorn and Bullying of Members – Piccadilly Line LUL

RMT's General Grades Committee today made the following decision:

That we note the report from our Regional Organiser, the resolution from our Finsbury Park Branch and we understand that similar concerns are shared by our Piccadilly and District West Branch. There is no doubt that our representative is facing victimisation and must have the full backing of this union.

This matter is referred to the Southern Sub Committee for examination and report.

Piccadilly & District West branch organisation report 2009

organiseThe Regional Council Secretary wrote to all branches, asking for their assessment of their branch’s work during 2009, and suggesting that they might address the following points:
- whether your membership grew or shrunk during 2009, and why you think this is
- any problems you have had filling reps’ positions within the branch’s area
- how effective your branch was during any industrial action in your area last year
- what recruitment activities you have organised

Resolution: £5 Minimum Oyster Top-Up

fiverThe following resolution, submitted by Piccadilly & District West branch and seconded by Hammersmith & City branch, was carried unanimously at the Regional Council meeting on 28 January 2010.

This Union has not been consulted on the implementation of the £5 minimum top up at Ticket offices. We believe this policy is both an attack on customers, especially poorer people, and a threat to the future of ticket offices and jobs.

P & D line west, Christmas social.

Piccadilly and District line west Christmas Social

Thursday 17th December, in the private function room at O’Neill’s pub, Earls Court.

From 18:00hrs (straight after the AGM) All London Transport region staff and their families are welcome – you don’t need to be a member of RMT or Piccadilly and District west branch. Please join us for: Hot & cold buffet And a light refreshment to boot!