RMT official circulars

Circulars from RMT head office about issues in our region

Cubic pay offer accepted

RATES OF PAY & CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2020 - CUBIC TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS (TFL/0001/CTS)

Following discussions with the Company regarding the above, the offer which was received in full and final settlement of our claim was as follows:-

A 1.5% increase, effective from 1st April 2020

This offer applies to both the UTS Technicians and London Cycle Hire Contracts.

RMT secures important assurances over ABM introduction of mobile devices

INTRODUCTION OF MOBILE DEVICES, CLEANERS - ABM (LUL/27/2)

Further to my previous Circular (IR/339/20, 27th August 2020), the Lead Officer has had discussions with ABM over its introduction of mobile devices and I am pleased to advise that following these talks, a number of important assurances and protections have been secured for members, including:-

Sodexo ditches compulsory redundancy plan following RMT ballot threat

REORGANISATION AND JOB CUTS - SODEXO (TFL CONTRACT) (LUL/15/4)

Further to my previous Circular (IR/441/20, 3rd November 2020), I advised Sodexo that a dispute situation existed over its restructuring plans including 30 job cuts across TfL sites. The Lead Officer then met with the Company and it has now been confirmed that Sodexo no longer intends to make any compulsory redundancies.

RMT gears up for industrial and political battle in London

Dear colleagues,

RMT gears up for industrial and political battle in London

I'm writing to you to set out how your union is responding to the Government's attempt to use the crisis in TfL's finances to launch an attack on the livelihoods of ordinary Londoners, including threats to attacks jobs and pensions on the capital's transport network.

Thales redundancies update

REDUNDANCIES - THALES (LUL/16/3)

Further to my previous Circular (IR/339/20), Branches will recall that Thales had commenced with a redundancy process with a proposal to make 82 staff redundant from redundancy selection pools containing 137 staff.

Since Thales began implementing their proposals 20 staff have been redeployed with several more potentially being redeployed overseas. 5 staff working in Health and Safety have taken voluntary redundancy.

Supreme Court case likely to have significant impact on RMT holiday pay calculation claim

CALCULATION OF HOLIDAY PAY - LONDON UNDERGROUND (LUL/9/8)

Further to my previous Circular (IR208/20, 13th June 2020), the Lead Officer, Reps and NEC met with our Legal Department and updated legal advice has been received relating to our prospective legal action to secure the inclusion of overtime in the calculation of holiday pay for members working for LUL.

TfL pension fund annual general meeting

Dear Colleagues,

TRANSPORT FOR LONDON (TFL) PENSION FUND - ANNUAL MEMBERS MEETING 2020

At a time of economic uncertainly due to the current world health crisis it has never been more important that workers continue to protect and where possible improve their terms and conditions.

Part of these members' terms and conditions are pensions and while there are many of our members facing an uncertain future this union is committed to continue protect our members deferred pay.