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48 hours of strike action goes ahead on DLR over breakdown in industrial relations

RMT cleaners, security staff and travel safe officers on Docklands Light Railway will be taking part in a further 48 hour phase of strike action from today over a comprehensive breakdown in industrial relations after talks failed this week due to the intransigent attitude of the management. The workers are employed by contractor ISS on the KAD contract.

ISS workers to strike on Docklands Light Railway

Subject: BREACH OF MACHINERY – ISS (KAD CONTRACT)

We note the report from the Lead Officer and the resolve of our ISS members.

We instruct our members to take part in the following industrial actions:

Strike Action

Not to book on for any shifts commencing 05:30hrs on Thursday 1st February 2018 to 05:29hrs on Saturday 3rd February 2018.

Action Short of a Strike

We instruct our members not to deviate from only working to current approved risk assessments from 05:30hrs on Monday 5th February 2018 to 05:29hrs on Saturday 10th February 2018.

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Cleaners demo tomorrow, join us

TUBE CLEANERS UNION RMT is organising a demonstration outside City Hall this week to protest against poor pay and conditions as a result of outsourcing.

The demonstration will take place on Thursday 12 October at 09:00, Thursday 12 October at City Hall, The Queen's Walk, SE1 2AA

ISS DLR breach of agreements leads to dispute

We note the breakdown in industrial relations with the company and their breach of agreements across several issues.

This is totally unacceptable to this union and our members at ISS DLR; and we instruct the General Secretary to prepare a ballot matrix of all members and inform the company that a dispute situation now exists between us and the company.

Members to be advised by email and text.

Our Docklands Light Railway Branch and the London Transport Regional Council to be advised.