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Victoria Line in dispute over unacceptable breakdown of industrial relations

Subject: BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, TRAIN OPERATORS, VICTORIA LINE – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the resolution from our Finsbury Park Branch regarding them unacceptable breakdown in industrial relations on the Victoria Line.

We instruct the General Secretary to inform the company that we are now in dispute; and arrange a meeting of Victoria Line Train Ops IR and H&S Representatives, Branch Officers with the Senior Assistant General Secretary, Lead Officer (if available) and members of the NEC in attendance.

Members to be advised by email and text.

RMT Upfront - HOT procedure special

Upfront is the newsletter for train drivers on the tube from RMT activists.  This is a special edition about the HOT process and the RMT's ongoing battle with management to make it safe and fit for purpose.

Please share this newsletter online and print it out for distribution in your depot.

 

Station and Revenue Grades committee monthly meeting

All stations and revenue members are welcome to attend this meeting. It is held at 1400 on the third Thursday of the month at the Bread and Roses at The Chapel, 308-312 Grays Inn Road Kings Cross London WC1X 8DP

  • Meet reps across the network
  • Discuss issues from your workplace
  • Find out what's going on across the region

Contact Chair Marie Harrington for more information.

What is the station and revenue grades committee? 

RMT tells LU: do not discipline Sister Kyei-Donokoh or we will be in dispute

21st of March 2019

"if any disciplinary sanction whatsoever is given to sister Kyei-Donokoh at her CDI outcome tomorrow a dispute will exist"

Subject: DISCIPLINARY. S. KYEI-DONKOH, CSA, PICCADILLY CIRCUS – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the decision of Yesterday’s reps meeting regarding the appalling treatment by the company of sister Sophie Kyei-Donokoh, who after being abused by
a repeat offending member of the public, has been put through a sham of the disciplinary procedure on a Gross Misconduct charge by the company.

LU Pay Talks Update

The third day of London Underground pay talks took place yesterday (Wednesday 13th March). RMT Regional Organiser, John Leach, attended with reps from the seven Functional Councils RMT has recognition on. The company had previously asked us to remove a number of items from our pay claim before they would make us a financial offer. We refused this request and returned yesterday to continue to engage in meaningful talks with the company. There were discussions about improving staff travel facilities and also around our demand for a 32 hour, 4 day working week.

Accidents at work and Return To Work Interviews

This advice is taken from the attached posters.  If you are off work sick and need advice, talk to your RMT rep as soon as possible.

Reporting an accident at work

We work in a dangerous environment and accidents happen.  Sometimes these accidents will be immediately serious and there will be no doubt of the impact, other times an incident may seem less serious initially, but could develop later into something that necessitates time off of work.

District Centre Group votes yes to strike but thresholds not met

Subject: DUTIES/SHIFT COVERAGE, DISTRICT CENTRE GROUP – LONDON UNDERGROUND

We note that the ballot results are as follows:

The result for strike action is as follows:-

Number of members balloted: 171

Total votes cast 74 (43.3%)

Number voting “Yes” 71 (41.5% of members balloted)

Number voting “No” 3

Spoilt Papers 0

The 40% threshold was met but 50% turnout threshold was not met

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