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When is a Good Service not a Good Service?

RMT Reps have been fighting hard to ensure passengers are given clear and accurate service information and have directly requested that the TFL website more honestly reflects the state of the service.

When is a Good Service not a Good Service?

Answer: When it’s Part Suspended

Since Wednesday 14th November the Piccadilly Line has been suspended between Rayners Lane and Uxbridge with a greatly reduced Piccadilly Line service on the Uxbridge Branch. Frustratingly the TFL website has insisted on advertising a “Good Service”.

Strike action announced in Paul Bailey unfair sacking dispute

Subject: DISMISSAL, P. BAILEY – LONDON UNDERGROUND That we note the resolution from our Central Line East Branch; and applaud their resolve to continue fighting the scandalous sacking of Bro Bailey for NOT failing a drugs & alcohol test; which even the company now have reluctantly admitted is concerning so much so that they are to be undertaking a review of their whole D&A procedure.

Further Central Line industrial action called

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

That we note the resolution from our from Central Line East Branch that to bring the company back into normal industrial relations they are resolved to continue to take strike action.

Accordingly, we instruct all Central Line Train Operators and Operator Instructors to take Strike Action by not booking on for shifts between:

20:00 hours on Friday 21st December and 02:00 hours on Saturday 22nd December 2018.

Metropolitan South group to be balloted over management bullying

Subject: BULLYING BY MANAGEMENT, METROPOLITAN LINE SOUTH COVER GROUP – LONDON UNDERGROUND

We note the report from the Lead Officer, and that despite the Stations & Revenue Functional Council Reps best efforts in raising these matters with the company they have remained belligerent and:

Refused to re-instate Bro Mahoney and drop the misplaced charges against him.
Continue to victimise our Rep Bro Rollinger and Bro Glasstone.

Body cameras

That we note the concerns of our Piccadilly & District West Branch and the London Transport Regional Council regarding the body cam trial due to take place at Earl’s
Court; and instruct the General Secretary to place a report from the Lead Officer in front of this NEC without delay.

Further; we instruct the General Secretary to circulate our recently drawn up RMT Body Cam Policy to the Stations Safety & Functional Council reps and all LT Region branches.

All London Transport Region branches and the London Transport Regional Council to be advised.

Bakerloo News November 2018

Bakerloo News is the newsletter for workers on the Bakerloo Line, produced by RMT activists.

In this edition:

  • Prepare for action to fight short staffing!
  • Union pressure forces concessions
  • Vote Michelle Rodgers

Please download and distribute the newsletter in your Bakerloo Line workplace, and also share it online with colleagues.

 

Central Line strike solid

RMT members rock solid in strike action on Central Line over breakdown in industrial relations and abuse of procedures.

Tube union RMT confirmed that members are standing rock solid this morning at the start of 24 hours of strike action on London Underground’s Central Line over a comprehensive breakdown in industrial relations, a failure to employ enough drivers, a wholesale abuse of agreed procedures and the victimisation of a trade union member.

Picc strike action suspended

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

That we note the report from the Lead Officer regarding last Friday’s members and reps meeting; where the view was that we should suspend the strike action for tomorrow due to progress made at ACAS, with the company now seemingly abiding by agreements and implementing them.