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Piccadilly strike back on as bosses renege on agreements

That we note the report on file from the Lead Officer; that despite our Union going beyond what we were comfortable with to suspend at extremely short notice the strike action for 11th to the 14th July 2018 to accept the detailed offer on the table from the company, the company are reneging on most of the agreed items in the settlement.

Our union members are not to be treated in either the manner which has led to this dispute in the first place nor to be cynically turned over when agreements made in trust and good faith by their reps are disregarded by management.

Cab security: tube bosses proposal not acceptable

The issue of ‘cab security’ has been discussed at the highest levels with London Underground since the spate of terrorist attacks in London and Manchester last year. The RMT even raised this issue with London Mayor Sadiq Khan. At those discussions, Mark Wild, the LU Managing Director gave commitments that this issue would be resolved and that resources would be made available. 

All Central Line drivers to be balloted for strike in defense of brother Bailey

We congratulate both our Central Line branches for standing firm behind our Brother Paul Bailey, and resisting the stitch up being perpetrated against him by the company who have now upheld his dismissal on appeal and refused to grant the union a Directors Review.

This travesty calls into question the integrity of the entire drugs and alcohol policy and testing regime.

We instruct the General Secretary to immediately ballot our Driver Operators and Operator Instructors at all depots on the Central Line for Strike Action.

Members to be advised by email and text.

Defend Paul Bailey: unfairly sacked after passing a drug test

Paul Bailey, a driver at Leytonstone, remains sacked for passing a random drug and alcohol test.

The Head of Central Line Operations and the manager responsible for hearing Paul’s recent appeal, upheld the crazy CDI decision to dismiss Paul, despite all the evidence.

- Please download the attached leaflet to read more including what train driver's union RMT is doing to fight for justice for Paul.

Blog: overtime scandals, & minimum vs recommended numbers

The past few months have been tough for all staff.
Overtime shifts have not been paid out, which has led to not just frustration, but also financial hardships for a lot of us.

Management has tried to blame this on variation sheets not been filled out correctly. But when the sheets have been checked, they were in the vast majority, correct.

I emailed all staff with the process of how to claim their money owed, but this isn't good enough.

W&C drivers vote 100% YES for industrial action, smashing Tory anti-union laws

We congratulate our members on the convincing balloting turnout and magnificent yes vote which clearly demonstrates their deep concerns over the imposition of this unsafe practice.

We note that the ballot results are as follows:

The result for action short of strike is as follows:-

Number of members balloted: 67

Total votes cast                  53 (79.1%)

Number voting “Yes”            53 (100%)

Number voting “No”              0

Spoilt Papers                        0

The 40% and 50% thresholds were both met.

RMT aims for full re-integration of our Fleet Materials Stores members

Subject: TFL TRANSFORMATION

We note the concerns of our LU Fleet Branch regarding the deviation from the company’s transformation process regarding re-wiring affecting our Fleet Materials Stores members; and the potential affect on them and other Fleet members.

We instruct the General Secretary to seek an urgent meeting with the company to raise our concerns, objections with the aim of full re-integration of our Fleet Materials Stores members back into the Fleet family.

RMT aims to end outsourcing of core Materials work

Subject: VENDOR MANAGED INVENTORY SYSTEM, FLEET MATERIALS – LUL

We note the concerns of our LU Fleet Branch regarding the apparent outsourcing by stealth of our Fleet Material Stores member's work, and the threat posed to our members ongoing employment.

We instruct the General Secretary to seek an urgent meeting with the company to raise our concerns and objections with the view of an immediate end to all VMI and associated outsourcing of core Materials work to external contractors

Station Functional Council News August 2018

Station Functional Council News is the newsletter for London Underground station workers, produced by RMT activists in the grade.

In this edition:

  • Organising On Night Tube
  • Attendance At Work Policy
  • Crossrail Fightback
  • Code 36 & Performance Issues
  • Uncovered Duties
  • Why All Tube Workers Should Be In The RMT

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Bakerloo News August 2018

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

In this edition:

  • Staff our stations
  • Uncovered duties at OXO
  • Lift duty not safe
  • Assaults
  • Rosters
  • Refurb
  • Night Tube fightback
  • SRT reps fight understaffing of events
  • for workers unity against fascism

 

Please download the newsletter to read it, and distribute it in your workplace.