Maintenance

Fleet ballot called over bosses two tier workforce plan

FIXED TERM CONTRACTS, WORKSHOP STAFF, PICCADILLY LINE – LONDON UNDERGROUND

We salute the determination of our LU Fleet Branch in their resolve to halt the attempted introduction of a two-tier work force in the LU Piccadilly Line Fleet area; with all the detriments encapsulated for our present members; and to seek proper ongoing employment for future members joining the company.

We instruct the General Secretary to prepare a ballot matrix for industrial strike action and industrial actions short of a strike, and advise the company we are now in dispute.

RMT concerned over fixed term contracts on Piccadilly Line

FIXED TERM CONTRACTS, WORKSHOP STAFF, PICCADILLY LINE – LONDON UNDERGROUND (LUL/13/2)

At a recent meeting with Tube Lines, the Company announced its intention to recruit 35 new staff to work in workshops on the Piccadilly Line on a 2 year fixed term contract. The work is necessary to enable 24-hour lifting of the trains to replace damaged wheels due to problems with rail head contamination (leaf fall) and wheel flats on the line.

RMT accepts Balfour Beatty LUL contract pay offer

RATES OF PAY AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2017 – BALFOUR BEATTY (LUL CONTRACT)

We note the report from our Lead Officer and the graduated pay offer from the company which provides our lowest paid members with a 5.6% pay rise.

We also note that our representatives recommend acceptance of the offer.

We therefore instruct the General Secretary to advise the company of our acceptance of the offer.

Members to be informed by personal letter and email. LU Engineering Branch and the London Transport Regional Council to be advised.

Significant gains made in Fleet dispute

We note the report from our Lead Officer following the reps meeting yesterday, and we congratulate our Fleet members, representatives and the Lead Officer on the effective actions short of a strike and negotiations with the company which have led to significant gains being made in this dispute.

In light of these gains we instruct the General Secretary that we remain in dispute but to suspend all actions short of a strike to enable resolution talks at the appropriate level to continue.

RMT to resist transfer of engineering workers from LUL to TfL

PROPOSED TRANSFER OF ENGINEERING, MAJOR PROJECTS, PMO AND CHANGE DELIVERY ACTIVITY FROM LONDON UNDERGROUND LIMITED (LUL) TO TRANSPORT FOR LONDON (TFL) (TFL/15/10)

The Company has recently advised of its proposal to transfer all engineering, major projects, change delivery and PMO activity from LUL to TfL. There are 1511 affected employees and the proposed transfer date is now 30th April 2017.