Maintenance

Fleet industrial action begins

Tube fleet maintenance action begins today in dispute over wholesale breakdown in industrial relations

RMT London Underground Fleet members will begin a campaign of  industrial action from today following numerous unresolved breaches of agreed machineries and agreements by LU management.
 
RMT’s executive has instructed all Fleet Grades members to undertake the following industrial action from today, Tuesday 7th March 2017, until further notice:-

Fleet industrial action announced over appalling 'ignorance of long-standing policies and procedures by London Underground'

Tube fleet maintenance to take action in dispute over wholesale breakdown in industrial relations
TUBE UNION RMT confirmed today that London Underground Fleet members will be taking industrial action from next Tuesday following numerous unresolved breaches of agreed machineries and agreements by LU management. In a recent ballot 67% of members voted for strike action with 88% voting to endorse action short of a strike.
 

Fleet ballot result

BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS – LONDON UNDERGROUND (FLEET GRADES) (LUL/14/2)

Further to my previous Circular (IR/39/17, 31st January 2017), the ballot has concluded with members voting as follows:-

 

Question: Are you prepared to take strike action?

Total Votes Cast…              323

Number Voting ‘Yes’…         219

Number Voting ‘No’…          102

Spoilt Papers…                   2

 

Question: Are you prepared to take industrial action short of a strike?

Pay parity, Transplant Engineer Train Drivers

PAY PARITY, TRANSPLANT ENGINEER TRAIN DRIVERS – TUBE LINES AP JNP (LUL/10/2)
 
Further to my previous Circular (IR/39/17, 31st January 2017), the Company has been advised that a dispute situation also exists due to management’s failure to guarantee that Operational Managers with an ETO licence will be included in the pay parity agreement.
 

Fleet Branch calls for industrial action over breaches of agreements

Due to a breakdown in industrial relations with management and the ongoing attacks at various levels. This branch call on the General secretary to advise LUL that we are now in dispute and instruct the NEC TO Ballot “ALL” LUL fleet members for strike action and action short of strike.

This action has been called due to management breaching the agreed machineries, our Main agreement, and long standing local agreements, namely

Significant win for Tube Lines members

The RMT have achieved a significant victory in the Tube Lines Pay, Pensions and Night Tube disputes. A good pay deal has been secured, as well as pension parity for all Tube Lines members.  This long running dispute has been won because of the hard work of RMT activists and representatives.

The letter below from General Secretary Mick Cash outlines the dispute, and the full deal is attached.

In Solidarity,

John Leach

London Transport Regional Organiser

Letter from General Secretary