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TfL Olympics Strike Action

RMT members working directly for Transport for London will be taking strike action from 0659 Friday 3rd August until 0700 Saturday 4th August over the total and abject failure of the organisation to offer any kind of recognition and reward for the increase in workload and pressure arising from the extended Olympics period and for attempting to impose changes to working conditions and a unilateral ban on annual leave in some departments.

New TfL Strike Next Friday Replaces This Friday's Action

We note the correspondence from TfL and the legal advice on file.

We instruct the General Secretary to cancel the strike action on Friday 27 and Saturday 28 July, and instead instruct all our members covered by this dispute to take strike action as follows: not to book on for any duty starting on or after 07:00 on Friday 3 August, returning to duties starting on or after 07:00 on Saturday 4 August.

RMT London Calling newsletter: Olympics special no.2

Updated on 26th July - please ensure you are using the latest version

Click '1 attachment' / file name to download the new issue of our 'RMT London Calling' newsletter, our second Olympics special, reporting on: Olympics agreements won by RMT so far; strikes by cleaners, bike hire and TfL staff; action short of strikes on London Underground; the Olympics security crisis; and more.

RMT Confirms Olympics Payments Action At South West Trains, TfL And Serco Barclays Cycle Hire Scheme

The Cycle Hire Scheme action is suspended following an offer - more details here.

The dates for the TfL action have been changed - more details here.

TRANSPORT UNION RMT today confirmed industrial action on South West Trains, Serco "Boris Bikes" and TFL in continuing disputes over Olympics recognition and reward.

TfL Members To Take Further Industrial Action On Day Of Olympic Opening Ceremony

Members in Oyster Business Support, Lost Property Office, London Transport Museum and the Travel Information Centres are: not to book on for any duty starting on or after 07:00 on Friday 27 July, returning to work for duties starting on or after 07:00 on Saturday 28 July

Members in the Travel Information Contact Centres based at Pier Walk and Albany House which are termed First Contact Telephony for Oyster, Surface, Buses and London Underground are to strike between the following hours: Friday 27 July 10:00- 12:00; Friday 27 July 21:00-23:00; Saturday 28 July 01:00-03:00

RMT Recognition – Thales Rail Signalling Solutions – TFL & London Underground Contract

We note our Regional Organiser’s report recommending acceptance of this recognition
agreement, and accordingly instruct the General Secretary to ensure that this agreement is
signed and put into practice.

London Transport Regional Council and LU Engineering branch to be advised.

RMT Recognition – Vinci Facilities – TFL & London Underground Cleaning Contract

We note our Regional Organiser’s report recommending acceptance of this recognition
agreement, and accordingly instruct the General Secretary to ensure that this agreement is
signed and put into practice.

London Transport Regional Council and branches to be advised.

RMT London Taxi Branch Urgent Press Release

LPH Notice 08/12 Dated 13.07.12

The RMT London Taxi Branch condemns absolutely the inflammatory and provocative statement to drivers at the conclusion of the notice that is intended to threaten drivers who wish to take part in a legitimate demonstration.

Driver who are members of this branch who are participating in the demonstration are assured of the following:

continue reading or download the RMT London taxi Branch statement below

TFL Olympics Strike Action On As Bosses Refuse ACAS Talks

STAFF WORKING directly for Transport for London will go ahead with strike action on Sunday over the total and abject failure of the organisation to offer any kind of recognition and reward for the huge increase in workload and pressure arising from the extended Olympics period and for attempting to impose changes to working conditions and a unilateral ban on annual leave in some departments.