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RMT demand support for taxi trade

TAXI UNION RMT today demanded national, regional and local support for the taxi trade as the exclusion of drivers from financial support packages leaves them facing bankruptcy. ‎

With the second wave of COVID - 19 now battering the whole of Britain, and with localised lockdowns in place, the taxi trade is currently in crisis with hard working taxi drivers facing financial ruin due to the decimation of regular as well as passing trade.

RMT meets with LU director to discuss financial crisis

Dear RMT members


This morning myself and NEC rep Jared Wood attended a summit meeting with the Managing Director of LUL and others to discuss the above

At the time of writing this update no final deal had been done with government and TFL and management told us that it is possible a deal may not be completed by the 17th October deadline. However, it is management’s view that a section 114 notice would not be required if there was a reasonable prospect of securing a deal by next week.

Interserve security staff offered 'guaranteed minimum hours'


The Lead Officer recently submitted a report regarding Interserve having written to all staff working on the TfL Contract with a proposal to change a term of the contract from zero hours to a guaranteed minimum number of hours each week. RMT is in favour of replacing zero hour contracts with guaranteed hours and the correspondence from Interserve states that the actual working hours will not change.