Central Line ballot result smashes anti union laws and demonstrates resolve to bring LU back in-line!

Subject: BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, TRAIN OPERATORS, CENTRAL LINE – LONDON UNDERGROUND

We note that the ballot results are as follows:

Hainault Depot
The result for strike action is as follows:-
Number of members balloted: 35
Total votes cast 19 (54.3%)
Number voting “Yes” 19 (54.3%)
Number voting “No” 0
Spoilt Papers 0
The 40% and 50% thresholds were both met.

The result for action short of strike is as follows:-
Number of members balloted: 35
Total votes cast 19 (54.3%)
Number voting “Yes” 17 (48.6%)
Number voting “No” 0
Spoilt Papers 2
The 40% and 50% thresholds were both met.

Leytonstone Depot
The result for strike action is as follows:-
Number of members balloted: 87
Total votes cast 76 (87.4%)
Number voting “Yes” 71 (81.6%)
Number voting “No” 4
Spoilt Papers 1
The 40% and 50% thresholds were both met.

The result for action short of strike is as follows:-
Number of members balloted: 87
Total votes cast 76 (87.4%)
Number voting “Yes” 75 (86.2%)
Number voting “No” 0
Spoilt Papers 1
The 40% and 50% thresholds were both met.

Loughton Depot
The result for strike action is as follows:-
Number of members balloted: 36
Total votes cast 28 (77.8%)
Number voting “Yes” 28 (77.8%)
Number voting “No” 0
Spoilt Papers 0
The 40% and 50% thresholds were both met.

The result for action short of strike is as follows:-
Number of members balloted: 36
Total votes cast 28 (77.8%)
Number voting “Yes” 28 (77.8%)
Number voting “No” 0
Spoilt Papers 0
The 40% and 50% thresholds were both met.

West Ruislip Depot
The result for strike action is as follows:-
Number of members balloted: 24
Total votes cast 23 (95.8%)
Number voting “Yes” 23 ( 95.8%)
Number voting “No” 0
Spoilt Papers 0
The 40% and 50% thresholds were both met.

The result for action short of strike is as follows:-
Number of members balloted: 24
Total votes cast 23 (95.8%)
Number voting “Yes” 23 (95.8%)
Number voting “No” 0
Spoilt Papers 0
The 40% and 50% thresholds were both met

White City Depot
The result for strike action is as follows:-
Number of members balloted: 39
Total votes cast 23 (59%)
Number voting “Yes” 20 (51.3%)
Number voting “No” 3
Spoilt Papers 0
The 40% and 50% thresholds were both met.

The result for action short of strike is as follows:-
Number of members balloted: 39
Total votes cast 23 (53.88%)
Number voting “Yes” 21 (53.8%)
Number voting “No” 1
Spoilt Papers 1
The 40% and 50% thresholds were both met.

Further; we instruct the General Secretary to arrange a meeting to of all Train Operative IR & HS reps from the Central Line with the Lead Officer, Senior Assistant General Secretary and NEC in attendance.

We congratulate our members, reps  branches and on smashing the 2016 anti-trades union regulations and demonstrating their resolve to bring the company back in-line!

Members to be advised by email and text.

Central Line East & Central Line West Branches and the London Transport Regional Council to be advised.

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