RMT campaign results in reinstatement of Brother Mahoney

Subject: BULLYING & HARASSMENT, METROPOLITAN LINE SOUTH COVER GROUP – LONDON UNDERGROUND (formerly BULLYING BY MANAGEMENT, METROPOLITAN LINE SOUTH COVER GROUP – LONDON UNDERGROUND)

We congratulate our Neasden Branch and representatives for running a magnificent campaign to highlight and get massive support to address the behaviour of management, and our members for being resolved in their determination to stand up for themselves and each other.

That we note that the ballot results are as follows:

The result for strike action is:-

Number of members balloted: 61

Total votes cast 45 (73.8%)

Number voting “Yes” 41 (67.2%)

Number voting “No” 3

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The 50% threshold and the 40% threshold were both met.

The result for action short of strike is as follows:-

Number of members balloted: 61

Total votes cast 45 (73.8%)

Number voting “Yes” 42 (68.9%)

Number voting “No” 2

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The 50% threshold and the 40% threshold were both met.

We note that all the thresholds for both for strike action and action short of a strike were met.

Further; we congratulate our Lead Officer and representatives for winning the re-instatement of Brother Mahoney which was dealt with all the way to a Directors Review.

We instruct the General Secretary to arrange a meeting with the company to resolve all other outstanding matters in this dispute; with the Lead Officer, Stations Functional Reps and Local Reps in attendance.

Members to be advised by email and text.

Neasden Branch and the London Transport Regional Council to be advised.

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