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Ten Reasons Why Service Control Staff Should Vote YES-YES to Save Jobs

Read the ten reasons below. Click '1 attachment' / file name to download a special issue of 'RMT London Calling for service control grades.

1. Because the job cuts on service control, stations and other grades, will be a disaster. Everyone will suffer, including our passengers.

2. Because LU management are not listening to your union reps in the talks. Industrial action is the only effective tool at our disposal that can force the issue and bring our concerns into the open.

'RMT London Calling' June 2010 - Support These Strikes!

The new issue of our 'RMT London Calling' newsletter reports on next week's industrial action on Tube Lines and Docklands Light Railway, and on the approaching ballot of London Underground members.

It also reports on RMT's victory on ill-health pensions, our campaigning to bring London Overground (including the extended East London Line) into public ownership, John McDonnell's Bill to stop injunctions against strikes for technical trivialities, and RMT's plans to participate in the LGBT Pride march on 3 July.

'RMT London Calling', May 2010: Stop These Jobs Cuts & PPP RIP

The new issue of 'RMT London Calling' gives lots of facts and arguments against London Underground's plan to cut 800 jobs. It also celebrates the end of the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) with the return of Tube Lines to public ownership, while warning TfL not to make workers pay the price.

Click '1 attachment' / file name to download it. Please distribute widely.

'RMT London Calling' September 2009 - Is This All You Are Worth?!

newsletter fron page22p. That's what London Underground's pay offer is worth to a Customer Services Assistant in year 2. The new issue of 'RMT London Calling' newsletter spells out the details of how miserly LUL's and TfL's pay offers are, and how poorly they compare to rises enjoyed by company directors and even by other workers.

There are also reports from Docklands Light Railway, the Woolwich ferry, the Victoria line 'five-rounders' dispute, and Boris Johnson's latest broken promise - on snow day pay.

Click '1 attachment' / file name to download it. Please print and distribute around London Transport workplaces.

'RMT London Calling' special issue - The Fight Goes On!

Click '1 attachment' / file name to download the new issue of 'RMT London Calling', which goes through the issues behind RMT's current dispute with London Underground and Transport for London.

The union will be mailing this to every member in our region, so if you would like to come and help us stuff them into envelopes over the next few days, please contact Steve on 07545-530526 to volunteer your services!

Latest: Talks Fail to Resolve Dispute as LUL Offers Nothing

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RMT spent ten hours in talks with London Underground management yesterday (Monday 8 June). We made many proposals and offered many opportunities for management to settle our dispute with them, but sadly, at the end of a long day all London Underground offered was more talks.

  • They refused to even discuss pay.
  • They still refuse to respond to our claims for improved conditions, for example a guaranteed alternative job if you become medically unfit for your existing post.