Every Job Matters - Defending London Underground Jobs

 

SFC News with advice for FftF Go Live on Sun 3 April

Please download and distribute the newsletter which stations members may find useful as FftF goes loive on Sun 3 April.

SFC reps and Tier 2 saftey reps will be travelling around the network on Sunday 3rd, Monday 4th and Tuesday 5th to support members who may be expeiriencing problems as a result of FftF. Contact details are all shown in the newsletter.

Woman dragged 60 foot by train was saved by tube driver and station workers

RMT demands halt to job cuts and scrapping of driverless trains plans after horrific Clapham South Incident

Tube union RMT today demanded a halt to the massive LU job cuts programme and to the lethal idea of driverless trains after the publication of the official report into the dragging incident at Clapham South Station last year. RMT has also called for all platforms for to be fully staffed.

RMT call for halt to job cuts as dangerous overcrowding hits Kings Cross

RMT demands halt and reversal of station staffing job cuts as dangerous overcrowding hits Kings Cross and Victoria this morning.

General secretary Mick Cash said.

"The dangerous and chronic overcrowding on London Underground has worsened this morning with Kings Cross closed and Victoria diverting passengers during the peak.

RMT Central Line East branch calls for further action over Fit for the Future

Dear Colleagues,

EVERY JOB MATTERS – DEFENDING JOBS ON LONDON UNDERGROUND

As you will be aware, the new operating model in respect of Fit for the Future - Stations commenced on 7th February 2016 and I have received a resolution from our Central Line East Branch regarding this matter, which is as follows:-

“We note the following problems on the ‘vanguard groups’ (ie. those on which Fit for the Future – Stations has already been implemented) in our Branch’s area:

Bakerloo News February / March 2016

Bakerloo News is the newsletter for RMT members in the London Transport Regional Council's Bakerloo branch.  Please share it online, or download and distribute in your depot or station.

In this edition:

  • When “Fit for the Future”was announced, LU wanted...
  • Our strikes and other action won...
  • We’re still fighting for...
  • DEFEND GLEN HART: NO OT 2-3 MARCH!
  • RMT campaign saves Bakerloo ticket offices
  • Geoff Revell,1942-2016
  • LU says: get sick, get sacked
  • Where is the love?

 

TfL ordered to retain former Silverlink ticket offices at several locations

Statutory London passenger body orders Transport for London to keep some ticket offices open after RMT campaign.

RAIL UNION RMT can reveal today that after a careful review, London TravelWatch has ordered Transport for London to keep a number of former Silverlink ticket offices open - thereby throwing into question the credibility of TfL’s entire ticket office closure programme.