RMT Executive decisions

Decisions of RMT's Council of Executives, and of RMT's General Grades Committee (the section of the Council of Executives which deals with industrial matters for railway and other non-shipping grades)

Understaffing of stations is a welfare, employment and safety matter affecting public and members

Subject: DUTIES / SHIFT COVERAGE – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the report from the Lead Officer regarding the outcome of the reps meeting this week; and agree that the company’s understaffing of stations is a
welfare, employment and safety matter across the tube combine affecting the travelling public and our members alike; and as such needs to be dealt with across
the combine.

We therefore instruct the General Secretary to prepare a ballot matrix of our entire stations’ membership for industrial action.

RMT to ballot station members over 'ill-conceived' red tabards

That we note the resolution from our London Transport Regional Council and understand clearly that the introduction of red tabards across London Underground
stations and the ill-conceived and imposed manner in which this was done is solely driven by the intentional lack of staff on our stations calculated as a cost cutting
exercise.

RMT calls urgent meeting over shortage of train operators

Subject: TRAIN OPERATOR RECRUITMENT & ALLOCATION TO DEPOTS (2009 AGREEMENT) – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the resolution from London Transport Regional Council relating to the London Underground 2009 Agreement RMT was not party to on train operator headcount; and the detrimental effect it is increasingly having on our members in terms of their ability to take leave, family friendly & flexible arrangements, medically necessary reasonable adjustments, Training, secondments, career development, representation at management meetings including disciplinaries.

Solid YES vote for continued Waterloo & City Line industrial action

Subject: REMOVAL OF DETRAINMENT STAFF, WATERLOO, WATERLOO & CITY LINE – LONDON UNDERGROUND

We congratulate our members on the increased re-ballot turnout and magnificent yes vote which clearly demonstrates once again their deep concerns over the imposition of this unsafe practice.

We note that the ballot result for action short of strike is as follows:-

Number of members balloted: 68

Total votes cast 57 (83.8%)

Number voting “Yes” 57 (100%)

Number voting “No” 0

Piccadilly management 'adhere to agreements' in face of reps determination

Subject: IMPOSITION OF ROSTER, ACTON TOWN PICCADILLY LINE TRAINCREW DEPOT – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the report from the Lead Officer; that in light of us moving toward a dispute, and in the face of our representative’s determination and strong arguments the company have decided to adhere to procedure, have meaningful talks on any roster changes and to return to the status quo in the meantime.

We commend our members, local representatives and Piccadilly & District West Branch.

RMT secures 3.8% pay rise on DLR

Subject: RATES OF PAY AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2019 – CGL RAIL (DOCKLANDS LIGHT RAILWAY CONTRACT)

That we note the report from the Regional Organiser in which he advises that the following pay offer has been tabled:-

A 3.8% increase for Systems Technicians and General Operatives.

Having consulted with our Representatives, the Regional Organiser is requesting that the offer is accepted without the need for a referendum.

We therefore instruct the General Secretary to advise the company of our acceptance of their offer.

Harrow Canteen closure update

Subject: CANTEEN CLOSURE, HARROW, METROPOLITAN LINE – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the report from our Lead Officer who has consulted with our Neasden Branch representatives who in turn have consulted extensively with their members affected. The view is that the matter has not got enough support for taking the necessary action to resolve this dispute.

We therefore instruct the General Secretary to close this file and we commend our Neasden branch for seeking ways to address this issue.

Members to be advised by email and text.

Lack of adequate cover at Hendon Central Group

Subject: DUTIES/SHIFT COVERAGE, HENDON CENTRAL GROUP – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the resolution from our Camden 3 Branch regarding the lack of adequate cover for stations on the Hendon Central Group; resulting in unsatisfactory practices such as unacceptable levels of lone working.

This NEC opposes the company putting cost above passenger and staff safety.

We instruct the General Secretary to place a report in front of the NEC without delay.

Members to be advised by email and text.

Imposition of red tabards

Subject: RED TABARDS, STATION STAFF – LONDON UNDERGROUND That we note with concern of our Bakerloo Line Branch that the company have ignored our members health & safety concerns expressed by their representatives and have imposed the new red tabards on stations staff. We instruct the General Secretary to place a report in front of the NEC without delay. Bakerloo Line Branch and the London Transport Regional Council to be advised.

'Utter dismay' as Acton Town management attempt to impose roster

Subject: IMPOSITION OF ROSTER, ACTON TOWN PICCADILLY LINE TRAINCREW DEPOT – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note with utter dismay the resolution from our Piccadilly & District West Branch that Trains Management on the Piccadilly Line have imposed a roster on our driver members despite tabled objections from our representatives and without warning while repeatedly refusing to convene requested meetings to discuss the matter further.