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)

Urgent meeting called over 'unacceptable' track conditions

That we note the resolution from our Central Line West Branch regarding the unacceptable track conditions and the failure of management to address these reported unsafe matters.

We instruct the General Secretary to arrange an urgent meeting of all our Central Line Driver H&S Representatives from both branches, Trains Safety Council, the Lead Officer, Senior Assistant General Secretary and members of the NEC.

Members to be advised by email & text.

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

Members vote for industrial action over workplace violence concerns

A station worker assists a passenger

Subject: VIOLENCE AT WORK – EAST HAM BRANCH LOCATIONS

We congratulate our workplace representatives and East Ham Branch for campaigning and organising this ballot when the company had just abandoned our members to their fate; and our members for resolving to protect themselves and each other through their unions lawful democratic processes.

We note that the ballot result for action short of strike is as follows:-
Total votes cast 52 ( 68%)
Number voting “Yes” 49 ( 94.2%)
Number voting “No” 3
Spoilt Papers 0

96.4% ‘yes’ ballot result in excessive track noise dispute

That we note the strong 96.4% ‘yes’ ballot result for Action Short of a Strike our members have returned in this dispute, and congratulate our members, branches, reps and Lead Officer.
We also note a meeting with the company took place last week which went well; and that we are waiting for a letter from London Underground setting out resolutions to the matter of excessive rail noise following that meeting.

RMT accepts management offer in Central Line dispute

strike flag

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

That we note the report from the Lead Office and commend the negotiations team, Central Line Branches and members for their determination to address the breakdown
in industrial relations on Central Line trains.

We cancel the planned industrial action scheduled to take place between 20:00 hours on Tuesday 3rd September until 20:00 hours on Wednesday 4th September 2019; and instruct all affected members to work normally.

We instruct the General Secretary to:

Victoria Line strike cancelled but dispute remains on

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

That we note the report from the Lead Office and commend the negotiations team, Finsbury Park Branch and members for their determination to address the breakdown in industrial relations on Victoria Line trains.

We cancel the planned industrial action scheduled to take place between 20:00 hours on Tuesday 3rd September until 20:00 hours on Wednesday 4th September 2019; and instruct all affected members to work normally.

We instruct the General Secretary to:

Piccadilly & District West Branch pay resolution

RATES OF PAY & CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2019 – LONDON UNDERGROUND
That we note the resolution from our Piccadilly & District West Branch and that a Mass Members Meeting took place on Wednesday 14 th August 2019 where members
views were sought.

We place this matter in our Southern Sub-Committee for examination and report.

Piccadilly & District West Branch & the London Transport Regional Council to be advised.

Mace Macro recognition agreement accepted

RECOGNITION AGREEMENT – MACE MACRO

That we note the report from the Lead Officer and welcome Mace Macro’s voluntary offer of recognition for our members in their company.

We commend our Docklands Light Railway Branch member Bro Hong along with Bro Marshall (Org Unit) for securing this recognition, and Sister Rassid, Sister Ibobo and Bro Riberio for their assistance and stepping forward to become workplace representatives.

We instruct the General Secretary to advise the company of our acceptance of the recognition agreements.

Update on driver's cab security

Subject: LUL SECURITY DRIVER’S CABS

That we note the report from our Lead Officer and commend our Train Safety Council on the progress made so far on this serious matter.

We instruct the General Secretary to place an updated report back in front of the NEC upon any significant developments and/or prior to the November 2019 implementation date.

Members to be advised by email & text.

All operational LUL branches & the London Transport Regional Council to be advised.

New Strike dates for Central and Victoria lines

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

New Replacement Strike Dates/Times

According to the reps meetings wishes; we now instruct all affected members to take Industrial Action in the form of a Strike by not booking on for shifts between:

20:00 hours on Tuesday 3rd September until 20:00 hours on Wednesday 4th September 2019.

Victoria Line drivers to strike: date announced

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

That we note the Lead Officer and our Negotiations Team have reviewed the lack of progress made by the company on this matter along with correspondence from the company which is unsatisfactory; and are recommending strike action should be called.

Accordingly; we instruct all affected members to take industrial action in the form of a strike by not booking on for shifts commencing between: