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)

Meeting called to discuss 'draconian' treatment of Interserve members

Subject: CONDITIONS OF SERVICE, SECURITY STAFF – INTERSERVE (TFL CONTRACT)

That we note the resolution from our Piccadilly & District West Branch regarding the unacceptable, arbitrary and draconian treatment of our members by Interserve on the TfL contract.

Accordingly, we instruct the General Secretary to arrange an urgent meeting between our Interserve IR representatives, Piccadilly & District West Branch Officers, the Lead Officer, Senior Assistant General Secretary and members of the NEC, to discuss the organisation of a ballot for industrial action.

Urgent meeting called over 'unacceptable treatment of our Night Tube members'

Subject: LONE WORKING, NIGHT TUBE STAFF – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the resolution from our Piccadilly & District West Branch regarding the unacceptable treatment of our Night Tube Members.

We instruct the General Secretary to arrange an urgent meeting of our Night Tube IR and H&S Representatives, Piccadilly & District West Branch Officers, the Lead Officer, Senior Assistant General Secretary and members of the NEC in attendance.

Members to be advised by email and text.

Meeting called over unsatisfactory situation on Victoria line

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

That we note the report from our Lead Officer regarding the unsatisfactory situation for our Victoria Line Train Operators; and we instruct the General Secretary to arrange an urgent meeting of our Victoria Line Representatives, Trains Functional Council with the Lead Officer, Senior Assistant General Secretary and NEC in attendance.

Members to be advised by email & text.

RMT 'steadfast resolve' secures complete withdrawal of train prep cuts plan

Subject: EXTENDED TRAIN PREPARATION SCHEDULE – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That this NEC congratulates the steadfast resolve and industrial strength of our Fleet members, representatives, activists, our LU Fleet Branch which has enabled our Negotiations Team, the Lead Officer & Senior Assistant General Secretary to secure the complete withdrawal of all the company’s proposals to extend train preparation ahead of the 3 day strike set to begin 7am this coming Friday morning.

Morson & Cleshar pay update

Subject: PAY, TERMS & CONDITIONS, PROTECTION STAFF – MORSON & CLESHAR

That we note the legal advice on file, and instruct the General Secretary to place a report back in front of this NEC.

Bob Crow Branch and the London Transport Regional Council to be advised.

Employment conditions at ABM 'of grave concern' to RMT

Subject: RATES OF PAY AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE, CLEANERS – ABM (LU CONTRACT)

That we note the resolution from the London Transport Regional Council regarding the impoverisation of our cleaner members by ABM using their super-exploitation model of employment, presided over by London Underground, TfL and the London Mayor Sadiq Khan.

Three day strike called in train preperation cuts plan dispute

Subject: EXTENDED TRAIN PREPERATION SCHEDULE – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the report from our Lead Officer regarding the request from our LU Fleet Branch for industrial action due to the planned imposition of vastly inferior; bordering on non-existent safety checks on trains before they enter passenger service, which is solely for the purpose of implementing the Conservative Government’s Department for Transport and the London Mayors cuts to London Underground.

Strike Action

Progress made addressing staff shortages at Hendon Central

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

That we note the report from our Lead Officer that progress is being made in addressing the unsafe staff shortages, and that matters are currently in hand.

We instruct the General Secretary to place an updated report back in front of this NEC.

Members to be advised by email & text.

Camden 3 Branch and the London Transport Regional Council to be advised.`

RMT calls for meeting with Tube bosses to discuss ticket machine procedures

Subject: TICKET MACHINE IRREGULARITIES – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the resolution from our Piccadilly & District West Branch regarding the unacceptable situation around flaws in the company’s POM procedures which are leading to financial discrepancies and disciplinary action against our members.

We instruct the General Secretary to arrange a director level meeting with the company with the knowledge that if our meeting request is refused or the outcome is not acceptable; a combine wide stations dispute may be our only and necessary course of action.

RMT to request meeting over TOD failure rule change

Subject: LOSS OF TRAIN OPERATOR DISPLAY, TBTC LINES – LONDON UNDERGROUND 

That we note the resolution from our Neasden Branch regarding the unacceptable situation with company changes to the LU Rule Book; resulting in transition based train control stock (TBTC) being kept in service if/when the train operator display (TOD) fails, which will also result in Train Operators having to rely on unqualified and remotely based third parties service decisions whilst they are driving their trains.