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)

'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.

Body camera trial

Subject: BODY CAMERA TRIAL, EARL’S COURT – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the report from the Lead Officer; and instruct the General Secretary to place an updated report in front of the NEC after the meeting between our Stations Functional Council representatives and the company has taken place.

The London Transport Regional Council to be advised.

Finsbury Park branch raises concerns about 'operation of POMs and system of accounting'

Subject: SUSPENSION OF MEMBER, PICCADILLY LINE EAST - LUL

That we note the resolution from our Finsbury Park Branch; and concur with their concerns regarding the operation of POMs and the system of accounting that accompanies them.

Accordingly, we instruct the General Secretary to place a report urgently in front of this NEC.

Members to be advised by email and text.

Finsbury Park Branch and the London Transport Regional Council to be advised.

Industrial victory: Bakerloo Line South Group action suspended

Subject: DUTIES/SHIFT COVERAGE, BAKERLOO LINE SOUTH GROUP – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the report from the Lead Officer; and that the company agree with all our points and demands in this dispute and appear to be sincere in rectifying the unsatisfactory items.

This industrial victory is to the credit of our stations members, reps, activists and the Bakerloo Line Branch who have by their steadfastness and solidarity demonstrated their willingness to stand up to the company.

Waterloo & City Line ballot called

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

That we note the current live ballot mandate to protect our members and travelling public from the company’s cavalier approach to detrainment is about to expire due to
the government anti-trades union laws; and that we need to conduct another ballot to assist our members to continue working safely.

RMT prepares to ballot over new 'HOT' procedure

That we note the resolution from our Piccadilly & District West Branch, and are stunned that given the contentious historical nature of this matter which places the travelling public and our members in danger; that the company have again put forward a procedure without adequate consultation, and imposed it on staff despite our H&S representatives raising serious concerns about it.

RMT Central Line dismissal industrial action suspended

- This is an edited extract of the National Executive Committee's decision. For the full decision or further info please speak to your branch secretary.

That we note the ACAS report from the Lead Officer; and that the Toxicologist attended ACAS today.

The ACAS negotiation team have considered this matter and they and the Lead Officer unanimously recommend that we immediately suspend the strike.

Accordingly, we instruct the General Secretary to suspend the notified strike action on Friday 21st to Saturday 22nd December 2018, and instruct members to work normally.

Met Line South Group reps congratulated as Brother Mahoney reinstated

Subject: BULLYING & HARASSMENT, METROPOLITAN LINE SOUTH COVER GROUP – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we congratulate the Lead Officer and our representatives on the progress made on these matters; especially the re-instatement of Bro Mahoney and the easing off by management on our other members.

We note that the letter of 17th December 2018 from the company is acceptable to the Trains Functional Council reps; and we welcome this and we stay in dispute for the time being to monitor the situation.

Members to be advised by email and text.