Hammersmith and City Line branch

Includes London Underground staff of all grades on the Hammersmith and City Line

Revised Decision: Ballot for Action on Hammersmith & City Line

That we note the report from our Regional Organiser on this matter. In accordance with the branch's revised wishes, we rescind our previous decision on this matter. We instruct the General Secretary to ballot our driver members at Hammersmith depot for strikes and action short of strikes, and to ballot our driver members at Edgware Road and Barking (H&C) depots for action short of strikes.

We instruct the General Secretary to send a letter by post to all members being balloted, explaining the issue and the case for voting for industrial action.

RMT to Ballot H&C Drivers Against Loss of Jobs at Hammersmith

RMT General Grades Committee decision:

That we note the resolution from our Hammersmith & City branch and the report from our Regional Organiser about London Underground’s plan to cut 8 duties from Hammersmith depot, with the loss of 3 substantive posts and a significant increase in anti-social working hours for drivers at Hammersmith.

Hammersmith and City Branch AGM NEW DATE same venue.

To All Members Annual General Meeting

Due to strike action we will hold the Branch AGM on the 2nd of December 2010 at 1700hrs at the Exmouth Arms (a flyer is enclosed). The AGM elects for the following year positions including: • Branch Secretary and assistant, Branch Chair and Vice Chair, Auditors, Branch membership Secretary and Newsletter Editor. • Local representatives, both Industrial and Health & Safety for • Stations: Liverpool St Group, King’s Cross Group, Baker Street Group, Paddington/’Ladbroke Grove Group x 2.

Resolution: Training for Representatives

This resolution, submitted by Hammersmith & City line branch, proposed by Stratford no.1 branch and seconded by Neasden branch, was carried unanimously by the May meeting of the Regional Council ...

This Regional Council believes that RMT workplace representatives would benefit from an annual ‘refresher’ training day, and asks head office to request release for this from all employers.

'Staff Our Stations': campaign at Liverpool Street

Around 15 RMT members and supporters dished out hundreds of leaflets to Liverpool Street passengers on Friday lunchtime, explaining London Underground's plans to cut staff and ticket office service at their station.

All 500 leaflets were taken by passengers, many eager to read about the threat and support our campaign against it, and many of whom signed our petition:

Resolution: New LUL Grievance Procedure

The following resolution, submitted by Hammersmith & City and Jubilee & East London Line branches, was carried at the March meeting of the Regional Council.

This Regional Council opposes the decision made by the General Grades Committee to accept the new LUL Grievance Procedure.

This was done without consultation with either local representatives or branches.

We cannot understand why this matter was hurried through the GGC when the implementation date was 1st April 2010.