Strike action called: RMT will not sit back while TfL and the Department for Transport implement cuts

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London Transport union RMT announces strike action as LU refuses to give assurances on jobs, pensions and working conditions

LONDON TRANSPORT UNION RMT confirmed that members will be taking strike action next month over LU’s continuing refusal to give assurances on jobs, pensions and working conditions in the midst of an on-going financial crisis driven by central Government

The announcement comes in the wake of a recent ballot of over ten thousand members across all grades of LU staff with 94% of members voted to strike.

The action will be taking place as follows:

RMT’s view is that compulsory wearing of face masks on public transport should continue

Dear Colleague,

JANUARY 2022 REMOVAL OF COVID-19 PROTECTIONS

I write in relation to the recent decision of UK Government to end “Plan B” restrictions in England, including the removal of the legal requirement for people to work from home and the requirement to wear face coverings in indoor spaces, with the only proviso in relation to face masks being that: 

RMT’s National Black & Ethnic Minority Members’ Advisory Committee

RMT’s National Black & Ethnic Minority Members’ Advisory Committee

London Transport Region recently filled all its vacancies on the National Black & Ethnic Minority Members’ Advisory Committee. This followed an election after seven candidates were nominated by their respective branches for the six positions. 

The successful candidates elected for a 3-year term were as follows: