Stations Functional Newsletter


A regular newsletter specifically for the London Underground stations grade, produced by the RMT Stations Functional Council.

 

 

New SFC News: Don't Sign New Contracts and LU make New Demands for Martini Framework

LU has threatened to impose Fit for the Future by demanding all station staff sign new employment contracts. Regional Organiser, John Leach has issued clear advce not to sign anynew contract. The only exception to this is for fixed term members offered a new permanent contract.

The company has also tabled new demands that management be able to change any duty with 24 hours notice. RMT will not accept ths. Council of Executives member John Ried has made clear that strike action will be called if LU try to impose a framework, rosters or contracts.

SFC News: Progress Made on Night Tube & Fit for the Future on Stations

Management have made widespread changes to their proposals on stations relating to both Night Tube and Fit for the Futre.
Your SFC reps and RMT officers are now taking part in further negotiations with LU in an effort to reach an acceptable way forward.
Please download the newsleter and distribute it in your area.

SFC News STRIKE on 8/9 JULY

Station grades have two compelling reasons to strike alongside all the LU recognised unions on 8/9 July.
Fit for the Future threatens to casualise our working lives and force us to work in chronically understaffed stations.
LU's attempt to impose Night Tube without sufficient staffing will mean working additional nights and weekends.
Please download and distribute the newsletter.
Printed copies will be available at Unity House from Friday afternoon.
Make sure someone from your group is able to pick up copies to get around to all station members.

SFC News: Vote Yes for Strike Action

RMT is balloting LU station members for strike action in response to LU's revised proposals for job cuts and detrimental changes to working conditions.
Our stations will be dangerously understaffed while our members rostering arrangements will be casualised leaving us with no work/life balance.
Download and distribute the attached SFC News. It contains info about LU's latest plans for stations and calls for a Yes Vote for strike action and action short of strikes.
Printed copies will be available from Unity House from Wed 10 june.

Displacement & Review process: New SFC News to download

LU are about to open the stations location review process.
RMT has secured some important changes to the way LU planned to run the review but there is still no agreemnet about the review process because LU will not share the criteria it is using to govern moves.
Please downoad and distribute the SFC News, which gives advice and info to all stations members.

Station Locations for Fit for the Future Announced: How to Review & Appeal your Location

LU has sent out displacement notices to members. Moves are due to take place in 2016.
At first glance it looks like around 1000 station staff have been forcbly dispplaced when they had preferenced reaining on their current areas. Ths is about 25% of all station staff.
Please download the new SFC News and distribute it as widely as possible.
There is a also a poster to download i word format. Local reps should insert their contact details and make sure it goes to every station on their group.