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News, reports and information for London Underground train drivers

 

Video: Night Tube strike update

On the eve of the first of several proposed Night Tube strikes, Regional Organiser John Leach updates members.

In the video, John explains: "After 6 months of trying to explain and persuade London Underground management that you cannot abolish 200 positions, rip up an agreement that protects our members work life balance, and their right to not have to do these {Night Tube} duties if they can't, we have to stand up and be counted."

Read more about the dispute at www.rmtlondoncalling.org.uk/night-tube

RMT seeks confirmation as deputy mayor says drivers will not have to work Night Tube

Ahead of further strike action, RMT seeks urgent clarification on Deputy Mayor’s claim that “It is not the case that drivers will have to work a night shift”

TUBE UNION RMT has today written to London Mayor Sadiq Khan seeking urgent clarification of comments made by Deputy Mayor Seb Dance on Monday in which he clearly stated that “It is not the case that drivers will have to work a night shift” and that “where a [Night Tube] driver wants to swap a night shift for a day shift that will be possible”.

Night Tube strike continues as LU block ACAS progress

Next phase of Night ‎Tube strike action goes ahead as LU block progress at ACAS this week

LONDON TRANSPORT UNION RMT said today that the next phase of Night Tube strike action goes ahead from the evening through to the early hours of Sunday after LU bosses blocked an attempt by RMT negotiators to make progress in ACAS talks this week.

RMT Upfront - ballot result means we are ready to fight

RMT Upfront is the newsletter for RMT train drivers on London Underground.

This edition looks at the cuts and attacks that management may attempt, and how we are ready collectively to fight back for our jobs, pensions and agreements.

  • Please download, print and distribute this newsletter in your train crew accomodation.

Night Tube strike back on from tomorrow

RMT confirms further strike action goes ahead on Night Tube from tomorrow through to the summer.

TUBE UNION RMT today confirmed strike action goes ahead every weekend on the Night Tube from tomorrow through to June in an on-going fight to prevent the ripping up of staffing arrangements that would wreck the work life balance of drivers.

RMT members on the Central and Victoria Lines will be taking strike action as follows:

RMT drivers vote to continue Night Tube dispute

20th December 2021

TO ALL TRAIN OPERATORS AND INSTRUCTOR OPERATORS, CENTRAL, JUBILEE, NORTHERN, PICCADILLY & VICTORIA LINES AT LONDON UNDERGROUND

Dear Colleagues,

IMPOSITION OF NIGHT TUBE DUTIES, TRAIN OPERATORS - LONDON UNDERGROUND

I write to advise you that the ballot has now closed and the result is as follows: -

  • Are you prepared to take strike action?

Number of individuals who were entitled to vote in the ballot:        1,127

RMT to ballot 10,000 members as Tube bosses announce jobs cull plan

London Transport Union RMT to ballot all members for strike action from Monday as TfL announces first phase of mass job cuts.

LONDON TRANSPORT UNION RMT confirmed today that it will begin a ballot of over 10,000 members across all grades after TFL refused to give assurances on jobs, pensions and working conditions in the midst of an on-going financial crisis driven by central Government.

Nigh Tube dispute continues

2nd December 2021

ACTION ON CENTRAL AND VICTORIA LINES REMAINS ON

TO ALL TRAIN OPERATORS AND INSTRUCTOR OPERATORS, CENTRAL, JUBILEE, NORTHERN, PICCADILLY & VICTORIA LINES AT LONDON UNDERGROUND

Dear Colleagues

IMPOSITION OF NIGHT TUBE DUTIES, TRAIN OPERATORS - LONDON UNDERGROUND

On Tuesday at ACAS your union offered to suspend the industrial action on the Central and Victoria lines, if LUL laid out a clear road map to move back to the pre-pandemic night tube arrangements. This proposal was rejected by management in talks.

London Underground claim that RMT refused ACAS talks incorrect

Dear RMT members

I’m getting fed up with all the not truths being peddled about RMT.

I’m told we refused to go to acas. This is not true and London Underground management know it.

Please see below and you will see an email I sent on the behalf of the RMT to the company last night where I stated, and I quote, "happy to attend ACAS to resolve the dispute. And are available to do so."