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Strike action announced in Paul Bailey unfair sacking dispute

Subject: DISMISSAL, P. BAILEY – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the resolution from our Central Line East Branch; and applaud their resolve to continue fighting the scandalous sacking of Bro Bailey for NOT failing a drugs & alcohol test; which even the company now have reluctantly admitted is concerning so much so that they are to be undertaking a review of their whole D&A procedure.

Further Central Line industrial action called

Subject: BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, TRAIN OPERATORS, CENTRAL LINE – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the resolution from our from Central Line East Branch that to bring the company back into normal industrial relations they are resolved to continue to take strike action.

Accordingly, we instruct all Central Line Train Operators and Operator Instructors to take Strike Action by not booking on for shifts between:

20:00 hours on Friday 21st December and 02:00 hours on Saturday 22nd December 2018.

Central Line strike solid

RMT members rock solid in strike action on Central Line over breakdown in industrial relations and abuse of procedures.

Tube union RMT confirmed that members are standing rock solid this morning at the start of 24 hours of strike action on London Underground’s Central Line over a comprehensive breakdown in industrial relations, a failure to employ enough drivers, a wholesale abuse of agreed procedures and the victimisation of a trade union member.

Picc strike action suspended

Subject: BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, TRAIN OPERATORS, PICCADILLY LINE – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the report from the Lead Officer regarding last Friday’s members and reps meeting; where the view was that we should suspend the strike action for tomorrow due to progress made at ACAS, with the company now seemingly abiding by agreements and implementing them.

Ballot matrix prepared over degraded, substandard conditions at Morden depot

Subject: MORDEN DEPOT – GARTH HOUSE

That we note the resolution from our London Transport Regional Council regarding the degraded, sub-standard work conditions and welfare facilities at Morden Depot and the company’s unwillingness to address these most basic and necessary provisions.

We also note the matter is to be raised at a coming Trains Safety Council meeting, and instruct the General Secretary to place an updated report in front of this NEC following this meeting.

Central Line drivers to strike to defend Paul Bailey

That we note following consulting our members in both Central Line East & West Branches our members wish to undertake strike action in defence of their victimised brother Paul Bailey.

We therefore instruct all Train Operators and Operator Instructors not to book on for shifts from 00:01hrs to 23:59hrs on Wednesday 7th November 2018.

Members to be advised by email and text.

Central Line East & West Branches and the London Transport Regional Council to be advised.

Strike action called on Central Line

BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, TRAIN OPERATORS, CENTRAL LINE – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the express wishes of Central Line East & West Branch members to deal with the breakdown in industrial relations on the Central Line, and instruct all Train Operators and Operator Instructors to take strike action by not booking on for shifts from 00:01hrs to 23:59hrs on Wednesday 7th November 2018.

Members to be advised by email and text.

Central Line East & West Branches and the London Transport Regional Council to be advised.

More Piccadilly Line strike dates announced

Subject: BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, TRAIN OPERATORS, PICCADILLY LINE – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note that the talks at ACAS have been fraught and the contempt for our members shown by the company and their internal imbalance and inability to address
the issues of this dispute.

We also note the view of members expressed at the joint branch meeting last week;where they voted to put down more strike action.