Attendance and discipline

Management's discipline and attendance policies - and the way they use them to mistreat staff

Piccadilly Line News March 2016

Piccadilly News is the newsletter for train drivers on the Piccadilly Line. In this edition, which comes after rock solid strike action on the line:

- Strike rock solid
- Why we shut the line
- Justice for Oakwood Six
- Cockfosters Depot Fiasco

And don't forget -Unless there is an outbreak of common sense among line management, two further 24-hour strikes will take place as follows:
Tuesday 19 April, 1200hrs to Weds 20 April, 1159hrs
Thursday 21 April, 1200hrs to Friday 22 April, 1159hrs

Piccadilly Line strike dates announced


Further to my previous Circular (IR/0037/16, 18th February 2016), the ballot has concluded with the following result:-

Question: Are you prepared to take strike action?

Total Votes Cast                       180

Number Voting ‘Yes’                 153

Number Voting ‘No’                  27

Spoilt Papers                            0


Piccadilly line strike resolution talks thwarted by 'extremely hostile' tube bosses

Dear RMT members,

Today myself and RMT Piccadilly line reps met the company at ACAS. Aslef were there as well.

We laid out a clear way to resolve this dispute. We insisted that the six warnings at Oakwood were cancelled and a Directors review be called for another specific case.

Both were answered with a "no" and an extremely hostile management approach

We would have been prepared to outline a working plan to resolve other key issues with timetabled resolution talks to be led by a General Manager but managment thwarted that.

Piccadilly Line strike dates confirmed

RMT confirms strike dates after overwhelming vote on Piccadilly Line over comprehensive breakdown in industrial relations

Tube union RMT  today confirmed strike action by nearly 400 train operators across the Piccadilly Line over a comprehensive breakdown in industrial relations combining a range of issues.

RMT has instructed all Train Operators and Instructor Operators to take strike action as follows:

Neasden Flyer

Attached is the Neasden Flyer for November. This is planned to be a monthly publication. Please let me know at the next branch if you have any info which you wish to be included in the next edition.

Piccadilly Line drivers vote to strike over rife abuse of agreements

RMT confirms driver strike vote on Piccadilly Line over comprehensive breakdown in industrial relations

TUBE UNION RMT confirmed today that train operators across the Piccadilly Line have voted overwhelmingly for both strike action and action short of a strike over a comprehensive breakdown in industrial relations combining a range of issues. Over 70% voted to strike with an even larger majority for action short. The result will now be considered by the union’s executive.

RMT Announces Further Tube Strike Action

Tube union RMT confirmed that members across London Underground will be taking strike action from 1830 hours on Wednesday 5th August to 1829 hours on Thursday 6th August. The on-going overtime ban, which has already severely impacted on staff availability to run services, also continues.

The strike times for driver members will run slightly later, between 21.00 on 5th August to 20.59 on 6th August.

General Secretary Mick Cash said;


Attached is the London Underground SPAD policy, Case Conference for Safety Competance procedure and the Case Conference Guidelines.

These documents could be useful for both members and reps involved in SPAD incidents.