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Bakerloo News January 2019

Bakerloo News has all the latest updates from the RMT Bakerloo branch.

In this edition:

  • Union action wins concessions

  • Fight goes on: hold the bosses to their commitments

  • Access all areas?

  • Organising on the SRT

  • Challenging unsafe practices on North Group

  • Red tabards

Please download the newsletter and distribute it in your Bakerloo Line workplace, and share it online too.

Lack of adequate cover at Hendon Central Group

Subject: DUTIES/SHIFT COVERAGE, HENDON CENTRAL GROUP – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the resolution from our Camden 3 Branch regarding the lack of adequate cover for stations on the Hendon Central Group; resulting in unsatisfactory practices such as unacceptable levels of lone working.

This NEC opposes the company putting cost above passenger and staff safety.

We instruct the General Secretary to place a report in front of the NEC without delay.

Members to be advised by email and text.

'Utter dismay' as Acton Town management attempt to impose roster

Subject: IMPOSITION OF ROSTER, ACTON TOWN PICCADILLY LINE TRAINCREW DEPOT – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note with utter dismay the resolution from our Piccadilly & District West Branch that Trains Management on the Piccadilly Line have imposed a roster on our driver members despite tabled objections from our representatives and without warning while repeatedly refusing to convene requested meetings to discuss the matter further.

Stratford Depot News January 2019: Pay claim update

Stratford Depot News is the newsletter for drivers at Stratford depot and across the Jubilee Line. It is produced by RMT activists.

In this edition:

  • A New Pay Claim For 2019 - The all grades pay claim will be led by the all grades union

  • Level 1 meeting update

  • Pool table coming to Fleet House

  • When unions laugh at job cuts, we all lose

  • New RMT Learner Rep

Please download the attached newsletter for all the latest info.

Meeting arranged to discuss Central Line dispute

BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, TRAIN OPERATORS, CENTRAL LINE - LONDON UNDERGROUND (LUL/14/2)

Further to my previous Circular (IR/506/18, 21st November 2018) a series of talks with the Company took place at ACAS before Christmas in an effort to seek a resolution to this dispute. There was some movement on the key issues and the National Executive Committee took the decision to suspend the strike action on Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd December 2018.

Victory for staffing is to the credit of RMT members, Reps and the Branch

DUTIES/SHIFT COVERAGE, BAKERLOO SOUTH GROUP - LONDON UNDERGROUND (LUL/14/5)

Further to my previous Circular (IR/561/18, 21st December 2018), the Company has now confirmed that a meeting regarding the review of the Business Needs Schematics will take place with our RMT Reps within the next two weeks and will include all stations within the Bakerloo South Cover Group. A timescale for future meetings will be arranged at this initial meeting.

Industrial victory: Bakerloo Line South Group action suspended

Subject: DUTIES/SHIFT COVERAGE, BAKERLOO LINE SOUTH GROUP – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the report from the Lead Officer; and that the company agree with all our points and demands in this dispute and appear to be sincere in rectifying the unsatisfactory items.

This industrial victory is to the credit of our stations members, reps, activists and the Bakerloo Line Branch who have by their steadfastness and solidarity demonstrated their willingness to stand up to the company.