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Former Metronet Signallers To Take Strike Action After A Twelve To One Ballot For Action

Former Metronet signals members voted massively in favour of both strike action and action short of a strike.

The First 24 hour strike action will take place between 06.45 hours on Friday 5th February and 06.45 hours on Saturday 6th February 2010.

Further 24 hour strike action will take place every weekend from Sunday morning into Monday morning. The first of these will take place between 06.45 hours on Sunday 14th February and 06.45 hours on Monday 15th February 2010.

LU (Metronet) Signals Staff Vote By Over 90% For Action Over Imposition Of Rosters, Breaches Of Agreement And Outsourcing

TUBE UNION RMT announced today that London Underground (Metronet) members covered by the Signals Framework Agreement have voted by a massive majority of over 90% for strike action and action short of a strike in a dispute over the imposition of new rosters, breaches of agreements and the handing over of work to external contractors.

Admin Grade Review

Click '1 attachment' / file name to download this as a leaflet. Read the text below.

A joint statement was presented to Company Council on December 8th 2009 in which it was decided to shelve the AGR.

At the end of the day the RMT are not about doing the best deal for the company, we are about getting the best in pay, benefits and conditions for our members.

LUL Rates of Pay and Conditions of Service Dispute

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This is RMT's Official circular regarding LUL - IR/334/09 dated 10th of November 2009, from General Secretary Bob Crow.

You will be aware that, following consultation with our representatives, RMT previously decided not to accept LUL’s pay offer and to commence a re-ballot of its LUL Membership for industrial action. I can confirm that our stand prompted Management to arrange a meeting yesterday with all the unions at ACAS.

London Underground's Offer on Medical Redeployment

PLease find copied below, and attached, London Underground's proposal for medical redeployment (not a guaranteed alternative job) for drivers only (and only 25 drivers!). RMT does not accept this. The part at the end in BLOCK CAPITALS is a commitment obtained by RMT to further discussion within a week on extending this to other grades and lifting the maximum 25.



Bosses on the Victoria Line have been forced into a u-turn over their recent attempts to impose 5-rounder turns on the line. A standing agreement that there would be no 5-rounder turns on the line because of its hot and noisy environment was ripped up by local management who had hoped to be able to squeeze more work out of their drivers. These plans are now in shreds as a result of drivers’ threat to strike on for 24 hours on 5/6th October and to work to rule in the week leading up to the strike.

The Neasden Flyer - Special Summer Edition

newsletterPlease find attached the Special Summer Edition of The Neasden Flyer. You can read the text below:

If you can’t stand the heat, stay out of the WPK depot!

Local Members and Representatives know too well how hot summer temperatures can get underground. So when you are relieved for meal break, you would expect to have your meal break in comfortable, temperature controlled conditions, right?

Important Bus Issues To Be Discussed At Next Busworkers Meeting

A busworkers meeting, organised by the RMT London Busworkers Committee, will take place on monday 24th august 2009, 5pm - 7pm at the Bulstrode pub, Lampton Road, Hounslow, next to Hounslow Central station. Among the issues to be discussed will be:

  • the forced transfer of staff between companies
  • the implications of the introduction of telemetric technology on buses
  • excessive surveillance of staff
  • harrassment of our members
  • wages and conditions

and other issues of concern to our members.