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News, reports and information for Docklands Light Railway staff.

RMT confirms further strike action on DLR in dispute over breakdown in industrial relations

RMT cleaners, security staff and travel safe officers on Docklands Light Railway will be taking part in a further phase of strike action over a comprehensive breakdown in industrial relations, the union confirmed today, as the intransigent attitude of the management continues to refuse to meet and negotiate a settlement.

The workers involved in the dispute are employed by contractor ISS on the KAD contract and will take further strike action as follows:

Not to book on for any turns of duty that commence between:-

Docklands offer accepted following referendum

Subject: RATES OF PAY & CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2018 – KEOLIS AMEY DOCKLANDS

We note the referendum result from our Keolis Amey Docklands members is as follows:

Paper Returned
343

Voting Yes
330

Voting No
13

Spoilt Papers
0

The NEC congratulates the Dockland Light Railway Branch on achieving this offer through negotiations.

We instruct the General Secretary to inform the company that we are in acceptance of this offer.

Members to be advised by email and text.

ISS KAD industrial action called

Subject: BREACH OF MACHINERY – ISS (KAD CONTRACT)

We rescind our previous decision NWW 29.5.18 and we instruct all affected members to take industrial action in the form of a strike from 05:30 on Wednesday 13th June 2018 to 05:29 on Thursday 14 th June 2018.

Further; we instruct the General Secretary to defer to the Finance Sub-Committee the consideration of a strike fund to be set up to assist our members as many of them
are low paid.

Members to be advised by email and text.

DLR pay offer referendum to be held

RATES OF PAY & CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2018 - KEOLIS AMEY DOCKLANDS (DLR/0001/KAD)

In line with Union policy, a pay claim for an increase in pay and improved terms and conditions was submitted to the company. The Regional Organiser has met with them and the following offer has been tabled:-

RPI + 0.25% or 2% (whichever is higher) for 5 years (1st April 2018 to 1st April 2022)

RPI + 0.5% for employees with a salary under £30,000 for either the full 5 years or until they meet the £30,000 threshold

Referendum of DLR members to be held

We note the offer from the company and congratulate our Docklands Light Railway Branch on achieving it through negotiations.

We instruct the General Secretary to hold a referendum of all Members with a recommendation to accept the offer.

Members to be advised by email and text.

Docklands Light Railway Branch and the London Transport Regional Council to be advised.

DLR strike suspended as 'significant progress' made

RMT suspends strike action on Docklands Light Railway after significant progress in ACAS talks with the company.

RAIL UNION RMT has confirmed that scheduled strike action on Keolis Amey Docklands, due to start tomorrow and stretch across the weekend, has been suspended after significant progress has been made in talks with the company hosted by ACAS. The union remains in dispute.

 General Secretary Mick Cash said today;

RMT confirms it has served notice on KAD for next phase of Docklands strike action

DLR union RMT confirmed today that it has served notice on Keolis Amey Docklands for the next phase of strike action in a dispute over outsourcing, abuse of procedures and workplace justice.

All KAD members have been instructed not to book on for any shifts that commence between:-

04:00 hours on Friday 20th April 2018 and 03:59 hours on Tuesday 24th April 2018

RMT confirms it has served notice on KAD for next phase of Docklands strike action

DLR union RMT confirmed today that it has served notice on Keolis Amey Docklands for the next phase of strike action in a dispute over outsourcing, abuse of procedures and workplace justice.

All KAD members have been instructed not to book on for any shifts that commence between:-

04:00 hours on Friday 20th April 2018 and 03:59 hours on Tuesday 24th April 2018

RMT action on Docklands Light Railway united and determined

RMT action on Docklands Light Railway united and determined this morning in fight for workplace justice

General Secretary Mick Cash said;

"‎Our members are standing united and determined on DLR this morning in a dispute that is about ending the undercutting of jobs and conditions through outsourcing, ending the abuse of procedures and defending the basic principles of workplace justice.

RMT at ACAS for further talks today as industrial action looms on Docklands Light Railway this week

26th of March, 2018

RAIL UNION RMT today confirmed that it will be attending further ACAS talks today with Keolis Amey Docklands as industrial action looms on Docklands Light Railway this week.

The latest talks follow extensive efforts by the union to resolve through ACAS the wide range of issues at the heart of the dispute that amount to a comprehensive breakdown in industrial relations on a number of important fronts including: