Regional Organisers reports

Reports and updates from Regional organiser John Leach

Tube bosses told unless ACAS talks make good progress we will strike

Dear RMT members

Today myself with senior RMT reps met LUL with the other unions at acas .We have laid out our demands on all the issues effected and told the company that unless good progress is made the strikes will take place and further industrial action could be called. LUL listened to our presentations and the talks are adjourned until next week. When all parties have agreed to continue discussions. As soon as we have further updates I will report back.

In solidarity

John Leach
RMT Regional Organiser London Transport region 11

Regional Organiser recommends more industrial action over tube cuts

Every Job Matters /Fit for future update from RMT Regional Organiser John Leach

Dear members,

Today I met LUL with senior stations reps to discuss the above. We all know that we have been in months of talks, there have been strikes and the proposal Fit for Future: Stations has been linked to all members pay for 2015 and beyond.

Further industrial action possible on tube cuts if assurances on contracts and agreements not forthcoming

Dear RMT members,

LUL Pay and Night Tube 2015/Every Job Matters ( Fit for the Future Stations) Regional Organisers update

This morning myself and Council of Executives member John Reid reported back developments on the above issues  to assembled LUL RMT reps from across all 7 Functions on LUL.

Night Tube Talks ACAS Update

LUL Pay and Night tube update acas talks 10th November 2015 Today our delegation met the company for the first time since October 14th. No revised offer was made with regards to pay and conditions However the company have said that they are prepared to move away from the interim arrangements and revise it to the long term solution on night tube .

Tube Bosses Response At Tube Strike ACAS Talks 'Very Negative'

To all RMT members in London Underground:

This morning myself and senior RMT stations reps met LUL, with the other unions at ACAS.

The first session dealt with Every Job Matters (Fit For Future Stations) We met management face to face and made a strong case for increasing jobs , no worsening of our rosters, protection for medically restricted staff, part timers, displacements, and so on. Essentially for many improvements for all grades effected.

The response was very negative.

ACAS Report On Pay & Night Tube and Job Cuts Disputes

Dear RMT members

Most of you will be aware that we have had a number of magnificent ballot results where members in our union in LUL as well as all of the other tube unions have voted overwhelmingly to fight back. We have four current disputes in LUL:

1. Pay and Night tube
2. Every job matters - defending jobs on London Underground
3. M Door safety alarm procedures - Jubilee Line
4. Introduction of Agency trainers - London Underground

Report: As Ballot Deadline Approaches LUL Call For Talks

Dear RMT members,

As you will know we are balloting the entire membership in LUL over the issues of pay and Night Tube. As always we are available for talks . Today LUL have written to us and said that they would like to recommence the talks next week at ACAS on the issue of pay and night tube. I am putting together our negotiating team, representing all grades across the company and we will attend any meetings that are called - as we always do.

RMT Action Sees End Of Low Paid Cleaners Being Charged For Protective Equiptment

CHARGING FOR PPE EQUIPMENT BY AGENCIES

It was made known to me that some agencies who currently provide staff to Interserve were charging their employees for the PPE they are required to wear to carry out duties for London Underground whilst working for Interserve.

Information received suggested that they were being charged £35 for boots, which can only be purchased from the agency, £5 for bump hats, £5 for Hi Vi vest, as well as being charged for overalls and safety goggles.

Pay & Night Tube Dispute: Acas Update

LUL Pay and Night Tube Negotiaions ACAS update from Regional Organiser John Leach

Dear RMT Members

Today myself and senior RMT reps from all LUL grades attended exploratory talks at ACAS to discuss the above matter. All the unions made the same point that LUL must abandon its reckless decision to break our current arrangements , and that the management must agree to negotiate changes.

ACAS Talks - The Truth

Report on talks at ACAS, 2 May 2014, about Every Job Matters dispute with London Underground Ltd from John Leach, RMT Regional Organiser

So, what really happened?

At 10:00 hours yesterday morning, I as Regional Organiser and eleven other lead reps from all grades attended talks at ACAS to see if we could find a way forward in this dispute.