Meetings and events

RMT to take fight over tube cuts and privatisation direct to City Hall

TUBE UNION RMT will be taking the fight over tube cuts and privatisation direct to the front door of London Mayor Sadiq Khan at City Hall in a protest next week.

The protest - at 10am outside City Hall on Thursday 20th June - will demand No Tory Cuts Under A Labour Mayor and will shine a spotlight on planned privatisation and job cuts being cooked up by tube bosses under the cloak of their "Transformation Programme".

RMT Women's Get Together June 2019

  • Please read and distribute the attached poster

The Blue Bar, 4th floor, Royal Festival Hall

 6th June

1230hrs onwards

Indoor picnic type event to meet other RMT women and chat about RMT business and anything else.  Drop in before or after work or stay for the afternoon. No formal agenda, no obligation to buy food or drinks, refreshments provided or bring your own if you wish.

This month, our theme for discussion will be:

RMT calls on members to mobilise against Trump

STOP TRUMP COALITION - CARNIVAL OF RESISTANCE - Demo 4th June 2019

Dear colleagues,

Donald Trump is visiting the UK from 3rd to 5th June - and RMT is calling on its members to mobilise for a national demonstration on Tuesday 4th June against his politics of racism, war and hate.

The Stop Trump Coalition is a network of grassroots campaigns, unions, NGOs and politicians which came together in February 2017. When Trump visited the UK last year, 250,000 people marched in London and another 150,000 joined protests around the UK.

Cancelled: Join the demo at City Hall against London Underground safety-critical cuts plan

Important demonstration at City Hall against London Underground safety-critical cuts to fleet preparation schedules  - 09:00 Thursday 16th May

Dear colleague,

As an RMT London Underground member, you'll most likely be aware that your colleagues in London Underground maintenance and engineering recently voted overwhelmingly in favour of strike action in relation to proposed safety critical cuts.

Upcoming events for socialists

DO NOT MISS THESE SPECIAL EVENTS

Join RMT members, as well as friends and family, at these great social and commemorative events this year. With Banners Held High, Merthyr Rising, the RMT and Cuba Solidarity Campaign Garden Party, the Durham Miners' Gala, the Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival and the Burston Strike School Rally are all chances to celebrate RMT and other unions' history and recommit to preserving and extending our legacy:

RMT train reps call for review into insufficient driver numbers

STAFFING LEVELS
Update May 3rd 2019

Today your RMT TFC reps met with LUL to discuss levels on trains; the current numbers were agreed as part of the 2009 Agreement.

The formula used to determine which “Band” a depot fell in was based on various factors, including the number of duties at a depot, the position of the depot on the line, the frequency of trains, number of remote booking locations and the proximity of the train crew to a rolling stock depot.

Reps meeting: Transformation, Extended Train Prep Schedule, LU Pay dispute and Kyei-Donkoh disciplinary

LONDON UNDERGROUND DISPUTES MEETING FOR RMT REPS

The National Executive Committee has taken the decision to arrange meetings between the Senior Assistant General Secretary, Lead Officer, NEC and Reps regarding:-

1. ROP & COS 2019 - London Underground (all 2nd stage reps) - 9am

2. Extended Train Prep Schedule (all Fleet IR and H&S Reps, Trains Functional & Trains Safety Council) - 11am

3. Disciplinary, S. Kyei-Donkoh, CSA, Piccadilly Circus (IR and H&S Reps from Bakerloo Line Branch) - 12 pm

Meeting report: Mass members' meeting plans fightback

RMT reps and activists came together for a mass meeting at the Indian YMCA on Fitzroy Square on 24 April, to discuss three major disputes facing London Underground workers: against cuts to train maintenance (“extended train prep”); against job cuts (“Transformation”); and on pay, terms, and conditions.