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Rates Of Pay & Conditions Of Service Industrial Action At Initial And ISS

From General Secretary Bob Crow

Rates Of Pay & Conditions Of Service 2011 – Initial (LUL Contract) & Rates Of Pay & Conditions Of Service 2012 – ISS (LUL Contract)

As you may be aware, RMT members working for both Initial and ISS on London Underground have recently been balloted for strike action and industrial action short of a strike. This dispute is over the fact that these members who provide a vital service on London Underground are constantly exploited by these Companies

Cleaners Protest At Stratford Station

RMT cleaners will be holding a protest joined by General Secretary Bob Crow outside of Stratford Station at midday on the day of the Olympic Opening Ceremony - 27th July.

Cleaners will be protesting for a London Living wage and Olympic Bonus. These are the workers who will be clearing up after up to a million extra passengers have travelled each day on London's public transport during the Olympic period.

RMT Recognition – Vinci Facilities – TFL & London Underground Cleaning Contract

We note our Regional Organiser’s report recommending acceptance of this recognition
agreement, and accordingly instruct the General Secretary to ensure that this agreement is
signed and put into practice.

London Transport Regional Council and branches to be advised.

Carlisle Cleaning And Security Workers On The Docklands Light Railway Give Massive Mandate For Industrial Action

That we note the result of the ballots for both strikes and action short of strikes is as follows:-

Total votes cast 32
Number voting “Yes” 31 (96.9% of valid vote)
Number voting “No” 1
Spoilt Papers 0

ISS Cleaners Show Determination To Fight For Better Pay And Conditions As Over 95% Vote Yes For Industrial Action

That we note the result of the ballot for strikes and action short of strikes are both as
follows:-

Total votes cast 43
Number voting “Yes” 40 (95.2% of valid vote)
Number voting “No” 2
Spoilt Papers 1

Super Exploited Initial Cleaner Members Vote By Over 95% To Strike For Better Pay And Conditions

That we note the result of the ballot for strikes is as follows:-

Total votes cast 175
Number voting “Yes” 168 (96% of valid vote)
Number voting “No” 7
Spoilt Papers 0

That we note the result of the ballot for action short of strikes is as follows:-

RMT Calls For Disinvestment By London Transport Pension Fund From Semperian PPP/PFI Outfit

REPRESENTATIVES OF tube union RMT on the London Transport pension fund have called for disinvestment from Semperian PPP after it emerged that one of their subcontractors on the Great Western Hospital PFI contract in Swindon, Carillion, has been involved in a long-running dispute with sister union GMB over racial abuse, bullying and extortion.

Cleaners Demands

The regional BEM have requested that the union make available the RMT ‘Rail Cleaner Charter’, of which there are limited copies, until we get more printed please see and pass around the attached digital version or see: http://www.rmt.org.uk/Shared_ASP_Files/UploadedFiles/EEF98ADF-817B-49D0-...

The RMT is demanding that the cleaners, who do some of the dirtiest jobs often in appalling conditions to keep the tube running, should receive in return:

Transfer Of Initial Cleaners To Vinci

TUPE TRANSFER INITIAL TO VINCI CLEANING

We note the report from our Regional Organiser, and endorse the recognition agreement. We note that the union is now pursuing recognition for other grades on this contract.

London and Anglia and London Transport Regional Councils, and relevant branches, to be advised.