Contractors

Ballot matrix of Interserve security members to be prepared

Subject: CONDITIONS OF SERVICE, SECURITY STAFF – INTERSERVE (TFL CONTRACT)

That we note the report from our Leads Officer regarding the draconian treatment suffered by our Security Guard members at the hands of Interserve.

We instruct the General Secretary to advise the company we are in dispute, to prepare a ballot matrix of our affected Interserve members and to organise consultation meetings with our members regarding our next steps forward.

Members to be advised by email & text.

Cleshar and Morson members to be balloted over pay

Subject: PAY, TERMS & CONDITIONS, PROTECTION STAFF –​ MORSON & CLESHAR (LU CONTRACTS)

That we note the resolution from our LU Engineering Branch regarding the unsatisfactory rate of pay for members working in Cleshars Ltd and Morsons
International; and that both companies are acting in concert to deny our members a pay rise.

We applaud our members will to address this through Industrial Action, and accordingly instruct the General Secretary to advise both Cleshars and Morsons we
are now in dispute and to:

RMT reject derisory Exterion Media pay offer

Subject: RATES OF PAY & CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2018 –​EXTERION MEDIA

That we note the report from our Lead Officer and the unacceptable below inflation pay offer from the company to our hard working members. Accordingly, we instruct the General Secretary to write to the company to advise them of our rejection of their derisory pay offer and that a dispute situation now exists
between our two organisations.

2% Pay Rise For Cubic Tube Workers

RATES OF PAY & CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2015 – CUBIC TRANSPORTATION (LUL/0001/CTS)

In line with Union policy, a claim was submitted for a substantial increase in rates of pay and improvements to conditions of service. The Lead Officer has met with the Company and the offer which was tabled is as follows:-

RMT Demands Improvements As Sodexo Contract Extended

Sodexo secured 3 year contract extension with TfL with staffing structure changes taking effect on 1st July 2015; before those changes come in place, Sodexo plans:

  • Enter into formal consultation with all staff on 1st May 2015;
  • Between 1st May and 30th June Sodexo will announce, notify and consult with all Affected Staff;

Interserve DLR Members To Be Balloted In pay Dispute

RATES OF PAY & CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2015 – INTERSERVE FACILITIES (KEOLIS AMEY DOCKLANDS CONTRACT) (DLR/0001/I(KAD))

In line with Union policy, a claim was submitted for a substantial increase in rates of pay and improvements to conditions of service. Following discussions with the Company, a report was received from the Lead Officer along with further correspondence from the Branch Secretary, advising that the Company has failed to resolve several issues which have been outstanding for many months.

80% Yes Vote For Thales Strike

BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS – THALES TRANSPORT & SECURITY (GTS) (LUL/14/2)

Further to my previous Circular (IR/70/15, 12th March 2015), the ballot has concluded and the result is as follows:-

Are you prepared to take strike action?
Total Votes Cast 50
Number Voting ‘Yes’ 40
Number Voting ‘No’ 10
Spoilt Papers 0

Are you prepared to take industrial action short of a strike?
Total Votes Cast 50
Number Voting ‘Yes’ 40

Agency “disguised Employees” – London Underground

A resolution was recently received from Jubilee South Branch regarding the above and this matter has been considered by the General Grades Committee, which has taken the decision to investigate the use of “disguised employees” by Interserve and other companies in TfL/LUL (reference LUL Engineers Charter and article by GS in January RMT News ‘Fighting Casualisation’) and to produce a report on this worrying pract

Thales Strike Ballot - Vote Yes

Further to my previous Circular (IR/061/15, 2nd March 2015), the Company has been informed that a dispute situation now exists over the proposed changes to the Services organisation as part of the GTS Optimisation Programme. The proposals include compulsory redundancies and those members left at the Company will be facing worse rosters, shift patterns and terms and conditions. RMT put forward strong counter-proposals during discussions but it is clear that the Company has no intention of changing their plans.