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News, reports and information for RMT members who work for London Underground Ltd

'Appalling conditions of work at Hammersmith Service Control Centre'

Subject: WORKING CONDITIONS, HAMMERSMITH SERVICE CONTROL CENTRE – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the resolution from our London Transport Regional Council regarding the appalling conditions of work at Hammersmith Service Control Centre.

Accordingly, we instruct the Generally Secretary to arrange an urgent meeting of our Local Tier 1 and Tier 2 Service Control H&S representatives, the Lead Officer, Senior
Assistant General Secretary with members of the NEC in attendance.

Members to be advised by email & text.

Meeting called to discuss assaults on Tube staff and work conditions

Subject: TERMS AND CONDITIONS, STATION STAFF – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the resolution from our Neasden Branch and that consultation has now occurred with branches in the London Transport Region who are fully supportive of a move to a ballot for industrial action in the forms of Strike Action & Actions Short of a Strike if the company does not come to terms with this union.

Meeting called over workplace violence and Revenue Control Inspector vacancies

Subject: STAFFING LEVELS, REVENUE CONTROL INSPECTORS – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the resolution from our London Transport Regional Council regarding the appalling spike in violence at work against our operational members, the company’s failure or worse intentional non-filling of RCI vacancies which has reduced RCI staff numbers on a massive scale; down from 237 to 140 over 10 years.

To literally add insult to injury; the company are now proposing to replace our RCI grade with an inferior grade of Revenue Control Officer; on £18,000 less salary!

Bakerloo News - December 2019

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Bakerloo News is the monthly newsletter for workers on the Bakerloo Line, produced by RMT activists of the Bakerloo branch.

In this edition:

- Drivers: vote yes for action! Fight to scrap WTT44!
- Breakdown of industrial relations at Queen’s Park
- Cleaners fight continues
- RMT Bakerloo: fighting for every member

Please download the newsletter and distribute it in your workplace and share it online.

RMT Upfront: Tube Drivers' News Pay Special

RMT Upfront is the newsletter for tube drivers from the RMT. In this special edition we look at what the company has offered for drivers in their so called 'full and final' pay and conditions offer, and why the RMT has come to the decision that a ballot for industrial action is now required to enable us to push for a better, fairer offer.

Victoria Line action suspended

 22nd November 2019

BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, TRAIN OPERATORS, VICTORIA LINE - LONDON UNDERGROUND (LUL/14/2)

Further to my circular IR/465/19 15th November 2019, your NEC considered a recent report from the lead officer as well as correspondence from LUL received following discussions held under the auspices of ACAS. Having considered the current position the NEC decided that we should discuss the issues most recently raised by our negotiating team through the machinery and that we should also consolidate our already gained commitments from LUL.

Bakerloo line drivers to be balloted over serious concerns about timetable

WORKING TIMETABLE 44/45 (WT44/45) TRAIN OPERATORS, BAKERLOO LINE - LONDON UNDERGROUND (LUL/14/2)

Our Industrial and Health and Safety representatives on the Bakerloo line have been raising serious concerns over the implementation of Working Timetable WT44/45 which has been in place since May 2019. We firmly believe this timetable is failing and is causing undue stress on Train Operator members.

Cab security upgrade delayed

Driver’s Cab Security System

  • Please download, print and distribute the attached flyer in your depot.

RMT Trains Health and Safety Council members today met with LU management and LU engineers, in the latest of a series of meetings to discuss the driver’s cab security system.

Recent meetings have focused on the timings around drivers over-riding unauthorised access to the driver’s cab. Consideration also has to be given to access in an emergency should the driver become incapacitated.