New ballot in train prep dispute as fightback continues

Subject: TRAIN PREPARATION PAYMENTS, TRANSPLANT MAINTENANCE STAFF – LONDON UNDERGROUND (ex-AP JNP)

We note the report from our Lead Officer that this dispute remains unresolved and the ballot mandate expires on 6th June 2018.

We therefore instruct the General Secretary to advise the company we remain in dispute and immediately re-ballot the following Transplant Members for Industrial Actions:

Maintenance Duty Managers, Team leaders, Advanced Train Maintainers.

The Industrial Action to be in the form of:

STRIKE ACTION
OVERTIME AND REST DAY WORKING BAN
MEMBERS NOT TO CARRY OUT ROLES BEYOND THEIR SUBSTANTIVE POSITIONS AND LOCATIONS
MEMBERS NOT TO DEVIATE FROM CURRENT VALID APPROVED WORK AND SAFETY INSTRUCTION DOCUMENTS
MEMBERS NOT TO DEVIATE FROM CURRENT VALID APPROVED RISK ASSESSMENTS
MEMBERS NOT TO DEVIATE FROM LATEST ISSUE OF TUBE LINES SUPPLEMENT TO THE RULE BOOK
MEMBERS NOT TO WORK ONSITE UNLESS A FIRST AIDER IS ON DUTY
MEMBERS NOT TO PERFORM COACHING AND/OR BUDDY DUTIES
REST BREAKS TO BE TAKEN WITHIN LEGAL/AGREED PARAMETRES
PERSONAL MOBILE DEVICES ARE NOT FOR WORK RELATED US

The ballot is to be conducted in the shortest reasonable timescale.

Industrial Action to take place at any time during the 6 months following the close of the ballot.

We remain available for talks with the company.

Members to be advised by email and text.

LU Fleet Branch and the London Transport Regional Council to be advised.