Train prep payment ballot results bust Tory anti-strike laws

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

We note the overwhelming turnout and ballot result and the resolve yet again shown by our members.

Are you prepared to take strike action?

Number of individuals who were entitled to vote in the ballot: 31

Number of votes cast in the ballot: 29 (93.5%)

Number of individuals answering “Yes” to the question: 25 (86.2%)

Number of individuals answering “No” to the question: 4

Number of spoiled or otherwise invalid voting papers returned: 0

Are you prepared to take industrial action short of a strike?

Number of individuals who were entitled to vote in the ballot: 31

Number of votes cast in the ballot: 29 (93.5%)

Number of individuals answering “Yes” to the question: 27 (93.1%)

Number of individuals answering “No” to the question: 2

Number of spoiled or otherwise invalid voting papers returned: 0

Both of the above results exceed the new legal thresholds.

Our previous ballot mandate expires tomorrow; all Members (Advanced Train Maintainers, Duty Maintenance Managers & Team Leaders (Train Maintenance)) are instructed to discontinue all industrial actions as of 23:59 tonight 5th June 2018.

We remain open 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.

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