Defending jobs

Opposing cuts in staffing levels and jobs

Duty Managers Jobs To Go!

New leaflet from RMT ... Click '1 attachment' / file name to download the leaflet; read the text below.

It has now come to the attention of the RMT that your jobs are about to be savagely slashed by the Senior Management! Yes the Senior Managers you supported by helping to keep stations open and trains running during strike action by the other grades and some in your own grade.

While these Senior Managers plan how to spend their bonus’s you can plan for your unemployment.

144 Ticket Offices and 1200 Jobs Under Threat as Boris Johnson Rips Up Manifesto Pledge On Tube Cuts

TUBE AND TfL union RMT today released new information which exposes the full extent of the first wave of cuts under Boris Johnson’s £5 billion tube savings programme with 144 station ticket offices and 1200 jobs under threat of the axe.

Serious Safety Risk Warning Over Plans to Cut Tube Line Inspections

Photo by James Cridlan

TUBE UNION RMT today warned of serious risks to public safety as it emerged that track safety patrols are to be cut.

RMT are pointing to the move to halve safety inspections as clear evidence that claims by Mayor Boris Johnson that the £5 billion black hole facing TfL will not result in front line cuts are nonsense.

Bob Crow, RMT General Secretary, said: “We have warned all along that the multi-billion pound black hole facing TfL, and the financial chaos at Tube Lines, would result in real service cuts and would impact on safety and reliability.

The Neasden Flyer - November 2009

Please Find Attached, the Current issue of The Neasden Flyer

Inside this issue...

Willesden Green Group Ballot for Strike Action

Defending Jobs & Agreements Train Operators Detraining instead of CSAs

Straford Market Depot Ballot for Strike Action

UPDATE YOUR MEMBERSHIP DETAILS - VIA NICK SMITH

Network Rail Threaten to Sack 13,000 Maintenance Workers

JoblosspicRail Union RMT revealed today that Network Rail have threatened to sack their entire maintenance workforce of 13,000 and to re-employ a reduced number of workers on new terms and conditions in a bid to bulldoze through a multi-billion pound cuts package.

The threat to sack the workforce, who carry out the essential day to day maintenance of tracks, signals and overhead lines, was thrown at RMT representatives during re-organisation talks.

Rates OF Pay, Conditions Of Service 2009 and Redundencies at TFL

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This is RMT's Official circular regarding TfL - IR/301/09 dated 15th of October 2009, from General Secretary Bob Crow

Further to my circular of 9th October 2009, the General Grades Committee has asked me to make the necessary arrangements to convene a meeting under the auspices of ACAS in accordance with the TfL procedural agreements. I am given to understand that TSSA are making a similar approach.

Strategy to Defend Stations & Revenue Jobs

This resolution, submitted by Stratford no.1 branch and seconded by TfL no.1 branch, was passed unanimously by the October 2009 meeting RMT's London Transport Regional Council.

This branch / Regional Council endorses and will carry out the following strategy for defending stations and revenue jobs:

1. London Underground is currently pursuing several policies which lead us to believe that the company intends to cut stations and revenue jobs within the next few years, including:

Subsea 7 in Race to Bottom over Terms and Conditions

Whilst not directly related to London Region members, this situation is something that is happening widely and demonstrates the methods that already profitable companies will use to increase profits further at the expense of their workers and out brothers and sisters in the RMT

OFFSHORE ENERGY union RMT today slammed the major subsea engineering and construction company Subsea 7 for engaging in a “race to the bottom” on pay and conditions through the hiring of cheap, overseas labour which has put jobs and conditions in the North Sea field under threat.

Forced Transfer Consultation by DfT

busThe Department for Transport is conducting a consultation on the effects of section 44, Local Transport Act 2008 and is inviting views on a package of draft regulations and guidance which relate to quality contracts schemes.

To view the draft Quality Contracts Schemes (Application of TUPE) Regulations 2009 click on this link http://www.dft.gov.uk/consultations/open/qcs/tupe1.pdf