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Opposing cuts in staffing levels and jobs

Prepare to picket - LUL offered no improvements at ACAS today

LUL Station Staffing & Safety Arrangements , Post Implementation of Fit for the Future. ACAS Update Thursday 5th January 2017

Dear RMT Members,

Today myself and senior RMT reps, The TSSA and LUL met at ACAS for the second day on the above dispute.

Despite my request yesterday to make a radically improved offer and a whole day of conciliation at ACAS no improvements were forthcoming.

LUL have stated they want to return tomorrow for talks, and we of course are available. If there are developments I will report back.

RMT leaks document showing tube boss agreed with RMT over Fit for the Future crisis

TUBE UNION RMT says that while strikes loom on London Underground middle managers have asked LUL Chief Operating Officer “How am I supposed to convince staff to break a strike/OT ban when I completely agree with many of the issues raised by the RMT?”
 
A leaked record of an “Area Managers Briefing” where senior Tube bosses met with area and line managers has exposed the chaos at London Underground stations following over 800 job cuts as part of LULs ‘Fit for the Future’ reorganisation that resulted in the closure of ticket offices on every station on the tube network.

RMT reps meeting to discuss organising strikes over 'Fit for the Future' Tube job cuts crisis

STATION STAFFING & SAFETY ARRANGEMENTS, POST-IMPLEMENTATION OF FIT FOR THE FUTURE – LONDON UNDERGROUND (LUL/14/5)

Further to my previous Circular (IR/386/16) 9th December 2016 on the above matter, the overtime ban remains on and has been well supported by our members, who should be congratulated for taking action.

RMT reps meeting to discuss organising strikes over 'Fit for the Future' Tube job cuts crisis

STATION STAFFING & SAFETY ARRANGEMENTS, POST-IMPLEMENTATION OF FIT FOR THE FUTURE – LONDON UNDERGROUND (LUL/14/5)

Further to my previous Circular (IR/386/16) 9th December 2016 on the above matter, the overtime ban remains on and has been well supported by our members, who should be congratulated for taking action.

Tube drivers to strike following 'overly harsh' sacking of colleague

Following the recent ballot result in favour of taking strike action and action short of a strike in protest against the unfair dismissal of your RMT colleague Brother Dean Storey, your Reps met yesterday to discuss the matter. As a result and having noted the views from this meeting, the National Executive Committee has taken the decision to call on all affected members at West Ruislip Traincrew Depot and White City Traincrew Depot NOT TO BOOK ON for any shifts that commence between:-

Tube managers to be balloted over 'development centers'

CHANGES TO TRAINS OPERATIONAL MANAGEMENT – LONDON UNDERGROUND (LUL/15/4)

Further to my previous Circular (IR/337/16, 10th November 2016), regarding London Underground’s proposal to remove the DTSM and TOSM grades and replace them with a new grade called Trains Manager, a Reps meeting has taken place and discussions with LUL are on-going in relation to proposed pay bands, locations and other matters. 

Trains Management Update

Your reps met again with the company on Wednesday (23/11/16), where we finally were given answers to some of the many questions we raised at the start of October. The discussions centred around the impact on our members, particulary the issues of pay, pensions and severence.

Stations dispute ACAS update

ACAS TALKS
RMT LUL stations Dispute

Dear RMT members

Yesterday afternoon and all day today myself and senior RMT Stations reps , alongside TSSA ,attended talks at ACAS with LUL.

We have in specific detail laid out to Directors of LUL all of our major concerns over the Job cuts /Ticket office closures /Lack of training /inequality of CSA2 rate undermining CSA1 rate for the job / impostion of Transfer policy and the sheer overall negative impact of working in LUL Station staff in Fit for the Future Stations.