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Bakerloo News October 2018

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

In this edition:

  • RMT exposes scandal of unstaffed stations
  • Stations north of Queen’s Park left unstaffed three times per week or more
  • Drivers, station staff: prepare to take action to demand safe staffing!
  • South Group: cover the duties!
  • Vote Michelle Rodgers
  • Your branch meeting details

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

Massive rise in unstaffed tube stations

RMT demands urgent recruitment drive as internal London Underground document shows massive rise in unstaffed stations

TUBE UNION RMT this morning revealed shock new figures from an internal LUL document that expose a crisis in staffing and safety on the tube with dozens of stations now left unstaffed on a weekly basis.

The figures give more proof RMT's case that tube bosses are attempting to run the Underground on the cheap in unsafe conditions .

ITP is dead. It won’t be missed. No more forced moves

 SFC reps have long been demanding a Transfer and Promotional system to end the merry go round of forced displacements and achieve promotional opportunities for stations members. To achieve a fair system, based solely on preference, the following will apply;

CSM & CSS waiting list order;

2017 A Historic Year on Stations: Strike won 325 Jobs. Now we fight on to defend our conditions

Please download and distribute the last SFC News of 2017.

Printed copies are avaialable from Unity House and can be collected up to mid day on Fri 22 Dec.

 

Newsletter includes:

2017 was a Historic Year for Stations

CSA Sacked for asking colleague to swap a duty with less than 12 hours rest

Annual Leave & Roster Changes

More Attendance Management Abuses

Gateline Wizard

 

 

Tube Bosses leaving stations unstaffed

Tube bosses are leaving stations unstaffed during traffic hours. It will come as no surprise to those of us who work on the Tube, but the 'revelation' was described as an exclusive by BBC London News today.

The BBC report states that:

"Four years ago today Transport for London (TfL) announced all London Underground ticket offices would be shut. 

Station members congratulated over FFtF dispute successes

We congratulate our stations members on mounting a convincing dispute and strike action against the company’s Fit For the Future/Stations re-organisation, and enabling our Reps and Lead Officer to do a great job through negotiations in repairing the damage done to the safety, staffing and general running of tube stations; including putting back 325 jobs.

325 Jobs Won through Strike Action Now Allocated

325 Jobs Won through Strike Action Now Allocated

« More than 500 Jobs have been won back since the 953 Fit for the future cuts were announced.

« 325 new jobs won by Jan 17 strike will bring big reduction in lone working at worst effected locations.

« Additional jobs plus 54 CSA2 to CSA1 upgrades will help roster balance.