RMT Executive decisions

Decisions of RMT's Council of Executives, and of RMT's General Grades Committee (the section of the Council of Executives which deals with industrial matters for railway and other non-shipping grades)

Ballot matrix prepared over SSL Point Care Signalling Department issues

Subject: BREACH OF AGREEMENT, SSL POINT CARE SIGNALLING DEPARTMENT – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the meeting took place between our workplace representatives, Track & Signals Functional representatives, Senior Assistant General Secretary and members of the NEC following the resolution passed at our 2019 AGM, and the company are persisting with breaching of our agreements.

Accordingly, we instruct the General Secretary to prepare a ballot matrix of affected members and advise the company that a dispute situation now exists between our two organisations.

Urgent meeting called on Victoria Line

Subject: BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, TRAIN OPERATORS, VICTORIA LINE – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the report from the Lead Officer; regarding the degrading by the company of the agreement reached at ACAS despite the union suspending Strike Action. London Underground's inability to manage its own lower echelon management and keep its house in order is its own sad affair until it impinges on the health, safety & welfare of its staff our members, and agreements once mutually reached with this union.

Track noise dispute action suspended as RMT wins significant concessions

Danger noise hazard sign

That we note the report from the Lead Officer that talks yesterday and today have produced a potential resolution to the excessive track noise, with short–mid and long term fixes that will ease, minimise and then remove this unacceptable situation put upon our members and travelling public.

Finsbury Park branch Night Tube lone working dispute update

strike flag

Subject: LONE WORKING, NIGHT TUBE STAFF – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the report from the Lead Officer that the company have conceded all our issues of dispute.

We instruct the General Secretary to close the file and advise the company we are no longer in dispute.

Congratulations to our members, representatives, branches and the Lead Officer; and all are urged to remain vigilant.

Members to be advised by email & text.

Piccadilly Line West, Finsbury Park Branches & the London Transport Regional Council to be advised.

Piccadilly Night Tube concerns

Subject: MEAL RELIEF POINT, ARNOS GROVE DEPOT – LONDON UNDERGOUND

We instruct the General Secretary to place an updated report back in front of this NEC; and to combine this file to create a new file: “ Night Tube Issues – Piccadilly Line.”

Piccadilly & District Line West, Finsbury Park branches & the London Transport Regional Council to be advised.

Wilson James members win recognition agreement

Subject: RECOGNITION – WILSON JAMES

That we congratulate our members, DLR Branch and the Organisation Unit for securing this recognition agreement.

We instruct the General Secretary to advise the company of our acceptance, and render our members and reps all assistance.

Members to be advised by email & text.

Docklands Light Railway Branch & the London Transport Regional Council to be advised.

RMT prepares to ballot over dismissal of CSA

A station worker assists a passenger

Subject: DISMISSAL, MEMBER, CSA, PICCADILLY CIRCUS AREA – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the resolution and share the concerns of our Bakerloo Line Branch around the arbitrary discounting of evidence and severity of sanction in comparison to
similar cases.

We therefore instruct the General Secretary to pursue the following course of defensive actions should our member’s coming appeal not result in his reinstatement; in line with the resolution:

RMT congratulates members on 3.4% pay rise offer

Subject: RATES OF PAY & CONDITIONS OF SERVICE – ISS (KAD SECURITY CONTRACT)

That we note the report on file, and that our workplace representative has consulted the members and the Lead Officer recommends acceptance of the offer which constitutes a
3.4% rise in pay across various grades.

We congratulate our members, representatives, DLR Branch, Lead Officer and Ray Shackleton for obtaining this deal.

We instruct the General Secretary to advise the company of our acceptance.

Members to be advised by email & text.

Central Line RMT reps secures drivers above 'minimum numbers agreement'

Subject: BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, TRAIN OPERATORS, CENTRAL LINE – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the meeting with Drivers Local and Functional Representatives took place, and that it was reported that:

  • An extra 20 surplus requirements positions have been allocated to ease staffing issues.
  • A guarantee of a minimum 15 extra surplus requirements positions to the 2009 agreement will be maintained by the company.

It was reported that progress made at talks is taking a while to filter down due to resistance from local management.