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)

TfL Pension Consultative Committee: vote Sister Parry

That we note the endorsement from our London Transport Regional Council of Sister Jamie Parry for the pending election to the TfL Pension Consultative Committee
Section 2.

This NEC endorses Sister Parry, and instructs the General Secretary to inform all RMT members eligible to vote in the Section 2 election for the TfL Pension Consultative Committee, and render Sister Parry, TfL No 1 Branch and the London Transport Regional Council every reasonable assistance in this important election.

Members to be advised by email and text.

RMT reject derisory Exterion Media pay offer

Subject: RATES OF PAY & CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2018 –​EXTERION MEDIA

That we note the report from our Lead Officer and the unacceptable below inflation pay offer from the company to our hard working members. Accordingly, we instruct the General Secretary to write to the company to advise them of our rejection of their derisory pay offer and that a dispute situation now exists
between our two organisations.

Meeting called over Met Line withdrawal of canteen facilities

Subject: CANTEEN CLOSURE, HARROW, METROPOLITAN LINE – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the report from our Lead Officer and the correspondence from the company declining to address our concerns and requirements in any way whatsoever.
The position of the company now confirmed in writing regarding their removal of and intention to not provide replacement canteen facilities or arrangements for our driver members sets a precedent which is unacceptable, and a threat to all our driver members on the LU combine.

W&C drivers vote 100% YES for industrial action, smashing Tory anti-union laws

We congratulate our members on the convincing balloting turnout and magnificent yes vote which clearly demonstrates their deep concerns over the imposition of this unsafe practice.

We note that the ballot results are as follows:

The result for action short of strike is as follows:-

Number of members balloted: 67

Total votes cast                  53 (79.1%)

Number voting “Yes”            53 (100%)

Number voting “No”              0

Spoilt Papers                        0

The 40% and 50% thresholds were both met.

RMT aims for full re-integration of our Fleet Materials Stores members

Subject: TFL TRANSFORMATION

We note the concerns of our LU Fleet Branch regarding the deviation from the company’s transformation process regarding re-wiring affecting our Fleet Materials Stores members; and the potential affect on them and other Fleet members.

We instruct the General Secretary to seek an urgent meeting with the company to raise our concerns, objections with the aim of full re-integration of our Fleet Materials Stores members back into the Fleet family.

RMT aims to end outsourcing of core Materials work

Subject: VENDOR MANAGED INVENTORY SYSTEM, FLEET MATERIALS – LUL

We note the concerns of our LU Fleet Branch regarding the apparent outsourcing by stealth of our Fleet Material Stores member's work, and the threat posed to our members ongoing employment.

We instruct the General Secretary to seek an urgent meeting with the company to raise our concerns and objections with the view of an immediate end to all VMI and associated outsourcing of core Materials work to external contractors

DLR machinary amendments endorsed by RMT

Subject: MACHINERY OF NEGOTIATION – KEOLIS AMEY DOCKLANDS

We note the report from our Lead Officer; and that the amendments to the recently agreed Machinery of Negotiations have been endorsed by him and the Dockland Light Railway Branch.

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

Members to be advised by email and text.

Dockland Light Railway Branch and the London Transport Regional Council to be advised.

Collective bargaining agreement secured on CGL Rail

Subject: CGL RAIL RECOGNITION

We congratulate our Docklands Light Railway Branch, Org Unit and Lead Officer for securing this Collective Bargaining agreement for our Members in CGL Rail; and instruct the General Secretary to inform the company of our acceptance.

Members to be advised by email and text.

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

DLR ISS members congratulated as pay offer is accepted

Subject: BREACH OF MACHINERY – ISS (KAD CONTRACT)

We congratulate our Members, Docklands Light Railway Branch and the Lead Officer for both the struggle and tenacity needed in securing this pay offer in difficult
circumstances.

We instruct the General Secretary to inform the company of our acceptance of this offer.

Members to be advised by email and text.

The Docklands Light Railway Branch and London Transport Regional Council to be advised.

Strike action named in Transplant 'train prep payment' dispute

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

We congratulate our members for taking solid strike action again over the weekend just gone; and note the correspondence from our Lead Officer and IR Rep.
In light with our members determination to bring the company to the negotiations table with an acceptable offer; we instruct our Members (Advanced Train Maintainers,
Duty Maintenance Managers & Team Leaders (Train Maintenance)) to take Industrial Action in the form of a Strike on the following shifts: