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)

ABM cleaners strike blocked by Tory anti union laws

SUBJECT: JUSTICE FOR ABM CLEANERS (FORMERLY “RATES OF PAY AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE, CLEANERS ABM (LU CONTRACT)

That we note the ballot result for Strike Action is as follows:

Number of members balloted: 620

Total votes cast: 299 (48.2%)

Number voting YES: 294 (98.3%)

Number voting NO: 5 (1.7%)

Spoilt papers: 0

The 40% threshold was met but the 50% turnout thresholds were not met.

Picc driver unfairly sacked

Subject: DISMISSAL, DRIVER, ARNOS GROVE – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the resolution from our Finsbury Park Branch and the report from our Lead Officer regarding the indefensible treatment of our Member, Piccadilly Line management.

We instruct the General Secretary to arrange an urgent meeting of our Piccadilly Line IR Reps, Senior Assistant General Secretary, Lead Officer and members of the NEC in attendance.

An injury to one is an injury to all!

Members to be advised by email & text.

RMT demands paper payslips be provided to workers who require them

Subject: INTRODUCTION OF ELECTRONIC PAYSLIPS - LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the resolution from the London Transport Regional Council regarding the company’s withdrawal of paper wage slips as part of their moving over to electronic payslips.

It is unacceptable to withdraw paper payslips from staff members who have no electronic means of accessing pay advise; or who are not computer literate/able for whatever reason.

We instruct the General Secretary in-line with the resolution to:

TfL branch passes motion on abuse of attendance policy

Subject: ATTENDANCE AT WORK POLICY – LONDON UNDERGROUND

We note the resolution from our London Transport Regional Council regarding the company going outside of their own procedures to intimidate and mis-discipline our members.

We instruct the General Secretary to pace a report in front of this NEC without delay.

Further; we instruct the General Secretary to merge this file with file:

ABUSE OF ATTENDANCE AT WORK POLICY – LONDON UNDERGROUND LUL/5/9

Members to be advised by email & text.

RMT Tube pay dispute meeting rejects latest offer

Meeting

"We instruct the General Secretary to provide all assistance in preparing a ballot matrix for a ballot of the entirety of our London Underground membership for a ballot for Industrial Action; which is to be completed with a target for the strike ballot ready to go by the end of November."

That we note the full and final offer from the company was discussed at an all LU Reps meeting last Thursday.

RMT sets aside £100,000 for strike pay for Tube cleaners

STRIKE PAY FOR RMT ABM TUBE CLEANERS! 

 The RMT NEC has just unanimously agreed an INITIAL £100,000 for hardship payments for striking Tube Cleaner Members!

 "That we note the call to support our ABM members and Instruct the General Secretary to initially ring-fence £100k for hardship payments to our members who participated in strike action. This is to be kept under review."

 Together We Are Stronger!

 JUSTICE FOR TUBE CLEANERS!

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.