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)

Finsbury Park branch Night Tube lone working dispute update

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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.

Victoria Line dispute discussions continue

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

That we note the meeting with Drivers Local and Functional Representatives took place, and that discussions are ongoing with local meetings with the company.

It was agreed that members of the Trains Functional Council will also continue to address this matter with the company, and report on progress to the Lead Officer in
early October.

We instruct the General Secretary to place an updated report in front of this NEC.

Reminder of RMT position on LUL Attendance Policy to be sent out

Subject: ATTENDANCE AT WORK PROCEDURE – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the resolution from our TfL No1 & LUL MATS Grades Branch; and instruct the General Secretary to issue an urgent yellow RMT circular reminding all applicable London Underground staff of the RMT position regarding the LUL Attendance at Work policy.

Also restating previously issued advice relating to associated LUL paperwork that staff may be asked to sign.

TfL No1 & LUL MATS Grades Branch & the London Transport Regional Council to be advised.

STM industrial action update

Subject: RATES OF PAY AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2018 – STM (ARRIVA RAIL LONDON CONTRACT) TRAVEL SAFE OFFICERS

That we note the correspondence on file regarding a sizable number of our affected members being on annual leave resulting in a request from their representative requesting the 3 day strike set to beginning next Monday be suspended.

Accordingly; we suspend the coming strike action and instruct all members to work normally between 13:30 hrs Monday 23rd September to 23:30hrs on Wednesday 25th September 2019.

Ballot to be prepared as LU managers 'attempt to unpick agreed reasonable adjustment'

Subject: DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the resolution from our Bakerloo Line Branch and agree that its not enough for the company to portray themselves as a progressive equal opportunities employer to staff and publicly, if they allow their junior managers to regularly attempt to unpick agreed reasonable working adjustments for our member; which will have a potential impact on all our disabled members of staff.

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