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)

Unless Tube pay offer is significantly improved it is likely a dispute situation will exist

Subject: RATES OF PAY & CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2019 LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the report from the Lead Officer on yesterday’s pay talks where the company advised us that we must withdraw all items of our pay claim in return for a
one year bare RPI offer of 2.5% (RPI February 2019).

This is a derisory offer and manoeuvre by London Underground and is unacceptable to this union. Accordingly; we instruct the General Secretary to:  

Central Line ballot result smashes anti union laws and demonstrates resolve to bring LU back in-line!

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

We note that the ballot results are as follows:

Hainault Depot
The result for strike action is as follows:-
Number of members balloted: 35
Total votes cast 19 (54.3%)
Number voting “Yes” 19 (54.3%)
Number voting “No” 0
Spoilt Papers 0
The 40% and 50% thresholds were both met.

Harvinder Billing must be re-instated!

Subject: DISMISSAL, HARVINDER BILLING, CSA2, HEATHROW –LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the views of yesterday’s reps meeting regarding the dismissal by the company of Bro Harvinder for allegedly not carrying out procedure around ticket office accounting, when the cash handling devices are riven with faults; and resulting discrepancies in accounting are rife as a result but that no adequate training exists for addressing these instances.

RMT tells LU: do not discipline Sister Kyei-Donokoh or we will be in dispute

"if any disciplinary sanction whatsoever is given to sister Kyei-Donokoh at her CDI outcome tomorrow a dispute will exist"

Subject: DISCIPLINARY. S. KYEI-DONKOH, CSA, PICCADILLY CIRCUS – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the decision of Yesterday’s reps meeting regarding the appalling treatment by the company of sister Sophie Kyei-Donokoh, who after being abused by
a repeat offending member of the public, has been put through a sham of the disciplinary procedure on a Gross Misconduct charge by the company.

Victoria Line in dispute over unacceptable breakdown of industrial relations

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

That we note the resolution from our Finsbury Park Branch regarding them unacceptable breakdown in industrial relations on the Victoria Line.

We instruct the General Secretary to inform the company that we are now in dispute; and arrange a meeting of Victoria Line Train Ops IR and H&S Representatives, Branch Officers with the Senior Assistant General Secretary, Lead Officer (if available) and members of the NEC in attendance.

Members to be advised by email and text.

RMT tells LU: do not discipline Sister Kyei-Donokoh or we will be in dispute

21st of March 2019

"if any disciplinary sanction whatsoever is given to sister Kyei-Donokoh at her CDI outcome tomorrow a dispute will exist"

Subject: DISCIPLINARY. S. KYEI-DONKOH, CSA, PICCADILLY CIRCUS – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the decision of Yesterday’s reps meeting regarding the appalling treatment by the company of sister Sophie Kyei-Donokoh, who after being abused by
a repeat offending member of the public, has been put through a sham of the disciplinary procedure on a Gross Misconduct charge by the company.

District Centre Group votes yes to strike but thresholds not met

Subject: DUTIES/SHIFT COVERAGE, DISTRICT CENTRE GROUP – LONDON UNDERGROUND

We note that the ballot results are as follows:

The result for strike action is as follows:-

Number of members balloted: 171

Total votes cast 74 (43.3%)

Number voting “Yes” 71 (41.5% of members balloted)

Number voting “No” 3

Spoilt Papers 0

The 40% threshold was met but 50% turnout threshold was not met

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All fleet maintenance to be balloted over proposed safety cuts

Subject: TRAIN PREPARATION SCHEDULE – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note that the company are intent on a wholesale watering down of train inspection frequencies beyond all recognition across the LUL network; thereby introducing significant risks to the travelling public and our members of various grades.

Station worker disciplined for suffering verbal assault

Subject: DISCIPLINARY. S. KYEI-DONKOH, CSA, PICCADILLY CIRCUS – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the resolution from our Bakerloo Line Branch; and are appalled at the company’s unfair treatment of Sister Kyei-Donkoh where instead of supporting her following a verbal assault; they have instead misapplied the disciplinary procedure and are continuing to do so; with her disciplinary hearing outcome due to be announced on Tuesday 26 th February 2018.