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Newsletters for RMT members in particular companies or grades

Safety Information for Underground Drivers: Wrong Direction Moves

Read the text below; click on '1 attachment' / file name to download a printable notice.

As part of Connect radio ‘Phase 2’ implementation a number of changes were made to safety critical procedures. The most notable of these was authority to pass a semi-automatic signals using secure radio communications. There were many publications, notices and briefings pertaining to the new procedure.

In a way, there was a poor relation, a new procedure that was somewhat overshadowed: wrong direction moves!

CMS Operational Managers' Review update

Joint statement from RMT, ASLEF, BTOG, TSSA reps - read the text below; click '1 attachment' / file name to download.

As you are all aware, CMS was introduced for Duty Managers in September this year and will eventually replace your blue licence, at the minute it validates it. CMS will assess you continuously throughout the year to ensure you are competent to do your job.

However at the last MATS meeting where we were given a presentation of CMS we discovered that management had put, the grade progression model for Duty Managers in the CMS booklet.

'RMT Platform', 14 August 2009: Your Job Under Threat

newsletterThe new issue of our 'RMT Platform' newsletter itemises London Underground management's attacks on stations jobs, and reveals statistics that show just how mean LUL's pay offer really is. You can read all issues of 'RMT Platform' here.

It tells staff your rights regarding cancellation of overtime, and taking grievances against managers.

'RMT Platform' also reports on:

Drivers' Pay Awards

posterBelow is a list of 2009 pay awards for train drivers. This information certainly puts LUL's measly 1.5% - and even worse, 0.5% next year - into perspective!

A notice giving this information is attached - please download and circulate to all drivers.

  • Arriva Cross Country: 3.5%
  • Arriva Trains Wales: 4.75%
  • Chiltern Railways: 3.5%
  • DRS: 3.5%
  • DB Schenker: 4.06%
  • East Midlands Trains: 3.5%
  • Gatwick Express: 3.3%
  • GB Railfreight: 3.27%

New Threat to Stations Jobs

The attachment on this article details the management's attempt to drive custom away from ticket office windows and therefore do away with ticket office jobs. Euston, Paddington, Brixton, Victoria and Kings Cross are the latest stations which are trialling the five pounds minimum top up of oyster cards.

Leaflet: Swine Flu Update

Click '1 attachment' / file name to download a joint RMT/TSSA leaflet on swine flu from your London Underground Stations & Revenue Health & Safety Council reps. Read the text below.

Influenza A (H1N1) – Swine Flu Update.

“...once a fully fit pandemic virus emerges, its further international spread is unstoppable”. Dr Margaret Chan, WHO

"National incidence of influenza-like illness increased for all regions and is now evident in all age groups." Royal College of GPs

'RMT Platform' 22 June 2009: Station Staff Strike Back

RMT PlatformThe new issue of 'RMT Platform' reports on station staff's solid participation in RMT's strike for jobs, pay and justice. It also gives information on our campaign for snow day pay, London Underground's backdoor job cuts, the new Ticket Office Procedures Handbook, and the 'Textback' trial flop. Plus there is advice on station and revenue staff's rights.

Click '1 attachment' / file name to download it.