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"Effective Union Organisation" Leads To Industry Leading London Overground Pay Rise

Rail Union RMT confirmed today that after constructive talks with London Overground the union and the company have agreed an industry-leading 3.85% pay deal for LOROL staff in 2013 as part of a 4 year pay award. Years 2,3 and 4 are inflation (RPI) plus 0.5% - protecting and enhancing staff living standards into the future at a time when there is an unprecedented national attack on wages and conditions.

London Overground Safety And Security Staff To Strike Again As Bosses Reneges On Settlement

TRANSPORT UNION RMT confirmed today that security and safety staff employed by STM Security Group on London Overground services will be taking strike action next week in a dispute over bullying and harassment and an attempt to impose workplace changes without agreement.

London Overground STM Strike Suspended Following Positive Developments

From RMT General Secretary Bob Crow

BULLYING & INTIMIDATION, TRAVEL SAFE OFFICERS – STM SECURITY GROUP (UK) LTD (LOROL CONTRACT)

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: ALL INDUSTRIAL ACTION IS SUSPENDED

Further to my letter dated 29th November 2012 in relation to the above matter, I can confirm that your union has entered into talks with London Overground in relation to the role and responsibility of the Travel Safe Officer. London Overground has agreed that the TSOs would be better off working directly for LOROL rather than for STM and talks will begin in January to discuss the logistics of bringing your work back in-house.

London Overground Safety Security Staff On Strike Today

TRANSPORT UNION RMT confirmed today that security and safety staff employed by STM Security Group on London Overground services will be taking both strike action and action short of a strike this Saturday in a dispute over bullying and an attempt to impose new terms and conditions. Spurs, Crystal Palace and West Ham all have home games on that day.

Following a unanimous vote for action in a ballot this month, management have been informed that RMT members will be ;

STM Security Group Travel Safe Officers Working On London Overground To Strike Over Bullying And Intimidation

Our Travel Safe Officer members and union representatives are being subjected to bullying and intimidation by STM Security Group (UK) Ltd. Despite several warnings from the union, management continue to subject our members to this appalling treatment.

The General Grades Committee has considered this matter and has taken the following decision:

  • taking strike action and not signing on for any shifts between 00:01 hours and 23:59 hours on Saturday 03rd November 2012.
  • and by way of action short of strike action to not do any overtime or shift changes for any shifts between 00:01 hours and 23:59 hours on Saturday 03rd November 2012.

London Overground Safety And Security Staff Balloted For Strike Action In Bullying Dispute

TRANSPORT UNION RMT confirmed today that security and safety staff employed by STM Security Group on London Overground services will be balloted for both strike action and action short of a strike this week in a dispute over bullying and an attempt to impose new terms and conditions.

STM are contracted to provide safety and security services on London Overground stations.

Despite several warnings from RMT, management at STM Security Group have continued to bully and intimidate our Travel Safe Officer member’s and union representatives.

Testing Of Driverless Trains

We note the report from our LT Regional Council train grades committee. We welcome the committee’s organising efforts, and instruct the General Secretary to offer assistance and resources.

We note the comments concerning which grades may be used to test driverless trains. We instruct the General Secretary to obtain a further, detailed report on this, and to ensure that membership data for all LUL train grades is accurate and up-to-date should we need to hold a ballot for industrial action.

Executive Report To London Transport Regional Council September 2012

From London Transport Region's Executive Member Janine Booth

BRANCH SPHERES OF INFLUENCE
The agreed spheres of influence are attached on a separate sheet.

Council of Executives decision, 4 September:

We note the report from our Regional Organiser regarding spheres of influence of branches within London Transport region. We endorse the report and instruct the General Secretary to ensure its implementation.

Recognition Agreement – Travel Safe Officers , Stm Security Group (uk) Ltd (lorol Contract)

We note the report from our Regional Organiser, and endorse the recognition agreement. We note that the union is now pursuing recognition for other grades on this contract.

London and Anglia and London Transport Regional Councils, and relevant branches, to be advised.

London Overground Staff Get Provision For Taxis To And From Work On Extreme Shifts

We note the report from our Regional Organiser, and endorse the agreement reached, providing for taxis to and from home for staff working extreme duties who are unable to use a direct public transport route.

We congratulate our negotiators for achieving this agreement, and instruct the General Secretary to obtain a report summarising the staff travel policies of all London Transport employers.

London and Anglia and London Transport Regional Councils, and relevant branches, to be advised.