Service control dispute update: RMT to conduct a ballot of affected members

BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, SERVICE CONTROL, OSBORNE HOUSE - LONDON UNDERGROUND (LUL/14/2)

Further to my previous (Circular IR/109/20, 18th March 2020) the Union suspended two strikes related to the above dispute to allow talks at ACAS to take place. It was made clear to management at the time that the dispute is ongoing and would not be resolved until industrial relations at Osborne House had improved sufficiently and all members' concerns had been addressed for good.

Bakerloo News August 2020: Tories threaten cuts and privatisation

Bakerloo News is the newsletter for workers on the Bakerloo Line.

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In this edition:

  • Tories threaten cuts and privatisation
  • Get ready to resist
  • Driverless?
  • Win on North group staffing
  • SRT Update
  •  Don’t tolerate “gaslighting"
  •  RMT Credit Union

RMT demands government come clean on Tube plans

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RMT ramps up campaign to halt privatisation and driverless trains as Government coup takes over Transport for London

TUBE UNION RMT today wrote to Secretary of State for Transport Grant Shapps demanding that the government come clean on plans to privatise London Underground as part of its takeover of Transport for London.

Yesterday, the Secretary of State announced the names of the two government appointees who will report on TfL’s finances and also set out the terms of reference for a wide-ranging review that puts it in effective control of London’s transport system.

Tory Tube review to look at privatisation and workforce 'modernisation'

RMT warns of mother of all battles against government’s plans for tube privatisation and driverless trains

TUBE UNION RMT today responded to the government terms of the review into Transport for London which say there will be a:

“review of the current operating model and whether there are any opportunities that alternative operating models could bring over the longer term, including consideration of structures and governance.”

And also,

Cable car pay offer accepted

RATES OF PAY & CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2020 - DOPPELMAYR CABLE CAR (DCC) ON EMIRATES AIR LINE CABLE CAR

In line with Union policy a pay claim for an increase in pay and improved terms and conditions has been submitted. The Regional Organiser has met with the company and the following revised offer has been tabled:-

Breakdown in industrial relations at Hammersmith Service Control Centre

BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, HAMMERSMITH SERVICE CONTROL CENTRE - LONDON UNDERGROUND (LUL/14/2)

Over recent years, RMT Reps have raised various issues concerning recruitment and retention within Service Control to London Underground. However, management have failed to act to resolve these matters and having considered a report from the Lead Officer, the National Executive Committee has declared a breakdown in industrial relations at Hammersmith Service Control Centre due to the following:-