Southgate explosion: RMT wishes injured passengers a speedy recovery

Yesterday evening , in what appears to be a power tool battery explosion, a major incident unfolded at Southgate station on the London Underground network.

The union understands that members of the public were hospitalised and we wish them a speedy recovery.

Station staff were once again fantastic in dealing with the initial incident and getting people to safety whilst undertaking a full speedy evacuation in very difficult circumstances.

Edgware Road Safety News

Edgware Road Safety News has the latest important issues from your RMT H&S rep.

In this edition:

  • We Still Don’t Know If This System Is Safe 
  • HMS Familiarisation: Nothing Agreed Yet
  • 50mph Target Speed Into HMS Dt! 
  • Platform Strike 
  • Beeping Noise 
  • Issues From 30 May Meeting With Management
  • Latimer Road Facilities/timings 
  • 'Amnesty': It’s Ok To Make Mistakes

The newsletter is attached for you to download.

Jubilee dispute ends as RMT secures more weekend rest days for drivers

We note the report from the Lead Officer regarding the proposal from management.

We congratulate our Members, Negotiations Team, Lead Officer and both Jubilee Line Branches on fighting for and achieving this proposal from the company that addresses the issues of the dispute by returning the rest days management took away as a consequence of their imposed roster which will now be returned under our current agreements.

Further, we instruct the General Secretary to write to the company advising them of our acceptance of the proposal and that we are no longer in dispute.

Upgrades News June 2018

Upgrades News is for drivers on the sub-surface railway. It has all the latest information abouit signalling upgrades on the Metropolitan, Hammersmith & City, Circle and District Lines.  In this edition:

  • Hammersmith ‘sidings’ concerns raised
  • Target Speed Error 
  • ATO train strikes platform
  • ‘Myth busting’ meeting report 
  • Signal abnormality discovered 

Please download and distribute in your workplace, or share online.

Jubilee News: dispute special

Jubilee News is a special newsletter for drivers on the Jubilee Line, produced by RMT activists.

In this edition:

  • Management offer increase in Saturday rest days
    The RMT National Executive will debate and make a formal decision about the offer from LU early next week

  • The detail of the offer from LUL​

  • ACAS - An insider’s report

  • ​RMT tells LU 'end the bullying culture' following ET loss
  • Check your details

  • Executive report: Ballot prepared for all LUL grades over unfair sacking

Industrial action called in train prep payment dispute

Subject: TRAIN PREPARATION PAYMENTS, TRANSPLANT MAINTENANCE STAFF – LONDON UNDERGROUND (ex-AP JNP)

In line with our Members determination to fight for recognition and renumeration for train preparation; we instruct our Members to (Advanced Train Maintainers, Duty
Maintenance Managers & Team Leaders (Train Maintenance)) to take Industrial Action short of a Strike in the form an overtime ban and rest day working ban from 00:01 Friday 28 th June 2018 until further notice.

Industrial action called in Transplant pay parity dispute

Subject: PAY PARITY, TRANSPLANT MAINTENANCE / STORES STAFF – LONDON UNDERGROUND (ex-AP JNP)

In line with our Members determination to fight for pay parity; we instruct our Members (Maintenance Performance Manager, Materials Manager, Storeman, Storeman Team Leader, Technical Manager, Train Maintainer (Train Maintenance)) to take Industrial Action short of a Strike in the form an overtime ban and rest day working ban from 00:01 Friday 28 th June 2018 until further notice.

Ballot prepared for all London Underground grades over Paul Bailey unfair sacking

This NEC is appalled by London Undergrounds shocking handling of the Paul Bailey case.

We note that this travesty calls into question the integrity of the entire drugs and alcohol policy and testing regime. Due to the potential consequences of this sacking
being upheld at appeal in the event of this occurring we instruct the General Secretary to immediately prepare a ballot matrix for all grades on London Underground at all locations.

All London Underground branches and the London Transport Regional Council to be advised.

Defend Bro Fasoro

We note the report from our Lead Officer regarding the thinly disguised disgraceful third party interference by ABM which led to the sacking of Bro Fasoro by his agency Premier Work Support for trades union activity; and put on record now that the RMT will consider every avenue to ensure our brothers ability to undertake lawful trades union activity is remedied and he is reinstated without any detriment.