RMT winning for tube drivers: SPAD CDI thrown out

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RMT train driver Mulu Tumzghi faced termination at CDI following a SPAD in Neasden depot. The RMT went into dispute and fought his case and now this unnecessary disciplinary has been thrown out. Mulu is back at work as a train driver because he is a member of the RMT, the train drivers union.

Mulu should never have faced a a disciplinary charge: his was not an aggravated SPAD. Mulu was honest about what happened and followed instructions as soon as he was aware of his error.

Victoria Line drivers to strike: date announced

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

That we note the Lead Officer and our Negotiations Team have reviewed the lack of progress made by the company on this matter along with correspondence from the company which is unsatisfactory; and are recommending strike action should be called.

Accordingly; we instruct all affected members to take industrial action in the form of a strike by not booking on for shifts commencing between:

Central Line drivers' strike date announced

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

That we note the Lead Officer and our representatives have reviewed the lack of progress made by the company on this matter along with correspondence from the
company which is unsatisfactory; and are recommending strike action should be called.

Accordingly; we instruct all affected members to take industrial action in the form of a strike by not booking on for shifts commencing between:

Protection Staff pay meeting called

Subject: PAY, TERMS & CONDITIONS, PROTECTION STAFF – MORSONS AND CLESHARS (LU CONTRACTS)

That we note the report from the Lead Officer, and instruct the General Secretary to arrange an urgent meeting between the workplace representatives, the Lead Officer, Senior Assistant General Secretary and members of the NEC in attendance.

Members to be advised by email & text.

Bob Crow’s Branch and the London Transport Regional Council to be advised.

RMT to ballot over excessive track noise

Ear protectors

That we note the Lead Officer has consulted the representatives regarding the lack of progress by management on this issue; and our members need protection from the excessive noise where these poor track conditions exist.

Therefore, we instruct the General Secretary to ballot all Train Operators and Operator Instructors on the Jubilee, Central, Victoria and Northern Lines for industrial action for action short of a strike; namely:

Pay Talks update: Tube bosses offer slight reduction in working hours as RMT keeps pressure on

RMT representatives met London Underground management today at ACAS.

Significantly, LUL management has now agreed that they share  RMT’s aspiration to reduce working hours for all LUL staff.

LUL management made a revised verbal offer, to be confirmed in writing: