Mass meeting called: have your say on the tube pay dispute

31st July 2019

Dear Colleagues,

Rates of Pay & Conditions of Service 2019 - London Underground

MASS MEETING FOR RMT LONDON UNDERGROUND MEMBERS

The National Executive Committee has taken the decision to arrange a mass members meeting for all London Underground members with the Senior Assistant General Secretary, NEC, Lead Officer and Negotiating Team in attendance to provide an update and discuss the 2019 pay review.

RMT Women's Get Together

RMT Women’s get together

The Blue Bar, 4th floor, Royal Festival Hall

1st August, 1230hrs onwards

Indoor picnic type event to meet other RMT women and chat about RMT business and anything else. Drop in before or after work or stay for the afternoon.
No formal agenda, no obligation to buy food or drinks, refreshments provided or bring your own if you wish.
No babysitter? No problem, child friendly venue, bring the kids.

THEME FOR AUGUST'S DISCUSSION IS CLEANERS GRADES . WHAT CAN WE DO TO SUPPORT OUR SISTERS (AND BROTHERS)?

"Strong and firm" ballot result on Victoria Line

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

We note that the ballot results are as follows:

The result for strike action is as follows:-

Number of members balloted: 132

Total votes cast 82 (61%)

Number voting “Yes” 82 (62.1% of members balloted)

Number voting “No” 0

Spoilt Papers 0

The 40% and 50% thresholds were both met.

Proposed new Revenue Control accomodation inadequate

Subject: REVENUE CONTROL ACCOMODATION - LUL

That we note the resolution from our London Transport Regional Council and the announcement from the company that they are to move all Revenue Control Inspectors into inadequate accommodation.

We instruct the General Secretary to arrange a meeting asap of our H&S and IR RCI representatives, Stations Safety Council, Lead Officer, Senior Assistant General Secretary and NEC members in attendance.

Members to be advised by email & text.

Newsletter: RMT secures significant victory on Heathrow Group

A station worker assists a passenger

Workers on the Heathrow Group have secured a significant victory, after an RMT campaign against lone work achieved an agreement from management.

Key to this achievement was the decision of the local branch to ballot both station staff and Night Tube drivers for industrial action, showing that when workers stand together and prepare to take action, we can win concessions from our bosses.

See the attached bulletin for more details.

Report: TUC Disabled Workers' Committee, 17 July 2019

by Janine Booth, RMT nominee on TUC Disabled Workers' Committee

 

Disabled Workers’ Conference decisions

We considered how to best carry out the decisions of the TUC Disabled Workers’ Conference. We agreed that the most effective way to do this was by establishing working groups on various policy areas. Committee members volunteered to convene groups, and a circular will be sent out asking other Committee members to volunteer to join these groups.

Defend Mulu: RMT driver facing unfair disciplinary sanction

Jubilee line driver Mulu has been put through an unfair and unnecessary disciplinary process following an incident in work.

The attached newsletter explains precisely what happened, why the disciplinary is wrong and what the RMT is preparing to do to defend our member.

An RMT National Executive Committee decision is due imminently so an update will be ready soon.

Please distribute the newsletter in your depot.

RMT Bakerloo News July 2019

Here is the latest issue of Bakerloo News. Please download and distribute it in your Bakerloo Line workplace.

In this edition:

- Cleaners: prepare to strike!
- Win on MYB mess room
- Hot weather debacle
- SRT staff demand proper training