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Victoria Line in dispute over unacceptable breakdown of industrial relations

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

That we note the resolution from our Finsbury Park Branch regarding them unacceptable breakdown in industrial relations on the Victoria Line.

We instruct the General Secretary to inform the company that we are now in dispute; and arrange a meeting of Victoria Line Train Ops IR and H&S Representatives, Branch Officers with the Senior Assistant General Secretary, Lead Officer (if available) and members of the NEC in attendance.

Members to be advised by email and text.

RMT Upfront - HOT procedure special

Upfront is the newsletter for train drivers on the tube from RMT activists.  This is a special edition about the HOT process and the RMT's ongoing battle with management to make it safe and fit for purpose.

Please share this newsletter online and print it out for distribution in your depot.

 

LU Pay Talks Update

The third day of London Underground pay talks took place yesterday (Wednesday 13th March). RMT Regional Organiser, John Leach, attended with reps from the seven Functional Councils RMT has recognition on. The company had previously asked us to remove a number of items from our pay claim before they would make us a financial offer. We refused this request and returned yesterday to continue to engage in meaningful talks with the company. There were discussions about improving staff travel facilities and also around our demand for a 32 hour, 4 day working week.

RMT calls urgent meeting over shortage of train operators

Subject: TRAIN OPERATOR RECRUITMENT & ALLOCATION TO DEPOTS (2009 AGREEMENT) – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the resolution from London Transport Regional Council relating to the London Underground 2009 Agreement RMT was not party to on train operator headcount; and the detrimental effect it is increasingly having on our members in terms of their ability to take leave, family friendly & flexible arrangements, medically necessary reasonable adjustments, Training, secondments, career development, representation at management meetings including disciplinaries.

Piccadilly management 'adhere to agreements' in face of reps determination

Subject: IMPOSITION OF ROSTER, ACTON TOWN PICCADILLY LINE TRAINCREW DEPOT – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the report from the Lead Officer; that in light of us moving toward a dispute, and in the face of our representative’s determination and strong arguments the company have decided to adhere to procedure, have meaningful talks on any roster changes and to return to the status quo in the meantime.

We commend our members, local representatives and Piccadilly & District West Branch.