Industrial action

When negotiations fail, RMT members take action

'Excessive Track Noise' dispute returns a big yes vote

10th September 2019
Dear Colleague,

EXCESSIVE TRACK NOISE - LONDON UNDERGROUND

I write to advise you that the ballot has now closed and the result is as follows: -

Are you prepared to take industrial action short of a strike?

Number of individuals who were entitled to vote in the ballot: 748

Number of votes cast in the ballot: 385

Number of individuals answering “Yes” to the question: 371

RMT accepts management offer in Central Line dispute

strike flag

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

That we note the report from the Lead Office and commend the negotiations team, Central Line Branches and members for their determination to address the breakdown
in industrial relations on Central Line trains.

We cancel the planned industrial action scheduled to take place between 20:00 hours on Tuesday 3rd September until 20:00 hours on Wednesday 4th September 2019; and instruct all affected members to work normally.

We instruct the General Secretary to:

Victoria Line strike cancelled but dispute remains on

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

That we note the report from the Lead Office and commend the negotiations team, Finsbury Park Branch and members for their determination to address the breakdown in industrial relations on Victoria Line trains.

We cancel the planned industrial action scheduled to take place between 20:00 hours on Tuesday 3rd September until 20:00 hours on Wednesday 4th September 2019; and instruct all affected members to work normally.

We instruct the General Secretary to:

New Strike dates for Central and Victoria lines

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

New Replacement Strike Dates/Times

According to the reps meetings wishes; we now instruct all affected members to take Industrial Action in the form of a Strike by not booking on for shifts between:

20:00 hours on Tuesday 3rd September until 20:00 hours on Wednesday 4th September 2019.

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:

"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.

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