Briefings and advice
See the attached updated advice for dealing with Rainbow sickness processes.
Update on Rainbow Sickness Process from Stations Functional Council Reps (SFC).
This update is overdue but we have been waiting for an agreed set of minutes from the last APC (Attendance, Performance & Conduct) meeting with management. The minutes are still in dispute but as the next meeting is not now scheduled until April and we are now getting more reports of the process kicking off again we are issuing this update to previous advice.
International Transport Federation recognises RMT union as the only union in the uk to play a role in activities centered around world aids day in its HIV AIDS bulliten dec 2012.
Activists in the bakerloo branch received information, posters and stickers based on a campaign led by the ITF to get to zero in the month leading up to world aids day (1st dec 2012)
“World AIDS Day this year is about being a ‘change agent: Getting to Zero’ – that is
zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination and zero AIDS related deaths.”
This TFL document explains the 'Sickness Absence Proceudre', the 'Unsatisfactory Sickness Absence Procedure' and the 'Long Term Sickness Absence Procedure' in the form of flow charts.
You can view it below in a modern browser, or download the attachment.
Northern Line Training Latest from Trains Health And Safety Council
Local Reps met with Trains Health and Safety Council and Trains Functional Council representatives and RMT Head Office to formulate RMT concerns over training and delivery of any agreed training.
Training Course: That initial feedback be received in a positive manner to help improve and tailor the course to meet t/ops needs.
Scheduled for Tuesday 2nd Oct....... Update ASAP
The Goodman Report is a Review of the Industrial Relationship in the context
of the Industrial Disputes between RMT and London Underground between 1 June 2010 – 31 May 2011.
It is attached below.
To help keep track of what minimum numbers for stations should be please see the attached figures.
RMT members on LU are currently in dispute about ICSA's being used as minimum numbers.
If you have concerns that a station isn't safely staffed, please contact the local rep - or if you don't know who that is we can find out for you. Just email us at email@example.com
We note the internal document that has come into our possession outlining plans by London Underground to introduce driverless operation. We reiterate our total opposition to the introduction of driverless train operation and other attacks on jobs, services and safety.
From RMT London Transport Regional organiser
Here is a signed off copy of London Underground's plans for driverless trains, and unstaffed stations it includes the signatures of several senior engineers and indeed that of Howard Collins himself.
The General secretary has asked me to share the document with you our reps and branches so that you can inform our members accordingly.
Here are a few key points for your attention
LPH Notice 08/12 Dated 13.07.12
The RMT London Taxi Branch condemns absolutely the inflammatory and provocative statement to drivers at the conclusion of the notice that is intended to threaten drivers who wish to take part in a legitimate demonstration.
Driver who are members of this branch who are participating in the demonstration are assured of the following:
continue reading or download the RMT London taxi Branch statement below