LUL Asset Performance Directorate
News, reports and information for RMT members in London Underground engineering and maintenance
Attached is a leaflet for London Underground engineering workers urging them to vote YES in RMT's industrial action ballot, 'Every Job Matters'.
Please distribute. If you would like copies sent to you, please email our Regional Organiser John Leach.
Attached is LUL's 'Refusal To Work On The Grounds Of Health And Safety' Document
You may find it useful to read, should you be concerned about carrying out a job or particular task, and want to know the procedure for refusing to work on safety grounds.
Tube union RMT today pledged to step up the fight to stop the carve up of the Lillie Bridge tube maintenance depot as Mayor Boris Johnson sneaked out an announcement late last night that gives the green light to the demolition of Earls Court and the surrounding area and its conversion into a yuppies playground by Tory Councillors hell bent on the social cleansing of whole swathes of West London.
RMT Evidence To The Greater London Assembly Follow-up To Its Investigation Into The State Of The TubeSubmitted by admin on 12 October, 2012 - 19:30
As the largest trade union on London Underground, and the only union representing all grades on London Underground, RMT deeply regrets that no action has been taken following the GLA investigation into the state of the Tube.
In particular, RMT is deeply concerned that following the Union’s active engagement in the investigation, and the subsequent good faith with which we engaged the Olympics, that it now appears that our members are faced with an unprecedented assault.
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Olympic Recognition and Reward At APD To Be Pursued Further And London Underground Administration Grades Reward To Be ReviewedSubmitted by admin on 11 October, 2012 - 16:14
We note the correspondence from London Underground Ltd concerning the industrial action by our members in the Power and Electrical Department – APD Stations Group and the response from our representative. We instruct the General Secretary to reply to LUL, explaining that this matter is not resolved to our satisfaction, and to arrange the attendance of the relevant officer at further discussions with the employer.
We are seriously concerned that this [change to shifts] ...could lead to members working more days or longer hours. - Bob Crow
From General Secretary Bob CrowFrom General Secretary Bob Crow
It has been brought to our attention that London Underground are in breach of the spirit of our Olympic Agreement in terms of the rostering arrangements within the APD Stations Group Power and Electrical Department.
Having consulted with the local branch and representatives, the General Grades Committee has decided to call our members who work as Electricians, Senior Technicians, Team Leaders and Work Controllers within the APD Stations Group Power and Electrical Department to take the following industrial action short of a strike.
Not to work any overtime from 06.00 hours on Friday 7th September 2012 until 23.59 hours on Sunday 9th September 2012
“That we note the report from the General Secretary and accordingly instruct the General Secretary to call on our Senior Technicians, Electricians, Team Leaders and Work Controller members within the Power and Electrical Department APD Stations Group , London Underground Ltd to take action short of strike action by not working any overtime from 06.00 hrs on Friday 7th September until 23.59 Sunday 9th September 2012. A Personal Letter to be sent to all members informing them of our decision. LU Engineering Branch to be advised. “
Olympic Recognition And Reward TfL (LU) And London Underground’s Breaches Of Casualisation Dispute SettlementSubmitted by admin on 24 July, 2012 - 03:25
"RMT members are instructed not to co-operate in any way with the counting of Incident Customer Service Assistants (ICSAs) towards the minimum number of staff on duty" - Bob Crow
From RMT General Secretary Bob Crow
I write to advise members that following the closing of both ballots for industrial action short of a strike the General Grades Committee has considered the situation and decided to call the following industrial action.
Olympic Recognition and Reward Dispute
Despite reaching agreement over the Olympic payment arrangements we continue to have problems with the implementation of the agreement. Therefore all LUL members are instructed to take the following industrial action short of a strike.
RMT Demands Investigation Into Maintenance And Staffing Cuts As Buckled Tunnel Lining Comes Within Inches Of Ripping Tube Train OpenSubmitted by Pete on 30 April, 2012 - 20:49
TUBE UNION RMT today demanded an independent investigation into London Underground maintenance and staffing cuts after photographic evidence emerged suggesting that the train that hit the buckled lining on the Bakerloo Line in Thursday mornings rush hour came within inches of being ripped open like a sardine can with potentially lethal consequences.
A major incident on the Bakerloo Line last week a shut don for several hours. A defect of the tunnel wall was struck by the first trains of the morning. Once the cause was established a large section of the line was closed.
On the same day Tube Lines were on strike for equal pensions with colleagues at London Underground.