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Includes staff from the various departments of Transport for London, plus London Underground managers.

Transport for London, TfL no.1 branch

TFL Cuts Campaign – Summary of Campaigning Actions to Date

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  • A meeting has taken place at GS level with ASLEF, TSSA, Unite and the TUC where agreement was reached to hold a joint campaign against the cuts.
  • It was agreed that the joint campaign would be facilitated through the existing joint rail union Action for Rail Campaign which is coordinated by the TUC and South East TUC.
  • Other organisations have come on aboard to support the campaign including the National pensioners Convention, Disabled People against the Cuts and Transport for All.

TfL Announces Reorganisation Which RMT Believes Will Lead To Privatisation & Cuts

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We note the correspondence from Transport for London dated 12 September 2013, and instruct the General Secretary to forward this to our TfL reps and our TfL no.1 branch and to post it on our website alongside this decision and our ‘What is Market Testing?’ briefing.

We reaffirm that RMT opposes market testing, a process which is used as a pretext either to privatise services or to make cuts to in-house services. In line with this, we note that TfL’s letter sets out that it is making plans to:

  • either reorganise or outsource Recruitment
  • reorganise Learning and Development

Tube Reps Asked To Continue Collecting Signatures For Pension Fund Special Meeting

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We note the progress in collecting signatures for the request for Extraordinary General Meetings, and instruct the General Secretary to place this matter back in front of us on 7 November in preparation for submitting the requests. We request representatives to continue collecting signatures in order to maximise the pressure we can apply.

London Transport Regional Council, branches and representatives to be advised.

Latest RMT Decision On Transfer Of Operational Resourcing From TfL To London Underground

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We note the report from the lead officer, confirming that there is no negative impact on our members who work in this department. We instruct the General Secretary to carry out the remaining part of our decision Gww 3 October 2013, obtaining a report on any possible impact on those members across TfL and LUL who are affected by the work of this department.

London Transport Regional Council and branches to be advised.

  • Previous decision on this matter is here.

RMT Opposes Job Losses From tfL Organisational Change

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We note the report from our Regional Organiser. While we oppose all job losses, we note that these are unlikely to impact on our members. We instruct the General Secretary to monitor the progress of this reorganisation and place regular reports in front of us. Further, we instruct the General Secretary to ascertain from those trade unions which are recognised in these departments what action they may be taking on this matter, and to place their responses in front of us.

London Transport Regional Council, TfL no.1 branch and Transport for London representatives to be advised.

Transfer Of Operational Resourcing From TfL To Tube

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We note the correspondence from the company on this matter. We instruct the General Secretary to obtain a report from our lead officer as to the potential impact on our members: both any who may work in this department, and those across TfL and LUL who are affected by the work of this department.

London Transport Regional Council and branches to be advised.

RMT Push For Increased Representation At TfL

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We note the correspondence from Transport for London and that talks on thismatter are ongoing. We instruct the General Secretary to ensure that RMT continues to press for increased representation in this company, and to place reports and developments in front of us.

Further, an article on RMT's efforts to secure increase representation is to be included in our TfL members' newsletter.

RMT Organise To Fight Issues On Pay, Conditions and Jobs At TfL

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We note the report from our lead officer, and welcome the renewed efforts for RMT organising on Transport for London, so that we may more effectively fight on issues such as pay, conditions and jobs.

We welcome the monthly meetings to be held with our representatives, and instruct the General Secretary to place a report of the 1 October meeting in front of us.

Urgent Meeting Called For Over Ominous TfL Comments On Changes In Financial Operation

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We note the correspondence from Transport for London regarding pay. We note that the company is insisting that the 0.5% above-inflation element is depending on the implementation of its proposal for performance-related pay. We reaffirm our opposition to this.

We further note the ominous comments in the letter regarding the “step change in TfL’s financial and operational environment”, indicating that the government’s savage funding cut to TfL will be passed on to our members – and service users – in the form of cuts and attacks on pay and conditions.

RMT Campaign Of Action To Halt Transport Cuts

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RMT announces campaign of action to halt 12.5% London Transport cuts

TRANSPORT UNION RMT announced today that it will be mobilising a co-ordinated campaign, up to and including the use of industrial action, to halt massive cuts set to devastate transport services across the capital, smuggled through under the cloak of the Government’s spending review back in June.

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