News, reports and information for RMT members who work for Alstom
Further to previous correspondence regarding the above, the ballot has now concluded and the result is as follows:-
Are you prepared to take strike action?
Total Votes Cast 28
Number Voting ‘Yes’ 17
Number Voting ‘No’ 9
Spoilt Papers 2
Are you prepared to take industrial action short of a strike?
Total Votes Cast 28
Number Voting ‘Yes’ 27
Number Voting ‘No’ 1
Spoilt Papers 0
Further to our decision Gww 9 July 2013, seeking an improvement on the previous offer of 2.75%, we note the new offer from Alstom of 3% effective from 1 April 2013 with no strings attached. We further note the report from the Regional Organiser, that our representative and members wish to accept this offer without delay.
Accordingly, we instruct the General Secretary to advise the company of our acceptance, and to send a personal letter to all members involved.
LU Fleet branch and London Transport Regional Council to be advised.
That we note the latest pay offer from Alstom, of 2.75% effective from 1 April 2013 and some changes in travel facilities. We instruct the Regional Organiser to seek improvements to this offer.
Reports and developments to be placed in front of us.LU Fleet branch and London Transport Regional Council to be advised.
TRANSPORT UNION RMT confirmed today that it is to ballot staff running the London “Boris Bike’s” for both strike action and action short of a strike over a range of grievances:
· The imposition of a 2% pay increase for 2013
· The imposition of shift change patterns
· The continuous bullying and harassment of members
· The company’s refusal to reach a formal agreement on travelling time or on travel allowances
RMT General Secretary Bob Crow said:
We note the report from our Regional Organiser, and the reservations expressed about this move by Alstom. We note that further discussions are to take place and instruct the General Secretary to place updates in front of us.
London Transport Regional Council and branches to be advised.
RMT Council of Executives decision: We instruct the General Secretary to invite GMB, TSSA and Unite to a meeting to discuss how this campaign can be taken forward.
Pay Negotiations 2011 – Alstom Metro Trains – Blue-Collar Group.
Summary of final offer agreed with the to the RMT Trade Union representatives on 26 October 2011.
In response to the pay claim from the trade unions, the Company has extensively listened to our staff and the RMT and this paper sets out the agreed terms
of the offer as follows;
Basic Rates of Pay
RMT members at Tube Lines, including ex-Alstom Stratford Market depot staff, are to be balloted for industrial action to back the union’s demand for equal pension and travel-pass rights.
The union is demanding that all Tube Lines staff, including ex-Alstom staff at Stratford Market depot, be allowed to join the TfL Pension Scheme and receive the same travel concessions as those who work for LUL, including former Metronet staff.
Click read more for an overview of all completed and on going Olympic offers at TfL.
RMT General Grades Committee decision:
That we note the referendum/ballot result is as follows:
Total votes cast 56
Number voting ‘Yes’ 49
Number voting ‘No’ 7
Spoilt Papers 0
We note the result of our referendum ballot and accordingly instruct the General Secretary to inform the Company of our acceptance of the offer.
London Transport Regional Council to be informed.