Piccadilly and District West branch

Includes London Underground service control staff based at Earls Court, drivers based at Acton Town and Earls Court, and station staff on the western half of both the Piccadilly and District lines; plus CTS (ticket machine maintenance) and Carlisle Security staff.

The branch meets on the third Wednesday of every month at 4pm. All are welcome to our meeting and great food at O'Neills, Earls Court.

LTRC Training - Anti Trade Union laws 25/5/17 - 1300-1500

London Transport Regional Council training day 25 May 1300-1500 at the 12 Pins Finsbury Park 

New anti Trade Union laws came into effect this year and we need to train our reps and activists in how the new laws will affect our ballot results. Equally important is how we organise to overcome the hurdles set by the Government.

The course will be held at 12 Pins, Finsbury Park on May 25 1300 - 1700

To secure a place please contact Eamonn Lynch, Janine Booth or Petrit Mihaj.

London Transport Regional Council meeting - 27 April 1630 Fountains Abbey, Paddington

The next meeting of the London Transport Regional Council will be on Thursday April 27 at the Fountains Abbey PH, Praed St, London W2

Meeting will start at 1630.

Reports from John Leach RMT RO region 11

Andy Littlechild NEC member

Spokesperson from Jobstown dispute -  Jobstown 18 socialists and activists facing jail in Ireland for opposing water charges and austerity cuts in general

RMT London Calling newsletter - Defend the London Bridge 3 special

 

Attached is the lastest RMT London Calling newsletter.

Focusing on our 3 members at London Bridge who have been disciplined for rushing to assist a co- worker who was being assaulted. That co-worker was pregnant.

Please download, print display and distribute across your workplace.

The ballot on London Bridge and Waterloo will begin on March 30 and ballot papers must be returned by April 18.

London Underground managers have been quoted on social media and in the press as saying "Kirsty Watts was never assaulted " 

Picc & Dic branch resolution on S04 grade signallers at Earl's Court

PAY & CONDITIONS, SO4 GRADE SIGNALLERS, EARL’S COURT – LONDON UNDERGROUND (LUL/14/3)

The following resolution was recently received from Piccadilly & District West Branch:-

“This Branch notes the recent consultation between the SO4 Grade Signallers and the Regional Organiser and the signal/control room Functional Council Rep. The Earl’s Court Service Operators do not feel satisfied that they are being treated fairly with regards to migration to the new Hammersmith Control Room for the following reasons:-

Picc & Dic branch call for action over defective brakes and subsequent unfair disciplianry actions

DISCIPLINARY PROCEDURES, SPADS & BRAKE SWITCH FAILURES – LONDON UNDERGROUND (LUL/4/4)

The following resolution was recently received from Piccadilly & District West Branch:-

“This Branch calls on the General Secretary to immediately instigate an investigation of all Train Operator SPAD’s (Signals Passed At Danger), overruns and all safety related items which may happen due to defective brakes.

Say no to overtime - support the overtime ban - 0001hrs 23November 2016

 

This matter has been considered by the National Executive Committee, which has taken the decision to call action and instruct ALL LUL STATION & REVENUE members NOT TO WORK ANY OVERTIME OR REST DAYS from 00:01 hours on Wednesday 23rd November 2016 until further notice.

 

Piccadilly Line drivers ballot prepared

A ballot for strike action of drivers on the Piccadilly Line is being prepared. The dispute involves issues over breach of procedure, mistreatment of a line representatives, unfair disciplinary action and issues surrounding safety and training.

Read the latest Piccadilly Line newsletter for all the latest news for drivers on the line.