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RMT Reiterates Tube Industrial Action Over OEP

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We note the report from our Regional Organiser.

We therefore reaffirm our industrial action, and instruct the General Secretary to:

  • Write to all LUL driver members by post reminding them of this industrial action, why it is in place and what they should do.
  • Send an rmt mail to all LUL Station Supervisor members, explaining the action that drivers are taking.
  • Place reports and developments in front of us.

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

"Pure Luck" That Derailed Overground Train Wasn't Nuclear Say RMT

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A derailed freight train on the London Overground at Camden station caused massive delays yesterday, which were expected to continue throughout the week .

RMT general secretary Bob Crow said.

"24 hours on from the derailment at Camden Road we are demanding some clear and consistent information from the transport authorities into a potentially life threatening incident that will leave services closed into next week.

BBC News: RMT Organiser Leach On 'Clear Mandate' For Strike Action On Overground

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RMT Regional Organiser for London Transport John Leach has been interviewed on BBC London News following reports of a 9 to 1 ballot for strike action on London Overground.

London Overground guards have voted overwhelmingly for strike action and action short of a strike in a ballot following the announcement by Transport for London of their plans to introduce 'Driver Only Operation' on the whole of the London Overground network.

London Overground Guard Strike Ballot Results

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That we note the ballot results are as follows:-

STRIKE ACTION

Total votes cast .......59...........

Number voting “Yes” ........53...........

Number voting “No” ........06..........

Spoilt Papers ........00...........

ACTION SHORT OF STRIKE ACTON

Total votes cast .......59...........

Number voting “Yes” ........56...........

Number voting “No” ........03..........

Spoilt Papers ........00...........

London Overground Guards To Strike In Fight For Jobs

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Rail union RMT confirmed today that London Overground guards, who have voted overwhelmingly for strike action and action short of a strike in a ballot following the announcement by Transport for London (TfL) of their plans to introduce Driver Only Operation (DOO) on the whole of the London Overground network, will take action for 48 hours over the coming Bank Holiday weekend.

The grades balloted have been instructed NOT to book on for any shifts that commence between:

00:01 hours on Sunday 25th August 2013 and 23:59 hours on Monday 26th August 2013.

London Overground Travel Safe Officers Ballot Results

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That we note the ballot results are as follows:-

RMT Ready To Ballot For Strike Over Tube & Overground Job Threat

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On the day that secret plans for the alleged axing of thousands of crucial tube jobs was leaked by the TSSA union, RMT General Secretary Bob Crow said: “RMT has warned that the Government cuts of 12.5% to TFL budgets would result in thousands of job losses and now the numbers are being confirmed we are prepared to ballot across the Capital for strike action in defence of jobs and services.

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.

RMT Serves Notice Of Strike Ballot Over Plans To Dump London Train Guards

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Rail union RMT today served notice of a strike ballot following the announcement by Transport for London (TfL) of their plans to introduce Driver Only Operation (DOO) on the whole of the London Overground network with the axing of 130 safety-critical guards posts. Ballot papers will be despatched to affected members on 31st July 2013 and the ballot will close on 15th August 2013.

Travel Safe Officers On London Overground Balloted For Strike Following Unjust Behaviour of Bosses

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That further to our previous decision GWW 20 June 2013 we note the report from our lead officer and are appalled at the unjust treatment of our members by STM management. We note from the Regional Organiser’s report that STM has applied over-the-top sanctions for minor misdemeanour's and has not investigated the facts properly nor have not properly considered the evidence.

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