Council of Executives Member's Report to Regional Council, January 2012

LTRC RESOLUTIONS
You can read Council of Executives decisions relevant to our region here

OLYMPICS

  • Table summarising current situation with offers/agreements attached to this report
  • Taxi issues

CATERING GRADES ORGANISATION

  • Recruitment leaflet
  • Reduced subs
  • Victimisation

PAY

  • Tube Lines
  • Initial: London Living Wage
  • Pay deals accepted on UK Power Networks, Alstom, Cubic

BREACHES OF SETTLEMENT OF 2008 LU CASUALISATION DISPUTE

  • See decisions

RMT/TSSA merger

  • Verbal report to be given by Owen Herbert (RMT Council of Executives)
  • Keep up with latest reports on talks here: www.rmtlondoncalling.org.uk/rmt-tssa

TAXIS

  • Identifiers
  • 15-year; campaign for scrappage scheme / converters
  • Ranks
  • CRB checks

LU SERVICE CONTROL

  • Relocation to Hammersmith
  • Command and control review

EQUALITIES

  • Women
    • Sexism survey
    • Women’s training
  • Advisory Committees
    • Vacancies for LT region representatives on national advisory committees: Women – 3; LGBT – 2; black & ethnic minority – 1; young members - 1
  • RMT equalities conferences
    • dates and venues attached to this report
    • please ensure that your branch sends delegates and resolutions
    • £35 per delegate from head office towards expenses of delegates to equality conferences
  • TUC equalities conferences – resolutions; delegations

GRADES CONFERENCES

  • Dates and venues attached to this report
  • Please ensure that your branch sends delegates and resolutions

NATIONAL RAIL

  • DB Regio (Tyne & Wear Metro) hiring casual CSAs
  • Refranchising: ticket office cuts (Great Western), DOO (Thameslink) etc
  • McNulty: campaigning day 2 February
  • Heathrow Express: RMT is balloting members for action over two victimisations

ISSUES TO BE DISCUSSED BY GGC NEXT WEEK

  • Tripcock test frequencies
  • LU Attendance at Work procedure
  • LU Station Supervisors booking on staff to carry out work on stations
  • Protection of Staffing Levels – LUL
  • Fleet representation – referred to Health & Safety sub-committee

OTHER ISSUES

  • Marciano Flora
  • 'Fit for London'
  • LU 'Rainbow' attendance procedure
  • LU ticket offices surplus and loss procedure
  • Report on industrial relations on London Underground
  • OSN/sensitive edge dispute

Janine Booth, 26/1/12