RMT Confirms Olympics Payments Action At South West Trains, TfL And Serco Barclays Cycle Hire Scheme
The Cycle Hire Scheme action is suspended following an offer - more details here.
The dates for the TfL action have been changed - more details here.
TRANSPORT UNION RMT today confirmed industrial action on South West Trains, Serco "Boris Bikes" and TFL in continuing disputes over Olympics recognition and reward.
On South West Trains, where no Olympics payments offer has been made and where staff voted last week for action short of a strike, action will take place as follows:
· All members are instructed not to work any overtime or rest days between 00.01 hours on Friday 27th July 2012 and 23.59 hours on Sunday 12th August 2012
Note: This action does not include pre-rostered Sunday turns for all Retail/Unrestucterered
On the Serco Barclays “Boris Bikes”, where RMT is the main union and in dispute over Olympics payments:
· Members are instructed not to book on for any shifts from 5.30 hrs on Friday 27th July to 5.29 hrs Sunday 29th July.
On Transport for London , members will take strike action as follows:
· Members in Oyster Business Support, Lost Property Office, London Transport Museum and the Travel Information Centres are not to book on for any duty starting on or after 07:00 on Friday 27 July, returning to work for duties starting on or after 07:00 on Saturday 28 July.
· Members in the Travel Information Contact Centres based at Pier Walk and Albany House which are termed First Contact Telephony for Oyster, Surface, Buses and London Underground are to strike between the following hours: Friday 27 July 10:00-12:00; Friday 27 July 21:00-23:00; Saturday 28 July 01:00-03:00
RMT General Secretary Bob Crow said;
"Although we have secured good deals on Olympics recognition and reward for the vast majority of our members we still have a small number of employers holding out and refusing to offer either a fair deal or any kind of deal at all. We cannot accept that blatant unfairness and the time has come for these employers to seize the opportunity, get round the table and sign off agreements that recognise the additional work and pressures that these staff will be carrying."