London Underground Ltd
News, reports and information for RMT members who work for London Underground Ltd
RMT Paddington No.1 branch meeting this afternoon (Friday, 7 February 2014) was attended by 40 RMT members who carried the following resolution unanimously:
Dear RMT members. Please find below a update from me .
Today at 1000 hours we returned to exploratory talks with LUL , under the aspucies of ACAS in the dispute Every Job Matters.
This action is suspended - more detail here.
From RMT General Secretary Bob Crow
EVERY JOB MATTERS - DEFENDING JOBS ON LONDON UNDERGROUND
As the start of a 48 hour tube dispute approaches, we have received massive support for our upcoming action. The RMT and TSSA will be striking over job and pay cuts and the closure of ticket offices, vital for many including elderly and many disabled people. The strike action will continue for 48 hours from 9pm today (4th feb).
If you are reading this on the LUL intranet, much of the rest of this article will be blank as LUL blocks social media
Every job matters - Building for the dispute
Picket lines will be from 2100 on Feb 4 to cover night book- ons in depots and on stations etc. Contact Branch secretary’s for full details.
All the following picket lines will start from approximately 0445 right through until 2300 on Wednesday Feb 5 and from 0445-2059 on Feb 6.
LUL Engineering & Fleet have slightly different plans, please contact Branch Secs. directly.
TfL also will picket their locations slightly later. Please contact Branch sec for full details.
Attached is the third edition of 'Fit for the Fightback: Trains.' This newsletter is written by train drivers for train drivers as we prepare for the fightback against LUL's devastating plan to cut nearly a thousand jobs, close all ticket offices, cut pay and rip up conditions.
Attached is TOPRA - Train Operators Professional Agreement, dated May 2013.
Dear RMT members
Today Friday 31st January ,We attended the 4th day of exploratory talks this week with LUL,called by ACAS . It's clear that now after all this time LUL understand that we will only discuss/consult or negotiate change in LUL for Fit for the Future Stations or for that matter anything else whilst the management are not imposing those same changes at the same time.
We have proof that they have done so by issuing the form HR1 on the union , by activating the severance trawl , by starting E learning on the LUL intranet .By imposing the changes by the back door.
Mad dogs and GSMs -don’t work Sundays
The OT ban is having a big impact on stations across the combine. LUL are struggling to keep stations open and are running at minimum numbers almost all day, every day
The effort our members are putting in is hugely appreciated and causing managers big headaches.
Local managers,under pressure from on high,are trying to interpret the framework agreement in a way that they say we have to move our shift, rest days or start finish times to help them out
The irony of their request for our goodwill assistance is lost on them.
Please print and distribute the guide attached
Dear RMT Service Control Comrades,
We have put together a guide for staff during the up and coming strike specifically for Service Control Staff.
A reminder that the times and instructions have changed to not to book on for any duty after 21.00 on Tuesday 4th February.
In other news a successful vote was reached to take the first steps towards creating a Service Control branch, more news on this and other
Service Control matters will be in the newsletter next week.