London Underground Ltd
News, reports and information for RMT members who work for London Underground Ltd
27 January 2014
RMT representatives met under the auspices of ACAS last Monday and Friday.
An email has been sent out to via internal email to London Underground station staff regarding workplace violence and staff assaults.
We hope that the results of this survey may lead to creating a better environment for you to work in and helping to eradicate the risk of violence towards staff working on stations.
Please be as honest with your answers as possible. Although the survey asks for your grade it is completely anonymous and will not be used to identify staff in any way.
The second edition of 'Fit for the Fightback: Trains' is here. This newsletter, is written by train driver activists and is specifically aimed at the grade. These wil lalso be sent out to train reps, but please feel feel to print them out nd distribute in your depot.
In this edition:
- Pension threat
- New strike times
- Fit for the Future: Trains - secret LU meeting
- TSSA Ballot
- Re-deployment safety net affected by job cuts!
- Scab army
Jubilee South and Morden & Oval branch are holding a joint meeting on Wednesday 29th of January, 1530 in the Blue Eyed Maid, Borough High Street.
We will be discussing the 'Evey Job Matters' dispute, The recently rumoured 'Fit for the futures: trains' meeting, and the outcome of a members disciplinary interview.
All members welcome.
What do London Underground's planned cuts mean to you?
How will the they affect the Central Line?
What are the RMT going to do to try and stop them?
Read the attached newsletter to find out. Please print and distribute in your Central Line workplace too.
Due to the massive response to, and the damning results of, my survey last year, London Underground were shamed into taking our Thermal Comfort seriously.
Unfortunately, they haven’t taken it seriously enough – as you are about to discover.
LU recently employed various people and/or departments to look at ‘The Thermal Comfort of Operational Staff Who Work Outside’. During this exercise our uniform was tested to determine its TOG rating.
Here’s what a London Underground HSE advisor said.
Following consultation with reps and activists in order to maximise unity and the effect of our strike action the GGC agrees to adjust the strike action in our industrial campaign to defend jobs on London Underground.
We instruct all grades not to book on for duties starting from 21:00 hours on Tuesday 4th of February 2014 until 20:59 on Thursday 6th of February. Further not to book on for duties starting from 21:00 hours on Tuesday 11th of February 2014 until 20:59 on Thursday 13th of February.
Follow us on Facebook for the latest information on the Every Job Matters. With nearly 4000 people 'Liking' the page' and thousands more seeing the articles and materials we are posting, it is a succesful way for us to get our story to the public.
if you are reading this on a London Underground PC much of the post below will be blank as LUL blocks Facebook
20th November and a few hundred people have 'liked' the Page:
Attached is a newsletter for drivers regarding the upcoming industrial action over the devastating cuts plan. Please print and distribute
A special newsletter has been created for train operators about our current dispute, and why London Undergrounds devastating job cuts plan must be stopped.
John McDonnell MP has led the "Future Government funding for Transport for London and station staffing levels" debate at Westminster Hall. Several MPs spoke in the debate in support of a properly staffed tube network.
John McDonnell leads RMT's Parliamentary group of Labour MPs, which has a track record of fighting for RMT members and the wider trade union movement, putting down early day motions, lobbying and hosting meetings and a number of other important activities.