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Danny Davis to Come Back as a Driver

Let nobody be in any doubt - this is a fantastic result for Danny. Having been sacked for an alleged offence that certainly didn’t merit dismissal, Danny was looking at a bleak future for himself and his family. On appeal he was given a position as a CSA2, but after a formal request from the RMT Regional Organiser to the HR Director Danny was moved to a CSA1 position. Then the result of the RMT ballot for strike action came back and suddenly the landscape changed.

Night Tube driver assaulted by group of men in supposedly secure depot

A Night Tube Driver was seriously assaulted at Stanmore at 04.30 on Sunday morning (5th November). The driver was changing ends to move the train from reception road 33 to sidings road 27. Whilst changing ends the driver was assaulted by five or six youths and had spray paint sprayed on his face.

The youths also took the drivers radio.

Trains Work life balance dispute ACAS update

The RMT entered into a dispute with London Underground in August as tube bosses had failed to deliver on agreements they made as a part of our 2015 pay deal.

Your union wanted to negotiate alongside Aslef but for several days they refused to share a room with us at ACAS. On one occasion they walked out early in the day so your RMT negotiators where left to meet with management separately to push for a resolution. It was only at the final stage that both the RMT and Aslef met management collectively.

The RMT has secured the following offers at ACAS:

RMT Upfront September 2017: Health and Safety news

RMT Upfront is the newsletter for Tube drivers from RMT activists.  In this health and safety edition:

  • Terrorist attack at Parson’s Green, management response highlights shortcomings
  • Not HOT, and what’s WHAT?
  • Flash & dash rehashed
  • Role out of training is not good enough
  • Radios and suspect packages
  • SPAD Rule Amalgamation
  • Cab Security

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RMT Upfront: Danny Davis Special

RMT Upfront is the newsletter for London Underground drivers from RMT activists.  In this special edition focusing on the case of train driver Danny Davis:

  • Danny Davis Reinstated, Fight continues to get him back on the front of a train
  • The Incident
  • Danny Reinstated
  • CCTV obscured
  • The ballot results
  • Trains meeting report

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RMT Upfront September 2017

RMT Upfront is the newsletter for Tube drivers from the RMT.

In this edition which focuses on the current dispute:

  • RMT pursues resolution in pay dispute 
  • A four day week at what cost? 
  • Trains Grades meeting 
  • 4 Day 36 Hour Week
  • Pro rata working  arrangements 
  • Weekend working 
  • Career development 

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RMT on Parsons Green station explosion

General Secretary Mick Cash said;

"RMT is aware of the incident at Parsons Green this morning and the unions safety reps are awaiting further facts from London Underground. The union is supporting our members at this time.

"The incident shows once again that tube staff are the first responders in emergency situations and the clear need for safety and security to remain the number one priority and for the resources and staffing to be in place to deal with all eventualities."