An archive of 'RMT Upfront' newsletters
Attached is the latest edition of RMT up front. This issue focuses on the proposed £350 Boxing Day payments and changes to TOPRA. Main stories follow:
Proposed Boxing Day bonus and changes to TOPRA
RMT demands improvements to deal
The proposed arrangements for Boxing Day payments negotiated between London Underground and ASLEF behind closed doors fall short of RMT’s aspirations. Following a meeting with all RMT drivers’ reps, the union has written to LU demanding further talks to improve the deal.
Attached is the latest edition of RMT Up front. This edition focuses on the Ballot for action short of strike action on the Jubillee Line. There are also reports on the Bakerloo detrainment dispute and issues for drivers on the new S Stock.
Main stories follow:
Jubilee Line drivers to be balloted over the removal of tunnel telephone wires
Last year Management informed safety reps on the Jubilee Line that there were problems in the tunnel between Baker St and Bond Street Stations on the south bound road caused by water ingress which would entail a job major of work.
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The RMT's planned Industrial action that was due to take place on Thursday 10th January 2013 has now been revised, so action can be co-ordinated with ASLEF on the Bakerloo Line. A joint notice with ASLEF has been produced and can be downloaded (see the attachment).
Members are instructed to disregard my previous instruction to take industrial action from Thursday 10th January 2013 and should instead take the following industrial action short of a strike:-
Attached is the latest edition of RMT Up front. This edition focuses on the Ballot for action short of strike action on the Bakerloo and Central lines and gives a report on the RMT's dispute over working on Boxing Day. Main stories follow:
Bakerloo and Central Line drivers: Vote YES for yours and your passengers safety
Bakerloo and Central Line drivers will be receiving ballot papers for action short of strike action over London
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Click on the attachment to see the latest issue of RMT Up front, the newsletter for RMT drivers on London Underground.
This issue leads on LU's proposals for driverless trains and the union's ballot for action of our test train operators, a report on TBTC working on the Northern Line, and a report on live safety issues from the Trains Health & Safety Council.
Click on the attachment to see the latest issue of RMT Up front, the newsletter for RMT drivers on London Underground. This issue focuses on the deal reached by RMT for our driver members. Main stories follow:
RMT wins gold for drivers
Talks at ACAS have achieved a breakthrough for RMT drivers on London Underground. The union’s General Grades Committee and LU have agreed a settlement which will mean that all RMT drivers will get a £500 bonus and £20 a day just for coming to work during the Olympics and Paralympics. There is also the £100 CSS bonus. The monetary payments for our drivers in this deal involve no agreement with the RMT to breach frameworks.
Click on the attachment to see the latest edition of RMT Up front.
Main stories follow:
Still no deal for RMT drivers working the Olympics
Ongoing talks at ACAS for working during the Olympics have so far failed to reach any agreement.
The union has been clear all along that we will not agree to alterations or breaches to the Framework Agreements for the Olympics.
Click on the attachment to see the latest issue of RMT up front, the newsletter for drivers on London Underground. This issue features articles on Driverless trains. the Olympics and the Trains Functional Council.
Main stories follow:
Driverless trains: LU plan to evict us from our ‘office’
Apart from the debate about what the Boxing Day ‘dispute’ was all about and whose idea it was, the main chat in mess rooms around the combine in the lead up to Christmas was the leaked plans which LUL have for us in the shape of driverless trains.