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Upfront Newsletter July 2021 Strike Special

  • Please download the attached newsletter and display it in your depot.

15/07/21

The RMT has announced strike dates in our dispute over the abolition of the Night Tube grade. RMT demanded LUL pause their attack on our members jobs and work life balance but it has unfortunately fallen on deaf ears.

A packed meeting of driver reps and members agreed that the only option now is to name industrial action to bring LU management to their senses.

RMT announce strike dates over LUL plan to abolish Night Tube grade

RMT to take strike action over London Underground plans to abolish Night Tube Train Drivers’ grade

TUBE UNION RMT said today that it will be taking strike action across the Tube network over plans by London Underground to abolish the Night Tube Train Drivers’ grade.

Following a solid vote for action late last month and subsequent talks that failed to resolve this issue RMT has instructed members as follows;

RMT raise track noise demands at meeting with Tube bosses

All RMT Health & Safety Reps on the Northern, Victoria, Central and Jubilee Lines today attended a conference to look at excessive track noise on these line. A selection of managers and dedicated track personnel were in attendance.

- read the attached newsletter to get the full story. You can also downloads print and distribute it in your train crew accomodation.

RMT Upfront Health And Safety - June 2021

RMT Upfront is the newsletter for London Underground train drivers, produced by the RMT activists.

This edition focuses on health & safety issues:

  • ‘Flash n Dash’ Plan Rehashed?
  • TRACK NOISE LEVELS ON THE RISE
  • Secure Cabs

Please download the attached newsletter to read more, and print, display and distribute it in your train crew accommodation.

Jubilee South branch meeting: organise to fight the proposed cuts

Jubilee South branch meeting is taking place on Zoom, Wednesday 30th of June at 4pm. These branch meetings take place each pay day at the same time.

London Underground has started talking about their plans to make cuts, and we need to get ready as a union to fight back and defend our jobs, pensions and conditions.

Jubilee South News, attached, has info for Tube workers. Please distribute it in your Jubilee South branch area and come along to the meeting and encourage others to join you too.

The fight back starts here!

This open attack on London's transport workers must be fought

Dear colleague,

TFL: No cuts, no austerity - unity is strength

This morning, your Regional Organiser and London Underground reps met with LU management to discuss the company's response to the government's funding settlement with TfL. At the meeting, London Underground managers invited the unions to work with them on implementing cuts.

RMT was absolutely clear in response. We told them that there was no question of this union colluding in implementing cuts in jobs, pay or terms and conditions.

Tier 2 Stations news: stay safe in the hot weather

Whilst the company believes wearing a pink hi vis contributes something to customer service, in this hot and humid weather it can in fact contribute detrimentally to your health, safety and wellbeing.

Knowing your rights as a worker is vital!

The Health and Safety at Work Act, The Workplace Health Safety and Welfare Regulations, and The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations protect workers against employers who
put your safety at risk.

Football Safety Bulletin - England Vs Scotland

It’s a big game tomorrow and a big challenge for our network. Station staff are crucial to the safe management of stations, this of course includes platforms. The PTI (platform train interface) is the most dangerous part of a station environment and an accident at the PTI can have fatal consequences.

- Download the attached newsletter from RMT H&S. Tier 2 to learn more.