Maintenance

Transplant 'train prep payment' action suspended

Subject: TRAIN PREPARATION PAYMENTS, TRANSPLANT MAINTENANCE STAFF – LONDON UNDERGROUND (ex-AP JNP)

That we note the report from the Lead Officer following a members meeting at Ruislip Depot; where members held the unanimous view that their current industrial action short of a strike should be suspended.

The feeling is that the new management team put in place late summer this year have improved relations in the depot; and taking the action off may provide a better environment for resolving this issue.

Alstom pay offer accepted

Subject: RATES OF PAY AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2018 – ALSTOM METRO TRAINS

That we congratulate the members, reps and Lead Officer on securing an increased offer from the company with no strings; and instruct the General Secretary to inform the company that we are in acceptance of this offer.

Members to be advised by email and text.

LU Fleet Branch and the London Transport Regional Council to be advised.

Bro Codd strike ballot successful: strike dates to follow

Subject: DISMISSAL, A. CODD, TRACK ACCESS CONTROL – LONDON UNDERGROUND

We congratulate our Track Access members for their resolve to take strike action due to the victimisation of Bro Codd; the ballot results are as follows:

The result for strike action is:-

Number of members balloted: 28

Total votes cast 18 (64.3%)

Number voting “Yes” 14 (50%)

Number voting “No” 4

Spoilt Papers 0

The 40% and 50% thresholds were both met.

RMT aims for full re-integration of our Fleet Materials Stores members

Subject: TFL TRANSFORMATION

We note the concerns of our LU Fleet Branch regarding the deviation from the company’s transformation process regarding re-wiring affecting our Fleet Materials Stores members; and the potential affect on them and other Fleet members.

We instruct the General Secretary to seek an urgent meeting with the company to raise our concerns, objections with the aim of full re-integration of our Fleet Materials Stores members back into the Fleet family.

RMT aims to end outsourcing of core Materials work

Subject: VENDOR MANAGED INVENTORY SYSTEM, FLEET MATERIALS – LUL

We note the concerns of our LU Fleet Branch regarding the apparent outsourcing by stealth of our Fleet Material Stores member's work, and the threat posed to our members ongoing employment.

We instruct the General Secretary to seek an urgent meeting with the company to raise our concerns and objections with the view of an immediate end to all VMI and associated outsourcing of core Materials work to external contractors

Strike action named in Transplant 'train prep payment' dispute

Subject: TRAIN PREPARATION PAYMENTS, TRANSPLANT MAINTENANCE STAFF – LONDON UNDERGROUND (ex-AP JNP)

We congratulate our members for taking solid strike action again over the weekend just gone; and note the correspondence from our Lead Officer and IR Rep.
In light with our members determination to bring the company to the negotiations table with an acceptable offer; we instruct our Members (Advanced Train Maintainers,
Duty Maintenance Managers & Team Leaders (Train Maintenance)) to take Industrial Action in the form of a Strike on the following shifts:

RMT confirms further strike action by key group of staff at London Underground’s Ruislip Depot

TUBE UNION RMT has confirmed a further round of strike action by transplant train maintenance and stores staff at London Underground’s Ruislip Depot .

The strike action is over disputes about pay parity and payments associated with train preparation based on the duties staff undertake in their role.

The staff in dispute at Ruislip depot are instructed to take strike action by NOT BOOKING ON FOR ANY SHIFTS THAT COMMENCE BETWEEN:-

Train prep payment dispute strike dates

TRAIN PREPARATION PAYMENTS, TRANSPLANT MAINTENANCE STAFF - LONDON UNDERGROUND (ex-AP JNP) (LUL/1/8)

Further to my previous Circular (IR/277/18, 20th June 2018), this matter has been considered again by the National Executive Committee, which has taken the decision to call further strike action and instruct all Advanced Train Maintainer, Duty Maintenance Manager, and Team Leader (Train Maintenance) members NOT TO BOOK ON for any shifts that commence between:-