Strike action called in ISS KAD dispute

Subject: BREACH OF MACHINERY – ISS (KAD CONTRACT)

We congratulate the Lead Officer, DLR Branch, Reps and Members and note the huge yes ballot result for strike action and actions short of a strike:

Are you prepared to take strike action?

Number of individuals who were entitled to vote in the ballot: 140
Number of votes cast in the ballot: 78 (56.4%)
Number of individuals answering “Yes” to the question: 73 (93.6%)
Number of individuals answering “No” to the question: 5
Number of spoiled or otherwise invalid voting papers returned: 1

Are you prepared to take industrial action short of a strike?

Number of individuals who were entitled to vote in the ballot: 140
Number of votes cast in the ballot: 78 (56.4%)
Number of individuals answering “Yes” to the question: 73 (93.6%)
Number of individuals answering “No” to the question: 5
Number of spoiled or otherwise invalid voting papers returned: 1

Both of the above results meet the new legal thresholds.

We instruct our Members to take industrial action in the form of a strike from 06:00hrs on Sunday 31st December 2017 until 05:59hrs on Monday 1st January 2018.

Members to be advised by email and text.

Docklands Light Railway Branch and the London Transport Regional Council to be advised.