Dispute materials

Leaflets, posters, newsletters and other materials for use in RMT's industrial disputes

Ten Reasons Why Managers and Admin Should Vote YES-YES to Save Jobs

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1. Because these job cuts will be a disaster for all of us - every grade of station staff; other grades of Underground workers; and passengers too.

2. Because LU management are not listening to your union reps in talks. Industrial action will make them listen.

3. Because management have not given you a chance to vote on whether you want job cuts. RMT is giving you that chance - this is your opportunity to show your opposition to de-staffing of stations, offices and depots.

Ten Reasons Why Revenue Staff Should Vote YES-YES to Save Jobs

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1. Because the merging of the three revenue units into one was a prototype for these cuts. Look at the effects this has had: extremely low morale; higher stress levels; more disjointed, unrealistic workloads for management and admin. Imagine how bad it would be if this was spread to the rest of LUL.

2. Because ticket offices will be shut, passengers won't be able to sort out Oyster problems or buy tickets, so there will be an increase in assaults on staff.

Ten Reasons Why Engineering and Fleet Workers Should Vote YES-YES to Save Jobs

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1. London Underground management propose to cut around 800 station staff. This means that they are looking to get maintenance staff who work out on the operational railway attending and assisting in emergency situations eg. If a train gets stalled in a tunnel, with no station staff available, they will send out a callpoint maintainer or technical officer.

Safety During the Tube Lines Dispute

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THE TRUTH IS COMING OUT

Many Train Operators expressed concerns over safety during the recent Tube Lines strike. A lot of drivers believed that safety standards were not up to scratch. Some drivers believed that they had been given assurances during previous similar situations, that had turned out not to be true.

Track Maintenance:

Ten Reasons Why Drivers Should Vote YES-YES to Save Jobs

Read the ten reasons below. Click '1 attachment' / file name to download a special issue of 'RMT London Calling' for London Underground drivers.

1. Because management want to take risks with our safety by cutting jobs to save money. They are trying to change our procedures so we have to deal with incidents alone, without help from station staff. This will leave us vulnerable both to accidents and assaults, and to disciplinary action if anything goes wrong.

Ten Reasons Why Admin & Duty Managers Should Vote YES-YES to Save Jobs

Read the ten reasons below. Click '1 attachment' / file name to download a special issue of 'RMT London Calling for MATS grades.

1. Because these job cuts will be a disaster for all of us - every grade of station staff; other grades of Underground workers; and passengers too.

2. Because LU management are not listening to your union reps in talks. Industrial action will make them listen.

Ten Reasons Why Service Control Staff Should Vote YES-YES to Save Jobs

Read the ten reasons below. Click '1 attachment' / file name to download a special issue of 'RMT London Calling for service control grades.

1. Because the job cuts on service control, stations and other grades, will be a disaster. Everyone will suffer, including our passengers.

2. Because LU management are not listening to your union reps in the talks. Industrial action is the only effective tool at our disposal that can force the issue and bring our concerns into the open.

Special issue of 'RMT Platform' - ten reasons why you should vote YES-YES

Please find attached the new issue of 'RMT Platform', our newsletter for London Underground station and revenue staff. It reports on what has been happening at talks with the company, explains how the job cuts will affect staff, answers frequently-asked questions, and offers ten reasons why staff should vote Yes in RMT's ballot for industrial action. Please download and distribute widely. Printed copies will also be available at the Regional Office at Unity House.