RMT Executive decisions

Decisions of RMT's Council of Executives, and of RMT's General Grades Committee (the section of the Council of Executives which deals with industrial matters for railway and other non-shipping grades)

RMT concerned that Yammer is "being used to bypass trade unionism" by Tube bosses

Along with the London Transport Regional Council; this union is concerned “Yammer” is being used by management to bypass and undermined collective bargaining and trade unionism by their blanket policy of deleting any union material posted there, leading to a one-sided ‘conversation’ in which the bosses can circulate their
propaganda, but we cannot respond.

Bakerloo branch congratulated as unfairly sacked driver reinstated

Subject: DISMISSAL, L. VIGO, TRAIN OPERATOR, BAKERLOO LINE – LUL

We congratulate our Bakerloo Line Branch, Trains Functional Council reps, the Lead Officer and Senior Assistant General Secretary on the re-instatement of Bro Vigo by London Underground on Tuesday at a resolution meeting with the Employment Tribunal Judge and London Underground management.

ISS KAD dispute update

Subject: BREACH OF MACHINERY – ISS (KAD CONTRACT)

17/05/18

We note the report from our Lead Officer; and that a meeting is taking place today between our negotiations team and the company.

We instruct the General Secretary to obtain a further report asap from the Lead Officer and place it before this NEC.

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

Reballot in Transplant pay parity dispute as fightback continues

subject: PAY PARITY, TRANSPLANT MAINTENANCE/STORES STAFF – LONDON UNDERGROUND (ex-AP JNP)

We note the report from our Lead Officer that this dispute remains unresolved and the ballot mandate expires on 6th June 2018.

We therefore instruct the General Secretary to advise the company we remain in dispute and immediately re-ballot the following Transplant Members for Industrial Actions:

Maintenance Members

Performance Managers, Technical Managers, Maintenance Duty Managers, Team Leader, Advanced Train Maintainers, Train Maintainers.

Stores Members

New ballot in train prep dispute as fightback continues

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

We note the report from our Lead Officer that this dispute remains unresolved and the ballot mandate expires on 6th June 2018.

We therefore instruct the General Secretary to advise the company we remain in dispute and immediately re-ballot the following Transplant Members for Industrial Actions:

Maintenance Duty Managers, Team leaders, Advanced Train Maintainers.

The Industrial Action to be in the form of:

H&C drivers to be balloted as bosses violate basic human rights

Subject: BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, DRIVERS, HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE – LONDON UNDERGROUND

We note the resolution from our Hammersmith & City Branch regarding the heavy-handed approach of disciplining members for taking personal needs breaks; and that the company is breaching agreements on this reached at ACAS.

This is an intolerable situation to our members and this union and we will not tolerate such a violation of our members human rights, agreements and LU’s own rule book!

Jubilee Line drivers to strike over new working rosters

We note that the ballot results are as follows:

The result for strike action is as follows:-

Number of members balloted: 108

Total votes cast 58 (53.7 %)

Number voting “Yes” 46 (79.3%)

Number voting “No” 12

Spoilt Papers 0

The 40% and 50% thresholds were both met.

The result for action short of strike is as follows:-

Number of members balloted: 108

Total votes cast 58 (53.71%)

Number voting “Yes” 50 (86.2%)