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)

Ballot to be prepared as LU managers 'attempt to unpick agreed reasonable adjustment'

Subject: DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the resolution from our Bakerloo Line Branch and agree that its not enough for the company to portray themselves as a progressive equal opportunities employer to staff and publicly, if they allow their junior managers to regularly attempt to unpick agreed reasonable working adjustments for our member; which will have a potential impact on all our disabled members of staff.

We instruct the General Secretary to take up the matter in-line with the resolution:

Ballot to be prepared as LU managers 'attempt to unpick agreed reasonable adjustment'

Subject: DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the resolution from our Bakerloo Line Branch and agree that its not enough for the company to portray themselves as a progressive equal opportunities employer to staff and publicly, if they allow their junior managers to regularly attempt to unpick agreed reasonable working adjustments for our member; which will have a potential impact on all our disabled members of staff.

We instruct the General Secretary to take up the matter in-line with the resolution:

RMT goes into dispute as CSA dismissed

Subject: DISMISSAL, G. PLAISTER, CSA, PICCADILLY CIRCUS AREA – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the resolution and share the concerns of our Bakerloo Line Branch around the arbitrary discounting of evidence and severity of sanction in comparison to
similar cases.

We therefore instruct the General Secretary to pursue the following course of defensive actions should Bro Glen Plaister’s coming appeal not result in his reinstatement; in line with the resolution:

Branch motions on Tube pay offer

Subject: RATES OF PAY & CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2019 – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note and adopt the report from our Southern Sub-Committee and subsequent resolutions from our branches:

“This branch notes that, despite numerous meetings with LU over pay/conditions, we are still at an impasse, with the latest offer clearly not meeting RMT’s key demands.
This branch therefore calls on the NEC to immediately organise a ballot of all LU members for industrial action.” - Bakerloo Line Branch

Urgent meeting called over 'unacceptable' track conditions

That we note the resolution from our Central Line West Branch regarding the unacceptable track conditions and the failure of management to address these reported unsafe matters.

We instruct the General Secretary to arrange an urgent meeting of all our Central Line Driver H&S Representatives from both branches, Trains Safety Council, the Lead Officer, Senior Assistant General Secretary and members of the NEC.

Members to be advised by email & text.

Central Line East & West Branches and the London Transport Regional Council to be advised.

Members vote for industrial action over workplace violence concerns

A station worker assists a passenger

Subject: VIOLENCE AT WORK – EAST HAM BRANCH LOCATIONS

We congratulate our workplace representatives and East Ham Branch for campaigning and organising this ballot when the company had just abandoned our members to their fate; and our members for resolving to protect themselves and each other through their unions lawful democratic processes.

We note that the ballot result for action short of strike is as follows:-
Total votes cast 52 ( 68%)
Number voting “Yes” 49 ( 94.2%)
Number voting “No” 3
Spoilt Papers 0

96.4% ‘yes’ ballot result in excessive track noise dispute

That we note the strong 96.4% ‘yes’ ballot result for Action Short of a Strike our members have returned in this dispute, and congratulate our members, branches, reps and Lead Officer.
We also note a meeting with the company took place last week which went well; and that we are waiting for a letter from London Underground setting out resolutions to the matter of excessive rail noise following that meeting.

RMT accepts management offer in Central Line dispute

strike flag

Subject: BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, TRAIN OPERATORS, CENTRAL LINE – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the report from the Lead Office and commend the negotiations team, Central Line Branches and members for their determination to address the breakdown
in industrial relations on Central Line trains.

We cancel the planned industrial action scheduled to take place between 20:00 hours on Tuesday 3rd September until 20:00 hours on Wednesday 4th September 2019; and instruct all affected members to work normally.

We instruct the General Secretary to:

Victoria Line strike cancelled but dispute remains on

Subject: BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, TRAIN OPERATORS, VICTORIA LINE – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the report from the Lead Office and commend the negotiations team, Finsbury Park Branch and members for their determination to address the breakdown in industrial relations on Victoria Line trains.

We cancel the planned industrial action scheduled to take place between 20:00 hours on Tuesday 3rd September until 20:00 hours on Wednesday 4th September 2019; and instruct all affected members to work normally.

We instruct the General Secretary to:

Piccadilly & District West Branch pay resolution

RATES OF PAY & CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2019 – LONDON UNDERGROUND
That we note the resolution from our Piccadilly & District West Branch and that a Mass Members Meeting took place on Wednesday 14 th August 2019 where members
views were sought.

We place this matter in our Southern Sub-Committee for examination and report.

Piccadilly & District West Branch & the London Transport Regional Council to be advised.