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Government proposes savage cuts on London Underground and Overground

TRANSPORT UNION RMT has revealed today that the Government proposes savage cuts on London Underground and Overground in spite of the high productivity levels of its workers.

The proposed cuts are part of an austerity package being demanded by the Government in exchange for a 6 month period of ‘workplace reform’ including a return to the idea of ‘driverless trains’ and an attack on workers’ pension schemes.

RMT exposes full scale of London Overground ticket office closures

On eve of day of action RMT exposes full scale of London ticket office closures

RAIL UNION RMT has released a full list today of London Overground’s plans to cut hours at 45 stations to the bare minimum and close the ticket offices altogether at Brondesbury, White Hart Lane and West Hampstead.

STM industrial action update

Subject: RATES OF PAY AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2018 – STM (ARRIVA RAIL LONDON CONTRACT) TRAVEL SAFE OFFICERS

That we note the correspondence on file regarding a sizable number of our affected members being on annual leave resulting in a request from their representative requesting the 3 day strike set to beginning next Monday be suspended.

Accordingly; we suspend the coming strike action and instruct all members to work normally between 13:30 hrs Monday 23rd September to 23:30hrs on Wednesday 25th September 2019.

Meeting called over Met Line withdrawal of canteen facilities

Subject: CANTEEN CLOSURE, HARROW, METROPOLITAN LINE – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the report from our Lead Officer and the correspondence from the company declining to address our concerns and requirements in any way whatsoever.
The position of the company now confirmed in writing regarding their removal of and intention to not provide replacement canteen facilities or arrangements for our driver members sets a precedent which is unacceptable, and a threat to all our driver members on the LU combine.

RMT pushes for CLESHARS members terms and conditions to be standardised

We note the report from our Lead Officer regarding the discussion paper aimed at standardising terms & conditions and creating a grading structure for our Cleshars members, which is based on the principles contained in the LUL Signals Framework Agreement.

We congratulate the Lead Officer, Negotiations Team & our LU Engineering Branch and place the matter in our Southern Sub-committee for examination and report.

LU Engineering Branch and the London Regional Council to be advised.