Jubilee South News August 2019: Tube bosses offer reduction in working week

Jubilee South News is the newsletter for tube workers at Stratford and North Greenwich depots, stations from Stratford to Westminster on the Jubilee Line, ABM cleaners at all these locations, Sodexo workers at Stratford canteen and signalers in Stratford Market Depot.

In this edition:

  • Tube bosses offer half hour reduction in working week

  • RMT pressure sees improved offer made

  • SPAD CDI Thrown Out

  • Canada Water numbers just don’t add up

  • Join the Climate strike on 20th of September

New Strike dates for Central and Victoria lines

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

New Replacement Strike Dates/Times

According to the reps meetings wishes; we now instruct all affected members to take Industrial Action in the form of a Strike by not booking on for shifts between:

20:00 hours on Tuesday 3rd September until 20:00 hours on Wednesday 4th September 2019.

Tube bosses make new pay offer

21st August 2019

Dear Colleagues,

RATES OF PAY & CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2019 - LONDON UNDERGROUND

Further to previous correspondence, your RMT negotiating team has attended a series of talks with the Company at ACAS and a revised offer has now been received which is as follows:-

Year One

• A 2.7% (February 2019 RPI + 0.2%) consolidated increase for all grades from 1st April 2019

• A minimum increase of £750 (pro-rated for employees working less than 35 hours per week)

Year Two

RMT winning for tube drivers: SPAD CDI thrown out

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RMT train driver Mulu Tumzghi faced termination at CDI following a SPAD in Neasden depot. The RMT went into dispute and fought his case and now this unnecessary disciplinary has been thrown out. Mulu is back at work as a train driver because he is a member of the RMT, the train drivers union.

Mulu should never have faced a a disciplinary charge: his was not an aggravated SPAD. Mulu was honest about what happened and followed instructions as soon as he was aware of his error.

Victoria Line drivers to strike: date announced

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

That we note the Lead Officer and our Negotiations Team have reviewed the lack of progress made by the company on this matter along with correspondence from the company which is unsatisfactory; and are recommending strike action should be called.

Accordingly; we instruct all affected members to take industrial action in the form of a strike by not booking on for shifts commencing between: