HOT WEATHER

August 7, 2018

HOT WEATHER   Following on from a consistent period of high temperature and lack of rainfall the Met Office yesterday issued a weather warning:   https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/heat-health/#?tab=heatHealth   The advice given by the Met Office in their amber warning is as follows:   “Advice: Stay out of the sun. Keep your home as cool as possible …

RMT Circular 23rd May 2018

May 24, 2018

INTRODUCTION OF WTT15 – TRAIN OPERATORS – JUBILEE LINE, LONDON UNDERGROUND (LUL/14/2)   Further to my previous Circular (IR/228/18, 10th May 2018), the ballot has concluded with members voting as follows:-   Are you prepared to take strike action?   Number of individuals who were entitled to vote in the ballot:        108 Number of votes …

VGC – WTC Grades at Plumstead

May 16, 2018

Following our successful organisation of the members working for VGC at Plumstead (Crossrail) we managed to secure an additional 4% pay rise.   However, our members felt that this did not meet their aspirations.   In the light of this development, the issue was tabled with Acas to seek a resolution and the RMT have …

Balfour Beatty Rail (LT Contract)

May 16, 2018

Following lengthy discussions with Balfour Beatty Rail (LT Contract) we have managed to avoid any compulsory redundancies in this area, with any RMT members either retaining their jobs, being successfully redeployed or taking voluntary redundancy.   However, Balfour Beatty have failed to win further contracts of any size and LUL have so far failed to …

Vinci Variations to terms and conditions

May 16, 2018

Vinci took over the contract to maintain various LUL buildings (such as 55 Broadway, Palestra House, Allsop Place etc) last year from Mitie and have forwarded a proposal to change rosters for our members at Palestra House and move the night staff to days. They look after the plumbing, fabric, electrics etc.   Following meetings …

LUL Protection Staff

May 16, 2018

Cleshars & Morsons Protection Master Report LUL Contract:   Over the last year, we have been carrying out an intensive recruitment drive regarding Morsons and Cleshars Protection Masters. This has included grades such as Protection Master, Possession Masters and Train Masters. These staff currently work on the London Underground contract and provide safe access to …

LUEngineering Branch Resolution to NEC

May 16, 2018

Resolution to NEC ref Transformation:   “This branch condemns the cuts being carried out across LUL and TFL. We note that LUL are now informing staff that they are intent on ignoring our jobs for life deal (Annex H, PPP Code of Best Practice) and have stated that people may be made compulsory redundant.   …