Branch Email

November 10, 2014

Dear Colleagues: The below email/ newsletter was sent out yesterday, please check if it is being ‘spammed’ by your email filters, especially if you have gmail or yahoo   Many thanks   ——————————————————–   News: To see the latest news happening in the LU Engineering Sphere of influence. There are updates on the recent annual …

Working Time Directive: Update

November 6, 2014

Circular No NP/ 223 /14 To All Branches, Regional Offices & Regional Councils Our Ref: LA/45/14 5th November 2014   Dear Colleagues, Legal Update:  Holiday Pay. Further to Circular NP/099/14 of the 29th May 2014  where I reported the case of Lock v British Gas, and Circular NP/149/14 dated 2nd September 2014, the EAT decided …

Asbestos Reporting

October 30, 2014

A NATIONAL INITIATIVE HAS BEEN RE-LAUNCHED TO ENSURE THAT DETAILS ARE RECORDED OF MEMBERS WHO BELIEVE THAT THEY MAY HAVE BEEN EXPOSED TO ASBESTOS DUST THROUGH THEIR WORK. It is important to remember that not everyone who has been exposed to asbestos develops an asbestos related disease, and that the development of a serious illness …

Vote Brian Whitehead

October 29, 2014

Dear Colleagues,   It is nearly the last chance to vote in the Regional Organiser South (Relief) elections so please vote ‘1’ for Brian Whitehead   His goals are: He believes all members deserve to be treated with dignity, respect and equality. Regardless of your job or grade we are all equal in the RMT …

SCAM ALERT

October 29, 2014

TO ALL BRANCHES, REGIONAL COUNCILS & REGIONAL OFFICES SCAM ALERT Dear Colleague, I am most concerned to learn that our members are being contacted by non-union law firms to deal with their personal injury claims and disease claims on terms that may not be as advantageous as our Unions scheme. Our members are being “cold …

July Transplant Minutes

October 28, 2014

Please see below the Tube Lines Transplant Minutes for July 2014 Asset Del T1 HS Mins 11-07-2014 Asset Del IR Level 1 – 11-07-2014

Asbestos Acton Town

October 28, 2014

District Line Health and Safety Reps have raised concerns with Management regarding suspected Asbestos found around 42a, 41b and 41a points at Acton Town. 4Rail have been notified to come and test the site. Anyone working there please seek advice from your local health and safety reps and raise with your local management team. Similarly, if …