SOO Waivers: Electrocuting PWT’s

August 23, 2018

It has come to the attention that LUL are looking at ways to cut back on safety to enable trains to run in the event of an over run of engineering works during engineering hours by using trains to do line searches rather than people. This would be in the event that a PWT-EH has …

SOO Waivers

August 23, 2018

Many of you will know that we have had serious concerns with LULs wildly dangerous interpretation of the SOO waiver process .   This ended up as a compliant to the ORR .   There have been some developments which robustly back up our argument on the criteria of the waiver.   The ORR have …

Summer II Legal 2018 Update

August 22, 2018

Summer II Legal 2018 Update:   Caste off The government has announced that, following a consultation on caste discrimination, it will not make caste an aspect of race discrimination under the Equality Act 2010.   The consultation, which received over 16,000 responses, considered two different options to protect people from this form of discrimination. The …

RMT Credit Union

August 22, 2018

The LUEngineering Branch recently discussed the role of the banks in destroying the world economy through their greed and then have the cheek to blame working people for the crisis they caused.   Years of austerity followed where they not only blamed us but also tried to convince us of OUR need to pay for …

July 2018 Inflation Rates

August 22, 2018

New Inflation rates for year to July 2018   The Office for National Statistics (ONS) have published inflation rates for the year to July 2018. The Retail Prices Index (RPI) was 3.2%, down 0.2% on the year to June 2018. The alternative measures of CPI and CPIH were 2.5% (up 0.1%) and 2.3% (unchanged) respectively. …

Michelle Rogers for RMT President

August 22, 2018

LUEngineering Branch is proud to support Michelle Rogers for the position of President of our union.   Michelle is hard working and an excellent candidate for the role and we urge our branch members to ‘like’ her facebook page and vote for her.     https://www.facebook.com/RmtMichelle1/     Michelle Poster      

Latest RMT Circular 17 8 18

August 22, 2018

17th August 2018                                                                     Circular No: IR/372/18   Dear Colleague,   REMOVAL OF DETRAINMENT STAFF, WATERLOO, WATERLOO & CITY LINE – LONDON UNDERGROUND (LUL/14/10)   Further to my previous Circular (IR/340/18, 27th July 2018), the ballot closed with the following result:-   Question: Are you prepared to take industrial action short of a strike?   Number …