General Secretary Nomination

April 11, 2019

Dear Members, We have a very important branch meeting on the 17th April. There we will discuss all disputes and members complaints plus hear reports from many areas. We also have Mick Cash and Sean Hoyle attending as they seek our nomination from our branch for General Secretary of our union Please attend if you …

RMT Circular 5th February 2019

February 15, 2019

REMOVAL OF DETRAINMENT STAFF, WATERLOO, WATERLOO & CITY LINE – LONDON UNDERGROUND (LUL/14/10)   Further to my previous Circular (IR/15/19, 11th January 2019), the ballot closed with members’ voting as follows: –   Are you prepared to take industrial action short of a strike?   Number of individuals who were entitled to vote in the ballot:    …

New Inflation rates for year to January 2019

February 15, 2019

New Inflation rates for year to January 2019   The Office for National Statistics (ONS) have published inflation rates for the year to January 2019. The Retail Prices Index (RPI) was 2.5%, down 0.2%on the year to December 2018. The alternative measures of CPI and CPIH were 1.8% (down 0.3%) and 1.8% (down 0.2%) respectively.   …

Bob Crow – British Heart Foundation

February 8, 2019

In the next few months, Bob’s family and friends are under taking some sponsored events for charities. Please see the below message from Bob’s partner, Nicky.   I am going to be jumping a small airplane on the Friday 15th February 2019 (sky diving) with my son Anthony, my brother Alan and his son Craig …

The Bob Crow Branch

February 8, 2019

Yesterday, the RMT agreed to change the name of our branch to the ‘Bob Crow Branch’ until the end of 2019.   This is the 5th anniversary of the passing of our late General Secretary and friend, Bob Crow and he is sadly missed by us all. As a mark of respect, we intend to …

AUTUMN 2018 – LEGAL UPDATE

November 22, 2018

AUTUMN 2018 – LEGAL UPDATE   1.    Another attack on workers’ rights – small claims   The Government is pressing ahead with its plans to attack the rights of workers who are injured at work through no fault of their own. The Civil Liability Bill is expected to complete its passage through Parliament. The government say …

SUPPORT FOR DEAF MEMBERS

November 21, 2018

SUPPORT FOR DEAF MEMBERS   RMT welcomes calls from deaf members via text relay.  It is no longer necessary to have a textphone to use this service – the member just needs to download the NGT (Next Generation Text) app to a smartphone or other device such as a tablet. Captions are created by a …