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Thales Rail Signals redundancies

September 13, 2018

The following report has been sent to Unity House regarding the situation on Thales Rail Signals   Late last week, I was contacted by local Thales Rail Signals HR regarding the potential for 11 job losses in the testing and commissioning area of the company working on the London Underground 4LM Contract to upgrade the …

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RMT Credit Union

September 13, 2018

The LUEngineering Branch passed the below resolution to go to the London Transport Regional Council.   This is the first step to making RMT policy and shows how our union democracy works. If passed this then goes before our union’s National Executive who, once accepted, will make sure the actions are carried out.   Resolution: …

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TfL PENSIONS CONSULTATIVE COMMITTEE (PCC) ELECTIONS SECTION TWO (TfL EMPLOYEES)

September 13, 2018

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: TfL PENSIONS CONSULTATIVE COMMITTEE (PCC) ELECTIONS SECTION TWO (TfL EMPLOYEES)   Please be advised that the following resolution was placed before the National Executive Committee by the London Transport Regional Council:   “This Regional Council call on the NEC to endorse the following candidate for the upcoming TfL Pension Consultative Committee election for …

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RMT Trustee Election

September 13, 2018

ELECTION TO THE TRUSTEE COMMITTEE   Nominations were invited from Branches in the above election (Circular No. MF/59/18, 24th May 2018). The following valid nominations were received at head office on or before the close of nominations, 15th August 2018.   Name                                       Branch Wayne Barnett                       Bassetlaw Mat Partridge                          East Midland Central Keith Saunders                        Bridgend Llantrisant …

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September 2018 RMT Parliamentary Group Update

September 13, 2018

TO: ALL BRANCHES & REGIONAL COUNCILS.   Ref: P4/02/18   10th September 2018   Dear Colleagues   RMT Parliamentary Group Report – Summer 2018   Please find enclosed a copy of the RMT Parliamentary Group’s Report for the period June to July 2018.   Yours sincerely     Mick Cash General Secretary   NP Circular …

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12th September 2018 RMT Circular

September 13, 2018

  OFFICIAL CIRCULAR   TO ALL BRANCHES AND REPRESENTATIVES ALL UNDERGROUND AND FORMER LT EMPLOYERS     12th September 2018                                                   Circular No: IR/403/18   Dear Colleague,   BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, TRAIN OPERATORS, PICCADILLY LINE – LONDON UNDERGROUND (LUL/14/2)   Further to my previous Circular (IR/314/18, 16th July 2018) when the previous …

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March and Rally against the Tories Birmingham 29th September 

August 30, 2018

March and Rally against the Tories Birmingham 29th September    Please see the details below of an important national event at which I will be speaking along with other speakers from the Trade Union movement.   All branches should organise to maximise attendance and use of branch resources is a legitimate expense. Please do all …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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