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Blacklist Support Group coronavirus statement

April 3, 2020

Blacklist Support Group supports 2 linked demands for the construction sector: #ShutTheSites – Close all non-essential building sites to keep workers and their families safe #PAYEveryworker – Ensure every worker gets paid to ensure their families are not put into destitution Blame greedy bosses, clients and the government NOT the workers The vast majority of construction workers are …

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tube cleaners are to get full sick pay

March 18, 2020

RMT welcomes news that privatised tube cleaners are to get full sick pay after union campaign TUBE UNION RMT ‎today welcomed the news that tube cleaners in the front-line of the fight to contain the Coronavirus on London Underground are to get full sick pay after a campaign of union pressure. General Secretary Mick Cash …

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18th March 2020 Circular

March 18, 2020

RATES OF PAY AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2019 – LONDON UNDERGROUND (LUL/0001)   Consultation with our representatives has taken place since London Underground tabled its “full and final offer”, which I advised you of in a previous circular (Ref: IR/465/19, 15th November 2019).   To remind you, the offer tabled at that time was as follows: …

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RESPIRABLE CRYSTALLINE SILICA (RCS)

March 11, 2020

RESPIRABLE CRYSTALLINE SILICA (RCS)   The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Respiratory Health has urged the Government to take action to prevent the ‘next asbestos’ from taking more lives in the UK.   The APPG and not-for-profit organisation Building and Civil Engineering (B&CE)’s joint report, Silica – the next asbestos?, examines the danger posed …

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RMT Asbestos Questionaire

March 11, 2020

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 as a result of exposure to asbestos is rare. However, for those who do develop a disease, the effects can be devastating.   Recording information about exposure on …

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Bob Crow Memorial Album

March 11, 2020

BOB CROW ALBUM <click here Branches, Regions, Officers & Offices   Dear ALL,   Bob’s family have agreed for us to distribute our album today as we remember not only the sad loss of Bob but also smile at the memories that we have of the man and his life.    This was made on …

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CORONAVIRUS – COVID-19 – USEFUL ADVICE

March 10, 2020

CORONAVIRUS – COVID-19 – USEFUL ADVICE   I attach, for your information, the following documents:   The World Health Organisation document “Getting your workplace ready for COVID-19”   The International Association of Public Transport document “Management of COVID-19: Guidelines for Public Transport Operators”   Network Rail’s “Healthy Hour” pack, which contains links to advice for …

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RMT says London Mayor’s coronavirus transport cleaning announcement is completely inadequate

March 10, 2020

RMT says London Mayor’s coronavirus transport cleaning announcement is completely inadequate   TUBE UNION RMT says that the London Mayor’s coronavirus transport cleaning announcement today is completely inadequate and calls into question the decision to privatise tube cleaning.   Responding to Mayor Sadiq Khan’s statement, RMT General Mick Cash said:   “The New York subway, …

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MARCH AGAINST RACISM – DEMONSTRATIONS IN LONDON AND GLASGOW, 21 MARCH

March 2, 2020

MARCH AGAINST RACISM – DEMONSTRATIONS IN LONDON AND GLASGOW, 21 MARCH   21 March is United Nations Anti-Racism Day. Stand Up to Racism, to which RMT is affiliated, are organising demonstrations in London and Glasgow to mark this day and to protest at the rise of mass support for racist and fascist forces worldwide. The …

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Retired Members Branch Meeting 3rd March 2020

February 27, 2020

The next meeting of the LT Retired Members Branch will be on Tuesday 3rd March at 14.00 in Unity House, 39 Chalton St NW1 1JD.   Our Guest speaker will be brand new LT Executive Member Jared Wood talking about the issues currently facing RMT on the Underground and LT.   We’ll also discuss retirement …

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