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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:    …

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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.   …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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BTUC YOUNG MEMBERS’ CONFERENCE 2019

November 20, 2018

BTUC YOUNG MEMBERS’ CONFERENCE 2019   The BTUC Young Members’ Conference will take place in March 2019 dates to be confirmed. The Union will be invited to send four delegates to the event and, one of the delegates will be the winner of the 2018 John Cogger Award for Young Members.   Members who will …

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JOHN COGGER AWARD FOR YOUNG MEMBERS 2019

November 20, 2018

JOHN COGGER AWARD FOR YOUNG MEMBERS 2019   Nominations are invited for the 2019 RMT John Cogger Award for Young Members.  The winner of the Award also becomes the Union’s nominee for the BTUC Award for Young Members; is automatically nominated for the BTUC Young Members’ Conference and various other activities in which the RMT …

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Transplant Redundancies

November 20, 2018

  Jean Cockerill Human Resources Director London Underground Ltd Palestra 7th Floor, 197 Blackfriars Road London SE1 8NJ   16th November 2018   Dear Jean   TRANSPLANT TRANSFORMATION   I was some what surprised to come in possession of papers relating to meetings held on 6th and 11th Novembers  which purport to be minutes of …

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RMT Social Event 22nd Nov – Acton LT Museum

November 20, 2018

Amigos,   Our event in the Acton Town LT Museum is this Thursday afternoon.   It’s looking good, with  working and retired RMT members coming from as far as Bournemouth and the Forest of Dean.   It’s an RMT event but feel free to invite a friend There’s a Regional Council rally and social afterwards …

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