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New Inflation rates for year to March 2019

April 18, 2019

New Inflation rates for year to March 2019   The Office for National Statistics (ONS) have published inflation rates for the year to February 2019. The Retail Prices Index (RPI) was 2.4%, down 0.1% on the year to February 2019. The alternative measures of CPI and CPIH were 1.9% (unchanged) and 1.8% (unchanged) respectively.   …

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Bob Crow Branch nominates Sean Hoyle for General Secretary

April 17, 2019

The Bob Crow Branch overwhelmingly backed Sean Hoyle for General Secretary tonight at our branch meeting.   Both Sean and Mick Cash spoke well and were a credit to our union, but ultimately, it was Sean’s passion and vision for the future that won the vote.   Sean stated   His history within the union …

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RMT declares a further dispute across London Underground over threatened job losses

April 16, 2019

RMT declares a further dispute across London Underground over threatened job losses   TUBE UNION RMT confirmed today that it has declared a further dispute across London Underground over job losses and is preparing a ballot for industrial action.  The dispute comes in addition to the rows over the current pay round and fleet preparation …

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MASS MEETING FOR RMT LONDON UNDERGROUND MEMBERS

April 14, 2019

MASS MEETING FOR RMT LONDON UNDERGROUND MEMBERS   The National Executive Committee has taken the decision to arrange a mass members meeting for all London Underground members with the General Secretary, Senior Assistant General Secretary, Lead Officer, National President, and NEC in attendance to discuss:-   RMT 2019 Pay Submission and progress of talks with …

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TFL/LUL TRANSFORMATION (LUL/15/4)

April 14, 2019

TFL/LUL TRANSFORMATION (LUL/15/4)   Further to my previous Circular (IR/80/19, 22nd February 2019) and as you may be aware, TfL/LUL is undergoing a process called ‘Transformation’ which aims to cut costs and make savings by making job cuts. LUL has recently announced a further raft of job losses affecting members in Track Access Control, Power Control, …

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RMT ANTI FASCIST EDUCATION COURSE

April 14, 2019

RMT ANTI FASCIST EDUCATION COURSE   Following decision of the National Executive Committee I am able to confirm arrangements have been made to deliver a pilot course on organising against and defeating the far-right movement in the UK that has seen a significant rise in their activities on our streets. This pilot will be run …

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FUTURE OF INTERSERVE

April 14, 2019

FUTURE OF INTERSERVE   Further to my Circular IR/116/19 25th March 2019, I write to advise branches that we have received correspondence from Network Rail and London Underground who are the client companies that contract Interserve to carry out cleaning and security. They have both confirmed that contingency plans are in place to ensure the continuity …

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ACCESSIBILITY OF THE UNION FOR DISABLED MEMBERS

April 14, 2019

ACCESSIBILITY OF THE UNION FOR DISABLED MEMBERS   You will recall that branches and regions were surveyed regarding the accessibility of the properties in which we hold our meetings.  Whilst this is essential information, this only considers physical properties and the Disabled Members’ Advisory Committee have requested that the union asks the broader question of …

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Bob Crow Anniversary Event – Saturday 8th June 2019

April 14, 2019

Bob Crow Anniversary Event – Saturday 8th June 2019   Further to Circular No. MF/24/19, 8th March 2019, I am writing to remind you of the commemorative event taking place at Millwall football club on Saturday 8th June 2019 from 7pm to midnight, which will include a buffet and refreshments.   As previously advised, this …

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MT / Cuba Solidarity Campaign 17th Garden Party: Wednesday 12th June 2018.

April 14, 2019

MT / Cuba Solidarity Campaign 17th Garden Party: Wednesday 12th June 2018.   In association with the Cuba Solidarity Campaign, the 17th RMT Annual Garden Party for Cuba will take place on Wednesday 12th June 2018 at Maritime House, Clapham, London, commencing 7.00pm.   Tickets are now available and are £15 each. This includes a free bar, buffet and music. As …

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