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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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RMT racks up another important victory in campaign to halt London Overground ticket office closures

November 20, 2018

RMT racks up another important victory in campaign to halt London Overground ticket office closures   RAIL UNION RMT today racked up another important victory in the campaign to halt the London Overground ticket office closure programme but warned that the battle is far from over. At a packed London Travelwatch board meeting today the …

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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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