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The importance of us having your correct details

November 16, 2019

Did you know that the RMT needs your details to be correct because in the event of industrial action, we need to reach certain levels of accuracy regarding grade, location and company but also thresholds for a ballot to be legal.   Under the 2016 Trade Union Act Ballots for industrial action in important public …

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Long Service Awards 2019

November 16, 2019

The branch is holding a special presentation for members with 10, 25, 40 and 50 years service on the 6th December 2019, details below.   If you have not received an invite and feel that you have the correct service then please email   [email protected]   Many thanks     https://www.luengineeringrmt.co.uk/event/branch-xmas-social-long-service-awards-2019/

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London Underground Pay 2019

November 16, 2019

That we note the full and final offer from the company was discussed at an all LU Reps meeting last Thursday.   The unanimous view of the reps meeting was to reject the offer as aspects proposed by the company such as years 2 & 4 of the 4 year offer which are 1.4% respectively …

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ACCESS TO TOILETS SURVEY

November 16, 2019

ACCESS TO TOILETS SURVEY   World Toilet Day is 19th November, and the International Transport Federation (ITF) is launching a Transport Workers’ Sanitation Charter.  This is following on from the ITF Congress in 2018 which made access to decent sanitation a priority.   Since then ITF Women has continued to lead on this campaign to raise …

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New Inflation rates for year to October 2019

November 16, 2019

New Inflation rates for year to October 2019   The Office for National Statistics (ONS) have published inflation rates for the year to October 2019. The Retail Prices Index (RPI) was 2.1%, down 0.3% on the year to September 2019. The alternative measures of CPI and CPIH were 1.5% (down 0.2%) and 1.5% (down 0.2%) respectively.   Your …

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THE NATIONAL LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL AND TRANSGENDER + MEMBERS’ CONFERENCE 2019

November 4, 2019

THE NATIONAL LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL AND TRANSGENDER + MEMBERS’ CONFERENCE 2019   I write with regards to the above matter and to inform you that the resolutions which were passed at this year’s National LGBT+ Members’ Conference have been considered by the union’s National Executive Committee. The resolutions together with the NEC decisions are as …

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Mental Health Awareness

November 4, 2019

  MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS   The following resolution was carried at the AGM 2019:   Leeds City believes that the RMT should place pressure and influence on those companies that do not currently sign up to the above to do so, and, implement a procedure within their company that will recognise and offer help and …

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Whistleblowing

November 4, 2019

New Labour Research Department publication: Whistleblowing The Union affiliates to the Labour Research Department (LRD) – an organisation dedicated to publishing information of use to trade unionists and employee reps.   In addition to affiliating, we also separately pay for access to a number of LRD products – including their online services. As part of …

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Retired Members Branch

November 4, 2019

The next meeting of the LT Retired Members Branch will be on Tuesday 5th November at 14.00 in Unity House, 39 Chalton St NW1 1JD. The Guest Speaker will be none other than our General Secretary Mick Cash, talking about the challenges facing RMT and the forthcoming General Election, which is critical for the future of working people.   We’ll …

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Human Waste on the Tracks

November 4, 2019

RMT appalled and disgusted as Government and train companies break promises over excrement on tracks   RAIL UNION RMT said today that revelations that train companies have reneged on a pledge to eliminate the dumping of excrement on the railway by the end of this year shows that profit is more important to them than …

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