Olympic Recognition And Reward – Transport For London (london Underground)

I am writing to advise members that following further talks at ACAS, a final proposal was tabled over Olympic Recognition and Reward for London Underground members. A meeting took place with 150 of your representatives at the end of last week to consult on this offer and the General Grades Committee has decided the following: -

RMT settles Olympics recognition and reward agreement with London Underground

After months of intensive negotiations RMT has reached an agreement that protects existing agreements and allows staff to work within the terms of their existing contracts.

There will also be additional rewards packages of up to £1000 for staff in recognition of the massive additional pressures that will be thrown at the service from the extra three million journeys a day.

OLYMPIC RECOGNITION AND REWARD – TRANSPORT FOR LONDON (LONDON UNDERGROUND )

Your negotiating team met with LUL under the auspices of ACAS yesterday. The company has not changed its financial offer, and has proposed that in the event of duties remaining uncovered by volunteers at any location, the level 1 committee will meet to resolve it. There is no proposal to change Framework Agreements.

OLYMPIC RECOGNITION AND REWARD – TRANSPORT FOR LONDON (LUL)

Your negotiating team met with LUL under the auspices of ACAS today. The company has not changed its financial offer, and has proposed that in the event of duties remaining uncovered by volunteers at any location, the level 1 committee will meet to resolve it. There is no proposal to change Framework Agreements.

OLYMPIC RECOGNITION AND REWARD – TRANSPORT FOR LONDON (LUL)

RMT attended talks at ACAS with London Underground yesterday about Olympics working. Unfortunately, instead of going forward from the last wording agreed, management tried to change it by adding qualifications that appeared designed to tie us to agreements made by other unions. RMT could not accept this.

OLYMPIC RECOGNITION AND REWARD – TRANSPORT FOR LONDON (LUL)

The above matter has been considered by the General Grades Committee and has made the following decision:-

“We note the resolution from LU Engineering branch and the report regarding our ballot of APD Fleet members. We instruct the General Secretary to place this matter back in front of us as soon as practical after our Regional Council has debated this resolution at its meeting today.

Breakdown Of Machinery Of Negotiation – Victoria Line Upgrade – Safety And Training Issues – London Underground Lul/14/1

Further to previous circulars on this issue we remain in dispute with London Underground and action short of a strike remains in place. Correspondence has been received from our Finsbury Park Branch which has now been considered by the General Grades Committee : -

CHANGES TO CONTROL OVER STATION ACCESS – STATION SUPERVISORS – LONDON UNDERGROUND

Branches are advised that the above matter has been considered again by the General Grades Committee and has made the following decision:-

“We note the report from our Regional Organiser on the productive meeting held on this matter. We welcome the detailed plan drawn up by our representatives.

OLYMPIC RECOGNITION AND REWARD – TRANSPORT FOR LONDON (LUL)

As you will be aware, London Underground has tabled a further offer with regard to Olympic Recognition and Reward following recent discussions. The offer is due to be discussed this Friday 16th March at a mass meeting of reps to be held at Friends Meeting House in Euston at 11am. I have been informed that release from duty has been arranged for our LU reps.

Below is a summary of the new deal.

RMT NATIONAL LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL & TRANSGENDER MEMBERS’ CONFERENCE - 18TH MAY 2012

Branches and Regional Councils are invited to submit motions for the agenda of the Conference. You are reminded that these should be relevant to the concerns of lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender members throughout the transport industry and must conform to Union policy. All motions must be received at Unity House by 13th April 2012 at the latest.

Boycott AFM Functionality Expansion-Jobs Depend on it

LU Management have informed the TU’s that they will be expanding the AFM Functionality to CSA’s.This now means that both CSA’s and SAMF’s will be expected to carry out ticket selling activities outside of the Ticket Offices,something which RMT are opposed to.LU have told us that they will initially be running a ‘pilot’ on a voluntary basis at Bank Station and also using SRT staff across the network from December to early January and thereafter will introduce it company wide.The first thing that CSA’s must remember is that their Job Description does not include or allow for the selling of

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