Head Office Circular NP/292/21
Our Ref: HSR/2/29
06th August 2021
To: The Secretary
ALL REGIONAL COUNCILS
FAIR CULTURE ABUSE & TARGETING OF AREA REP SCOTT BRUCE
Further to Head Office Circular NP/172/21, dated 21st May 2021, your National Executive Committee (NEC) at its meeting on 5th August, noted and adopted a report from its Health and Safety Sub-committee, from when it met to consider correspondence from the Lead Officer (Scotland) as regards the ongoing problems RMT members have experienced due to the inconsistency and unfairness at times of the Network Rail Fair Culture process in Scotland.
The report adopted by the NEC is as follows:
We note the report from the Lead Officer on file, for which he is thanked.
The General Secretary is instructed to monitor the situation in conjunction with the Lead Officer; should the responses from management to the Lead Officer regarding the particularly negative and unfair impact lengthy investigations have on contractors, or the notes from the meeting, be of note, they should be placed before this NEC.
Additionally, the General Secretary to instruct the Lead Officer to update this NEC regarding the individual case of Bro. Bruce.
Branches and Regional Councils to be informed.
Please bring the contents of this Circular to the attention of relevant members.