JOINT WORK TEAMS, CORE VALLEY LINES - AMEY KEOLIS INFRASTRUCTURE

Our Ref BR4/15/4

28th January 2021

Dear Colleagues

JOINT WORK TEAMS, CORE VALLEY LINES - AMEY KEOLIS INFRASTRUCTURE

Your representatives have raised concerns that staff are being organised into Joint Work Teams between S&T and E&P.

This practise did not form part of the consultation during the transfer (TUPE or REM) process which was completed in March 2020. This raises concerns that the employer is enacting changes that have not been consulted or agreed with your union. A meeting has very recently taken place to discuss this specific issue and the outcome of such discussions will be reported to your union’s National Executive Committee in due course

Your NEC has considered the matter and instructed that an update report is obtained regarding the Joint Work Teams alongside a report on the developments in making a Collective Bargaining or Procedural Agreement with AKI. The NEC has additionally noted the agreement of a new set of Covid-19 Safe Working Practices with Network Rail and instructed that the same principles are accepted by AKI.

I trust this keeps you advised on the matter and I will, of course, update you developments in the near future.

Yours sincerely

Mick Cash
General Secretary