Our Ref: B/0001/SS(B)
15th October 2021
RATES OF PAY AND CONDITION OF SERVICE 2020/21 – STAGECOACH SOUTH BASINGSTOKE
Referring to my previous correspondence, I write to update you on the latest developments in regarding your pay. As you may recall, a pay offer has been made to the Branch Secretary and the Chairperson, despite this union writing to the Managing Director demanding that talks must take place with your full time RMT Regional Organiser being present. The offer has been rejected and the Managing Director stated that he would contact your Regional Organiser to have further talks with the possibility of an improved offer. This individual has since left the company and to date no improved offer has been made.
The matter has been considered by your union’s National Executive Committee (NEC) and it has concluded that despite our best efforts to resolve the matter, the company appear to show no interest in making an offer that is worthy of acceptance. Therefore, the NEC has instructed that we inform the company that we are in dispute and a ballot for industrial action is to be held.
Once the appropriate record checks have taken place, the ballot notice will be served, and ballot papers will dispatched shortly after.
I would be grateful if you could report any changes to your grade, workplace location and contact details by contacting the helpline on 0800 376 3706 or you can email the changes to firstname.lastname@example.org Alternatively, you can also contact your RMT Regional Office in Southampton on 02380 335412