RATES OF PAY AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2020/21 – STAGECOACH EAST MIDLANDS MANSFIELD & WORKSOP

Our Ref:B/0001/SEM(M&W)

15th October 2021

Dear Colleague,

RATES OF PAY AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2020/21 – STAGECOACH EAST MIDLANDS (MANSFIELD & WORKSOP)

Following on from the magnificent ballot result you gave to your union; this has enabled your negotiators to push the company back to talks and the following improved offer has been tabled:-

For all Drivers, (Including Trainees, Leading Drivers Administrative staff, and Instructors). This also includes Engineering and Clerks.

For 2020 there will be a one-off payment of £400 for each employee and this would be paid pro rata for part time staff.
An increase of 1.8%, effective 1st May 2021
An increase of 2.7% from the point of acceptance of this offer.

Grade

Current Rate

May 21

At point of Acceptance

Drivers (Year 1)

£8.93

£9.09

£9.35

Drivers (Year 1 +)

£10.77

£10.96

£11.26

Engineers (Semi Skilled)

£10.26

£10.45

£10.73

Engineers (Skilled Day)

£12.78

£13.01

£13.36

 

The enhancements for Leading Drivers, Mentors and Supervisors will remain unchanged.
Sickness and holiday pay will increase in line with this offer
The anniversary for pay talks would be May 2022.

Your National Executive Committee (NEC) has carefully considered the offer and it has instructed that an e-referendum must be held so that you can have your say on the offer.

The NEC is also recommending that you vote ‘YES’ to accept the offer.

Make no mistake, without your willingness to fight the company for a better deal via an industrial action ballot, this offer would not have been forth coming and I would like to congratulate you on your principled stand.

YOU MUST HAVE AN EMAIL ADDRESS TO TAKE PART

The on-line referendum will close on Thursday 21st October 2021 at 11.00

Referendum Instructions

Members will shortly receive an email from ‘RMT Referenda’ which will allow you to register your vote. Please follow the instructions and make sure you complete this by no later than 11.00 on Thursday 21st October 2021. Once members have voted, you will receive an email from RMT Referenda confirming how you have voted and that your vote has been cast successfully.

If you know of any member who has not received this email or if you are having any difficulties voting, please contact referenda@rmt.org.uk or the RMT Helpline on 0800 376 3706. If you do not receive your vote immediately, please check your junk/spam folders before contacting us for a replacement.
 
VOTE ‘YES’ TO ACCEPT THE OFFER

Yours sincerely

Michael Lynch
General Secretary