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RMT repeats call for reversal of staffing cuts
Tube union RMT today re-iterated the need for a reversal to the Tube station staffing cuts in light of a major fire-related incident at London Bridge yesterday .   The fire, underneath an escalator, prompted a full evacuation, and only the...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, tube, london bridge, every job matters
Tube stations staffing dispute
"Our reps have met this afternoon and have agreed unanimously that all planned action remains on. RMT has been available for further talks throughout the weekend and we can confirm that those talks‎ will now convene at ACAS on Tuesday...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, tube, station staff, every job matters,
RMT confirms further strike dates in Tube dispute
Following a failure to make significant progress at intensive ACAS talks in the London Underground stations staffing disputes  RMT’s National Executive Committee has taken the decision to call further action and instructs ALL LUL STATION & REVENUE members:  Not to...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, tube, every job matters, station staff, strike
RMT confirms new phase of industrial action on Tube
                www.rmt.org.uk     12th January 2017 Immediate RMT confirms new phase of industrial action in Tube station staffing and safety dispute Following the rock-solid strike action taken by RMT tube station members on the 8th and 9th of January the...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, tube, every job matters, station staff, safety
RMT to ballot London Underground fleet staff
RAIL UNION RMT confirmed today that it will be balloting its London Underground fleet staff members for strike action and action short of a strike over a breakdown in industrial relations and numerous breaches of agreed machineries and agreements by...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, tube, fleet staff, every job matters, ballot
RMT repeats call for talks in Tube safety dispute
General Secretary Mick Cash said: “The 24 hour strike that ended yesterday evening was absolutely rock solid right across the combine and was the clearest possible reflection of the anger of tube workers at the potentially-lethal impact that the 838 job cuts...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, tube, safety, jobs, every job matters
Tube staff out in force across the network
General Secretary Mick Cash said;   "Our members are out in force across London Underground this morning in the fight for jobs and safety. The strike action is ‎being solidly supported on every line, at every station and on picket...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, tube, station staff, jobs, every job matters
RMT warns TFL to stop peddling "dangerous lies"
General Secretary Mick Cash said;   "It does no one any favours for TFL to openly lie about how many Tube services are running. It just piles more people into stations that are already dangerously over crowded and ramps up...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, tube, station staff, jobs, every job matters
RMT confirms ballot timetable for London Underground staff
TUBE UNION RMT confirmed a ballot timetable today for nearly 3500 workers a week after the terror alert at North Greenwich put tube safety right back at the top of the agenda.  Station staff members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, tube, every job matters
RMT sets out its position on Night Tube
RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said;   “RMT supports the introduction of the Night Tube and ever since the idea was first floated our members have fought tirelessly to make sure that it is done properly and that the huge...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, tube, tfl, night tube, every job matters
RMT demands halt to job cuts after Clapham South incident
Tube union RMT today demanded a halt to the massive LU job cuts programme and to the lethal idea of driverless trains after the publication of the official report into the dragging incident at Clapham South Station last year. RMT...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, every job matters, lul, tfl, clapham south
EVERY JOB MATTERS
Our Ref: LUL/14/5 3rd March 2016 Dear Colleagues, EVERY JOB MATTERS – DEFENDING JOBS ON LONDON UNDERGROUND As you will be aware, the new operating model in respect of Fit for the Future - Stations commenced on 7th February 2016 and I have...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: every job matters, london underground, lul, central line
Crunch tube talks today
TUBE UNION RMT said today that if crunch talks at Director level over this weekend’s 48 hour station staffing strike fail this morning then the matter will be referred immediately to ACAS as the clock ticks down towards Saturdays action. RMT...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, tube, fit for the future stations, every job matters
EVERY JOB MATTERS – DEFENDING JOBS ON LONDON UNDERGROUND
Our Ref: LUL/14/5 29th January 2016 Dear Colleague, EVERY JOB MATTERS – DEFENDING JOBS ON LONDON UNDERGROUND WEEK OF ACTION – SUNDAY 7TH – SATURDAY 13TH FEBRUARY 2016 Further to previous correspondence where I advised you that RMT would be organising a...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, every job matters
EVERY JOB MATTERS – DEFENDING JOBS ON LONDON UNDERGROUND
Our Ref: LUL/14/5 26th January 2016 Dear Colleague, EVERY JOB MATTERS – DEFENDING JOBS ON LONDON UNDERGROUND Further to yesterday’s announcement that the strike action today and tomorrow is suspended, I want to clarify that the OVERTIME BAN FOR RMT STATION...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: LONDON UNDERGROUND, LUL, EVERY JOB MATTERS
London Underground
Our Ref: LUL/0001 21st January 2016 Dear Colleague, RATES OF PAY & CONDITIONS OF SERVICE AND NIGHT RUNNING EVERY JOB MATTERS – DEFENDING JOBS ON LONDON UNDERGROUND IMPORTANT UPDATE ON TALKS – REVISED OFFER RECEIVED FROM LUL Further to my previous...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, every job matters, night tube
Surge in complaints in wake of ticket office closures
General Secretary Mick Cash said; "These figures confirm all RMT's warnings about the dire impact on passenger services f‎rom the cuts-led ticket office closure programme. Every job matters card "With over 800 tube station jobs due to be axed early next...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, ticket office, boris johnson, tfl, every job matters
EVERY JOB MATTERS – DEFENDING JOBS ON LONDON UNDERGROUND
Our Ref: LUL/14/5 12th January 2016 Dear Colleague, EVERY JOB MATTERS – DEFENDING JOBS ON LONDON UNDERGROUND As members will be aware, at the time of calling the continuous overtime ban from Sunday 3rd January 2016, your RMT Lead Officer had written...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, tube, every job matters, night tube
Every Job Matters
As members will be aware, discussions and negotiations with LUL over the above and its Fit for the Future Stations (FFFS) proposal have been on going and the General Grades Committee took the decision in September to keep this issue...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: every job matters, london underground, lul
Fare evasion rockets
In the wake of figures released yesterday by the Labour Group on the GLA showing that fare evasion on London Underground has rocketed by over 200%, tube union RMT revealed today that, as well as closing ticket offices, LU has reduced...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london undeground, lul, fare evasion, labour group, gla, tfl, every job matters
Increase in fare evasion linked to ticket office closures
General Secretary Mick Cash said; "Today's figures from the Labour Group on the GLA are exactly in line with RMT warnings that axing ticket offices and station staff would be a false economy and would encourage fare evasion. Our warnings...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, labour group, gla, tfl, ticket office, every job matters
RMT on Night Tube delay to next year
"No one wins from this situation - neither Londoners or tube staff. RMT supports the principle of a Night Tube with properly agreed reward and rosters and the union remains available for further constructive talks. "RMT is frankly astounded that Boris...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: London underground, lul, every job matters, night tube
EVERY JOB MATTERS – DEFENDING JOBS ON LONDON UNDERGROUND
Our Ref: LUL/14/5 21st August 2015 Dear Colleague, EVERY JOB MATTERS – DEFENDING JOBS ON LONDON UNDERGROUND Further to my previous correspondence dated 11th August, members are reminded of the upcoming strike action starting Tuesday next week. All Station Grades members...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, every job matters, lul
Chaos on District Line
The District line has lost more than a third of its trains this morning due to the union work to rule in the depots which has been ongoing as part of the Night Tube dispute. Tube bosses have attempted to...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: tube strike, night tube, every job matters, london underground, lul, district line
RMT Responds to Latest Statements from LU's Nick Brown
"This dispute is not about money, it's about being able to plan for and enjoy some downtime with friends and family away from work. The current plans wreck that and the unilateral issuing of the new rosters has simply inflamed...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, every job matters, night tube, tube strike
RMT calls for indefinite suspension of Night Tube plans
RMT says that is an open secret across the job that senior managers do not believe that the Night Tube is deliverable on the 12th September without unleashing repeated chaos. As a result of the project being dumped on tube...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, night tube, every job matters, tube strike
Rates of Pay & Conditions of Service and Night Running
Our Ref: LUL/0001 4th August 2015 Dear Colleague, Rates of Pay & Conditions of Service and Night Running London Underground All RMT members working for London Underground are reminded of the upcoming strike action starting tomorrow, which will be the second...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, every job matters, night tube, tube strike
Every Job Matters – Defending Jobs on London Underground
Our Ref: LUL/14/5 4th August 2015 Dear Colleague, Every Job Matters – Defending Jobs on London Underground Further to my previous correspondence dated 15th July, members are reminded of the upcoming strike action starting tomorrow. All Station Grades members are instructed...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, every job matters
RMT rejects latest Night Tube offer strike action goes ahead
RMT reps were furious when they examined the details of the current proposals earlier today only to find that they are a re-hash of previous plans and would continue along the course of smashing up long-standing agreements and destroying work/life...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, every job matters, night tube, strike, tubestrike
RMT on night tube talks
Our London Underground reps will meet on Monday to look at the detail and we will take a response into the ACAS talks ‎following that meeting. RMT reiterates that next week's action remains on. ". Ends.
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, tube strike, every job matters
New tube action hits services
New wave of tube industrial action already hitting services this morning as drivers threatened with being sent home for refusing to drive unsafe trains. Tube services are already being hit as a new phase of industrial action kicks in this...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: lu, london underground, night running, every job matters
Every Job Matters – Defending Jobs on London Underground
Our Ref: LUL/14/5 15th July 2015 TO ALL LONDON UNDERGROUND STATION STAFF MEMBERS Dear Colleagues, Every Job Matters – Defending Jobs on London Underground Members are congratulated for taking part in the significant strike action on Wednesday 8th and Thursday 9th...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: every job matters, london underground, lul
RMT confirms tube strike dates
The strike times for driver members will run slightly later, between 21.00 on 5th August to 20.59 on 6th August. General Secretary Mick Cash said; "The unity and determination of staff across London Underground in the dispute ‎over night tube, the imposition...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: lul, london underground, tube strike, every job matters
Industrial Action – London Underground
Our Ref: LUL/0001 13th July 2015 Dear Colleague, Industrial Action – London Underground All London Underground members are congratulated for the hugely successful strike action which took place across the network during Wednesday 8th and Thursday 9th July. Now, while RMT...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, every job matters, night running
RMT demand for tube chiefs
General Secretary Mick Cash said; "The strike action on London Underground is rock solid across all lines, all grades and all depots and the unity and solidarity of the entire workforce, which has now brought London to a standstill, must...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: London underground, lul, every job matters, tube strike
RMT salutes tube workforce
  RMT salutes tube workforce for solid, united and determined action and demands that LU return to serious negotiations. General Secretary Mick Cash said; "RMT congratulates the 20,000 members of all four tube unions who have stood united, solid and determined...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, every job matters, tube strike
MPs condemn “disgraceful” treatment of tube workers
London MP Jeremy Corbyn and other MPs have tabled a motion condemning the “disgraceful” treatment of tube workers and calling on the Mayor of London to withdraw the imposition of night working.   The motion notes that uncontrolled and unmanaged...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, every job matters
RMT on tube talks
"That of course means that the detailed offer submitted by LU yesterday must remain on the table as a key part of the talks framework and the union issues on a coherent package that addresses work\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\life balance, equality and safety...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, strike, every job matters
London Underground talks latest
RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said: “RMT has received the latest offer from London Underground during the ACAS talks today. “Our representatives on London Underground have discussed it and are clear that it is divisive and unacceptable. While a small...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, pay offer, every job matters
Every Job Matters – Defending Jobs on London Underground
Our Ref: LUL/14/5 2nd July 2015 To all London Underground Station Staff Members Dear Colleagues Every Job Matters – Defending Jobs on London Underground This week you and your colleagues voted massively in favour of industrial action in our dispute to...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, every job matters
RMT confirms industrial action dates on London Underground
RMT confirmed today that members will be taking the following industrial action on London Underground following ballots over pay, night running, safety and casualisation: Not to book on for any shifts between 18.30 hours on 8th July 2015 and 18.29 hours on 9th...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, every job matters, industrial action, night running
RMT responds to TFL announcement of record passenger numbers
"We knew this was coming but no one has bothered planning for it and in fact there are more cuts in the pipeline that will increase the transport chaos and safety risks across the capital. We need more staff and...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, tfl, every job matters
RMT steps up tube cuts fight with Bakerloo Line protest
With the London Mayor's ticket office closure programme now underway, RMT is ramming home the point that increasing passenger demand, forecast to continue to surge in the coming years, combined with increased levels of violent incidents against both passengers and...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, every job matters, lu, lul, tube, bakerloo line,
RMT continues fight for safety as first ticket office closes
"The recent stabbing at Lancaster Gate of a member of staff has shown once again the vulnerability of both our members and the travelling public when numbers are sacrificed in the drive for cuts. "RMT will continue to work with...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: every job matters, ticket office closures, london underground, lul, tube, boris johnson
RMT suspends tube action after substantial progress in ACAS
The talks have secured substantial movement in three key areas, enabling both the scheduled strike action and the on-going overtime ban to be suspended:   •         The company has confirmed that the assertion that the consultation over the planned measures...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: every job matters, tube, lu, lul, strike action
Every Job Matters – Defending Jobs on London Underground
Our Ref: LUL/14/5 9th October 2014 Dear Colleague, Every Job Matters – Defending Jobs on London Underground ALL INDUSTRIAL ACTION SUSPENDED – ALL MEMBERS TO WORK AS NORMAL Following the talks at ACAS yesterday attended by your Lead Officer, Stations negotiating...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: every job matters, london underground, tube, lu, lul, strike action
Every Job Matters – Defending Jobs on London Underground
Our Ref: LUL/14/5 8th October 2014 Dear Colleague, Every Job Matters – Defending Jobs on London Underground Talks at ACAS Re-started All members will be aware of the decision taken yesterday to call on all London Underground members to take strike...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: every job matters, london underground, tube, lul, lu
RMT confirms 48 hours of strike action on London Underground
The vast majority of RMT tube members have been instructed not to book on for any shifts between 2100 hrs on 14th October through to 2059 hrs on the 16th October. Fleet members have been instructed not to book on for any...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, every job matters, lu, lul, tube, strike action
Every Job Matters – Defending Jobs on London Underground
Our Ref: LUL/14/5 7th October 2014 Dear Colleague, Every Job Matters – Defending Jobs on London Underground All London Underground Members to take Strike Action Further to previous correspondence, a mass meeting of your Reps took place on Thursday 2nd October...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: every job matters, london underground, lul, lu, tube
Every Job Matters – Defending Jobs on London Underground
Our Ref: LUL/14/5 7th October 2014 Dear Colleague, Every Job Matters – Defending Jobs on London Underground All London Underground Members to take Strike Action Further to previous correspondence, a mass meeting of your Reps took place on Thursday 2nd October...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: every job matters, london underground, lul, lu, tube
RMT Exposes Tube Bosses' Deliberate Attempt to Mislead GLA
Following information requests from Labour GLA member Val Shawcross, LU claimed that the total job losses were 587. However, close examination of documents by RMT negotiators show that those figures are wildly inaccurate and misleading with the real number of posts...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, every job matters, lu, lul, tube, gla,
RMT announces latest phase of industrial action on Tube
With effect from 00.01 hours on Wednesday 24th September 2014, until further notice, Station Grades Members, Revenue Protection and Duty Station Manager Grades Members are instructed not to work any overtime. The decision to move back into industrial action across the tube...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: every job matters, london underground, tube, lu, lul
Every Job Matters
Our Ref: LUL/14/5 17th September 2014 Dear colleague Every Job Matters – Defending Jobs on London Underground Further to previous correspondence on the above matter, despite months of discussions between your union and London Underground, it remains the case that management...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: every job matters, tube, london underground, lul, lu
Every Job Matters – Defending Jobs on London Underground
Our Ref LUL/14/5 2nd September 2014 TO ALL RMT MEMBERS AT LONDON UNDERGROUND Dear Colleagues INDUSTRIAL ACTION SUSPENDED! Every Job Matters – Defending Jobs on London Underground I write to all LU members concerning our dispute with London Underground over their...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: every job matters, london underground, lu, lul, tube
RMT announces latest industrial action on London Underground
•    With effect from 00.01 hours Wednesday 3rd September 2014, until further notice, all station staff and station supervisors are instructed not to work any overtime •    With effect from 00.01 hours Wednesday 3rd September 2014, until further notice, all Station Supervisors members are...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: every job matters, london underground, lu, lul, tube
Every Job Matters
Our Ref LUL/14/5 27th August 2014 Dear Colleagues TO ALL RMT STATION STAFF INCLUDING STATION SUPERVISORS AT LONDON UNDERGROUND Dear Colleagues INDUSTRIAL ACTION CALLED EVERY JOB MATTERS – DEFENDING JOBS ON LONDON UNDERGROUND Your union has been in ongoing discussions with...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: every job matters, london undeground, lu, lul, tube
EVERY JOB MATTERS – DEFENDING JOBS ON LONDON UNDERGROUND
Our Ref LUL/14/5 21st August 2014 TO ALL LONDON UNDERGROUND MEMBERS Dear Colleagues MASS MEETING OF MEMBERS FRIDAY 22ND AUGUST! EVERY JOB MATTERS – DEFENDING JOBS ON LONDON UNDERGROUND Further to my recent letter, a mass meeting of all London Underground...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: every job matters, london undergrond, lu, lul, tube
Every Job Matters – Defending Jobs on London Underground
Our Ref LUL/14/5 15th August 2014 TO ALL LONDON UNDERGROUND MEMBERS Dear Colleagues MASS MEETING OF MEMBERS FRIDAY 22ND AUGUST! Every Job Matters – Defending Jobs on London Underground A mass meeting of all London Underground members has been arranged to...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: every job matters, london underground, lu, lul, tube
RMT research exposes Boris Johnson's tube fares scandal
The research also showed that the real terms increase in Tube fares of 24%, means that for example the cost a Zone 1 – 4 annual Travel card will rise to £2238. The fare hikes are taking place despite frontline station staff being...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: tube fares, boris johnson, every job matters, london underground, lu, lul
Tube union official Mark Harding found not guilty
Mick Cash, RMT Acting General Secretary, said “This is an important victory, not just for RMT but for the whole trade union movement, and has significant implications for every single trade unionist taking action and seeking to picket effectively at...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: mark harding, every job matters, london underground, lu
EVERY JOB MATTERS – DEFENDING JOBS ON LONDON UNDERGROUND
Our Ref LUL/14/5 7th May 2014 TO ALL RMT MEMBERS AT LONDON UNDERGROUND Dear Colleagues, EVERY JOB MATTERS – DEFENDING JOBS ON LONDON UNDERGROUND I write further to my letter on Bank Holiday Monday where you were informed that we had...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: every job matters, london underground, lu, tubestrike
EVERY JOB MATTERS – DEFENDING JOBS ON LONDON UNDERGROUND
Our Ref LUL/14/5 7th May 2014 TO ALL RMT MEMBERS AT LONDON UNDERGROUND Dear Colleagues, EVERY JOB MATTERS – DEFENDING JOBS ON LONDON UNDERGROUND I write further to my letter on Bank Holiday Monday where you were informed that we had...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: every job matters, london underground, lu, tubestrike
London Underground - Strike Action Suspended
Our Ref LUL/14/5   5th May 2014   TO ALL RMT MEMBERS AT LONDON UNDERGROUND   Dear Colleagues, STRIKE ACTION SUSPENDED – MEMBERS INSTRUCTED TO WORK NORMALLY   EVERY JOB MATTERS – DEFENDING JOBS ON LONDON UNDERGROUND   I wrote to...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: every job matters, london underground, lu, tube strike
EVERY JOB MATTERS – DEFENDING JOBS ON LONDON UNDERGROUND
Our Ref LUL/14/5   2nd May 2014   TO ALL RMT MEMBERS AT LONDON UNDERGROUND   Dear Colleagues,   EVERY JOB MATTERS – DEFENDING JOBS ON LONDON UNDERGROUND   STRIKE ACTION STILL ON   As you will be aware, talks reconvened...
Region: National
Tagged with: every job matters, lu, tubestrike, london underground,
Tube strike action next week goes ahead
RMT acting general secretary Mick Cash said. "RMT negotiators worked flat out today at ACAS to try and reach an agreement which could allow for a suspension of the action and late this afternoon we had workable framework which could...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: every job matters, london underground, lu, tube strike
RMT slams LU for misleading public and risking safety
With the action solid again this morning , social media has been packed with pictures of severe overcrowding as tube chiefs rip up the safety rule book in an effort to spin a pack of lies about what services are functioning...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: every job matters, london underground, lu, tube strike
RMT hits back at Boris Johnson threat
“From Boris Johnson’s wholesale assault on the trade unions this morning it is crystal clear that he has sought to engineer and provoke a dispute on London Underground, by bulldozing through his cuts and closures programme, in order to use...
Region: National
Tagged with: every Job Matters, London Underground, Industrial Action, lu, tube
RMT HITS BACK AT JOHNSON UNION BASHING
“From Boris Johnson’s wholesale assault on the trade unions this morning it is crystal clear that he has sought to engineer and provoke a dispute on London Underground, by bulldozing through his cuts and closures programme, in order to use...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: every job matters, london underground, lu, tube, tube strike
RMT – the tube dispute in numbers
3 %: The number of tickets the Mayor claims are sold by ticket offices. 23%: Total amount of ticket transactions ticket offices actually have responsibility for. 7.577 Million: The total transactions at ticket offices in 2013, an increase on the 7.418 million from 2012. 14% Projected increase in...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: every job matters, london underground, lu, tube, tubestrike
RMT reminds Boris Johnson of his pledge to Londoners
Asked last year about his plans to close a number of ticket offices across London, Boris Johnson's spokesperson said: "This Mayor takes his promises to Londoners extremely seriously. Every station that has a ticket office will continue to have one.”...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lu, every job matters, tube strike, boris johnson
Every Job Matters – Defending Jobs on London Underground
Dear Colleague,   EVERY JOB MATTERS – DEFENDING JOBS ON LONDON UNDERGROUND   STRIKE ACTION ON   I am writing to tell you that despite your negotiators putting forward a series of proposals in last ditched talks at ACAS today,...
Region: National
Tagged with: Every Job Matters, London Underground, Industrial Action
Tube strike on as London Underground reject RMT proposals
Tube strike action starting this evening, over the closure of ticket office and the axing of safety-critical jobs, is on after London Underground management rejected a series of proposals from RMT negotiators that could have created the grounds for a...
Region: National
Tagged with: London Underground, Strike, Every Job Matters
RMT responds to Cameron's 'unjustified' Tube Strike comments
"Instead of attacking tube workers who are fighting to defend jobs and safety David Cameron should be hauling in his Tory colleague Boris Johnson to explain why he has turned his promise to Londoners not to close ticket offices on...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: every job matters, tube, london underground, lu, david cameron, boris johnson
TUBE STRIKE VOLUNTEERS – SOUTH WEST TRAINS
24th April 2014 Our Ref: LUL/14/5 TO ALL RMT MEMBERS SOUTH WEST TRAINS Dear Colleague, TUBE STRIKE VOLUNTEERS – SOUTH WEST TRAINS As you will be aware RMT members on London Underground are taking industrial action to defend Jobs and Ticket...
Region: National
Tagged with: south west trains, london underground, lu, every job matters
RMT hits back at "barrage of lies, smears and spin"
Talks will resume later today but RMT has set out to demolish a catalogue of bogus and misleading arguments pumped out by the politicised, tax-payer funded TFL spin machine; *  LUL have pumped out the spurious line that "we won't...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: every job matters, lu, london underground, tube, tube strike
RMT declares new tube strike dates
TUBE UNION RMT today confirmed five days of all-out strike action across London Underground as long-running talks hosted by ACAS, aimed at settling the dispute over cuts to jobs, ticket offices and safety, were wrecked by a combination of management...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: every Job Matters, London Underground, Industrial Action, lu, tube
EVERY JOB MATTERS – DEFENDING JOBS ON LONDON UNDERGROUND
EVERY JOB MATTERS – DEFENDING JOBS ON LONDON UNDERGROUND   GENERAL GRADES COMMITTEE CALLS FURTHER INDUSTRIAL ACTION   This General Grades Committee has considered a report from the Lead Officer and is disgusted at the outcome of the talks at...
Region: National
Tagged with: Every Job Matters, London Underground, Industrial Action
Every Job Matters - Defending Jobs on London Underground
Our Ref: LUL/14/5 27th March 2014 Dear Colleague, EVERY JOB MATTERS – DEFENDING JOBS ON LONDON UNDERGROUND Further to my previous correspondence dated 5th March 2014, I write to update you on the situation within LUL following our decision to suspend further...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: every job matters, london underground, lu,
EVERY JOB MATTERS – DEFENDING JOBS ON LONDON UNDERGROUND
Our Ref: LUL/14/5 5th March 2014 TO ALL RMT MEMBERS LONDON UNDERGROUND Dear Colleague, EVERY JOB MATTERS – DEFENDING JOBS ON LONDON UNDERGROUND I write to update you on the situation within LUL following our decision to suspend further industrial action...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: every job matters, london underground, lu, tube
RMT Support Letter from TWU
Click here to access the letter Click here for TWU news article
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: every job matters, london underground, lu, tube
LU Industrial Action - Message for members
Our Ref LUL/14/5 11th February 2014 Dear Colleagues ALL INDUSTRIAL ACTION SUSPENDED! EVERY JOB MATTERS – DEFENDING JOBS ON LONDON UNDERGROUND Following further talks at ACAS, your Executive Committee considered a proposal from London Underground to resolve our dispute. Having considered...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: every job matters, lu, london underground, tube
RMT suspends action in tube jobs and cuts dispute
“We now have a golden opportunity to look again in detail at all of the concerns we have raised about the impact of the cuts on our members and the services that they provide to Londoners. That is exactly what...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: every job matters, tube, london underground, lu
Transit Union Shows Solidarity with Striking LU workers
“I want to express the solidarity of all of our members with striking London underground workers,” asserted Hanley, who heads up the largest transit union in North America. “This attack on transit and workers is happening across the world. It isn’t...
Region: South East and Anglia
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(PLF) Full Solidarty Support with the LU Workers
The 48-hours strike action that began last night has been rock solid and this has meant the London Underground network has effectively been closed down. The (PLF) an affiliated of ( WFTU) greets the RMT and TSSA British unions for calling...
Region: South East and Anglia
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In support of RMT
Estimada compañera Alicia Castro, Es inaceptable que el Sunday Times por medio de Boris Johnson se exprese de la forma descrita de la clase obrera, en especial de un lider sindical. Coincido con tu propuesta que la ITF. a nivel...
Region: South East and Anglia
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Every Job Matters – Defending Jobs on London Underground
Dear Colleague,   EVERY JOB MATTERS – DEFENDING JOBS ON LONDON UNDERGROUND   In my recent letters I advised you of the instructions to carry out industrial action in defence of jobs on London Underground. Part of this action is...
Region: National
Tagged with: London Underground, Cuts, Every Job Matters
Solidarity with London tube workers!
Dear Brothers,  On behalf of the metro workers from Romania - Free trade Union of Metro Workers and ATU Romania - Federation of Transport and Public Services we support your claims in the current dispute against job losses and plans to close...
Region: South East and Anglia
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Victory for 48-hr strike - solidarity from Japan
Victory for 48-hr strike! Dear Brother Bob Crow, General Secretary of National Union of Rail, Maritime & Transport Workers (RMT) We'd like to send herewith our wholehearted solidarity with your decisive 48-hr strike action against unjust dismissal of close to...
Region: South East and Anglia
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SUD-Rail Federation - France solidarity message
Paris, February 6th, 2014   TO RMT     SUD-Rail federation, french railworkers union, member of Solidaires and Solidaires-Transport, in the name of french railway workers, wish to express its solidarity to RMT and London Tube workers on strike   SUD-rail...
Region: South East and Anglia
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RMT receives solidarity message from USB of Italy
In all European countries is in progress a grave privatization public transport  process . The aim is to cancel fair labour rights with poverty pay but also the safety of the transport passengers. This situation is European Union policy consequence.  All...
Region: South East and Anglia
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Solidarity From APFUTU - Pakistan
The All Pakistan Federation of United Trade Unions salutes the struggle of the London Underground workers in Britain who have joined forces in industrial action to stop cuts in jobs, services and security. The 48-hours strike action that began last...
Region: South East and Anglia
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Solidarity Message from KPTU
In Support of the Struggle of London Underground Workers against Job Cuts and Structural Adjustment To our brothers and sisters in the London subway, The Korean Federation of Public Services and Transportation Workers’ Unions (KPTU) and our affiliates in the...
Region: South East and Anglia
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RMT exposes full impact of tube cuts
As the tube action enters its third day, with continuing rock solid support, RMT has revealed that London Underground's own assessment of the impact of its proposals on passengers raises concerns that the cuts will have a seriously adverse impact...
Region: South East and Anglia
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LETHAL OVERCROWDING AT WATERLOO THIS MORNING
RMT releases picture of lethal overcrowding at Waterloo this morning as LU rip up the safety rule book, union launches immediate call for a full safety inquiry into deadly conditions as managers ignore every regulation in the book and expose...
Region: South East and Anglia
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Strike rock solid!
Our Ref LUL/14/5   5 th  February 2014   Dear Colleagues   STRIKE ROCK SOLID!   EVERY JOB MATTERS – DEFENDING JOBS ON LONDON U NDERGROUND   The strike action that began last night has been rock solid and this has meant...
Region: South East and Anglia
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PAME Solidarity Message
SOLIDARITY MESSAGE     Dear comrades,   On behalf of the federations, the regional trade union centers and the trade unions rallied to PAME – GREECE, we express our support and solidarity with the w orkers who will participate in the...
Region: South East and Anglia
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WFTU Solidarity Message
Athens, Greece – February 5th, 2014 WFTU stands in solidarity with the fair struggle of the London Underground Workers The World Federation of Trade Unions representing 86 million workers in 126 countries around the world salutes the struggle of the London Underground workers...
Region: South East and Anglia
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Tube union leaders at City Hall for talks with Mayor
Bob Crow said:   “We have exchanged letters with Boris Johnson and it’s now time to meet face to face – if he won’t come to us then we are showing our willingness to engage by travelling to him. This...
Region: South East and Anglia
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Poll shows strike action against tube cuts justified
With tube action starting at nine pm tonight, an independent survey of 1000 tube users has shown that a clear majority of  passengers believe that strike action against the Mayor's plans to close ticket offices is justified and that the Mayor...
Region: National
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Every Job Matters - LU dispute - ACAS latest
Our Ref LUL/14/5 3rd February 2014 TO ALL RMT MEMBERS AT LONDON UNDERGROUND Dear Colleagues, EVERY JOB MATTERS – DEFENDING JOBS ON LONDON UNDERGROUND Further talks took place today under the auspices of ACAS in a last ditch effort to resolve...
Region: South East and Anglia
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RMT's Bob Crow calls for direct talks with Boris Johnson
The direct approach to the Mayor has come after intensive efforts by union officials through the offices of ACAS have failed to reach agreement so far. RMT suspects that, as in previous tube disputes, the management side in the ACAS...
Region: South East and Anglia
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RMT on TFL announcement on preparation for industrial action
"RMT is once again appalled that TFL are trying to fool the public into believing that volunteer "ambassadors" can run a safe service as an alternative to experienced and highly-trained tube staff. That is dangerous and provocative nonsense with potentially...
Region: South East and Anglia
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London Underground admits cuts will hammer Equalities
TUBE UNION RMT today called on London Underground to withdraw its job cuts, reorganisation and ticket office closure plans as it emerged that the companies own internal Equalities Impact Assessment reveals that key groups of staff will be hit hardest...
Region: South East and Anglia
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LU - Every Job Matters - Latest on ACAS talks
On Monday we told ACAS that we believed the consultation process is flawed and that LUL  are going through a sham consultation because they are imposing the changes, have already sent out severance letters and are repeatedly bypassing the unions....
Region: South East and Anglia
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RMT welcomes TSSA ballot result
RMT General Secretary Bob Crow said: “The TSSA ballot result steps up the pressure for a serious and renewed effort to resolve the issues that have forced our two unions into this dispute which is simply about protecting safety, staffing...
Region: South East and Anglia
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London Underground - Amended Industrial Action
Our Ref: LUL/14/5 24th January 2014 Dear colleague EVERY JOB MATTERS – DEFENDING JOBS ON LONDON UNDERGROUND AMENDED INDUSTRIAL ACTION Further to my previous correspondence, and following the overwhelming ‘Yes’ vote that you and your colleagues delivered in favour of taking...
Region: South East and Anglia
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Parliamentary debate, protests and mass meeting on LU jobs
Demonstration opposite Parliament - Wednesday 15th January 2014 (10.00 – 11.00, Old Palace Yard) The demonstration will take place prior to an urgent parliamentary debate on the tubes cuts crisis secured by the Convenor of RMT’s parliamentary group John McDonnell MP                                                    Public Meeting...
Region: South East and Anglia
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Massive vote for action on LU over attacks on jobs & safety
Tube Union RMT confirmed today that a ballot of members across London Underground in a dispute over jobs, services and safety has recorded a massive vote for both strike action and action short of a strike. In the “Every Job...
Region: National
Tagged with: London Underground, ballot, Every Job Matters
RMT Confirms Two 48 Hour Strikes and Revenue Action on Tube
Tube Union RMT confirmed today that following a ballot of members across London Underground in a dispute over jobs, services and safety that recorded a massive vote for both strike action and action short of a strike members are instructed...
Region: National
Tagged with: London Underground, Strike, Every Job Matters