Meeting reports

Reports of negotiating meetings with London Underground, and other meetings of interest.

RMT to Discuss Station and Revenue Staff Issues with LU Management

Here is the agenda for the meeting of London Underground's Stations and Revenue Council taking place on Wednesday 30 March.

1. Introductions & Apologies for Absence
2. Minutes of Previous Meeting: 26th January 2011 Agreed
3. Matters Arising and Outstanding Items
4. Group Reserves: Utilisation on Line (RMT)
5. Excess Fares Sheets (RMT)
6. Championship Roles / CMS (TSSA)

AFM Machines

This was a reconvened meeting to discuss our objections to the new AFM machines where SAMF trained staff can resolve journeys from outside the ticket office.

RMT Tables Important Issues for Talks with Management

RMT has submitted the following items to be discussed at the Stations and Revenue Council meeting on 22 September.

1. Requests for odd days annual leave being declined on the grounds of coverage issues resulting from management not filling vacancies. Staff position is that staff should not suffer as a result of managements decision not to fill vacancies.

London Underground's Response to RMT's Counter-Proposal to Job Cuts

This is London Underground's response to RMT's presentation to the Company Council outlining our objections and our alternatives to the company's job-cutting plan (view it here). Despite the company refusing to publish our presentation on its Intranet, we are happy to publish its response on our website, as we trust readers to draw their own conclusions ...

OSP Update 3rd June meeting

As LU continue to try to steamroll through the disgraceful plans for the reorganisation of groups and the attack on jobs, your functional reps met management again on the 3rd to continue the not so meaningful consultation process. Having had grave concerns over the terms of reference for these meetings we were proved right by management and slightly bemused by their hypocritical view on how these meetings should be run.

Report: Stations & Revenue Council meeting, 14 April 2010

Referral from Embankment group: proposed roster changes

Local management are trying to cut a Supervisor post at Mansion House, claiming that the meal break turn is no longer needed. The GSM originally claimed that this was due to the closure of Blackfriars station, but management also claimed that absenteeism was an issue. RMT opposes this move, because:

Letter from your functional reps: Why we would not participate in LU's 'meeting' today

Your Stations and Revenue functional council reps today attended a meeting regarding the OSP (London Underground’s proposed 7-800 job cuts). At that meeting, your reps pointed out to management that due to all four trade unions registering two ‘failures to agree’ at Company Council level, we are not engaging in any meeting at functional level until those matters have been resolved.

Letter from your functional reps: Why we would not participate in LU's 'meeting' today

Dear Rep/Activist/Branch Secretary

This letter is to explain to you the events at the Stations and Revenue Functional Council meeting held today by management. We expect that management will circulate their own version of events, and feel that it is important that everyone knows the real facts and principles at stake.