RMT has won a major court victory against injunctions preventing a strike on the Docklands Light Railway; and on the same day, ASLEF also won its appeal against an injunction banning strike action by its members working for London Midland.
Docklands Light Railway
A judge has banned the DLR strike that was supposed to happen today and tomorrow - and his ruling further tightens the anti-democratic grip that the anti-union laws have on our right to fight back.
DLR management are attacking the workforce on several fronts - so the workforce is uniting to fight back.
DLR workers have voted to reject the company's latest offer, and RMT has named three strike dates - 23 & 27 July and 6 August.
DLR workers will strike at the same time as Tube Lines, having asked RMT to move their original strike dates so that the two workforces will strike together and therefore maximise their effectiveness
Serco Docklands has been fined nearly half a million quid after one of its trains killed a man who had strayed onto the track.
Docklands Light Railway have been trying for a while to impose new control room rosters that do away with 12-hour weekend shifts and 24 rest days per year.
Control room staff working for Docklands Light Railway are balloting for strike action at the minute over imposition of rosters. They have worked a 12 hour roster for 14 years.
The DLR area at Bank has a constant problem with mice - which we could just about live with, so long as the pest control contractor removed the dead bodies within a few hours of the trap catching them. But if, say, a couple of mice are caught at the weekend, and the contractor doesn't actually turn up to remove them until the following Friday, then the stench becomes terrible, and we don't like to think of the germs that are multiplying and spreading around.
DLR workers have won the reinstatement of a workmate after an unjust sacking.