Staff who have recently attended CDP (formerly ATOR), report that the message coming out of it is: play by the rules or else.....
Once again, London Underground has left stations unstaffed, and once again there have been potentially-dire consequences.
Tubeworker was delighted to see that Janine Booth won the election for RMT's Council of Executives.
It now seems clear that RMT and TSSA will not name any more strike dates before the station job cuts come in on 6th February.
To a room packed with banking executives, Boris Johnson openly declared he intends to introduce driverless trains to break the power of the unions.
Last Saturday, drivers on the Bakerloo line and at the Northern line's Morden depot again took strike action to demand the reinstatement of sacked workmates Eamonn Lynch (RMT health & safety rep) and
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.
It seems that on the Piccadilly line, Tube Lines bosses think that once-a-week track inspections should be just fine. Funny, they'd always thought once every 72 hours was necessary up until now.
Tottenham Court Road Station is being re-built to make room for Crossrail. But they are attempting to build around the station while keeping it open to the public.
London Undergound, too skint to afford staff, has found money to employ consultants to ask station staff how we can make ourselves more visible to customers!
LU management plan that when the stations job cuts come in, staff who are not displaced into a rostered position will be displaced off a roster onto the group reserve.
In the new issue of Solidarity newspaper, there is a very interesting interview with a mainline railway track worker. There are some very strong parallels with our situation on the Tube.
LU have published the new rosters, minus the jobs we have been fighting to save. Some people feel this means LU have finally got their way. But the fight is not over.
The recently-published Speak Up 2010 results are a round condemnation of LU's managerial regime over the past year.
A recent decision tells us a lot about London Underground Ltd's contemptuous attitude to passenger safety - and about the weakness
So ... where are we with this fight against job cuts then?!
TfL have accepted Wonga.com as sponsors of free travel on New Year's Eve.
Over on Facebook, Tubeworker is hosting a discussion about ASLEF's planned Boxing Day strike. Many Tube workers, from both RMT and ASLEF, have already commented.
If you have a Facebook account, click here to read the discussion - and join in!
Yesterday, the Bakerloo line was shut down and the Northern line disrupted as drivers took action to defend victimised workmates Eamonn Lynch and Arwyn Thomas.
London Underground has awarded a £110m track renewals contract to ...
When disputes get to the point when we think, ‘where next?’, this can be a time when union leaderships betray the workers involved, or at least ignore us.
The BBC has revealed that LU once again allowed passengers to get off a train at a closed Canada Water station during the last strike
It looks like another ...erm ... hiccup for TBTC, as the Jubilee has ground to a halt again.
A recent incident shows how LU's de-staffing of stations is putting vulnerable passengers in danger.
An elderly wheelchair user and her partner got off a train late at night at Epping. But with no staff on the station, they were unable to leave and were stuck on the platform. In the freezing cold, if it weren't for the waiting room, they could have been in serious danger.
In a leaked memo, TfL has admitted that a series of 'flaws' led to the potentially-fatal
The 7/7 inquest continues, and has today been hearing from London Underground workers who dealt with the terrible events of that day.
Another excellent day's strike again saw solid support and massive disuption - and confounded any pessimists who thought that the steam was going out of our fight to save jobs.
Well well well. LU management are well and truly rattled by our strike going ahead on Sunday/Monday aren't they?
What happened in central London on Saturday 13th November?
TfL's Board meeting at the start of November discussed proposing new legislation to Parliament to give it some new rights.