Service control

Ballots in Service Control

Service Control workers are gearing up to ballot for action in two separate disputes.

RMT will ballot its SC members in the long-running fight to win decent conditions at the Hammersmith Service Control Centre (aka "HMP Hammersmith"), where workers are demanding conditions are brought up to...

Upgrade update: fighting displacements

With thanks to the RMT Service Control website

The first locations to feel the impact of the 4LM upgrade will be Baker Street SCC, with staff from there to be moved to HSCC. The company are proposing to move six people, which exceeds what previous management had agreed to. At the same time staff...

"HMP Hammersmith"

Reposted from the RMT Service Control website.

Prior to opening Hammersmith Service Control Centre was promised to be a breath of fresh air for Service Control and Technical staff with a state of the art control centre and facility for all. What came to light was a poorly designed concrete block...

Victoria Service Control strike!

Following a 100% vote for strikes to oppose an intolerable culture of overbearing management, service controllers on the Victoria Line will strike on 20 and 27 March. This dispute simply won't be resolved without a fundamental change in management culture.

With numerous workplace issues causing...

Fighting back in Service Control

Service control workers on the Victoria Line, and in the Hammersmith Service Control Centre, are fighting back for better working conditions.

A raft of workplace issues at Osborne House, home to Vic Line SC, led to a strike ballot which returned a 100% majority for action in January. Reps are now...

Hammersmith Hammers Staff

It was a long time coming, so you would think that management could have made the Hammersmith Servic Control Centre a decent place to work. If so, you'd be disappointed.

First up, there is the inadequate access to the building, with no parking spaces and staff assaulted while walking to work...

Signal Operators Bite Back

When fleas infested Rickmansworth signal cabin, operators refused to work in there.

Suffice to say, faced with this defiance, management soon got the problem cleaned up.

A fine example to us all. We don't have to suffer discomfort and possible ill-health just because management can't manage...

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