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Maintenance Pay - Bands 5-8 and equivalent: Company Make Final Offer

20 December 2013

Yesterday your national reps met Network Rail to discuss the pay claim for maintenance staff bands 5-8 and equivalent.

 You can read the full pay claim here.

Network Rail made a final offer of:

  • a one-year deal,
  • 3.1% effective from 1 January (this is the November RPI figure of 2.6% plus 0.5%),
  • for those on role clarity contracts all those with a rating of "good" or above would be guarenteed at least the 3.1% rise,
  • no movement on the minima or maxima of the bands.

Network Rail were not prepared at this time to move on any other elements of the TSSA's pay claim. 

The company also wish to engage in working groups during 2014 to explore working practice and productivity changes.

Network Rail will also commit to not applying compulsory redundancies for those within maintenance and operations collective bargaining groups during 2014.

Your area reps will be meeting on 9 January to consider the offer. Let your reps know before the meeting what you think!

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