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RMT holds ScotRail day of action on 1 April
On Friday 1st April, the day ScotRail enters public ownership, RMT is holding a day of action at 12:00 outside Glasgow Queen Street Station to call on the Scottish Government to create a properly funded rail operator that delivers for passengers,...
Region: National
Tagged with: Scotrail, Day of Action
RMT warns of more disputes on Transpennine Express
Ahead of further strike action this weekend by conductors on Transpennine Express services, RMT warned today that the interests of passengers are being sacrificed by a government that is hard-wiring profiteering and attacks on staff into its revamped privatisation model...
Region: National
Tagged with: TransPennine Express, TPE, First Group, Conductors, Industrial Action
Further Night Tube strike action
TUBE UNION RMT today confirmed strike action goes ahead every weekend on the Night Tube from tomorrow through to June in an on-going fight to prevent the ripping up of staffing arrangements that would wreck the work life balance of...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: London Underground, Tube, LUL, TfL, Night Tube, Strike action
New Years Eve rail strike action solidly supported
Train managers and senior conductors on Cross Country are out in a fight to stop the company from watering down and undermining the role of the‎se safety critical grades and the Gate Gourmet staff in Edinburgh are striking again in...
Region: National
Tagged with: CrossCountry, Cross Country Trains, Gate Gourmet, Strike Action, New Years Eve
New Years Eve rail strike action goes ahead
The New Years Eve action on CrossCountry involves train managers and senior conductors ‎in a fight to stop the company watering down the safety critical role of the guard by using other staff ad-hoc to act up into the grade...
Region: National
Tagged with: CrossCountry, Cross Country Trains, Gate Gourmet, Strike Action, New Years Eve
RMT on COVID and industrial disruption to rail services
"Travel disruption over the break could have been avoided if the rail companies we are involved in disputes with valued their staff and took their genuine grievances seriously. Any impact on services is down to private greed overriding the workforce...
Region: National
Tagged with: Covid-19, Industrial Action, Travel Disruption,
RMT suspends East Midlands Railway strike
RAIL UNION RMT confirmed today that it has suspended East Midlands Railway strike action by ‎Senior Conductors ‎ and Train Managers this weekend to allow for talks on new union proposals but has warned of further action later this month...
Region: Midlands
Tagged with: East Midlands Railway, Senior Conductors, Train Managers, Class 360, Strike Action
RMT suspends Stagecoach South West strike action tomorrow
Bus union RMT has confirmed that all strike action on Stagecoach South West tomorrow has been suspended to allow members to have their say on a revised offer received from the company in last ditch talks today.
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: Stagecoach, Industrial Action, South West
RMT warns of sustained national industrial action
RMT general secretary Mick Lynch today warned of sustained industrial action across regional and national transport network as news of a half billion pay out to shareholders of rail and bus giant FirstGroup emerges. FirstGroup is the parent company of...
Region: National
Tagged with: First Group, SWR, South Western Railway, Covid-19, Industrial Action
RMT announces industrial action on Stagecoach East Midlands in national pay fight
Members at the Mansfield and Worksop depots will be taking the following action after a massive yes vote which reflects the anger of this particular group of key transport workers; ‎N‎ot to undertake overtime and not to undertake rest day...
Region: National
Tagged with: Stagecoach, East Midlands, Industrial Action
RMT analysis reveals it's one rule for the bosses another for the frontline workers at Abellio Scotrail
The Company’s latest accounts, published this week, show that in the year to 31 March 2020, the company posted a loss of £56m, but the highest paid director received total remuneration of £216,000, an eyewatering increase of over 35% from the previous year....
Region: National
Tagged with: Scotrail, Pay, Strike Action
RMT on Wightlink's reluctance to take up taxpayer support
WIGHTLINK UNION RMT expressed shock and disgust today over lifeline ferry company Wightlink’s dismissal of public funding which could help ease the financial pressure created by the pandemic. The union is currently in dispute with the company and has announced...
Region: Wessex
Tagged with: Wightlink, Ferries, Covid-19, Strike Action,
RMT to begin balloting for action at Wightlink
WIGHTLINK UNION RMT confirmed today that it has begun balloting over 400 ferry workers for both strike action and action short of a strike after negotiations failed to produce an offer on pensions and terms and conditions that meets the very...
Region: Wessex
Tagged with: Wightlink, Pensions, Industrial Action, Strike, Ferry,
RMT pledges co-ordinated campaign to defend pay
TRANSPORT UNION RMT said today that it will mount a co-ordinated campaign to defend wages and to protect the low paid as it was reported that the Government is planning to renege on commitments on the living wage. General Secretary...
Region: National
Tagged with: Living Wage, Covid-19, Transport, Rail, Industrial Action, TUC
RMT action goes ahead on Caledonian Sleeper
RAIL UNION RMT said today that members on the Caledonian Sleeper will take strike action and action short of a strike from Sunday against SERCO's lack of concern for member's safety and wellbeing after the company collapsed last ditch talks...
Region: National
Tagged with: Caledonian Sleeper, SERCO, Strike Action, ACAS,
RMT suspends action on Victoria Line after major breakthrough in talks
RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said; “I want to thank and congratulate our members on the Victoria Line service control who delivered a magnificent unanimous vote for action which has been instrumental in forcing management to take our issues seriously....
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: London Underground, Tube, Victoria Line, Industrial Action
RMT in last ditch Caledonian Sleeper talks
RAIL UNION RMT will take part in last ditch talks with SERCO on Wednesday as members on the Caledonian Sleeper prepare to take strike action and action short of a strike on Sunday against SERCO's lack of concern for member's...
Region: National
Tagged with: Caledonian Sleeper, SERCO, Strike Action, ACAS
RMT members to strike on Caledonian Sleeper
The action has been sparked after SERCO Caledonian Sleeper continued to provide insufficient berths for rest periods and the company's inability to address the fatigue experienced by RMT members as a result. RMT says that safety on the railway is...
Region: National
Tagged with: Caledonian Sleeper, SERCO, Industrial Action, Strike,
RMT begins ballot on Heathrow Express
RAIL UNION RMT said today that it has begun a ballot of members on Heathrow Express for industrial action after workers who are currently furloughed due to the Covid-19 crisis were threatened with unemployment by the company. The threat to...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: Covid-19, Heathrow Express, Industrial Action, Ballot, Redundancies
RMT calls strike action on Bakerloo Line
A ballot for action covering driver members produced a 95% vote for action. Members have been instructed as follows; Not to book on for any duty after 11:59 on Friday 21st February until 11:59 on Saturday 22nd February. Not to book on for...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: London Underground, lul, tube, bakerloo line, strike action, train drivers,
RMT suspends action on Cross Country
This will allow us time to consult with our company council representatives on the new set of proposals tabled today. ENDS
Region: National
Tagged with: cross country, xc, industrial action
RMT industrial action on Cross Country Trains goes ahead
In light of the continuing failure of the company to move forwards, RMT has decided to call further industrial action short of a strike and has instructed members:- • Not to Work any Rest Days or Non-Contractual Overtime from 23.59 Hours...
Region: National
Tagged with: cross country, xc, industrial action
RMT calls further industrial action on Cross Country
Accordingly, RMT has decided to call further industrial action short of a strike and has instructed members:- • Not to Work any Rest Days or Non-Contractual Overtime from 23.59 Hours on Thursday 26th September 2019 until 23.59 Hours on Tuesday 1st October 2019. •...
Region: National
Tagged with: cross country, xc, industrial action
RMT demands urgent action on Tube track noise
TUBE UNION RMT today demanded urgent action over tube track noise as drivers voted by more than 95% in favour of industrial action in a ballot covering the Jubilee, Central, Northern and Victoria Lines. RMT has been campaigning on the issue...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, tube, drivers, excessive noise, industrial action
Scotrail set to default on rail franchise
RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said: ‘The Scotrail franchise has been in disarray for years and passengers have rightly had enough. Recent news that passenger numbers have dropped by more than 1 million proves that the travelling public are shunning Scotrail....
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: scotrail, passenger satisfaction, snp, scottish government,
Industrial action on Bluestar Buses suspended
This is because an improved pay offer has been made, therefore the union is suspending the upcoming industrial action so that the affected members can be canvassed for their opinion on whether to accept it or not. The National Executive...
Region: Wessex
Tagged with: bluestar buses, go south buses, industrial action
RMT announces seven days of action on Bluestar Buses
Having considered the matter and noting members’ rejection of the revised pay offer the National Executive Committee has taken the decision to call further industrial action short of a strike. Therefore, members are instructed not to work any overtime over...
Region: Wessex
Tagged with: bluestar buses, go south buses, industrial action
RMT industrial action goes ahead on Cross Country tonight
RMT members working for Cross Country have been instructed not to work any rest-days or non-contractual overtime from 23:59 Hours on Thursday 1 August 2019 until 23:59 Hours on Tuesday 6th August 2019. RMT has made every effort to resolve the issue but has been...
Region: National
Tagged with: cross country, xc, industrial action
RMT repeats call for rail nationalisation
Rail union RMT has repeated its call for rail nationalisation as a new poll today reveals a complete breakdown in trust between passengers and privatised rail companies. A poll of passengers who regularly use privatised rail services found that 73% think...
Region: National
Tagged with: rail privatisation, passenger satisfaction, value for money
43rd day of strike action goes ahead on Northern tomorrow
RAIL UNION RMT said today that a 43rd day of strike action on Northern Rail goes ahead as planned tomorrow in defence of rail safety and the role of the guard as the company whacked up fares this week and...
Region: National
Tagged with: Arriva Rail North, Industrial Action
RMT announces Boxing Day strike on Bakerloo line
RMT’s National Executive Committee has now considered this matter and taken the decision to instruct all CSA, CSS and CSM members in Charing Cross, Elephant & Castle, Oxford Circus and Piccadilly Circus Areas to take strike action by not booking...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: bakerloo, bakerloo line, tube, london underground, lul, strike, strike action
RMT to hold Irish Sea campaign day of action
As part of maritime union RMT’s campaign for more jobs for domestic ratings on the Irish Sea the union is holding a Day of Action against Irish Ferries on Monday 26 November with a protest as follows: Irish Ferries: from midday,...
Region: North West
Tagged with: irish ferries, day of action, sos2020, seafarer,
Piccadilly Line tube drivers to strike again
TUBE UNION RMT confirmed today that driver members on the Piccadilly Line will strike again next month in a long-running dispute over the breakdown of industrial relations following the latest phase of action last month which shut the line down...
Region: National
Tagged with: Piccadilly Line, Underground, Industrial Action
Guards strike again on Northern and South Western Railways
With guards striking again tomorrow on Northern and South Western Railways in the fight for safety, security and access RMT has repeated it's call for urgent talks with both companies in an effort to break the deadlock over the guard...
Region: National
Tagged with: Network Rail Strike Action, South Western
RMT confirms industrial action on South Western Railway
RAIL UNION RMT today confirmed a ban on overtime and rest day working by Commercial Guards at Bournemouth and Weymouth depots in response to the victimisation of members during the recent industrial action by guards in defence of rail safety....
Region: Wessex
Tagged with: south western railway, swr, guards, overtime ban, industrial action
RMT suspends strike action on ScotRail
The company agreed that present working practices at Paisley and Dunfermline will remain the same until a joint review is completed scrutinising the volume of work and staffing levels at both locations in order to work towards a permanent resolution...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: scotrail, cctv, pailey and dunfermline, strike action
Strike action suspended on South Western Railway
Mick Cash RMT General Secretary said: “The union welcomes the fact that SWR has agreed to our offer of ACAS talks in the current safety dispute over the threat to guards and the extension of driver only operation. “As a...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: south western railway, swr, industrial action, guards, conductors, doo, dco, driver only operation
RMT suspends strike action on Docklands Light Railway
RAIL UNION RMT has confirmed that scheduled strike action on Keolis Amey Docklands, due to start tomorrow and stretch across the weekend, has been suspended after significant progress has been made in talks with the company hosted by ACAS. The...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: dlr, docklands light railway, keolis amey docklands, acas, industrial action
RMT welcomes disabled campaigners' action
RAIL UNION RMT today welcomed a series of action’s taking place in London next week – Wednesday 18th April – in support of the campaign to keep guards on South Western Railway trains.   Campaigners from the “Save Access at...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: south western railway, swr, industrial action, guards, conductors, doo, dco, driver only operation
DLR Strike Action
DLR union RMT confirmed today that it has served notice on Keolis Amey Docklands for the next phase of strike action in a dispute over outsourcing, abuse of procedures and workplace justice.   All KAD members have been instructed not...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: dlr, docklands light railway, kad, keolis amey docklands, strike, industrial action
Call for meet with German Transport Minister over Northern
On the eve of the next 24 hour phase of strike action on Northern Rail in the dispute over guards and rail safety, RMT has confirmed that it has written to the German transport minister seeking an urgent meeting aimed at...
Region: National
Tagged with: Network Rail Strike Action, German
RMT strike action on Northern Rail next week
RAIL UNION RMT today confirmed that a further two days of strike action on Northern Rail over attacks on the role of the safety-critical guard and the extension of Driver Only Operation in the name of increased profits is well...
Region: National
Tagged with: RMT strike action on Northern Rail well and truly on next week
RMT confirms industrial action on South Western Railway
RAIL UNION RMT said today that a further phase of industrial action involving members on South Western Railway will go ahead over Easter in the dispute over safety, the role of the guard and the rolling out of Driver Only...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: south western railway, swr, industrial action, guards, conductors, doo, dco, driver only operation
RMT at ACAS today as industrial action looms on DLR
RAIL UNION RMT today confirmed that it will be attending ACAS talks today with Keolis Amey Docklands as industrial action looms on Docklands Light Railway.   The union has confirmed the following dates for action on KAD/DLR.   • 04:00 hours...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: dlr, docklands light railway, keolis amey docklands, acas, industrial action
RMT confirms industrial action on DLR
Following a magnificent ballot result returned by RMT members this week the union’s National Executive Committee has considered the matter and taken the decision to call on all staff to take strike action by not booking on for any shifts...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: dlr, docklands light railway, kad, keolis amey docklands, industrial action
Arriva Cross Country industrial action suspended
RAIL UNION RMT confirmed today that all industrial action in the long running dispute with Arriva Cross Country over rostering has been suspended following significant progress in talks with the company. RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said: “The union is...
Region: National
Tagged with: arriva cross country, industrial action, rostering
RMT members on Orkney Ferries to take industrial action
The union’s National Executive Committee has instructed all RMT members at Orkney Ferries to take part in the following industrial action:- From 00.01 hours on Wednesday 3 rd January 2018 members are instructed to:-  Not work any call-back. Not work any overtime. Work...
Region: National
Tagged with: orkney, industrial action
RMT VIRGIN WEST COAST STRIKE FOR EQUALITY AND JUSTICE
General Secretary Mick Cash said; "Our members the length and breadth of the Virgin West Coast operation are standing solid and determined this morning in their fight for workplace equality and justice. "Virgin is a wealthy outfit and there is...
Region: National
Tagged with: virgin west coast, industrial action
48 hours strike action goes ahead on Arriva Cross Country
RAIL UNION RMT confirmed today that 48 hours of strike action by train managers and senior conductors on Arriva Cross Country in a dispute over abuse of rostering  and Sunday working goes ahead as planned on this weekend after management again...
Region: National
Tagged with: arriva cross country, arriva rail, strike action
RMT announces strike action on Virgin West Coast
RAIL UNION RMT announced today that members on Virgin West Coast services will be taking strike action in a dispute over pay justice. At the heart of the dispute is the RMT demand for a suitable equal offer for its...
Region: National
Tagged with: virgin west coast, virgin, pay justice, strike action
Massive vote for strike action on Virgin West Coast
RAIL UNION RMT confirmed today that members on Virgin West Coast services have voted massively by over nine to one in favour of both strike action and action short of a strike in a dispute over pay justice. The ballot...
Region: National
Tagged with: vtwc, stagecoach, virgin trains, virgin west coast, strike action ballot, pay justice
RMT responds to Government-cheerleaders, the RDG
RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said:   “These strikes are about rail safety and accessibility pure and simple. Only this week at the Wimbledon derailment it was the guard on that train who safely evacuated 300 passengers in an emergency situation....
Region: National
Tagged with: doo, dco, driver only operation, guards, conductors, strike action, northern, northern rail, arriva, gtr, southern, southern rail, abellio, greater anglia, merseyrail, south western railway, swr, rail union, rmt
RMT hits back at Chris Grayling
RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said:   “These strikes are about rail safety pure and simple. Only this week at the Wimbledon derailment it was the guard on that train who safely evacuated 300 passengers in an emergency situation. Those are...
Region: National
Tagged with: chris grayling, evening standard, doo, dco, driver only operation, guards, conductors, strike action, northern, northern rail, arriva, gtr, southern, southern rail, abellio, greater anglia, merseyrail, south western railway, swr
RMT warns of danger to passengers from strike breaking plans
RAIL UNION RMT has today issued a warning that rail operator’s strike breaking plans this week will put passengers at serious risk. RMT is aware that rail companies are training up rail staff who have previously had no rail operational...
Region: National
Tagged with: doo, dco, driver only operation, guards, conductors, strikes, industrial action, greater anglia, southern, southern rail, gtr, abellio, swr, south western railway, northern, northern rail, arriva, merseyrail,
RMT cleaners to strike on Southeastern
RAIL UNION RMT today announced strike action by cleaners on Southeastern as part of their fight for workplace justice over pay and working conditions. Members are instructed to take strike action by not booking on for any shifts that commence...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: southeastern, wettons, cleaners, pay and conditions, strike action,
RMT confirms strike action on Stagecoach South West Buses
BUS WORKERS UNION RMT today confirmed that members on Stagecoach South West buses will be mounting a major programme of strike action in a fight for pay and workplace justice. RMT’s executive has taken the decision to call on all...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: stagecoach south west, strike action, buses, exeter, torquay, barnstaple
RMT confirms escalation of action on Greater Anglia
RAIL UNION RMT today confirmed that members on Greater Anglia will take further action over the potential extension of Driver Only Operation, and the clear threat to passenger safety, following the company's continuing refusal to give a guarantee on the...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: greater anglia, abellio, dco, doo, driver only operation, guards, conductors, strike action
RMT strike action goes ahead on Northern Rail
RAIL UNION RMT has confirmed that strike action on Northern Rail in the guards safety dispute goes ahead exactly as planned next week after the company wrecked talks yesterday that could have mapped out a solution.   Arriva stand accused...
Region: North West
Tagged with: northern, northern rail, arriva, dco, doo, driver only operation, guards, conductors, strike action
RMT responds to Greater Anglia claims
General Secretary Mick Cash said: “RMT is aware of plans Greater Anglia are putting in place to minimise the effect of RMT industrial action during our current dispute. This includes providing a rushed and compressed training to non-safety critical staff...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: greater anglia, abellio, dco, doo, driver only operation, guards, conductors, strike action
RMT warns of "scab army" threat to safety on Greater Anglia
RAIL UNION RMT today warned of a severe threat to passenger safety on Greater Anglia, from a hastily cobbled together scab army of managers, drafted in by Abellio in a desperate bid to break strike action by RMT members in...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: greater anglia, abellio, office of road and rail, orr, doo, dco, guards, conductors, driver only operation, strike action
RMT members vote for action on Scotrail
RAIL UNION RMT said today that members have voted by more than nine to one for industrial action over the proposed redundancy of 22 CCTV staff at Paisley and Dunfermline. The mandate for action will now be considered by the union’s...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: scotrail, cctv, pailey, dunfermline, strike action
RMT confirms vote for action on Stagecoach South West Buses
Over 78% of RMT members’ voted for strike action whilst nearly 90% voted for action short of a strike.   RMT members are angry that the company has tabled a pay and conditions package that doesn’t even keep pace with the Retail...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: stagecoach south west, pay dispute, strike action, bus
RMT blasts government over disabled access "sham"
Five years after the last government ‘Action plan to improve accessibility for all’ Rail Minister Paul Maynard today launched a new consultation on yet another "plan" - at the same time as the Government are demanding that train companies axe the...
Region: National
Tagged with: accessibility action plan, consultation, disabled access, dft, department for transport, paul maynard, dpac, doo, driver only operation
RMT announce further strike action at Arriva Traincare
RAIL UNION RMT said today that members working for Arriva Traincare will be taking further strike action over the company’s latest refusal to improve on their abysmal pay offer. Members are instructed to take 24 hours of strike action by NOT...
Region: National
Tagged with: arriva traincare, arriva, strike action
Action in Piccadilly Line/Tube Lines workshop dispute
Tube union RMT today confirmed action by staff in the Piccadilly Line workshops at Northfields and Cockfosters Depots in a dispute over an attempt by Tube Lines to create a two-tier workforce by driving a coach and horses through current...
Region: National
Tagged with: Piccadilly Line, Underground, Industrial Action, Tube Lines
Freightliner workers to strike over bullying and harassment
RMT’s National Executive Committee has considered the matter and believes that industrial action is necessary to force management to resolve the issues as a matter of urgency.   Therefore, the Executive Committee has taken the decision to call on all...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: freightliner, strike action, coatbridge
RMT Arriva Train Care strike action "solidly supported"
General Secretary Mick Cash said; "Our members at Arriva Train Care are solidly  supporting the strike action this morning, with pickets out in force, as we fight for a fair deal on pay. "This is a wealthy company that can...
Region: North West
Tagged with: arriva train care, arriva, strike action, pay justice
RMT protest in Poole for European Maritime Day of Action
The protest will take place Thursday 18th May, 8.30am, Poole Lighthouse Arts and Conference Centre, 21 Kingland Rd, Poole, BH15 1UG.   As part of RMT’s SOS 2020 campaign the event will be attended by RMT members and other trade unionists who...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: sos2020, european maritime day of action, seafarers
RMT protest in Poole for European Maritime Day of Action
MARITIME UNION RMT will be protesting against low-cost crewing in the shipping industry – as practiced by local employer Condor Ferries – outside the European Maritime Day conference in Poole on Thursday .   The protest will take place Thursday 18th...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: sos2020, european maritime day of action, condor ferries
RMT members to take strike action at Arriva Traincare
RAIL UNION RMT said today that members working for Arriva Traincare will be taking strike action over the company’s latest pay offer. Members will not book on for any shifts between 00:01 hours and 23:59 hours on Friday 19th May 2017   The...
Region: National
Tagged with: arriva traincare, arriva, pay. strike action,
RMT members to take action over "London Bridge Three"
TUBE UNION RMT has confirmed today that station staff across the London Bridge groups will take both strike action and action short of a strike in a dispute after one member was sacked and two others disciplined for intervening to...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, tube, london bridge three, strike action,
RMT confirms strike action on Virgin East Coast
Rail union RMT today confirmed 48 hours of strike action on Virgin Trains East Coast as the union executive registered it’s disgust at the ever-increasing contempt being displayed to our members on board trains, on stations and in travel centres by...
Region: National
Tagged with: virgin trains east coast, vtec, strike action, doo, driver only operation, guards, conductors
RMT announces Night Tube drivers’ victory
TUBE UNION RMT has called off strike action and heralded a victory for justice for Night Tube drivers as LUL agreed to end the practice of preventing them from moving into vacant full-time positions for a period of at least...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, tube, night tube, drivers, strike action
RMT announces action on Night Tube
TUBE UNION RMT confirmed today that Night Tube drivers will strike on the 8/9th and 29/30th of April  after they voted overwhelmingly for action over a block on career progression which has been imposed by London Underground. Members voted this...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, tube, night tube, drivers, strike action
Tube fleet maintenance action begins today
RMT London Underground Fleet members will begin a campaign of  industrial action from today following numerous unresolved breaches of agreed machineries and agreements by LU management.   RMT’s executive has instructed all Fleet Grades members to undertake the following industrial...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, tube, fleet maintenance, industrial action
Tube fleet maintenance to take industrial action
TUBE UNION RMT confirmed today that London Underground Fleet members will be taking industrial action from next Tuesday following numerous unresolved breaches of agreed machineries and agreements by LU management. In a recent ballot 67% of members voted for strike action...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, tube, maintenance, industrial action
Tube fleet maintenance workers back strike action
The ballot result will now be considered by RMT’s executive. RMT reps have listed these breaches as including:- •             Not consulting or negotiating with this Union over reduced staffing levels within Fleet •             Breaching our agreement on Night Tube and...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, tube, fleet, maintenance, ballot, strike action
RMT to ballot Night Tube drivers for strike action
TUBE UNION RMT said today that it is to ballot Night Tube drivers for both strike action and action short of a strike over a block on career progression which has been imposed by London Underground.   As a result...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, tube, night tube, drivers, ballot, strike action
RMT Southern drivers and guards action remains on
RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said;   "RMT demands again today that this union be given access to exactly the same talks process in our Southern Rail disputes as has been brokered for our sister union by the TUC.  ...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: southern, southern railway, gtr, doo, driver only operation, guards, conductors, strike action
Taxpayer to pay hundreds of millions for DOO
Employers to profit by over £1 billion documents reveal RAIL UNION RMT claimed today that it is scandalous that the government is inserting clauses in new franchise agreements that will allow employers to claim back revenue lost for industrial action...
Region: National
Tagged with: driver only operation, doo, rssb, industrial action, dft
London Underground action to go ahead
Mick Cash, RMT General Secretary, said: “RMT is bitterly disappointed that LUL brought nothing new to the negotiating table today despite assurances that fresh proposals to tackle the growing safety and staffing crisis would be forthcoming. “As a result of...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, tube, strike action
Rail fare increases
- Commuters to London pay £387 a month, compared with £61 in Paris or Rome - Rail fares have shot up twice as much as wages and inflation over the past decade - Campaigners point to “failed privatisation” as key driver of high...
Region: National
Tagged with: action for rail, rail fares
RMT calls for Abellio to be stripped of Scotrail franchise
Rail union RMT today called on the Scottish Government to set out an immediate timetable for the stripping of Abellio of its Scotrail franchise as it emerged that performance has slumped while profiteering has risen – draining away key funds...
Region: National
Tagged with: Abellio, Scotrail, Day of Action
RMT to ballot Piccadilly Line drivers for strike action
TUBE UNION RMT confirmed today that it will be balloting over 400 drivers on the Piccadilly Line for strike action in a dispute over breaching agreements, procedures and policies which amounts to a wholesale breakdown in industrial relations between the union...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, piccadilly line, drivers, ballot, strike action
RMT CONFIRMS STRIKES ON VIRGIN EAST COAST AFTER 84% VOTE FOR
RAIL UNION RMT today confirmed a programme of strike action on Virgin Trains East Coast over a threat to jobs, working conditions and safety after an 84% strike vote was announced earlier this week. The union has instructed members at Virgin...
Region: National
Tagged with: virgin east coast, industrial action
RMT and Unite members in second day of strike action
From RMT press office. RMT members on the Wood Group Shell assets continue with second day of strike action in a fight over cuts of up to 30% to pay. Press picture hand out of staff on the Brent Charlie Platform...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: wood group, shell, offshore, strike action,
Striking RMT and Unite members on the Brent Charlie Platform
Striking RMT and Unite members on the Brent Charlie Platform beginning a campaign of strike action this morning over attacks on pay, jobs, working conditions and safety. RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said: “RMT members are standing solid and determined...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: shell, wood group, brent charlie platform, offshore, north sea, strike action
Strike action on Wood Group
Following a failure by the Wood Group to come up with any solutions in talks over pay reductions, proposed cuts and changes to working conditions on Shell’s North Sea oil and gas platforms action scheduled to start in the morning...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: wood group, shell, north sea, strike action
Scotrail sabotage strike talks planned for today
Talks had been planned for today through ACAS but the company have notified the union that they will not be attending - sabotaging and collapsing the normal process in disputes and confirming that they have no intention of resolving the dispute....
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: scotrail, doo, driver only operation, guards, conductors, industrial action
RMT confirms driver strike ballot on Piccadilly Line
TUBE UNION RMT confirmed today that it is to ballot nearly 400 train operators across the Piccadilly Line for both strike action and action short of a strike over a comprehensive breakdown in industrial relations combining a range of issues. The...
Region: National
Tagged with: Piccadilly Line, Underground, Industrial Action
RMT pledges support for junior doctors’ industrial action
RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said:   “RMT stands in full support of our junior doctors as they prepare to take industrial action in defence of the basic principle of decent working conditions for NHS staff who work round the...
Region: National
Tagged with: nhs, junior doctors, industrial action
RMT Action for Rail fares protest at Glasgow Central Station
RMT Action for Rail fares protest at Glasgow Central Station last night Press photo hand out. Credit: RMT RMT Other News storify feed
Region: National
Tagged with: action for rail,
Rail fare rip-off protests in Liverpool and Wolverhampton
PRESS PICTURE HAND OUT Rail fare protests in Liverpool and Wolverhampton this morning on Action for Rail day of action. Credit: RMT Ends RMT Other News storify feed
Region: National
Tagged with: action for rail,
RMT Action for Rail - outside Carlisle Citadel station
From RMT press office Press photo hand out Fares protest at Carlisle Citadel this morning Credit: RMT Ends RMT Other News storify feed
Region: National
Tagged with: action for rail, carlisle citadel
UK commuters paying six times as much
UK commuters spend up to six times as much of their salary on rail fares as other European passengers Commuters on the UK’s privatised railways returning to work today (Monday) will face new fare increases, while spending up to six...
Region: National
Tagged with: action for rail, fare rises
Unions slam latest fare hike rip-off
Today’s (Saturday) rail fare increases are a consequence of rail privatisation, says Action for Rail – a campaign by rail unions and the TUC.   The one per cent increase today to season tickets and other regulated fares will mean...
Region: National
Tagged with: action for rail, tuc, rmt, fare rises
Rates of Pay & Conditions of Service 2015
Our Ref: BR2/0001/ATW 23 December 2015 Dear colleague Rates of Pay & Conditions of Service 2015 – Arriva Trains Wales (Drivers) Further to my earlier letter to you on the above matter, I would like to congratulate you and your colleagues for once...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: atw, arriva trains wales, drivers, industrial action
Dismissal - T Rayner – Signaller – Network Rail
Our Ref BR5/4/1 18th August 2015 To All RMT Signalling Members at Thames Valley Signalling Centre and Swindon A INDUSTRIAL ACTION CALLED FOR 23RD AUGUST 2015 SUSPENDED ALL MEMBERS INSTRUCTED TO WORK NORMALLY Dear Colleagues, Dismissal - T Rayner – Signaller – Network...
Region: National
Tagged with: network rail, industrial action
Industrial Action – London Underground
Our Ref: LUL/0001 12th August 2015 Dear Colleague, Industrial Action – London Underground Ever since the start of the overtime ban (21:30 hours on Thursday 9th July), we have warned London Underground management that it will have a drastic impact on their...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, industrial action
INTERCITY EXPRESS PROGRAMME (IEP)
Our Ref: HC/14/2 3rd August 2015 Dear Colleague INTERCITY EXPRESS PROGRAMME (IEP) RMT calls additional strike action and industrial action short of strike Following the 48 hours strike action solidly supported by our members over the threat to jobs, services and safety...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: first great western, fgw, iep, strike, industrial action
RMT names new strike dates on First Great Western
The action is as follows: All Grades (Excluding Fleet Maintenance Members) All members excluding Fleet Maintenance grades will be instructed not to book on for any shifts that commence between:- •    00.01 hours and 23.59 hours on Sunday 23rd August 2015 •  ...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: first great western, fgw, iep, strike, industrial action
Southern Rail strike action on
General Secretary Mick Cash said; "The strike action on Southern Rail this weekend and running through next week is on as the latest offer from the company was wholly inadequate. "We expect rock solid support from the fleet engineers following...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: southern rail, strike action, engineers
RMT SUSPENDS SOUTHERN ENGINEERS STRIKE ACTION
RAIL UNION RMT today confirmed that strike action by fleet engineers on Southern Rail due to start this weekend has been suspended after a breakthrough in last minute talks with the company this morning.   Agreement has been reached on...
Region: National
Tagged with: Southern, Industrial Action
RMT rebuts FGW claims
General Secretary Mick Cash said; "These figures are pure fiction. The company have been forced into wholesale shutdowns , with a manager-run skeleton service in some areas , due to the strike action as passengers will confirm. It does no one any...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: FGW, first great western, strike action
Plymouth Station Picket Line
© RMT FGW - July 15 - dispute leaflet
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: FGW, first great western, strike action
First Great Western action remains on
RMT General Secretary Mick Cash, who met with the company earlier today, said: “At the present time, the company still feel that the configuration of the new Super Express Trains is out of their control and that it would be...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: first great western, fgw, strike action, iep
MP’S express dismay at actions of First Great Western
In a motion tabled in parliament today Cardiff Central MP Jo Stevens and other MPs have expressed “dismay” at the actions of First Great Western and called on company to “think again” about staffing cuts. The motion expresses concern that...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: first great western, fgw, iep, strike action
Intercity Express Programme - Talks Breakdown – Strike Is On
Our Ref: HC/14/2 8th July 2015 Dear Colleagues INTERCITY EXPRESS PROGRAMME - TALKS BREAKDOWN – STRIKE IS ON   This morning I attended talks with First Great Western in an effort to resolve the current dispute. Unfortunately, at the present time, the...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: first great western, fgw, strike action, iep
Abrogation of Competence Development Procedure, Train Driver
STRIKE HAS BEEN SUSPENDED     Our Ref: BR2/4/1 7th July 2015     Dear Colleagues   ABROGATION OF COMPETENCE DEVELOPMENT PROCEDURE, TRAIN DRIVERS - TRANSPENNINE EXPRESS   Further to my letter to you dated 2nd July 2015 in which I advised you...
Region: National
Tagged with: transpennine express, tpe, strike action
Engineers vote nine to one for action on Southern Rail
RMT has now considered the ballot result and has now announced that all affected members are instructed not to book on for any shifts that commence between:-   •    16:59 on Sunday 12th July 2015 and 16:59 on Friday 17th July 2015.  ...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: southern rail, engineers, strike action
RMT confirms new strike dates on CalMac and Argyll Ferries
Not to book on for shifts commencing between the hours of 00.01 and 23.59  on Friday 10th July. The dispute is similar to the one on CalMac’s ferry operations with the union setting out the following demands: Job Security – a...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: calmac, caledonian macbrayne, argyll ferries, strike action
Ballot records overwhelming vote for action on Northern Rail
Strike action – 80% yes vote   Action short of a strike – 90% yes vote   The issues behind the dispute relate to the removal of permanent posts and the creation of zero hour jobs via the contract with security company...
Region: North West
Tagged with: northern rail, strike action
Industrial Action at Royal Fleet Auxiliary
•    No cargo was unloaded by RMT members on-board Fort Austin and Gold Rover •    Social functions on-board RFA Argus have been cancelled as members refused to serve and prepare food for a high profile visit •    Fire exercises are...
Region: National
Tagged with: rfa, royal fleet auxiliary, industrial action,
RMT confirms industrial action dates on London Underground
RMT confirmed today that members will be taking the following industrial action on London Underground following ballots over pay, night running, safety and casualisation: Not to book on for any shifts between 18.30 hours on 8th July 2015 and 18.29 hours on 9th...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, every job matters, industrial action, night running
RMT confirms strike action on First Great Western
Following the massive vote for action earlier today rail union RMT has confirmed that members across First Great Western will take 48 hours of strike action by not booking on for any shifts between 18.30 hours on 8th July 2015 and 18.29 hours on...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: fgw, first great western industrial action
RMT sends out a message to the public over CalMac dispute
"INDUSTRIAL action on CalMac ferries began a minute after midnight when an overtime ban commenced and will be followed by 24 hours of strike action on Friday. Let me be clear from the outset: our dispute is not with the users...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: cal mac, caledonian macbrayne, strike, industrial action
RMT confirms Calmac industrial action going ahead
CalMac union RMT has confirmed a schedule of industrial action in a fight to defend jobs, conditions and pensions will go ahead from Wednesday as talks failed to make significant progress today. An overtime ban begins  at 00.01 HRS Wednesday with...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: cal mac, caledonian macbrayne, industrial action
TRADE DISPUTE WITH CALEDONIAN MACBRAYNE
Our Ref: SH/15/4 17th June 2015 Dear Colleague, TRADE DISPUTE WITH CALEDONIAN MACBRAYNE Firstly, you and your colleagues are congratulated for returning a massive vote in favour of taking industrial action to make sure that your job security, conditions of service...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: calmac, caledonian macbrayne, industrial action
RMT confirms Calmac industrial action
RMT members have voted by well over 90% for action in a ballot that covers both strikes and action short of strikes. The action confirmed today is as follows: Members will be instructed to take strike action as follows:-   •  ...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: caledonian macbrayne, calmac, industrial action
RMT issues new warning of threat to jobs at CalMac
CalMac union RMT issued a renewed call for cast iron assurances on jobs, conditions and pensions as former Labour minister Brian Wilson warned this weekend that the‎ Clyde and Hebrides  service is being set up for  takeover by the profiteering...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: caledonian macbrayne, calmac, industrial action
Lorne Stewart staff on Merseyrail to strike
RMT CLEANERS and maintenance staff working on Merseyrail stations for contractor Lorne Stewart are to strike on Friday (June 12) in support of two long-standing colleagues and union activists sacked on trumped-up charges.   The two, with some 70 years’ service between...
Region: North West
Tagged with: merseyrail, lorne stewart, cleaners, maintenance, industrial action
RMT members vote for action at CalMac
Members voted 92% for strike action and 98% for action short of a strike on a 60% turnout. 55% of the total number eligible to vote voted yes for strike action and 58% of total eligible voted yes for action short of a strike. The...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: calmac, caledonian macbrayne, industrial action
Docklands Light Railway Interserve staff to strike Monday
After a vote of over 80% for action, and a 48 hours rock solid strike at the end of May, transport union RMT has confirmed that staff working for notorious anti-union facilities company Interserve on Docklands Light Railway will strike from Monday...
Region: National
Tagged with: Docklands Light Railway, DLR, Action
RATES OF PAY & CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2015
Our Ref: DLR/0001/I(KAD) 1st June 2015 Dear Colleague, RATES OF PAY & CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2015 INTERSERVE (KEOLIS AMEY DOCKLANDS CONTRACT) Further to my previous correspondence, members are congratulated on their solidarity and determination during the strike action which took place between...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: dlr, interserve, keolis, amey, industrial action
After Extensive ACAS Talks RMT Suspends Network Rail Action
General Secretary Mick Cash said: “Following extensive ACAS talks throughout the weekend RMT has now received a revised offer that enables us to suspend the planned industrial action while we consult in full on the details of the revised package...
Region: National
Tagged with: network rail, industrial action
Rates of Pay and Conditions of Service 2015 – Network Rail
Dear Colleague, RATES OF PAY AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2015 – NETWORK RAIL ALL INDUSTRIAL ACTION SUSPENDED Following intensive discussions under the auspices of ACAS over the weekend a new offer has been put to the unions. Pay For 2015 a 2% increase...
Region: National
Tagged with: network rail, industrial action
RATES OF PAY AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2015
Our Ref BR6/0001 29th May 2015 Dear Colleagues RATES OF PAY AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2015 – NETWORK RAIL Yesterday the union called Network Rail members to take industrial action over the next two weeks and we have received a number of...
Region: National
Tagged with: network rail, industrial action
Network Rail Dispute: RMT message to members
Discussions have commenced and our full team will be in London on Saturday morning to take the negotiations forward. RMT is fully committed to achieving a negotiated settlement and and will be available in London for discussions for the whole...
Region: National
Tagged with: network rail, industrial action
RMT confirms strike dates on Trans Pennine Express
RMT had identified a perfectly valid vacancy that the member could have been redeployed to but despite a strenuous effort to reach a solution from the trade union side those efforts were thrown back in our faces by a management...
Region: National
Tagged with: transpennine express, tpe, industrial action, strike
INDUSTRIAL ACTION CALLED!
Our Ref BR6/0001 28 th May 2015   Dear Colleagues,   INDUSTRIAL ACTION CALLED!   RATES OF PAY AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2015 – NETWORK RAIL   A meeting was held today with your Area Council reps and the union’s Executive to discuss...
Region: National
Tagged with: network rail, industrial action
RMT confirms new strike dates in Network Rail dispute
The RMT executive decision is: We note that a meeting with our Area Council Representatives has been held and as part of a rolling campaign we instruct our members to take Industrial action as follows: •    Not to book on...
Region: National
Tagged with: network rail, industrial action
INDUSTRIAL ACTION SUSPENDED
Our Ref: BR6/0001/NR 21 May 2015 INDUSTRIAL ACTION SUSPENDED STRIKE ACTION SUSPENDED Dear colleague RATES OF PAY & CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2015 – NETWORK RAIL After four days of talks at conciliation service Acas between your union and Network Rail management, the company...
Region: National
Tagged with: Network Rail Strike Action
Network Rail dispute is about staffing and safety
General Secretary Mick Cash said.  "RMT is continuing to push for a negotiated settlement through the ACAS talks ‎and the union is available right the way through the weekend to keep that process going if necessary.    In the meantime...
Region: National
Tagged with: Network Rail Strike Action
RMT responds to NR threat of legal action over TSSA ballot
"It is highly damaging that instead of focusing on the talks process Network Rail have opted instead to threaten a dash to the courts to challenge the democratic decision of rail worker members of one of our sister unions.  RMT...
Region: National
Tagged with: Network Rail Strike Action
RMT on NR attack on its workforce in today's Mail on Sunday
"It is rank hypocrisy for Network Rail executives to be attacking the pay and conditions of the front line workforce when they themselves are soaking up telephone number salaries and jetting round the world business class at public expense.   ...
Region: National
Tagged with: Network Rail Strike Action
RMT confirms strike dates and overtime ban on Network Rail
The largest rail union, RMT, today confirmed that members will be taking strike action and action short of a strike from Monday 25th May in the current dispute over pay and jobs at Network Rail. The impact of the action...
Region: National
Tagged with: Network Rail Strike Action
Overwhelming vote for industrial action on Network Rail pay
The largest rail union, RMT, today confirmed that members have voted YES by massive majorities in a ballot of Network Rail members for both strike action and action short of a strike in the current dispute over pay.  NR members...
Region: National
Tagged with: Network Rail Pay, Industrial Action
Network Rail Ballot result - Strike Action
Our Ref: BR6/0001   12 th May 2015   TO ALL RMT MEMBERS AT NETWORK RAIL   Dear Colleagues   RATES OF PAY AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2015 – NETWORK RAIL   I write to advise you that the ballot for industrial action...
Region: National
Tagged with: Network Rail Strike Action
Massive vote for action on Docklands Light Railway
Rail union RMT confirmed today that members have voted overwhelmingly YES in ballots for strike action over pay and working conditions on Docklands Light Railway in two separate disputes. In both disputes members have voted by well over 80% for action...
Region: National
Tagged with: Docklands Light Railway, DLR, Action
Massive Vote for Industrial Action at Royal Fleet Auxiliary
The background to the current dispute is rooted in the managements attempt to bulldoze through major changes that would hit staff across the board. Following lengthy discussions between RMT and the Royal Fleet Auxiliary – the supply arm of the...
Region: National
Tagged with: royal fleet auxiliary, rfa, industrial action
EDINBURGH WAVERLEY – EAST COAST TRAINS
Our Ref: BR2/4/1 30 April 2015 TO ALL VIRGIN EAST COAST TRAINS MEMBERS All ACTION SUSPENDED Dear Colleague DISMISSAL, M DOUGHTY, CREW LEADER, EDINBURGH WAVERLEY – EAST COAST TRAINS Earlier this week all On-Train members at Edinburgh Waverley were instructed to take...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: edinburgh waverley, east coast, strike action, mark doughty
RMT Calls May Day Bank Holiday Strike Action on East Coast
The RMT member, Mark Doughty, was sacked for telling angry passengers the truth that they couldn't access hot food on their long early morning journey to London due to a broken boiler and staff shortages. That honesty was trumped up...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: east coast, strike action, edinburgh waverely, mark doughty
Rail boss flights fuel anger as RMT begins balloting on pay
General Secretary Mick Cash said: “The news of this culture of the NR top brass jetting around in the lap of luxury comes on the very day that RMT begins balloting 16,000 Network Rail staff for strike action over the threat...
Region: National
Tagged with: network rail, strike action, pay, ballot
Second phase of strike action on First Great Western
In the dispute, which involved a member of train crew fitted up and victimised by the company, a ballot has already been held and delivered an overwhelming mandate for action and a first phase of rock-solid strike action had an...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: FGW, first great western, strike action
Carlisle Citadel Station this morning with Lee Sherriff
From RMT press office   Press photo handout.   RMT Northern and Transpennine Express Franchise Campaign postcard handout - Carlisle Citadel Station this morning with Lee Sherriff Labour Parliamentary Candidate for Carlisle.   Credit. RMT
Region: North West
Tagged with: northern rail, tpe, transpennine express, action for rail
Union Day of Action on Rail on Tuesday
In a letter to MPs and Councillors in the North the RMT union will warn that the three shortlisted bidders for the Northern Rail franchise are owned by Dutch, French and German state railways which means rail passengers in the...
Region: National
Tagged with: northern rail, tpe, transpennine express, day of action
RMT rail protest in Newcastle this morning
RMT rail protest in Newcastle this morning supported by Dave Anderson MP for Blaydon.   Credit. RMT
Region: North East
Tagged with: northern rail, tpe, transpennine express, action for rail
DISMISSAL, P. CASPALL, TRAIN MANAGER, PENZANCE – FGW
Our Ref: BR2/4/1 19 th March 2015   Dear Colleague   DISMISSAL, P. CASPALL, TRAIN MANAGER, PENZANCE – FIRST GREAT WESTERN RMT CALLS STRIKE ACTION AND ACTION SHORT OF A STRIKE   Further to my letter dated the 12 th March 2015 where I...
Region: National
Tagged with: Strike Action. First Great Western
Important Information: All Strike Action Cancelled
Our Ref: BR2/4/1 19 th March 2015   IMPORTANT INFORMATION ALL STRIKE ACTION CANCELLED   Dear Colleagues   REDUNDANCY, D. JOHANNESSEN – HULL TRAINS   Further to my letter dated 12 th March 2015, I am pleased to report that further discussions have been...
Region: National
Tagged with: Strike Action, Hull Trains
Nine to one vote for strike action on London Midland
The ballot result and the mandate for action will now be considered by the union’s executive. A string of trumped-up charges against Steve, amounting to a sustained campaign of harassment in response to his questioning of safety issues and his...
Region: National
Tagged with: london midland, steve caldwell, strike action
East Coast – Day of Action
According to the ORR, East Coast is one of just two TOCs which are net contributors to the public purse. In 2013/14 alone, East Coast contributed £23m to the UK government– clearly demonstrating the success of the publicly owned model for...
Region: National
Tagged with: east coast, day of action
RMT responds to Passenger Focus report
“It is telling that satisfaction on the commuter routes into London, where there is a drive on to axe guards and station staff in the name of profit, is in free-fall and that should be enough to force these companies,...
Region: National
Tagged with: passenger focus, privatisation, tsgn, customer satisfaction report
Dispute With Keolis/Amey Docklands (K.A.D.)
Our Ref: DLR/15/10 27th January 2015 Dear Colleagues, Dispute With Keolis/Amey Docklands (K.A.D.) All Strike Action Is Called Off – Dispute Resolved Further to previous correspondence advising members to take strike action commencing tomorrow (Wednesday 28th January), talks have taken place...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: dlr, keolis / amey, strike action
DLR strike action called off as union secures agreement
The issues that forced RMT to call the strike were: •    The threat to outsource job and activities •    Introduction of new HR policies that would have undermined working conditions •    The undermining of the role of RMT Health and...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: dlr, strike action, keolis / amey
Staff on historic Settle/Carlisle rail line to strike again
All affected members have now been instructed to take a third phase of action on Thursday 29th January 29th with staff instructed not to book on for any turns of duty between 00.01 AND 23.59 on that date.  RMT’s  grievance is with...
Region: North West
Tagged with: settle and carlisle, strike action,
48 hour strike on DLR over assault on terms and conditions
‎NOT TO BOOK ON FOR SHIFTS THAT COMMENCE BETWEEN:-   •    04:00 hours on Wednesday 28th January 2015 until 03:59 hours on Friday 30thJanuary 2015.   RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said: "Following the feedback from well-attended Branch meetings and the ballot result,...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: dlr, keolis/amey, docklands light railway, strike action
Redundancy strike on historic Settle/Carlisle line
Strikers fighting redundancy on the historic Settle/Carlisle line out on the picket line at Appleby in Westmorland this morning.   Credit: RMT  
Region: National
Tagged with: settle, carlisle, strike action
Staff on Settle/Carlisle line to strike again on Wednesday
All affected members have now been instructed to take a second phase of action and not to book on for any shifts that commence between:-   00.01 hours and 23.59 hours on Wednesday 14th January 2015.   RMT’s  grievance is with the Settle...
Region: National
Tagged with: settle and carlisle railway development company, settle/carlisle, strike action
Doncaster rail engineering workers to strike for a week
Following a massive “yes” vote for action the union’s Executive Committee has instructed members to take the following strike action by not booking on for any shifts commencing between:-   •    00:01 hours on Monday 15th December 2014 and 23:59 hours on...
Region: North East
Tagged with: wabtec, strike action
Rates of Pay & Conditions of Service 2014 – Wabtec Doncaster
Our Ref: BR4/0001/W 8th December 2014 Dear colleague, Rates of Pay & Conditions of Service 2014 – Wabtec Doncaster STRIKE ACTION First of all let me congratulate all of you on the recent ballot, you produced an excellent result and you should...
Region: National
Tagged with: wabtec, doncaster, strike action
Staff on historic Settle/Carlisle rail line to strike
The strike will run from 00.01 hours on Saturday 13th December until 23.59 hours on Saturday 13th December 2014   The union described the redundancy announcement as a “kick in the teeth for hard-working and loyal staff” as RMT has a proud history...
Region: National
Tagged with: settle, carlisle, northern rail, strike action
BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, CONDUCTORS, NORTH WALES
Our Ref: BR2/14/2 2nd December 2014 Dear Colleagues BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, CONDUCTORS, NORTH WALES – ARRIVA TRAINS WALES IMPORTANT INFORMATION – ALL INDUSTRIAL ACTION IS SUSPENDED Further to my letter dated 27th November 2014, I can report that ATW has agreed...
Region: National
Tagged with: arriva trains wales, atw, strike action, suspended
BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, CONDUCTORS, NORTH WALES
Our Ref: BR2/14/2 2nd December 2014 Dear Colleagues BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, CONDUCTORS, NORTH WALES – ARRIVA TRAINS WALES IMPORTANT INFORMATION – ALL INDUSTRIAL ACTION IS SUSPENDED Further to my letter dated 27th November 2014, I can report that ATW has agreed...
Region: National
Tagged with: arriva trains wales, atw, strike action, suspended
Dismissal – A. Mcguigan – Train Operator – Morden LU
Our Ref: LUL/4/1   28 th November 2014   Dear Colleagues,   DISMISSAL – A. MCGUIGAN – TRAIN OPERATOR – MORDEN LONDON UNDERGROUND   Since the announcement that members would be taking strike action on Monday, the Company agreed to talks at...
Region: National
Tagged with: LU, Dismissal, Industrial Action
Monday's tube strike on as LU management wreck ACAS talks
RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said: "The ACAS talks, which RMT had been calling for with the objective of reaching a fair and just settlement in this case,  have broken down due to a total refusal of the management side...
Region: National
Tagged with: London Underground, Strike Action
BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, CONDUCTORS N WALES
Our Ref: BR2/14/2   27 th November 2014   Dear Colleague   BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, CONDUCTORS NORTH WALES ARRIVA TRAINS WALES   AND NOW THE TRUTH   You will have received a missive from Gareth Thomas, HR Director, Arriva Trains Wales...
Region: National
Tagged with: Arriva Trains Wales, Industrial Action
Northern Line drivers to take strike action
The decision to move to a strike comes after massive “Yes” vote amongst the members concerned. RMT’s executive has today instructed affected members at Morden Traincrew Depot NOT TO BOOK ON FOR SHIFTS THAT COMMENCE BETWEEN:- •    04:44 hours on...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: northern line, london underground, lul, morden, strike action
Dismissal – A. McGuigan – Train Operator – Morden LUL
Our Ref: LUL/4/1 24th November 2014 Dear Colleagues, Dismissal – A. McGuigan – Train Operator – Morden London Underground Further to my letter dated 18th November advising you of the result of the ballot, members are commended for returning a strong...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, morden, strike action
Staff at Waterloo Station to strike over victimisation
•         the unwarranted victimisation and dismissal of RMT members   •          ignorance of basic employment rights and failure to follow agreed procedures   •          underpayment of wages   •         bullying and harassment of staff          RMT has also...
Region: Wessex
Tagged with: interserve, london waterloo, cleaners, strike action
Northern rail catering staff to be balloted on strike action
The union described the redundancy announcement as an “extremely disappointing development” as RMT has a proud history being involved in the campaign to save the line and of supporting the development of the line and initiatives to see it grow....
Region: North West
Tagged with: catering staff, northern, rail, carlisle and settle, strike action, ballot,
Arriva Trains Wales conductors to strike again
In a further escalation, RMT is also bringing in a ban on rest day working through into next month along with a withdrawal of goodwill and a refusal to work outside of boundaries and terms and conditions.   The full...
Region: National
Tagged with: arriva trains wales, atw, conductors, strike action
Breakdown in Industrial Relations, Conductors, N. Wales ATW
Our Ref: BR2/14/2 16th October 2014 Dear Colleague BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, CONDUCTORS, NORTH WALES ARRIVA TRAINS WALES RMT CALLS STRIKE ACTION AND ACTION SHORT OF A STRIKE Further to my previous correspondence with regards to the above matter, I can...
Region: North West
Tagged with: arriva trains wales, atw, industrial action, conductors
RMT suspends tube action after substantial progress in ACAS
The talks have secured substantial movement in three key areas, enabling both the scheduled strike action and the on-going overtime ban to be suspended:   •         The company has confirmed that the assertion that the consultation over the planned measures...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: every job matters, tube, lu, lul, strike action
Every Job Matters – Defending Jobs on London Underground
Our Ref: LUL/14/5 9th October 2014 Dear Colleague, Every Job Matters – Defending Jobs on London Underground ALL INDUSTRIAL ACTION SUSPENDED – ALL MEMBERS TO WORK AS NORMAL Following the talks at ACAS yesterday attended by your Lead Officer, Stations negotiating...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: every job matters, london underground, tube, lu, lul, strike action
RMT confirms 48 hours of strike action on London Underground
The vast majority of RMT tube members have been instructed not to book on for any shifts between 2100 hrs on 14th October through to 2059 hrs on the 16th October. Fleet members have been instructed not to book on for any...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, every job matters, lu, lul, tube, strike action
Arriva Trains Wales conductors to strike
Following the massive vote in favour of taking strike action, RMT’s executive has taken the decision to call on all our ATW Conductor members at Holyhead, Chester and Llandudno Junction Depots to take the following industrial action:   •    Not...
Region: National
Tagged with: arriva trains wales, conductors, strike action
ARRIVA TRAINS WALES
Our Ref: BR2/14/2 1st October 2014 Dear Colleague BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, CONDUCTORS, NORTH WALES ARRIVA TRAINS WALES - RMT CALLS STRIKE ACTION First and foremost, I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate all our affected members for returning a...
Region: National
Tagged with: arriva trains wales, strike action
New public ownership calls as rail fares set to rise
Next year’s wage-busting fare hikes will mean that rail fares will have increased by 24.9 per cent over the current parliament (2010 to 2015), and have risen faster than wages in every year. Over the same period, average earnings have increased by just...
Region: National
Tagged with: action for rail, tuc, rail fares
Rates of Pay & Conditions of Service 2012 – ISS (East Coast)
Our Ref: BR1/0001/ISS(EC) 1st August 2014 Dear Colleague, Rates of Pay & Conditions of Service 2012 – ISS (East Coast) It has been bought to my attention that the Company are refusing to take the matter of your pay increase and improvements...
Region: National
Tagged with: iss, east coast, strike action
RE-ORGANISATION AND REDUNDANCIES – HEATHROW EXPRESS
Our Ref: BR2/15/4 25th July 2014 Dear Colleagues IMPORTANT INFORMATION: INDUSTRIAL ACTION TO BE SUSPENDED RE-ORGANISATION AND REDUNDANCIES – HEATHROW EXPRESS   Further to previous correspondence on the above matter, I can report I have received an offer from management to...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: heathrow express, hex, industrial action suspended
Spending cuts threaten safety of passengers and rail workers
The research carried out on behalf of the four unions behind the campaign – ASLEF, RMT, TSSA and Unite – by the Working Lives Institute at London Metropolitan University is based on the findings of focus groups conducted with railway...
Region: National
Tagged with: action for rail, network rail, spending cuts
TUBE LINES – JUBILEE LINE - ACTION SUSPENDED
Our Ref: LUL/8/6 7th July 2014   Dear Colleague, ACTION SUSPENDED   WITHDRAWAL OF REST DAYS - TUBE LINES – JUBILEE LINE   As you know, members voted in favour of industrial action over the withdrawal of rest days by Tube Lines...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: tube lines, jubilee line, withdrawl of rest days, stricke action
TRANSPORT FOR LONDON-FURTHER STRIKE ACTION CALLED
Our Ref: TFL/0001 2nd July 2014 TO ALL TRANSPORT FOR LONDON MEMBERS Dear Colleagues PAY FOR PERFORMANCE – DEFEND YOUR PENSIONABLE PAY – TRANSPORT FOR LONDON FURTHER STRIKE ACTION CALLED Firstly I wish to thank you for your solid support for...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: tfl, transport for london, pensionable pay, strike action
POWER CONTROL OPERATORS LONDON UNDERGROUND
Our Ref: LUL/14/2 2nd July 2014 Dear Colleague, FURTHER STRIKE ACTION CALLED BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS – POWER CONTROL OPERATORS LONDON UNDERGROUND Further to my recent letter, you will be well aware that talks have failed to reach agreement with the...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lu, lul, power control operators, strike action
Tube Power Control Strike Action remains ON
The dispute is over attacks on pensions, length of service, working conditions and the futures of the staff who supply the power to the entire tube network from their base in Blackfriars. Action by the workers, set to run for...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lu, lul, power control, acas, strike action
Heathrow transport staff strike again this weekend
Strike action in a dispute on Heathrow Express over jobs and safety this morning led to the closure of the prestige transport hub at Terminal Five as the company management sank to new lows in their bullying and attacks on...
Region: National
Tagged with: Heathrow Express, Strike Action
Reorganisation & Redundancies – Heathrow Express
Our Ref: BR2/15/4   20 th June 2014     Dear Colleague   REORGANISATION & REDUNDANCIES – HEATHROW EXPRESS   As you may now be aware, since the RMT notified Heathrow Express of the additional dates for industrial action, the company has...
Region: National
Tagged with: Heathrow Express, Strike Action
Heathrow transport staff threatened with the sack
RMT laid the blame for the action and the associated disruption firmly at the door of Heathrow Express after the company sabotaged ACAS talks and resorted to issuing blanket threats to sack hundreds of staff if they don’t call off...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: heathrow express, hex, caa, heathrow connect, strike action
RE-ORGANISATION & REDUNDANCIES – HEATHROW EXPRESS
Our Ref: BR2/14/1 13th June 2014 Dear Colleagues RE-ORGANISATION & REDUNDANCIES – HEATHROW EXPRESS Further to previous correspondence on the above matter, I can report that talks between your union and Heathrow Express management have taken place under the auspices of...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: heathrow express, hex, strike action
RMT declares new wave of Heathrow Express action
Two days of talks at ACAS were effectively sabotaged by the company who refused to consider any proposals put forward by RMT negotiators, walked away before the talks had concluded and treated the entire negotiating process with nothing but contempt....
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: heathrow express, hex, strike action
Thameslink, Southern and Great Northern protest on Tuesday
The RMT backed Action for Rail campaign will hold a day of action on Tuesday (17 June) to protest the proposed new single merged Thameslink, Southern and Great Northern (TSGN) franchise. The government intends that the company Govia Thameslink operate a...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: action for rail, thameslink, southern, great northern
Pay for Performance - TfL - Further Strike Action Called
Our Ref: TFL/0001 6th June 2014 TO ALL TRANSPORT FOR LONDON MEMBERS Dear Colleagues PAY FOR PERFORMANCE – DEFEND YOUR PENSIONABLE PAY – TRANSPORT FOR LONDON FURTHER STRIKE ACTION CALLED Further to my last letter I regret to advise you that...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: tfl, transport for london, pay for performance, pensionable pay, strike action
Heathrow strike action rock solid as new terminal opens
Mick Cash, RMT acting general secretary, said , "Despite an outrageous campaign of intimidation by Heathrow Express managers, RMT members are solidly supporting the action again this morning in a fight over cuts that would halve staffing numbers and decimate the...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: heathrow express, heathrow connect, strike action, hex
Rail Gourmet (EMT Contract) - Industrial Action Suspended
Our Ref: HC/14/2 30th May 2014 IMPORTANT INFORMATION ALL INDUSTRIAL ACTION SUSPENDED Dear Colleague BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS – RAIL GOURMET (EAST MIDLANDS TRAINS CONTRACT) Further to my previous correspondence with regards to the industrial action commencing between 06.00 hours on Saturday...
Region: Midlands
Tagged with: rail gourmet, east midlands trains, emt, industrial action suspended
Third wave of strikes on Heathrow Express and Connect
RAIL UNION RMT today confirmed a third wave of strike action across Heathrow Express as a dispute over a package of multi-million pound cuts which amount to an all-out assault on pay, jobs and safety continues with the company refusing...
Region: National
Tagged with: Heathrow Express, Strike Action
RE-ORGANISATION AND REDUNDANCIES – HEATHROW EXPRESS
TO ALL HEX MEMBERS Our Ref: BR2/15/4 28th May 2014 Dear Colleague RE-ORGANISATION AND REDUNDANCIES – HEATHROW EXPRESS RMT CALLS FURTHER STRIKE ACTION Once again, I would like to thank all our Heathrow Express members for your steadfast determination to defend...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: heathrow express, hex, strike action
INDUSTRIAL ACTION SUSPENDED
INDUSTRIAL ACTION SUSPENDED   BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS – POWER CONTROL OPERATORS – LONDON UNDERGROUND I write to advise you that following further negotiations with the company at ACAS, your Executive Committee has decided to suspend all industrial action that...
Region: National
Tagged with: Industrial Action, Power Control, London Underground
RMT CALLS INDUSTRIAL ACTION - DB REGIO (TYNE & WEAR METRO)
Dear Colleague   DISMISSAL, M. PRINGLE – DB REGIO (TYNE & WEAR METRO) RMT CALLS INDUSTRIAL ACTION   Further to my letter dated the 15 th May 2014 with regards to the above matter, first and foremost let me congratulate all of...
Region: National
Tagged with: Industrial Action, DB Regio
RMT slams Heathrow Express over strike service “lies”
May 20th 2014 Immediate   RMT slams Heathrow Express over strike service “lies”   RAIL UNION RMT today slammed Heathrow Express for “concocting a pack of lies” over claims that they will run a “normal” service during strike action starting on...
Region: National
Tagged with: Heathrow Express, Strike Action
RMT declares strike dates on Heathrow Express and Connect
RMT declares further strike dates on Heathrow Express and Heathrow Connect over the key bank-holiday weekend   RAIL UNION RMT today confirmed a further wave of strike action across Heathrow Express this weekend in response to a package of multi-million...
Region: National
Tagged with: Heathrow Express, Strike Action
HEATHROW EXPRESS RMT CALLS FURTHER STRIKE ACTION
Our Ref: BR2/15/4 15th May 2014 Dear Colleague RE-ORGANISATION AND REDUNDANCIES – HEATHROW EXPRESS RMT CALLS FURTHER STRIKE ACTION First and foremost, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support in the recent industrial action undertaken...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: heathrow express, hex, strike action
Doncaster to host day of action against railway cuts
The proposed cuts come in the wake of the McNulty Report, adopted as policy by the government, and represent the biggest threat to the rail industry in 50 years. The Report calls for the break-up of Network Rail, longer franchises, attacking...
Region: North East
Tagged with: doncaster, day of action, mcnulty
RMT looks at escalating action on Northern Rail
A week of strike action due to commence on the 10th April was suspended by the union in good faith following assurances from Northern management that they would enter serious and meaningful negotiations aimed at reaching a solution. However, once...
Region: North West
Tagged with: northern rail, heaton, neville hill, strike action
RMT hits back at Boris Johnson threat
“From Boris Johnson’s wholesale assault on the trade unions this morning it is crystal clear that he has sought to engineer and provoke a dispute on London Underground, by bulldozing through his cuts and closures programme, in order to use...
Region: National
Tagged with: every Job Matters, London Underground, Industrial Action, lu, tube
Every Job Matters – Defending Jobs on London Underground
Dear Colleague,   EVERY JOB MATTERS – DEFENDING JOBS ON LONDON UNDERGROUND   STRIKE ACTION ON   I am writing to tell you that despite your negotiators putting forward a series of proposals in last ditched talks at ACAS today,...
Region: National
Tagged with: Every Job Matters, London Underground, Industrial Action
RMT declares strike dates on Heathrow Express/Connect
Following a massive nine to one vote for action covering all grades, RMT has instructed Heathrow Express members: •    Not to book on for any shifts of duty between 03.00 hours on Tuesday 29th of April 2014 until 02.59 hours on Thursday 1st...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: heathrow express, heathrow connect, strike action, civil aviation authority, caa
RMT declares new tube strike dates
TUBE UNION RMT today confirmed five days of all-out strike action across London Underground as long-running talks hosted by ACAS, aimed at settling the dispute over cuts to jobs, ticket offices and safety, were wrecked by a combination of management...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: every Job Matters, London Underground, Industrial Action, lu, tube
EVERY JOB MATTERS – DEFENDING JOBS ON LONDON UNDERGROUND
EVERY JOB MATTERS – DEFENDING JOBS ON LONDON UNDERGROUND   GENERAL GRADES COMMITTEE CALLS FURTHER INDUSTRIAL ACTION   This General Grades Committee has considered a report from the Lead Officer and is disgusted at the outcome of the talks at...
Region: National
Tagged with: Every Job Matters, London Underground, Industrial Action
TFL PAY FOR PERFORMANCE – DEFEND YOUR PENSIONABLE PAY
To All Transport for London Employees Our Ref: TFL/0001 17th April 2014 Dear Colleagues PAY FOR PERFORMANCE – DEFEND YOUR PENSIONABLE PAY GENERAL GRADES COMMITTEE CALLS FOR FURTHER INDUSTRIAL ACTION Further to previous correspondence on the above matter, I can report...
Region: National
Tagged with: TFL, Pension Fund, Industrial Action
RE-ORGANISATION AND REDUNDANCIES – HEATHROW EXPRESS
TO ALL HEX MEMBERS     Our Ref: BR2/15/4 17 th April 2014     Dear Colleagues   RE-ORGANISATION AND REDUNDANCIES – HEATHROW EXPRESS   RMT CALLS STRIKE ACTION   Further to previous correspondence on the above matter, I can report that...
Region: National
Tagged with: Heathrow Express, Redundancies, Strike Action
Massive vote for strike action on Heathrow Express
The strike vote was almost nine to one with an even bigger majority for action short of a strike. The results will now be considered by RMT’s executive. RMT members are furious that Heathrow Express plans to re-organise its workforce...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: heathrow express, strike action, civil aviation authority, caa, driver only operation, doo
Northern Rail - Industrial Action Suspended
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ALL INDUSTRIAL ACTION SUSPENDED Our ref: BR2/2/2 10TH April 2014 Dear Colleague RE-GRADING, MAINTENANCE DEPOT DRIVERS, HEATON & NEVILLE HILL TRAINCARE DEPOTS – NORTHERN RAIL Further to my letter dated the 3rd April 2014 with regards to the above matter...
Region: North East
Tagged with: northern rail, heaton, neville hill, industrial action
Key Northern Rail staff to strike again
Despite a rock-solid 48 hour strike in February, management continue to refuse to take serious steps to satisfactorily resolve this matter and as a result all Maintenance Depot Driver members at Heaton and Neville Hill Traincare Depots have been instructed  by...
Region: National
Tagged with: northern rail, heaton, neville hill, maintenance depot drivers, industrial action
RMT BEGINS BALLOTING FOR INDUSTRIAL ACTION ON FGW
The issues are: •    A Draconian dismissals and disciplinary procedure •    Agency & contract working •    Zero hour contracts RMT is extremely concerned over the company’s harsh dismissals and disciplinary procedures which have led to the unjust dismissal of two...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: first great western, fgw, industrial action
ROPand COS 2013 - Lorne Stewart (Merseyrail)
Dear Colleague, RATES OF PAY & CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2013 LORNE STEWART (MERSEYRAIL) Firstly I would like to congratulate you all for the steadfast resolve against a company that has imposed 5 pay rises over the last 7 years. They clearly don’t value...
Region: North West
Tagged with: lorne stewart, merseyrail, strike action
Use of Finger Printing to Book On – ISS (LUL Contract)
Our Ref: LUL/14/2 28 th February 2014 TO ALL RMT MEMBERS AT ISS LONDON UNDERGROUND   Dear Colleagues,   USE OF FINGER PRINTING TO BOOK ON – ISS (LUL CONTRACT)   I wrote to you last week concerning our dispute with ISS...
Region: National
Tagged with: Fingerprinting, Finger-printing, Industrial Action
Fourth Rail Package – Action for Rail online campaign
Compared to publicly owned railways in Europe, we have the highest fares, and evidence shows that our trains tend to be more over-crowded and slower than those in Germany, France, Italy and Spain. Currently, on the whole, every EU member...
Region: National
Tagged with: action for rail, fourth rail package
Industrial Action Suspended ISS Siemens Ldn Midland Contract
Our Ref: BR1/0001/ISS(SLM) 12th February 2014 Dear Colleague, Rates of Pay & Conditions of Service 2013 – ISS (Siemens London Midland Contract) INDUSTRIAL ACTION HAS BEEN SUSPENDED WORK AS NORMAL ON THURSDAY 13TH FEBRUARY, FRIDAY 14TH FEBRUARY AND SATURDAY 15TH FEBRUARY 2014 Further...
Region: Midlands
Tagged with: siemens, london midland, industrial action
DLR Strike Action Called Off
RMT General Secretary Bob Crow said   “Following the receipt of improved offers on pay and across range of other issues, RMT’s executive has now been able to consider the details of the proposals from Serco and Carlisle and as...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: dlr, carlisle, serco, industrial action
RMT confirms action on Docklands Light Railway
 Serco Docklands members are instructed NOT TO BOOK ON for any shifts that commence between:-   04:30 hours on Wednesday 29th January 2014 until 04:29 hours on Friday 31st January 2014.   12:00 hours on Tuesday 4th February 2014 until 11:59 hours on Thursday 6th February 2014.  ...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: serco, docklands light railway, dlr, tfl, industrial action
RMT Wessex anti-rail cuts campaign targets Portsmouth
As part of the RMT’s ongoing campaign against the attacks on jobs and safety, there will be a Stop McNulty/Action for Rail demonstration next Wednesday 22nd  Jan between 5.30pm-6.30pm at Portsmouth & Southsea Station, followed by a public meeting in,...
Region: Wessex
Tagged with: action for rail, no to mcnulty,
STAFF ON WEST ANGLIA ROUTE VOTE FOR INDUSTRIAL ACTION
Greater Anglia has been endeavouring to scrap cleaners on the West Anglia stations and have been attempting to rush through these proposals, consequently bypassing procedures agreed with the union. As a result of their actions they have forced RMT into...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: greater anglia, west anglia, strike action,
UNIONS STAGE FARES AND PRIVATISATION PROTESTS
As many people prepare for their first day back to work after the Christmas break, rail campaigners are today (Thursday) warning that British commuters could be spending over three times more of their salary on rail travel than passengers on...
Region: National
Tagged with: fare rises, new year, action for rail, rmt