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RMT suspends cleaners strike action and welcomes Transport for Wales’ move to bring cleaners in-house
The move follows an intensive union campaign to get the work brought in house from 2017 onwards and comes on the eve of planned strike action by the outsourced cleaners, employed by Axis, which was aimed at ending the two-tier workforce...
Region: National
Tagged with: Cleaners, Wales, Axis
RMT demands end to harassment of Birmingham taxi drivers
“I am writing to you to raise concerns about reports I have received from RMT members in the Birmingham taxi service relating to the policing of their protests in Birmingham city centre. “As you know, our members have been engaged...
Region: National
Tagged with: Taxis, Birmingham
RMT on TfL's Uber ruling
RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said: “Uber has consistently failed to reach acceptable standards of service, safety and security and we applaud this decision which is a victory for passengers and also a vital step in protecting the livelihoods of...
Region: National
Tagged with: uber, taxis, tfl, transport for london
Taxi protest today over Bank junction closure
TfL’s gutlessness in failing to stand-up to multi-national venture capital-backed raiders such as Uber, has left our streets flooded with minicabs. With buses stuck in gridlock behind haphazardly driven Uber cars – and with the Tube dangerously overcrowded during peak...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: tfl, bank junction, taxis
RMT calls for urgent meeting with Mayor Sadiq Khan
London's main transport union RMT  today called for urgent talks with newly elected Mayor Sadiq Khan to discuss a wide range of issues that the union says pose the biggest collective threat to transport services in the Capital since the...
Region: National
Tagged with: Mayor of London. Tube, Rail, Taxis
London Mayor admits illegal taxi trade is rife
RMT London taxi driver branch secretary Lewis Norton rang into the Mayor’s regular 'AskBoris' phone in on LBC.   When asked if the Mayor acknowledged previous comments he had made that traffic congestion in the capital can be attributed to...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london taxis, boris johnson, london mayor, plying for trade, uber
RMT warns that Uber is smashing apart livelihoods
Taxi union RMT warned today that a marked decline of applicants for the Knowledge of London and rise of smartphone app Uber is down to one issue - ‎the licensed London taxi drivers right to ply for hire can now be...
Region: National
Tagged with: Taxis, Uber
Taxi union RMT on Mellor cab row
General secretary Mick Cash said "Driving a taxi in London is hard enough without having some pumped-up, pompous former Tory minister telling you how to do your job. If you want an example of the political elite's sheer contempt for...
Region: National
Tagged with: Taxis, David Mellor