RMT conducts massive rail staff survey
Rail workers have painted a chilling picture of the future awaiting passengers if the brutal cuts being proposed by the industry and the Tory government are implemented.
RMT conducted a survey asking rail workers what they thought would be the...
Statement on anonymous briefings by the Rail industry
The last offer we had from Network Rail was rejected by our National Executive Committee on 13 July. There has been no new offer since from Network Rail.
Claims about the “sentiment” expressed by Eddie Dempsey and relayed by anonymous industry...
RMT welcomes Aslef mandate for strike action
"It goes to show that railway workers across every grade from cleaners, catering staff guards, maintenance staff and drivers are fed up with real terms pay cuts, attacks on job security and working conditions.
"When railway unions and others unite,...
Second strike day sees huge turnout on pickets
Over 40,000 members are on strike over a multiyear pay freeze and a lack of job security, with Network Rail and the train operating companies threatening thousands of compulsory redundancies.
RMT general secretary Mick Lynch said: "Our members are leading the...
RMT strike action to go ahead on Thursday
Commenting on today's talks, Mick Lynch RMT general secretary said: "Grant Shapps has wrecked these negotiations by not allowing Network Rail to withdraw their letter threatening redundancy for 2,900 of our members.
"Until the government unshackle Network Rail and the train...
RMT calls for face to face meeting with Shapps
The railways will be shut down for 3 days on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, when workers from Network Rail and 13 train operating companies take to picket lines across the country in a row over pay and job losses.
In a letter...
Update on national rail dispute
RMT general secretary Mick Lynch said: "Since the ballot results on 24th May, discussions have been taking place at industry-wide level under the auspices of the Rail Industry Recovery Group (RIRG) to create a framework and structure for negotiations on...