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RMT bus strike to go ahead after company fails to put forward new offer
Despite talks with the company, First South West (FSW) have failed to put forward a new offer on pay and conditions. In an attempt to undermine collective bargaining and undermine the strike, First South West have tried to tell their...
Region: National
Tagged with: First South West, Strike
First Group profits soar as bus workers lose out
First Group has published its half year results for the six months to September 2022 which shows that operating profits from its continuing operations have increased to £66 million compared to £52 million for the first half of last year.  First...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: First Group, First South West, Bus Workers, Strike, RMT, Mick Lynch,
RMT demands fair pay rise for striking bus workers
Bus workers in Somerset and Cornwall will be out on strike Friday 4 November in a dispute over pay. First South West workers are angry that many of them are only paid just over £11 an hour and that bosses only...
Region: National
Tagged with: First Group, First South West, Bus, bus Workers, RMT, Mick Lynch
Bus workers take strike action
First Group workers are angry that many of them are only paid just over £11 and hour an that bosses only offered a small uprate to £12 an hour. The company paid out £500m to shareholders in 2021/22 and has an...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: RMT, Mick Lynch, First South West, First Group, Bus, Pay
Bus workers to take strike action
Four days of strike action will take place on the following dates: 10 October 21 October 4 November 11 November Around 400 workers who are planning to take action are furious that many of them are only paid just over £11 and hour and that...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: First Group, First South West, Bus, Pay, Strike, RMT, Mick Lynch,
Bus union RMT exposes on-going Covid-19 protection scandal
After making strenuous representation to First South West Buses to fit suitable Perspex screens to their fleet of buses in order to provide a physical barrier between the driver and their passengers. The company’s first action was simply to ignore...
Region: National
Tagged with: Covid-19, bus, first south west buses