RMT to ballot for strike action at Orsted
Offshore union RMT is to commence balloting all members at Orsted Walney Operations for industrial action over the victimisation of a member simply for raising questions over serious health and safety infringements.
The union is appalled at the actions of...
RMT raises North Sea safety concerns
OFFSHORE UNION RMT today raised concerns over the Government’s failure to prevent a deterioration in safety critical and environmental maintenance standards in the offshore oil and gas industry. In answer to a Written Parliamentary Question tabled by Labour MP for...
RMT responds to rail regulator report
RAIL UNION RMT today responded to rail regulator the Office of Rail and Road’s annual report into Network Rail’s performance and safety. The report, which details Network Rail’s record over the last 12 months praises the rail industry for its response...
Mental Health Awareness Week – 10th to 16th May
RMT General Secretary Mick Lynch said: “RMT is proud to support Mental Health Awareness Week, which is particularly important this year as recent research has shown that mental health cases across the UK are on the increase. “Many of these...
RMT responds to Govt's response to Bus report
RMT general secretary Mick Cash said: “RMT is angry, frustrated and disappointed at this missed opportunity to take action to address the massive decline in the bus industry. Routes have been cut, thousands of bus drivers have lost their jobs...
RMT welcomes new report into offshore working practices
Offshore union RMT today welcomed a report by Robert Gordon University on the impact on the contractor workforce of the imposition of the 3-weeks on 3-weeks off shift pattern by employers in the offshore oil and gas industry since 2015.
Rail Safety Report Exposes Increase in Deaths
The report shows that:
“The trend in track workers being injured increased to its highest-level in seven years, with 79 workers suffering major injuries and 1,641 reported minor injuries. There were also three rail worker fatalities during the past year, subject to...