RMT welcomes Labour’s commitment on seafarer pay
Currently the law treats the maritime industry as a “special case”, resulting in widespread discrimination against foreign seafarers.
This super exploitation on merchant ships in UK waters sees basic rates of pay as low as £1.83 per hour and industry-wide...
Bus companies earn billions amid savage route cuts
New research by the Labour Party has also revealed how bus fares are set to rise while private companies are making record profits. RMT general secretary Mick Cash backed Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s comments that private bus companies were running...
RMT aligns towards Labour whilst remaining unaffiliated
Following a consultation with union Branches and Regional Councils a Special General Meeting (SGM) of the RMT has today agreed to a recommendation from the unions National Executive committee to align the RMT towards the Labour Party and encourage its...
Jeremy Corbyn at RMT AGM
Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn has told the AGM of transport union RMT in Exeter this afternoon that the next Labour Government will repeal the Tories' rail privatisation legislation to pave the way for public ownership.
Jeremy Corbyn said;
RMT reaction to Labour election manifesto
“Labour’s commitment to British state ownership of our rail, power and water, as opposed to the foreign state-backed exploitation of our essential services supported by the Tories, shows that Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour is clearly fighting to protect our national interests....
RMT dismisses speculation on Labour reaffiliation
"The speculation over RMT reaffiliation is however miles wide of the mark. That issue is not under discussion and the earliest that the matter could be raised is at our next AGM in June 2016. "Our focus is on the fight...
RMT Announces Support for Neil Findlay and Katy Clark
Although the RMT is not affiliated to the Labour Party Neil and Katy are active members of the RMT Parliamentary groups at Holyrood and Westminster and also have a track record of fighting for nationalisation of the railways and trade...