RMT advises members to protect their personal safety
TRANSPORT UNION RMT said that it's advising all members to ensure that they protect their own personal safety and the safety of their colleagues as a priority as masks become compulsory on transport services in England.
The union has warned...
RMT on face masks on public transport
"We support the wearing of masks but there are major issues about enforcement and its our members left in the front line with angry passengers who refuse to comply.
"The Government must make the resources available to properly police...
RMT calls for support for ferry workers
FERRIES’ UNION RMT today responded to the First Minister’s announcement that Covid-19 restrictions in Scotland would be moving to ‘beyond Level 0’ from Monday 9th August. RMT General Secretary Mick Lynch said: “Ferry workers in Scotland must be supported with...
RMT slams "reckless and irresponsible gamble"
Responding to the Health Secretary’s latest announcement RMT general secretary Mick Lynch said: “This is a reckless and irresponsible gamble with the health of millions. “It is beyond belief that we today see a health minister and prime minister announcing...
RMT calls for robust enforcement of COVID rules on buses
The union is also contacting its parliamentary group about contract buses having different loading levels to service buses - surely science determines what’s safe rather than whether it’s a contract bus (like many school buses) or a service bus. Concerns are...
RMT writes to Grant Shapps over face masks
Transport union RMT has written to the Secretary of State Grant Shapps to warn a lack of consultation and proper discussion in the transport industry means that the requirement for face masks on public transport from 15th June risks being...
RMT responds to Government on face masks
RMT general secretary Mick Cash said: “There is a real danger that the Government and the Rail Delivery Group are sending out a signal that as long as you cover your face you are safe to head back onto the...
RMT response to compulsory masks on train services
Responding to the government’s announcement on the compulsory wearing of masks on transport services RMT general secretary Mick Cash said:
“RMT has been campaigning for compulsory wearing of masks on public transport and this move is long overdue, but we fear...