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ScotRail Gateline Staff to take industrial action
RAIL UNION RMT announced today that ScotRail Gateline Staff are to take industrial action over pay justice for rest day working. They join with other Abellio ScotRail workers, including Conductors, Ticket Examiners and Cleaners, who are involved in separate long-running...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: ScotRail, Abellio, Gateline Staff, Ticket Examiners, Conductors, Pay Justice
Scotrail members fight on for pay justice
RMT Scotrail members are standing strong and fighting on again today for pay justice and equality in one of Britain's longest running industrial disputes. RMT General Secretary Mick Lynch said: "For nearly four months now our members have stood strong...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: ScotRail, Abellio, Transport Scotland, SNP, Conductors, Ticket Examiners, Pay Justice,
Merseyrail cleaners strike and protest tomorrow in fight for pay justice
The demonstration, involving the cleaners and their supporters, will be outside Mitie and Merseyrail’s Liverpool Headquarters at Rail House, Lord Nelson Street, Liverpool L1 1JF at 8am on Friday 23rd July. The cleaners voted by a massive majority for action...
Region: North West
Tagged with: Merseyrail, Mitie, Cleaners, Pay Justice
Merseyrail cleaners strike for pay justice
RMT Mitie station and accommodation cleaners on the Merseyrail Contract are taking strike action and demonstrating in support of pay justice this Friday - 23rd July. ‎ The demonstration, involving the cleaners and their supporters, will be outside Mitie and Merseyrail’s...
Region: North West
Tagged with: Merseyrail, Mitie, Cleaners, Pay Justice
RMT calls new Serco Caledonian Sleeper‎ strike dates
RAIL UNION RMT has called a new phase of industrial action in its ongoing dispute over pay justice for Serco Caledonian Sleeper workers. The action has been called after negotiations with Serco, under the auspices of ACAS, failed with the...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: Serco, Caledonian Sleeper, Pay Justice, Strike
Strike action by Scotrail staff solid again today
RAIL UNION RMT said that‎ action by Scotrail staff in a fight for equality and workplace justice over enhanced payments for rest day working is being solidly supported again today‎ ‎across the network as the union accused Abellio and Transport...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: ScotRail, Abellio, Ticket Examiners, Conductors, Pay Justice,
ScotRail staff standing firm again
RAIL UNION RMT said that Scotrail conductors and ticket examiners are standing firm again today in a long running battle for pay justice and equality as gate line staff vote for action this week and cleaners prepare to join the...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: ScotRail, Abellio, Conductors, Ticket Examiners, Gateline, Transport Scotland, Pay Justice,
RMT welcomes support from Scottish MSPs
On the eve of ACAS talks between RMT and Serco in relation to an ongoing dispute over pay justice for Caledonian Sleeper workers, the Union has welcomed support from MSPs for a Scottish Parliamentary motion which calls on the Scottish...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: Caledonian Sleeper, Serco, Pay Justice, Scottish Government
ScotRail action rock solid again today
RAIL UNION RMT said that action by conductors and ticket examiners in a long running battle for pay justice and equality remains rock solid again today as the company’s cleaners prepare to join the fight on the 13th July. ScotRail...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: ScotRail, Abellio, Ticket Examiners, Conductors, Cleaners, Pay Justice
ScotRail Sunday action continues
As strike action by Scotrail conductors and ticket examiners is solidly supported again today, rail union ‎RMT is demanding an urgent summit with the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon after a meeting with the Transport Minister earlier this week failed to...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: ScotRail, Abellio, Conductors, Ticket Examiners, Pay Justice
Scotrail staff in fight for equality solidly supported
RAIL UNION RMT said that‎ strike action by Scotrail staff in a fight for equality and workplace justice over enhanced payments for rest day working is being solidly supported again today‎ after a week in which Abellio sunk to a...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: ScotRail, Abellio, Conductors, Ticket Examiners, Pay Justice
RMT welcomes cross-party ScotRail support
RAIL UNION RMT today welcomed support from cross-party MSPs for a motion tabled in the Scottish Parliament calling for Pay Justice and Equality for ScotRail workers and for the Scottish Government to take action to resolve the longstanding dispute. RMT...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: ScotRail, Abellio, Transport Scotland, Conductors, Ticket Examiners, Pay Justice
SERCO Caledonian Sleeper refuse ACAS talks
RAIL‎ UNION RMT said today that strike action on SERCO Caledonian sleeper remains rock solid three days in as the company blocks union efforts to get ACAS talks underway to discuss ending the pay freeze they are imposing on employees....
Region: National
Tagged with: Serco, Caledonian Sleeper, Pay Justice
RMT launches bust the transport workers pay freeze campaign
SPECIALIST TRANSPORT UNION RMT has launched a campaign today to bust through a Government-led pay freeze that is being imposed on transport staff – the same workers who have kept Britain moving throughout the COVID pandemic at well-documented personal risk....
Region: National
Tagged with: Pay freeze, Transport workers, rail, rail profits
Scotrail football stunt own-goal
A despicable and desperate attempt by Dutch-owned Abellio to try and turn Scottish football fans against hard working Scotrail staff fighting for pay justice, equality and fairness from their greedy private sector employers has backfired spectacularly. Late last night Abellio...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: ScotRail, Abellio, Conductors, Ticket examiners, Pay Justice,
SERCO Caledonian Sleeper continue to block talks
RAIL‎ UNION RMT said today that the first phase of strike action on SERCO Caledonian sleeper has been rock solid overnight as the company continue to block and frustrate all attempts to get round the table to discuss ending the...
Region: National
Tagged with: Serco, Caledonian Sleeper, Pay Justice,
RMT to strike for pay justice on Tyne and Wear Metro
Britain's specialist transport union RMT said today that it will be taking co-ordinated strike action with sister union UNITE later this month in a fight for pay justice ‎on the Tyne and Wear Metro. RMT and UNITE members will be...
Region: North East
Tagged with: Nexus, Stadler, Tyne and Wear Metro, Pay Justice,
RMT strike on SERCO Caledonian Sleeper goes ahead
RAIL‎ UNION RMT said today that strike action on SERCO Caledonian sleeper goes ahead for eleven days from tomorrow, Tuesday 15th June to Saturday 26th June, as the company continue to block and frustrate all attempts to get round the...
Region: National
Tagged with: Serco, Caledonian Sleeper, Pay Justice
RMT members standing firm again today
RAIL UNION RMT said that members are standing firm in strike action again today as the union called on the First Minister to end her silence and put pressure on Transport Scotland to demand that Abellio and Transport Scotland negotiate...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: ScotRail, Abellio, Transport Scotland, Conductors, Ticket Examiners, Pay Justice
RMT says action going ahead in four separate disputes‎ on Scotland's railways
• This Sunday 13 June Abellio ScotRail conductors and ticket examiners will again take strike action in two separate disputes in their long-running fight for pay justice for all grades on enhancements for rest day working. • RMT members on the...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: Abellio, ScotRail, Serco, Caledonian Sleeper, Strike, Pay Justice
RMT strike on SERCO Caledonian Sleeper goes ahead
RAIL‎ UNION RMT said today that strike action on SERCO Caledonian sleeper goes ahead for eleven days from next Tuesday 15th June to Saturday 26th June in the wake of the company being caught lying to passengers about engaging with...
Region: National
Tagged with: Serco, Caledonian Sleeper, Strike, Pay Freeze
Action solid on Scotrail again today
RAIL UNION RMT said that the latest phase of action by conductors and ticket examiners on Scotrail is being solidly supported across Scotland again today in the long-running fight for pay justice for all grades on enhancements for rest day...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: ScotRail, Abellio, Transport Scotland, Conductors, Ticket Examiners, Pay Justice
Next phase of strike action goes ahead on Scotrail
RAIL UNION RMT said today that the next phase of action by conductors and ticket examiners on Scotrail goes ahead as planned on Sunday in the long-running fight for pay justice for all grades on enhancements for rest day working....
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: ScotRail, Abellio, Conductors, Ticket Examiners, Pay Justice
RMT confirms Serco Caledonian Sleeper strike dates
The ballot took place after the company attempted to impose a pay freeze on hardworking staff who have kept the service running throughout the Covid pandemic. The union’s National Executive Committee has now had the opportunity to consider the ballot...
Region: National
Tagged with: Serco, Caledonian Sleeper, Strike, Pay, Dispute,
RMT repeats call for urgent ScotRail summit
With RMT ScotRail Ticket Examiner and Conductor grades members standing firm again today in two separate disputes over pay, fairness, and equality the union has repeated the call for the Scottish Transport Secretary Michael Matheson MSP to hold an urgent...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: ScotRail, Abellio, Conductors, Ticket Examiners, Pay Justice
RMT demands urgent summit with the Scottish Transport Secretary
In advance of further industrial action by RMT ScotRail Ticket Examiner and Conductor grades members in two separate disputes over pay fairness and equality, RMT General Secretary Mick Lynch has written to the Scottish Transport Secretary Michael Matheson MSP to...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: ScotRail, Abellio, Conductors, Ticket Examiners, Pay Justice
Massive vote for action over pay
RAIL UNION RMT confirmed today that a ballot of members on the Serco Caledonian Sleeper returned a massive 85% vote in favour of strike action over pay. The ballot took place after the company attempted to impose a pay freeze on...
Region: National
Tagged with: Serco, Caledonian Sleeper, Pay, Strike, Rail,
ScotRail strike action in fight for pay equality goes ahead
RAIL UNION RMT has confirmed that the next phase of strike action on ScotRail in disputes over pay justice for all grades goes ahead on Sunday as the union also announced the following dates for additional action for ticket examiners;...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: ScotRail, Abellio, Ticket Examiners, Conductors, Pay Justice
RMT calls on First Minister to end her silence on ScotRail dispute
RAIL UNION RMT said that members are standing firm in strike action again today as the union called on the First Minister to end her silence and put pressue on Transport Scotland to demand that Abellio negotite a settlement to...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: ScotRail, Abellio, Conductors, Ticket Examiners, Pay Justice
RMT calls on Scottish political leadership to end vow of silence
RAIL UNION RMT today called upon the Scottish political leadership and their operators at Transport Scotland to end their vow of silence over the long-running disputes involving conductors and ticket examiners in a fight for equality and justice across grades...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: ScotRail, Abellio, Conductor, Ticket Examiner, Pay Justice
ScotRail strike action remains solid again today
RAIL UNION RMT said today's conductors and examiners strike action remains solid again this morning as Abellio stand accused of treating loyal front line staff with complete contempt rather than meeting with the union to settle the long running disputes...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: ScotRail, Abellio, Conductors, Ticket Examiners, Pay Justice
ScotRail scab managers given packed lunches
RAIL UNION RMT today accused Abellio ScotRail of trying to turn safety-critical operations on their trains into a holiday camp for scab managers as it revealed that those hired in to break the ongoing action are being treated to high-end...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: ScotRail, Abellio, Conductors, Ticket Examiners, Pay Justice,
RMT to ballot for action in fight for pay justice
RAIL UNION RMT has declared a dispute with Balfour Beatty and is preparing to ballot members for industrial action over its refusal to offer a fair pay award for members working on the Central Rail Systems Alliance (CRSA). The CRSA...
Region: National
Tagged with: Balfour Beatty, Central Rail Systems Alliance, CRSA, Pay Justice,
RMT launches petition demanding pay justice and equality for ScotRail workers
Sign the RMT petition HERE The Company has extended an enhanced payment rest day working agreement for one grade of workers, drivers, until October 2021, but has refused to negotiate an equivalent payment for other grades. RMT ScotRail Conductor and Ticket...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: ScotRail, Abellio, Conductors, Ticket Examiners, Pay Justice
RMT ScotRail strike action solid again today
RAIL UNION RMT said today's conductors and examiners strike action remains rock solid again this morning as Abellio stand accused of playing fast and loose with safety on their trains rather than meeting with the union to settle the long...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: ScotRail, Abellio, Conductors, Ticket Examiners, Pay Justice,
RMT accuses Abellio of playing fast and loose with safety
RAIL UNION RMT today accused ‎Abellio of playing fast and loose with safety on their trains as conductors and examiners prepare for the next day of strike action on Sunday in a long running fight for equality and justice over...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: Abellio, ScotRail, Conductors, Ticket Examiners, Pay Justice
Ticket examiners join Conductors in ScotRail pay justice fight
RAIL UNION RMT said today that strike action involving ScotRail conductors and ticket examiners in two separate disputes over the same issue of equality between grades in payments for rest day working is being solidly supported right across the franchise....
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: ScotRail, Pay Justice, Abellio, Ticket Examiners, Conductors
RMT launches 'No Cuts at Network Rail' campaign
RMT today launched the next phase of the campaign to stop Network Rail plans that would result in thousands of job losses by this September and a wholescale dilution of safety standards, including a halving the frequency of safety critical...
Region: National
Tagged with: Network Rail, Railway, Maintenance, Pay Freeze, Jobs, Safety
RMT analysis reveals it's one rule for the bosses another for the frontline workers at Abellio Scotrail
The Company’s latest accounts, published this week, show that in the year to 31 March 2020, the company posted a loss of £56m, but the highest paid director received total remuneration of £216,000, an eyewatering increase of over 35% from the previous year....
Region: National
Tagged with: Scotrail, Pay, Strike Action
RMT move to ballot members over strike action at Stena Line
A company sick pay scheme, agreed with the recognised trade unions, was in place for seafarers and port workers in Stena Line until the start of the pandemic when the employer unilaterally scrapped it, forcing staff infected with or displaying...
Region: National
Tagged with: Stena Line, Sick Pay, Covid-19, Seafarers, Port Workers,
RMT ScotRail action goes ahead from Sunday
RAIL UNION RMT confirmed today that planned industrial action by ScotRail conductors will go ahead from this Sunday in a fight for equality and justice over enhanced payments for rest day working. The union is appalled that the company are...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: ScotRail, Conductors, Guards, Pay Justice
RMT members to take industrial action at Unipart Rail Doncaster
Unipart Rail’s Doncaster warehouse supplies parts to the rail industry. With effect from 00:01 hours on Friday 2nd April 2021, until further notice, RMT members working at Unipart Rail Doncaster are instructed:- Not to work any non-contractual overtime Not to work on...
Region: North East
Tagged with: Unipart Rail, Pay, Conditions, Rail
RMT warning over new Government proposals
Carilllion union RMT warned today that proposed measures to tighten up the audit, dividend and bonus culture after the devastating collapse of a number of household names, with dire consequences for the workforce, may not be enough to reign in...
Region: National
Tagged with: Carillion, Covid-19, Bandit Capitalism, Jobs, Pay, Pensions
RMT demands end to CalMac pandemic pay betrayal
SCOTTISH FERRIES UNION RMT today wrote to the Minister for Islands, Energy and Connectivity, Paul Wheelhouse MSP demanding that he meet the union to correct a pay injustice for key workers at public sector ferry company CalMac. RMT is in...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: Covid-19, CalMac, Caledonian MacBrayne, Pay Dispute, Ferries,
RMT warns of jobs, pay and pensions carve up
RAIL UNION RMT warned today that the Department for Transport is gearing up for an all-out assault on jobs, pay and pensions as it has emerged that it is advertising for a paid-up union buster to take on the workforce....
Region: National
Tagged with: Department for Transport, DfT, Covid-19, Jobs, Pay, Pensions, Transport workers are Essential workers
Transport Workers are Essential Workers
TRANSPORT UNION RMT said today that it will be launching a fresh wave of campaigning under the banner TRANSPORT WORKERS ARE ESSENTIAL WORKERS as threats of pay freezes and possible attacks on jobs and conditions emerged in Government briefings over...
Region: National
Tagged with: Transport Workers are Essential Workers, Covid-19, Transport Staff, Job Cuts, Pay Freeze
RMT ramps up political pressure on Scotland’s MSP’s
SCOTTISH FERRIES UNION RMT has told Scotland’s MSPs today that it intends to make the ongoing pay dispute at CalMac Ferries a major political issue in the forthcoming elections in May. The union believes that the company, which provides a...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: CalMac, Caledonian MacBrayne, SNP, Transport Scotland, Scottish Government, Ferries, Pay
RMT members to strike at rail infrastructure firm
RMT members working at Clarke Chapman Facilities Management will be taking strike action and action short of a strike following a ballot after the company refused to table a pay award. Clarke Chapman is infrastructure maintenance and renewals company that...
Region: North East
Tagged with: Clarke Chapman, Ontrack, Rail Infrastructure, Strike, Pay Award,
RMT announces dispute with Stena Line over pandemic sick pay
RMT general secretary Mick Cash said; “RMT members on Stena Line ferries and ports are among the key workers who will once again be straining every sinew to keep our maritime supply lines running as the resurgent Coronavirus threatens our...
Region: North West
Tagged with: Stena Line, Covid-19, Sick Pay, Dispute, Ferries
RMT suspends latest Alstom strike action
RAIL UNION RMT confirmed today that it has suspended the latest phase of strike action on Alstom West Coast and Chester engineering due to start tonight to allow for an escalation of the battle against a pay freeze and to...
Region: National
Tagged with: Alstom West Coast, Alstom Chester, Pay Justice, Strike
Scottish Government paying fee to Dutch state railways
As thousands of RMT ScotRail workers are being balloted for strike action an internal memo sent by rail bosses to their staff has revealed the Scottish Government is blocking pay negotiations. The memo to staff dated 16th November sent by...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: Scotrail, Pay Claim, Ballot, Abellio, Scottish Government, SNP,
RMT to begin balloting for action in Scotrail pay fight
The union has been trying to secure a pay rise for 2020 for all Scotrail workers while the company have been pleading poverty and claims it is bound by the extension of Emergency Measures Agreements until January 2021. Meanwhile, the company has...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: Scotrail, Pay Claim, Ballot,
RMT on Coronavirus bailout bonanza for TOC's
Britain’s private rail companies stand to make almost £500 million in profits over the next 12 months according to new research, amid widespread speculation that the government is about to extend its Emergency Measures Agreements. Analysis of ministerial answers to questions...
Region: National
Tagged with: Covid-19, Grant Shapps, Transport Secretary, TOC's.taxpayer bailout
RMT calls for rail to be taken into public ownership
Commenting on figures released today by the Office of Rail and Road, which show that passenger delay repay claims closed by train companies increased by 17% to 6.3 million last year, RMT Senior Assistant General Secretary Mick Lynch said: “This massive increase...
Region: National
Tagged with: ORR, Office of Rail and Road, Tory Government, Delay Repay,
RMT slams scandal of taxpayer support for P&O shareholders
P&O SEAFARERS Union RMT today reacted with fury following the release of Government contracts detailing the UK taxpayers’ support for roll-on roll-off ferry operators during the pandemic. Critical Freight Grant payments have been allocated to operators to keep essential goods,...
Region: National
Tagged with: Covid-19, P&O Ferries, taxpayer support, redundancies, seafarers,
RMT secures major pay victory on behalf of cleaners
Mitie had pulled a pay increase to a minimum of £9 an hour for its Merseyrail staff but a high profile RMT campaign has forced them to honour the backdated award in a victory that the union says is an...
Region: North West
Tagged with: Mitie, Merseyrail, cleaners, pay,
RMT slams Stena on Coronavirus sick pay
Mick Cash, RMT General Secretary said: "With no attempt to discuss this with trade unions, Stena Line has launched an outrageous attack on seafarers' right to a decent sick pay scheme which will mean Stena Line employees in the UK...
Region: National
Tagged with: Stena, Coronavirus, Sick Pay
RMT welcomes news tube cleaners are to get full sick pay
TUBE UNION RMT ‎today welcomed the news that tube cleaners in the front-line of the fight to contain the Coronavirus on London Underground are to get full sick pay after a campaign of union pressure. General Secretary Mick Cash said;...
Region: National
Tagged with: Tube, Cleaners, Sick Pay
RMT Tube pay ballot opens today
RMT said it is angry and frustrated that over a year of talks has still resulted in a stalemate and has called on the Mayor and his TFL officials to lift the cap on pay and allow a deal to...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, tube, lul, tfl, strike ballot, pay
RMT sets out list of demands to employers over Coronavirus
TRANSPORT UNION RMT has today written to employers across the industry setting out a list of core demands designed to protect the safety of both staff and the public as well as the rights and livelihoods of the transport workforce....
Region: National
Tagged with: coronavirus, pay, sickness, tory government
RMT secures massive low pay victory
In a ground-breaking deal, the union has struck an agreement that means that all staff employed in the cleaners supply chain on Network Rail contracts will be paid the real living wage from the 1st of April. The deal will...
Region: National
Tagged with: network rail, cleaners, low pay, living wage,
RMT moves to ballot all tube staff over pay
TUBE UNION RMT confirmed today this it is moving to an urgent ballot of 10,000 staff across London Underground for both strike action and action short of a strike after more than a year of negotiations have failed to produce an...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, tube, lul, tfl, strike ballot, pay
RMT reacts with alarm at new pay abuse on Cyprus freighter
WELSH SEAFARERS union RMT today reacted with alarm at another case of seafarer pay abuse on a Cyprus registered freighter working on a domestic route, uncovered following an inspection of the ship requested by the Union. It comes the day...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: sos2020, low pay, seafarers, mv maris
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...
Region: National
Tagged with: labour party, seafarer pay, maritime
Justice for Mitie Merseyrail Cleaners demonstration
The protest will take place on Thursday 7th November at 16.45 – 18.00 outside Merseyrail, Rail House, Lord Nelson Street, Liverpool L1 1JF. RMT activists and supporters will make the case against poverty pay for a group of crucial staff who do...
Region: North West
Tagged with: merseyrail, mitie, cleaners, real living wage, pay justice,
RMT secures massive victory as Mitie agree to Living Wage
General Secretary Mick Cash said; “This is a massive victory in the fight to eliminate the evil of low pay on the railway and I want to congratulate the RMT members and organisers whose hard work and relentless campaigning has...
Region: National
Tagged with: Mitie, network rail, cleaners, real living wage, poverty pay,
RMT calls on members to reject pay offer on Northern
After dragging its heels the company has withdrawn a pay offer and additionally removed enhancements to paternity and maternity rights that were previously afforded to members on lower pay rates. RMT general secretary Mick Cash said: “We are calling on...
Region: North West
Tagged with: arriva rail north, arn, northern rail, pay
RMT London Overground Travel Safe Officers to strike
Rail union RMT today has announced that London Overground Travel Safe Officers will be taking three days of strike action over a pay freeze which would effectively mean poverty pay for these essential workers. STM Travel Safe Officer members on...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london overground, arriva rail london, travel safe officers, pay justice
RMT brings Royal Fleet Auxiliary pay fight to TUC
RFA staff have been excluded from the inflation-proofing of wages that has been offered to other forces personnel and instead have been confronted by an imposed award that would mean a real terms cut in standards of living for brave...
Region: National
Tagged with: rfa, royal fleet auxiliary, fair pay, low pay, maritime
RMT condemns ‘ships of shame’
SEAFARER UNION RMT today responded to the start of London International Shipping Week by calling for action to end the appalling employment conditions for foreign seafarers working on ‘ships of shame’ in the UK shipping industry. Speaking at the TUC...
Region: National
Tagged with: ships of shame, sos2020, pay, seafarers
Industrial action at Wabtec suspended
RAIL UNION RMT confirmed today that it has suspended industrial action that was due to start tomorrow at Wabtec Faiveley UK (Rail Doncaster). This is because an improved pay offer has been made, therefore the union is suspending the upcoming...
Region: North East
Tagged with: wabtec, wabtec faiveley uk, rolling stock, pay, strike
RMT launches campaign for pay justice for Northern’s staff
Rail Union RMT has launched a campaign for pay justice for members working for Carlisle Support Services on the contract for Arriva Rail North. These workers are being paid below the rate set by the Living Wage Foundation, which currently...
Region: National
Tagged with: northern, northern rail, arriva, arriva rail north, gateline, revenue, pay justice,
RMT announces strike action at Wabtec Faiveley UK
RAIL UNION RMT has announced strike action at engineering firm Wabtec Faiveley UK (Rail Doncaster) in a dispute over pay. Wabtec build and maintain rolling stock for train and freight operating companies. Following a strong mandate for action in a...
Region: North East
Tagged with: wabtec, wabtec faiveley uk, rolling stock, pay, strike
RMT to hold Liverpool dockside demonstrations
Maritime union RMT will be holding demonstrations in Liverpool highlighting the scandal of low pay, recruitment of UK and Irish Ratings, and the failure to redeploy our members who worked on P&O’s European Endeavour on the Irish Sea following the...
Region: North West
Tagged with: sos2020, p&o, ratings, low pay, maritime,
RMT secures renewed mandate for Travel Safe Officers
Rail union RMT announced today that it has secured another rock solid vote to continue with industrial action on London Overground in its fight over poverty-pay for Travel Safe Officers employed by contractor the STM Group (Arriva Rail Contract) after...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: arriva rail london, arl, london overground, travel safe officers, pay
Ninth round of Tube pay talks
Tube union RMT said today that it was angry and frustrated after the ninth round of pay talks with LU yesterday resulted in just a 0.1% increase on the original offer as the company stand accused of playing for time instead...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, tube, pay, strike ballot
RMT writes to Government to demand urgent meeting over RFA
Maritime union RMT today wrote to Government minister Tobias Ellwood demanding an urgent meeting over the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) pay dispute after it was confirmed that additional resources from the navy supplies lifeline are to be deployed in the...
Region: National
Tagged with: rfa, royal fleet auxiliary, fair pay for rfa, royal navy, pay
RMT calls on Government to settle RFA dispute
Maritime union RMT today called on the Government to ensure a speedy resolution to the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) pay dispute after it confirmed that additional resources from the navy supplies lifeline are to be deployed in the Gulf in...
Region: National
Tagged with: royal fleet auxiliary, rfa, royal navy, fair pay for rfa
RMT demands urgent action on Fair Pay for RFA
Maritime union RMT today demanded action from the Government in an on-going pay dispute involving workers at the Royal Navy supplies lifeline - the Royal Fleet Auxiliary - after it was reported this morning that they are planning to raise rates for...
Region: National
Tagged with: rfa, royal fleet auxiliary, pay, fair pay for rfa, royal navy
RMT confirms RFA protest at Parliament next week
Maritime union RMT confirmed today that it will be holding a parliamentary demonstration next week in support of a programme of industrial action involving nearly 700 workers at the Royal Fleet Auxiliary – the Royal Navy supply lifeline – in a...
Region: National
Tagged with: rfa, royal fleet auxiliary, fair pay, low pay, maritime
RMT accuses Tube bosses of stringing out pay talks
Tube union RMT today accused London Underground bosses of stringing staff along and playing fast and loose after an eighth day of pay talks yesterday failed to lever any king of meaningful offer out of the management side. The union...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, tube, lul, tfl, strike ballot, pay
RMT blasts Government over Royal Navy Lifeline workers
Maritime union RMT confirmed today that a programme of industrial action involving nearly 700 workers at the Royal Fleet Auxiliary – the Royal Navy supply lifeline – in a fight for pay justice goes ahead tomorrow. RMT today accused the Tory...
Region: National
Tagged with: rfa, royal fleet auxiliary, fair pay, low pay
RMT steps up demand for pay justice for RFA workers
On the Day of The Seafarer maritime union RMT has stepped up the demand for pay justice for nearly 700 workers at the Royal Fleet Auxiliary – the Royal Navy supply lifeline – who begin a campaign of industrial action next...
Region: National
Tagged with: rfa, royal fleet auxiliary, fair pay, low pay, maritime
RMT confirms action in fight for "fair pay for RFA"
Maritime union RMT confirmed today that it will be embarking upon a programme of industrial action involving nearly 700 workers at the Royal Fleet Auxiliary – the Royal Navy supply lifeline – in a fight for pay justice. Despite repeated efforts...
Region: National
Tagged with: rfa, royal fleet auxiliary, fair pay, low pay, maritime
RMT Chalks Up Major Victory in Fight for Maritime Pay
RMT General Secretary, Mick Cash said: “This is a major and welcome victory for RMT’s long-running campaign for pay and workplace justice in the maritime sector and I pay tribute to both the RMT members and our supporters who have...
Region: National
Tagged with: maritime, pay, minimum wage
RMT moves to strike ballot as Tube pay talks collapse
Ballot preparations for 10,000 staff across all grades are now well advanced with the union saying it is angry and frustrated that a golden opportunity to come up with a positive offer has been blown by tube bosses today. RMT General...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, tube, lul, tfl, strike ballot, pay
RMT announces 24-hour strike action on Bluestar Buses
BUS UNION RMT today announced a 24-Hour strike on Bluestar Buses (also known as Go South Buses) in Eastleigh, Totton and Poole, after drivers, cleaners and ticket office staff voted with an overwhelming 87%  in favour of taking action over...
Region: Wessex
Tagged with: bluestar buses, go south buses, strike, pay
Workers vote for action in fight for "Fair Pay For RFA"
Despite repeated efforts by the union to reach a negotiated solution the employers have instead opted to impose a 1.5% increase, undermining the living standards of a crucial group of workers who have seen service in major trouble spots, including the...
Region: National
Tagged with: rfa, royal fleet auxiliary, royal navy, pay justice,
RMT smashes Grayling pay gap
Back in August 2018 Grayling announced to a huge fanfare that he was going to try and impose a pay norm on rail workers that would restrict pay increases to the lesser Consumer Prices Index (CPI) in a break from the...
Region: National
Tagged with: network rail, chris grayling, failing grayling, pay cap, cpi, rpi, tory government
RMT wins inflation busting two year Network Rail pay deal
RAIL UNION RMT has secured an inflation busting two year pay deal and job security on Network Rail. The union is writing to the company to formally accept the deal. Last year Transport Minister Chris Grayling, suggested pay increases for...
Region: National
Tagged with: network rail, pay rise, rpi, cpi
RMT London Overground Travel Safe Officers to strike
Rail union RMT has confirmed that London Overground Travel Safe Officers will be taking further strike action tomorrow over a pay freeze which would effectively mean a slide into poverty pay for these essential workers. STM Travel Safe Officer members...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london overground, arriva rail london, travel safe officers, pay justice
RMT responds to expansion of Pay-As-You-Go ticketing
RMT is appalled by the Government’s suggestion that weekly ticket fares could be increased, under the pretence of making ticket pricing ‘fairer’.   UK commuters, who already pay the highest rail fares in Europe, will rightly be horrified at the...
Region: National
Tagged with: Pay-As-You-Go ticketing, Ticket Prices
RMT London Overground Travel Safe Officers to strike again
Rail union RMT has announced today that London Overground Travel Safe Officers will be taking further strike action over a pay freeze which would effectively mean a slide into poverty pay for these essential workers. STM Travel Safe Officer members...
Region: National
Tagged with: London Overground, Pay, Dispute
London Overground cleaners low pay demo
Striking RMT members working as cleaners for the London Overground on the Arriva Rail Contract, and their supporters, will be holding a demonstration tomorrow outside Arriva Rail London’s Head Office. The demonstration will take place outside Overground House 125 Finchley Road,...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: London Overground, vinci, low pay, tfl
RMT rejects Tube pay offer
MAIN TUBE UNION RMT confirmed today that it has rejected a pay offer from London Underground bosses and is beginning preparations for a ballot of all tube members for both strike action and action short of a strike as it...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, tube, tfl, pay
RMT to ballot RFA workers
Maritime union RMT confirmed today that it has served notice and has begun the balloting process for industrial action involving nearly 700 workers at the Royal Fleet Auxiliary – the Royal Navy supply lifeline – in a fight for pay justice....
Region: National
Tagged with: rfa, royal fleet auxiliary, fair pay, low pay, maritime
RMT secures major pay victory for Cable Car workers
TRANSPORT UNION RMT announced today that it has secured a major pay victory for members working on the Emirates Air Line Cable Car which crosses the River Thames in London. The new pay deal means that staff will see their...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: cable car, emirates air line, dcc ltd, pay
RMT secures pay victory for DHL staff on Virgin West Coast
RAIL UNION RMT announced today that it has secured a major pay victory for members working on the DHL Virgin West Coast Mainline contract which will see the entire workforce lifted on to a living wage. The new pay deal...
Region: National
Tagged with: dhl, virgin west coast mainline, wcml, pay, virgin trains
RMT Irish Sea campaign day of action in Liverpool
RMT’s campaigning in the Irish Sea will turn to ‘low-cost’ operator Seatruck in Liverpool this Friday with an early morning protest at the company’s depot at Brocklebank Dock as the union steps up the fight for pay and workplace justice....
Region: North West
Tagged with: seatruck, mersey maritime, brocklebank dock, minimum wage, pay
TUC backs RMT national fight over Grayling's rail pay cap
An emergency motion lining the TUC up behind the pay battle was passed at the Congress in Manchester today. General Secretary Mick Cash said; "We warmly welcome the show of support and solidarity from across the trade union movement in...
Region: National
Tagged with: chris grayling, failinggrayling, tory government, rail privatisation, tuc, pay cap
RMT to warn TUC over second Brexit vote
In a debate on Brexit this afternoon at the TUC in Manchester RMT General Secretary Mick Cash will warn that a second vote on Brexit will let the Tories off the hook and ease the pressure on them for the...
Region: National
Tagged with: mick cash, rmt, tuc, chris grayling, pay cap, tory government
RMT's Mick Cash pledges national rail fight over pay cap
Speaking at a fringe meeting at the TUC in Manchester this lunchtime RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said:  "Chris Grayling has made it crystal clear that he intends to try and impose a nationwide pay cap on RMT members linked...
Region: National
Tagged with: mick cash, rmt, tuc, chris grayling, pay cap, tory government
RMT Unipart rail members on strike today
General Secretary Mick Cash said; "RMT Unipart rail members are standing firm this morning in rock solid action over pay and conditions. "The company should wake up and take note of the anger on the shop floor over the attacks...
Region: North West
Tagged with: unipart, pay, strike, rail union
Protest in Portsmouth Friday calling for sacking of Condor
Maritime union RMT will be holding a protest this Friday 16th March, from 1330 hrs at Portsmouth International Port, George Byng Way, Portsmouth PO2 8SP The protest will be calling for an end to Condor Ferries paying poverty wages on their...
Region: National
Tagged with: Condor Ferries, Channel Islands, Poverty Pay
RMT to ballot for action on Tyne and Wear Metro
Rail union RMT confirmed today that it will be balloting NEMOL members on Tyne and Wear Metro for both strike action and action short of a strike over the imposition of the Government’s 1% pay cap. The Tyne and Wear NEMOL...
Region: North East
Tagged with: tyne and wear metro, nemol, austerity, pay cap
RMT slams Virgin West Coast for snubbing talks
As RMT prepares for next 24 hour strike on Virgin West Coast on Friday union slams company for snubbing talks. RAIL UNION RMT today slammed Virgin West Coast for snubbing efforts to get talks underway in the dispute over pay equality...
Region: National
Tagged with: virgin, virgin group, virgin west coast, pay justice, strike
Unions step up fight to scrap the pay cap at the RFA
Maritime union RMT today welcomed the joint letter from trade unions representing Royal Fleet Auxiliary workers which calls on the Government to scrap the pay cap which has systematically undermined pay for the last seven years.   In a letter...
Region: National
Tagged with: royal fleet auxiliary, rfa, pay cap, gavin williamson mp
RMT action goes ahead on Friday on Virgin West Coast
RAIL UNION RMT confirmed today that members on Virgin West Coast services will be taking strike action in a dispute over pay justice exactly as planned from this Friday as the company have refused point blank to make any serious...
Region: National
Tagged with: virgin, virgin group, virgin west coast, pay justice
RMT members on Orkney Ferries vote overwhelmingly for action
Shipping union RMT confirmed today that members have voted overwhelmingly for industrial action on Orkney Ferries in a fight for pay justice. Members have voted by around 80% for strike action with an even higher number backing action short of a...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: orkney ferries, pay justice, maritime
RMT announces strike action on Virgin West Coast
RAIL UNION RMT announced today that members on Virgin West Coast services will be taking strike action in a dispute over pay justice. At the heart of the dispute is the RMT demand for a suitable equal offer for its...
Region: National
Tagged with: virgin west coast, virgin, pay justice, strike action
Massive vote for strike action on Virgin West Coast
RAIL UNION RMT confirmed today that members on Virgin West Coast services have voted massively by over nine to one in favour of both strike action and action short of a strike in a dispute over pay justice. The ballot...
Region: National
Tagged with: vtwc, stagecoach, virgin trains, virgin west coast, strike action ballot, pay justice
RMT cleaners to strike on Southeastern
RAIL UNION RMT today announced strike action by cleaners on Southeastern as part of their fight for workplace justice over pay and working conditions. Members are instructed to take strike action by not booking on for any shifts that commence...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: southeastern, wettons, cleaners, pay and conditions, strike action,
RMT hits back at London City Hall Tories
Tube union RMT responds to attacks on transport workers pay and conditions by London City Hall Tories this morning. RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said; "Unlike the London City Hall Tories, London's transport workers are in the front line ‎when...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: city hall, tories, tory party, pay and conditions, lul, london underground, tube, tfl, dlr
RMT demands equal offer for all grades on Virgin West Coast
Virgin have agreed a deal for drivers to buy out their claim for a one hour reduction in the base working week without loss of pay by giving an additional £500.00 on their basic salary, which is pensionable, whilst asking...
Region: National
Tagged with: virgin west coast, pay talks, train managers, on board catering, station staff, clerical, retail
RMT on Government announcement on public sector pay
"Divide and rule will not deflect from the campaign to scrap the pay cap for all and that includes our members on the Royal Fleet Auxiliary down in the Caribbean dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. "With inflation now...
Region: National
Tagged with: rfa, royal fleet auxiliary, public sector pay cap
RMT confirms vote for action on Stagecoach South West Buses
Over 78% of RMT members’ voted for strike action whilst nearly 90% voted for action short of a strike.   RMT members are angry that the company has tabled a pay and conditions package that doesn’t even keep pace with the Retail...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: stagecoach south west, pay dispute, strike action, bus
RMT demands lifting of public sector pay cap for RFA staff
Speaking at the TUC Congress in Brighton, where the public sector pay cap will be debated today, RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said; "RMT has nearly a thousand RFA members providing lifeline supply services to the navy and who have...
Region: National
Tagged with: rfa, royal fleet auxiliary, pay cap, hurricane irma
RMT warns of looming dispute in fight for pay justice on EMT
RAIL UNION RMT today warned of a looming pay dispute on East Midlands Trains as the company continues to drag its heels on a fair settlement for this year despite the board room being awash with cash. Staff on EMT...
Region: Midlands
Tagged with: emt, east midlands trains, pay justice
RMT to ballot cleaners for action on Southern & Southeastern
RAIL UNION RMT signalled today that it is stepping up the fight for workplace justice for cleaners on Britain’s railways as it announced ballots for action in two separate disputes over pay and working conditions on Southern/GTR and Southeastern. The...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: southeastern, southern, gtr, wettons, churchill, cleaners, pay, conditions
RMT to ballot Stagecoach South West bus staff
BUS UNION RMT said today that it is to ballot Stagecoach bus staff across a large area of their South West operations for both strike action and action short of a strike in a dispute over pay. RMT members are...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: stagecoach south west, bus, pay, exeter, torquay, barnstaple
RMT demands an end to the public sector pay cap
RMT organises workers in the Royal Fleet Auxiliary, Tyne & Wear Metro and Orkney Ferries who have all seen their pay drop well behind inflation and consequent increases in the cost of living since the Tory-Lib Dem coalition embarked on...
Region: National
Tagged with: rfa, royal fleet auxilliary, tyne and wear metro, orkney ferries, public sector pay cap
RMT Arriva Train Care strike action "solidly supported"
General Secretary Mick Cash said; "Our members at Arriva Train Care are solidly  supporting the strike action this morning, with pickets out in force, as we fight for a fair deal on pay. "This is a wealthy company that can...
Region: North West
Tagged with: arriva train care, arriva, strike action, pay justice
RMT members to take strike action at Arriva Traincare
RAIL UNION RMT said today that members working for Arriva Traincare will be taking strike action over the company’s latest pay offer. Members will not book on for any shifts between 00:01 hours and 23:59 hours on Friday 19th May 2017   The...
Region: National
Tagged with: arriva traincare, arriva, pay. strike action,
RMT protest in Aberdeen today against poverty pay
MARITIME UNION RMT has been demonstrating in Aberdeen today against poverty pay on Streamline Shipping’s MV Daroja. Workers are paid as little as £2.56 per hour on freight routes between Aberdeen and Orkney and Shetland on the Cyprus-flagged ship. Streamline...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: streamline shipping, mv daroja, poverty pay, sos2020
RMT protest in Aberdeen this week against poverty pay
MARITIME UNION RMT will be demonstrating in Aberdeen this Friday, 21 April, against poverty pay on Streamline Shipping’s MV Daroja. Workers are paid as little as £2.56 per hour on freight routes between Aberdeen and Orkney and Shetland on the Cyprus-flagged...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: streamline shipping, mv daroja, poverty pay, aberdeen
RMT launches charter for rail infrastructure workers
Infrastructure workers charter The charter was drawn up after consultation with infrastructure workers and RMT infrastructure reps working for companies across Britain. It claims that:  “simple fairness demands that two rail workers performing the same duties should be paid the...
Region: National
Tagged with: rail infrastructure workers, pay and conditions, charter
RMT protest in Aberdeen against poverty pay
MARITIME UNION RMT will be demonstrating in Aberdeen on 21 April against poverty pay on Streamline Shipping’s MV Daroja. Workers are paid as little as £2.56 per hour on freight routes between Aberdeen and Orkney and Shetland on the Cyprus-flagged ship....
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: streamline shipping, mv daroja, poverty pay
RMT secures two year pay deal for Network Rail staff
RAIL UNION RMT today secured a two year pay deal for 25,000 Network Rail staff which will protect members from future inflation, guarantee no compulsory redundancies and hike London Allowances by 29%. The deal has been agreed today by RMT’s Executive. The...
Region: National
Tagged with: network rail, pay deal
GWR Servest cleaners striking for pay
Great Western Railway Servest cleaners striking for pay and workplace justice at Paddington this morning. RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said; “RMT’s cleaner members on GWR will not stand by while they are mercilessly exploited by privateers and while rail...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: great western railways, gwr, servest uk, cleaners, pay
Union campaign secures pay offer on Arriva Trains North
Rail union RMT said today that, along with sister unions, it has secured a revised pay offer on Arriva Trains North which protects the standards of living of all grades of staff over a two year period and which gives...
Region: North West
Tagged with: arriva rail north, northern, pay offer
Call to press Shipping Minister to end pay discrimination
MARITIME UNION RMT today called on MPs to press the Shipping Minister, John Hayes MP, during a back bench business debate [3pm, Thursday 12 January] on the future of the UK maritime industry to draw up a legislative timetable for ending...
Region: National
Tagged with: shipping, maritime, shipping minister, pay discrimination
Arriva Rail North workers to vote on action over pay
The ballot will open on 10 January and conclude on 25 January.   The dispute is over a pay offer that does not match the benchmarks for pay deals that RMT has set elsewhere in the industry.   Mick Cash RMT General...
Region: North West
Tagged with: arriva rail north, deutsche bahn, pay, ballot
Adelphi workers to strike over poverty pay
RMT members at the hotel will not book on for shifts that start between a minute after midnight and 23:59 on December 23 and 31 – two of the hotel’s busiest days of the year.   Despite Adelphi profits rising by 40 per cent...
Region: North West
Tagged with: adelphi, britannia adelphi hotel, britannia group, cleaners, poverty pay
RMT announce strike dates on Virgin West Coast Catering
RAIL UNION RMT confirmed today strike dates in a pay dispute on Virgin West Coast’s catering supplies service which it says could reduce pay of members to poverty levels at a time when the political debate is focussed on lifting...
Region: National
Tagged with: virgin west coast, dhl, catering, poverty pay
RMT secures massive victory on Tube Lines
TUBE UNION RMT confirmed today that it has secured a massive victory for Tube Lines maintenance staff on London Underground on pensions, pay and Night Tube: 1.    Pensions: Access to the TfL Pension Fund for all current employees and new...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: tube lines, london underground, lul, tube, tfl, pensions, pay, night tube
"ABERDEEN - PORT OF SHAME" PROTEST OVER SEATRUCK PAY SCANDAL
Shipping union RMT will be protesting under the banner “ABERDEEN – PORT OF SHAME” today – Friday 4th November – over poverty pay on the Northern Isles Seatruck Ferry Services. Non-EU nationals working on the Serco-run services are paid £3.66...
Region: National
Tagged with: Aberdeen, Seatruck, Pay
RMT to ballot over poverty pay threat on Virgin West Coast
Rail union RMT confirmed today that it has declared a dispute and will begin balloting shortly in a pay dispute on Virgin West Coast’s catering service which it says could undermine pay of members to poverty levels at a time...
Region: National
Tagged with: virgin, west coast, catering, poverty pay
RMT MEMBERS VOTE TO ACCEPT LU PAY AND NIGHT TUBE OFFER
The ballot recorded a vote of   84 % in favour. General Secretary Mick Cash said: “I want to pay tribute to RMT’s members across London Underground who have stood rock solid throughout the long campaign of industrial pressure to secure a...
Region: National
Tagged with: Night Tube, Pay Offer
London Underground talks latest
RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said: “RMT has received the latest offer from London Underground during the ACAS talks today. “Our representatives on London Underground have discussed it and are clear that it is divisive and unacceptable. While a small...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, pay offer, every job matters
Overwhelming RMT votes for action in LUL disputes
Ballots of RMT members concluded today in a series of disputes on London Underground, including the dispute over pay and night running, as the union warned again that working conditions, pay, jobs and safety are facing an almost unprecedented assault...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, night running, pay, staffing, agency staff
RMT members vote by over 80% to accept Network Rail offer
NETWORK RAIL PAY OFFER ACCEPTED     RAIL UNION RMT confirmed today that the referendum on the Network Rails latest offer on pay and conditions has now concluded and the result is as follows: -   Are you prepared to accept...
Region: National
Tagged with: network rail, pay offer
Rates of Pay and Conditions of Service 2015 - Network Rail
Our Ref BR6/0001 24th June 2015 Dear Colleagues PAY OFFER ACCEPTED RATES OF PAY AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2015 -  NETWORK RAIL I write to advise members that the referendum on the company’s latest offer has now concluded and the result is...
Region: National
Tagged with: network rail, pay offer
RMT PAY REFERENDUM – DON’T FORGET TO VOTE!
Our Ref BR6/0001 17th June 2015 Dear Colleagues, RMT PAY REFERENDUM – DON’T FORGET TO VOTE! RATES OF PAY AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2015 – NETWORK RAIL There is now just a week left until the referendum closes so if you haven’t...
Region: National
Tagged with: network rail, pay referendum
Overwhelming vote for industrial action on Network Rail pay
The largest rail union, RMT, today confirmed that members have voted YES by massive majorities in a ballot of Network Rail members for both strike action and action short of a strike in the current dispute over pay.  NR members...
Region: National
Tagged with: Network Rail Pay, Industrial Action
NETWORK RAIL - RMT BALLOT FOR INDUSTRIAL ACTION
Our Ref BR6/0001 6th May 2015 Dear Colleagues, RMT BALLOT FOR INDUSTRIAL ACTION – DON’T FORGET TO VOTE! RATES OF PAY AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2015 – NETWORK RAIL There is now just under a week left until the ballot closes so...
Region: National
Tagged with: network rail, pay ballot
Heroic effort by staff delivers Network Rail weekend works
Although punishing targets had been set, with NR once again attempting to squeeze a quart into a pint pot, it was down to the staff currently being balloted for action for a fair pay award and job security, that the...
Region: National
Tagged with: network rail, pay ballot
Top rail bosses "pay hypocrisy"
Those very same rail industry bosses who say they cannot award rail workers decent pay rise this year are at the same time awarding themselves bumper pay rises and lapping up eye-watering remuneration packages.   A snapshot of what some...
Region: National
Tagged with: network rail, bosses pay
Rail boss flights fuel anger as RMT begins balloting on pay
General Secretary Mick Cash said: “The news of this culture of the NR top brass jetting around in the lap of luxury comes on the very day that RMT begins balloting 16,000 Network Rail staff for strike action over the threat...
Region: National
Tagged with: network rail, strike action, pay, ballot
Rates of Pay and Conditions of Service 2015 - Network Rail
Our Ref BR6/0001 23rd April 2015 Dear Colleagues BALLOT TIMETABLE ANNOUNCED Rates of Pay and Conditions of Service 2015 - Network Rail As you know, RMT is now in dispute with Network Rail over the 2015 pay discussions and members are being balloted for...
Region: National
Tagged with: network rail, pay
RMT confirms balloting timetable for Network Rail
Notice will be served on Network Rail today with the ballot papers going out next tuesday for return by the 12th May. Any action would require a further seven days notice. RMT has rejected the latest pay proposals as falling...
Region: National
Tagged with: network rail, nr, strike, ballot, pay
RMT to ballot for national action over Network Rail pay
The move to a ballot comes after an earlier offer was rejected by a massive 93% on a 56% turn out in a referendum vote. Since then, intensive talks through ACAS have failed to produce enough movement from Network Rail leaving the...
Region: National
Tagged with: network rail, ballot, pay offer
Important Update for all Network Rail Members
Our Ref BR6/0001 8th April 2015 Important Update for all Network Rail Members Dear Colleagues Rates of Pay and Conditions of Service 2015 – Network Rail   Members will be aware that your union has been in negotiations with Network Rail since...
Region: National
Tagged with: network rail, pay offer, 2015
Network Rail
Our Ref BR6/0001 1st April 2015 TO ALL NETWORK RAIL OPERATIONS, MAINTENANCE, CUSTOMER SERVICES AND BANDS 5 TO 8 STAFF Dear Colleagues, PAY TALKS UPDATE RATES OF PAY AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2015 – NETWORK RAIL Our negotiating team including myself, the National President...
Region: National
Tagged with: network rail, pay talks
Pay Offer Rejected
Our Ref BR6/0001   24 th March 2015   Dear Colleagues PAY OFFER REJECTED!   RATES OF PAY AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2015 – NETWORK RAIL   The referendum of Network Rail members on the Network Rail pay proposals has now concluded and...
Region: National
Tagged with: Pay Offer, Network Rail
RMT Members Vote to Reject Network Rail Pay Offer
The offer has been rejected by a massive 93% on a 56% turn out.  The pay package proposals which have been overwhelmingly rejected are summarised as follows.   2015 - A 0%   increase in pay. 2016, 2017, 2018 - An RPI level of inflation increase in pay would...
Region: National
Tagged with: Network Rail, Pay
RMT PAY REFERENDUM – DON’T FORGET TO VOTE!
Our Ref BR6/0001 17 th March 2015   Dear Colleagues   RMT PAY REFERENDUM – DON’T FORGET TO VOTE!   RATES OF PAY AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2015 – NETWORK RAIL   There is now just one week left until the referendum closes...
Region: National
Tagged with: Pay referendum
RMT vote opens today over pay and conditions on Network Rail
The union is recommending that members vote NO to reject the proposals which are summarised as follows. •    2015 - A 0%  increase in pay. •    2016, 2017, 2018 - An RPI level of inflation increase in pay would be applied for each year....
Region: National
Tagged with: network rail, london underground, lul, pay and conditions
Rates of Pay and Conditions of Service 2015 – Network Rail
Our Ref BR4/0001 & BR5/0001   Circular No IR/336/14   18 th December 2014   TO ALL BRANCHES, REGIONAL COUNCIL AND REGIONAL OFFICES   Dear Colleagues   RATES OF PAY AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2015 – NETWORK RAIL (Maintenance, Operations, Customer Services and...
Region: National
Tagged with: Network Rail, Pay, Conditions of Service
Keep the Guard on the Train, Keep the Train Safe
Following a decision of the General Grades committee we will also be using both these opportunities to publicise our campaign ‘To Keep the Guard on the Train, Keep the Train Safe’. It is an ideal opportunity to demonstrate the vital...
Region: National
Tagged with: Keep the Guard on the Train, Keep the Train Safe, britain needs a pay rise
ISS East Coast cleaner’s strike again this week
The ISS workers have been battling for decent levels of pay in a long running campaign, with the wealthy company refusing to grant any increase since 2011, a position the union has described as "simply disgraceful and based on nothing but...
Region: National
Tagged with: iss, east coast mainline, pay justice, cleaners
St Pancras Eurostar cleaners to strike Friday
Like many contract cleaners, the Eurostar contract is subject to regular tender with cut-throat cleaning contractors competing to win the work.  Staff get transferred from one contractor to another like pieces of meat, but the business model of the companies...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: eurostar, interserve, cleaners, workplace justice, pay
London Overground safety staff balloted in pay dispute
The dispute has a number of core points: • A below inflation pay offer that would undermine standards of living • Heavy handed approach to staff sickness • Failure to make progress on the introduction of a full sick pay...
Region: National
Tagged with: London Overground, Pay, Dispute
Transport for London staff join July 10th strike action
Members have been instructed not to book on for any shifts that commence between:- •    05.59 hours Thursday 10th July 2014 and 05.58 hours Friday 11th July 2014. The action is in protest at TFL’s plans to impose their “Pay for Performance” proposals...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: tfl, transport for london, july 10, pensionable pay
TRANSPORT FOR LONDON-FURTHER STRIKE ACTION CALLED
Our Ref: TFL/0001 2nd July 2014 TO ALL TRANSPORT FOR LONDON MEMBERS Dear Colleagues PAY FOR PERFORMANCE – DEFEND YOUR PENSIONABLE PAY – TRANSPORT FOR LONDON FURTHER STRIKE ACTION CALLED Firstly I wish to thank you for your solid support for...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: tfl, transport for london, pensionable pay, strike action
Transport for London staff to strike on Friday
Members have been instructed not to book on for any shifts that commence between:- •    05.59 hours Friday 13th June 2014 and 05.58 hours Saturday 14th June 2014. The action is in protest at TFL’s plans to impose their “Pay for Performance” proposals Over...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: transport for london, tfl, rmt, tssa, unite, pay for performance
Pay for Performance - TfL - Further Strike Action Called
Our Ref: TFL/0001 6th June 2014 TO ALL TRANSPORT FOR LONDON MEMBERS Dear Colleagues PAY FOR PERFORMANCE – DEFEND YOUR PENSIONABLE PAY – TRANSPORT FOR LONDON FURTHER STRIKE ACTION CALLED Further to my last letter I regret to advise you that...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: tfl, transport for london, pay for performance, pensionable pay, strike action
TfL staff to strike on Friday over attack on pay and pension
Members have been instructed not to book on for any shifts that commence between:- •    0600 hours Friday 9th May 2014 and 0559 hours Saturday 10th May 2014. The action is in protest at TFL’s plans to impose their “Pay for Performance” proposals Over...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: transport for london, tfl, pensions, pay
PAY FOR PERFORMANCE – DEFEND YOUR PENSIONABLE PAY – TfL
Our Ref: TFL/0001 2nd May 2014 TO ALL TRANSPORT FOR LONDON MEMBERS Dear Colleagues PAY FOR PERFORMANCE – DEFEND YOUR PENSIONABLE PAY – TRANSPORT FOR LONDON FURTHER STRIKE ACTION CALLED Further to my last letter, your General Grades Committee has called...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: pay for performance, defend your pensionable pay, tfl, transport for london
PAY FOR PERFORMANCE – DEFEND YOUR PENSIONABLE PAY – TfL
Our Ref: TFL/0001 29th April 2014 TO ALL TRANSPORT FOR LONDON MEMBERS Dear Colleagues PAY FOR PERFORMANCE – DEFEND YOUR PENSIONABLE PAY – TRANSPORT FOR LONDON FURTHER INDUSTRIAL ACTION CALLED Further to my last letter concerning this dispute, your General Grades...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: tfl, transport for london, pensionable pay,
Transport for London - Pensions - Strike Action Suspended
TO ALL RMT MEMBERS TRANSPORT FOR LONDON Our Ref: TFL/0001 24thApril 2014 Dear Colleagues STRIKE ACTION SUSPENDED PAY FOR PERFORMANCE – DEFEND YOUR PENSIONABLE PAY Further to my letter dated 17th April 2014, I write to advise members that your General Grades...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: tfl, transport for london, defend your pensionable pay
Merseyrail pay strike coincides with Grand National
Staff have been instructed not to book on for any shifts that commence between:- •    00:01 on Thursday 3rd April 2014 and 23:59 on Friday 4th April 2014. Lorne Stewart workers carry out the essential station cleaning and maintenance that helps keep Merseyrail moving....
Region: North West
Tagged with: merseyrail, lorne stewart, pay strike
Pay for Performance – Defend your Pensionable Pay – TfL
Our Ref: TFL/0001 25th February 2014 TO ALL RMT MEMBERS TRANSPORT FOR LONDON Dear colleague PAY FOR PERFORMANCE – DEFEND YOUR PENSIONABLE PAY – TRANSPORT FOR LONDON Further to my previous correspondence, I would like to congratulate you for supporting your...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: tfl, transport for london, pensionable pay
Transport for London - Amended Industrial Action
Our Ref: TFL/0001 28th January 2014 TO ALL RMT MEMBERS TRANSPORT FOR LONDON Dear colleague PAY FOR PERFORMANCE – DEFEND YOUR PENSIONABLE PAY – TRANSPORT FOR LONDON AMENDED INDUSTRIAL ACTION Further to my previous correspondence, I would again like to congratulate...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: transport for london, tfl, pay for performance, pensions