portsmouth - 7 Items Tagged Within News

Freeports must not lead to deregulation and attacks on workers' rights
The union was reacting to news that two sites in Wales will be gain Freeport status meaning there will be special exemption from tax rates, customs rules and other regulations.    Business leaders and the government claim the move will...
Region: National
Tagged with: Freeports, Holyhead, Milford Haven, Port Talbot
RMT pays tribute to transport workers
TRANSPORT UNION RMT payed tribute this morning to workers battling in appalling conditions to keep Britain moving during Storm Barra overnight and has called on the Government and employers to halt plans for mass cuts‎ that threaten the livelihoods of...
Region: National
Tagged with: Storm Barra, Rail, Ports, Ferries, Transport,
RMT calls SOS 2020 Condor ferries protest in Portsmouth
The call comes in the wake of news that Brittany Ferries and US-owned investment fund Columbia Threadneedle have agreed to buy Condor Ferries in a deal that could be worth up to £300m. The action will target Condor’s morning sailings...
Region: Wessex
Tagged with: sos2020, condor ferries, portsmouth, national minimum wage
RMT on the sale of P&O Ferries to Dubai Ports World
Maritime Union RMT today said that the sale of P&O Ferries for £322m from Dubai World to Dubai Ports World raised fresh concerns over the future direction of shipping and ports policy in the UK, including the Port of Dover....
Region: National
Tagged with: p&o ferries, dubai ports world, dp world, maritime, ferries
RMT to hold further ferries' protest in Portsmouth tomorrow
Maritime union RMT will be holding a further Condor Ferries protest tomorrow - Saturday 12th January - at 7am – 9am, Portsmouth International Port, George Byng Way, Portsmouth PO2 8SP. The latest protest will call for an end to Condor Ferries paying...
Region: National
Tagged with: SOS2020, Portsmouth
RMT campaigners promoting the union's ‎SOS2020 campaign
RMT campaigners promoting the unions ‎SOS2020 campaign to coincide with Merchant Navy Day this weekend in Portsmouth and South Shields this morning.     RMT General Secretary, Mick Cash said:   “In the trade union movement we have a saying:...
Region: National
Tagged with: sos2020, portsmouth, south shields, merchany navy day
Portsmouth demos tomorrow against shipping exploitation
SHIPPING UNION RMT’s latest wave of protests on the south coast to raise awareness of the impact on shipping jobs of social dumping and the exploitation of overseas workers by the shipping companies kick off tomorrow. The protest , against social...
Region: National
Tagged with: Portsmouth, Shipping, Demonstration