RMT response to Shapps strike threat
The RMT today issued a stern warning that they will mount fierce resistance to any attempt by the government to reduce their right to strike on the railways.
RMT general secretary Mick Lynch said: “Any attempt by Grant Shapps...
RMT hits back at bare-faced cheek of SNP
RAIL UNION RMT today hit back at the bare-faced cheek of the political elite in Scotland after the SNP issued a statement demanding that the union call off disputes that the SNP themselves have not lifted a finger to resolve...
Rail Unions: This is not the time to run more trains
The joint letter - signed by Mick Whelan, general secretary of ASLEF; Mick Cash, general secretary of RMT; and Manuel Cortes, general secretary of TSSA - says it is 'completely unacceptable' to put the lives of passengers and rail staff at risk....
RMT action on West Midlands Trains rock solid
RMT general secretary Mick Cash said:
“RMT members are standing rock solid and determined this morning across the West Midlands Trains franchise as we fight to put the safety-critical role of the guard at the platform/train interface, and the safety...
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
RMT responds to Government-cheerleaders, the RDG
RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said: “These strikes are about rail safety and accessibility pure and simple. Only this week at the Wimbledon derailment it was the guard on that train who safely evacuated 300 passengers in an emergency situation....
RMT response to latest Tory attempt to ban strikes
Mick Cash, RMT General Secretary, said: “These Tories would ban trade unions full stop if they could get away with it. Their objective is to turn the railways into a money-raking racket for their mates in the private train companies...
RMT and ASLEF drivers shoulder to shoulder
General Secretary Mick Cash said; "RMT drivers on Southern Rail are standing shoulder to shoulder with their ASLEF colleagues this morning in a fight for safe train operation. This strike action is wholly the responsibility of a Government and a...
Region: South East and Anglia
RMT on demands from Rail Delivery Group
RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said; "This is the same bunch of chancers who have wrecked our railways under two decades of privatisation and they are basically demanding more of the same. "When they talk of modernisation and new technology...