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RMT on Bus Driver shortages
Bus union RMT has responded to reports today that the bus industry is the latest sector facing a chronic workforce shortage as low pay and poor working conditions force drivers and other staff to seek work elsewhere with dire consequences...
Region: National
Tagged with: Bus, Drivers, Shortage
RMT condemns unsafe extension to lorry drivers’ hours
TRANSPORT UNION RMT today condemned the Government’s unsafe extension to road haulage driver’s permitted driving hours due to a significant labour shortage of lorry drivers. Lorry drivers will be permitted to legally extend their driving hours to previously illegal levels...
Region: National
Tagged with: Road Haulage, Drivers Hours, Driver Shortage, Road Transport
Grayling and train company bosses should come out of hiding
General Secretary Mick Cash said; "‎It is absolutely disgusting that those responsible for the carnage on out railways over the past twelve days - Chris Grayling and his private train company bosses - have dived for cover rather than face the passengers...
Region: National
Tagged with: Grayling, timetables, staff shortages
RMT ramps up calls for Grayling to go
Rail union RMT today ramped up the call for Transport Secretary Chris Grayling to resign, warning that if the current crisis engulfing huge swathes of Britain's railways isn't tackled as a matter of urgency it will leave a trail of...
Region: National
Tagged with: Grayling, timetables, staff shortages
Shortage of drivers as train companies milk franchises
General Secretary Mick Cash said; "The chronic shortage of drivers exposed today is no surprise to RMT as this is just further evidence of the greedy private train companies looking to hack back the head count by any means possible...
Region: National
Tagged with: Franchises, Driver shortage