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RMT responds to the Maritime Skills Commission’s report
RMT General Secretary, Mick Lynch said: “RMT welcome proposals to increase seafarer training but we are concerned that this report, on its own, could further entrench long standing inequalities in seafarer training. The MSC recommends Tonnage Tax reforms which will...
Region: National
Tagged with: Day of the Seafarer, Maritime Skills Commission, Seafarer Cadet, Seafarer Cadet Review
RMT welcomes committee's recovery plan call
TRANSPORT UNION RMT today welcomed a report from the Welsh Parliament’s Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee which called for the Welsh Government to publish a plan that can rebuild public transport. The report, which took both written and oral evidence...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: Welsh Parliament, Economy Infrastructure and Skills Committee, Transport for Wales
RMT statement on the Government’s build back better with apprentices announcement
RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said; “Instead of listening to the lobbying of crewing agents represented on the Maritime Skills Commission, the Government needs to institute a mass programme of Rating recruitment, using the apprenticeship standards for deck, engine and...
Region: National
Tagged with: Maritime Skills Commission, Ratings, Seafarers, Apprentices, Shipping, Offshore,
RMT responds to new report on skills crisis facing the rail industry
RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said; “This report shows we are now seeing the consequences of a policy which in recent decades has seen railway engineering such as track and signal construction and train building and train maintenance being fragmented...
Region: National
Tagged with: Rail Industry, City & Guilds, National Skills Academy for Rail, Train Building, Maintenance, Engineering, Track, Signals, S&T
RMT on axing of unionlearn programme
Transport union RMT said today that it will be working with the TUC and sister unions to reverse a Government decision to axe the highly respected and vital skills training offered to workers through the unionlearn programme The shocking decision...
Region: National
Tagged with: Unionlearn, TUC, Trade Union Education, Learning, Skills
RMT on new research today into Britain's growing skills gap
"Major transport infra structure projects are compromised by a failure to plan for the future in terms of the skilled workforce Britain needs to drive forwards.  "There has been a catastrophic failure in terms of workforce planning with skilled engineers...
Region: National
Tagged with: Skills, training