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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 on Wightlink's reluctance to take up taxpayer support
WIGHTLINK UNION RMT expressed shock and disgust today over lifeline ferry company Wightlink’s dismissal of public funding which could help ease the financial pressure created by the pandemic. The union is currently in dispute with the company and has announced...
Region: Wessex
Tagged with: Wightlink, Ferries, Covid-19, Strike Action,
RMT action goes ahead on Caledonian Sleeper
RAIL UNION RMT said today that members on the Caledonian Sleeper will take strike action and action short of a strike from Sunday against SERCO's lack of concern for member's safety and wellbeing after the company collapsed last ditch talks...
Region: National
Tagged with: Caledonian Sleeper, SERCO, Strike Action, ACAS,
RMT in last ditch Caledonian Sleeper talks
RAIL UNION RMT will take part in last ditch talks with SERCO on Wednesday as members on the Caledonian Sleeper prepare to take strike action and action short of a strike on Sunday against SERCO's lack of concern for member's...
Region: National
Tagged with: Caledonian Sleeper, SERCO, Strike Action, ACAS
RMT calls strike action on Bakerloo Line
A ballot for action covering driver members produced a 95% vote for action. Members have been instructed as follows; Not to book on for any duty after 11:59 on Friday 21st February until 11:59 on Saturday 22nd February. Not to book on for...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: London Underground, lul, tube, bakerloo line, strike action, train drivers,
RMT announces Boxing Day strike on Bakerloo line
RMT’s National Executive Committee has now considered this matter and taken the decision to instruct all CSA, CSS and CSM members in Charing Cross, Elephant & Castle, Oxford Circus and Piccadilly Circus Areas to take strike action by not booking...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: bakerloo, bakerloo line, tube, london underground, lul, strike, strike action
Guards strike again on Northern and South Western Railways
With guards striking again tomorrow on Northern and South Western Railways in the fight for safety, security and access RMT has repeated it's call for urgent talks with both companies in an effort to break the deadlock over the guard...
Region: National
Tagged with: Network Rail Strike Action, South Western
RMT suspends strike action on ScotRail
The company agreed that present working practices at Paisley and Dunfermline will remain the same until a joint review is completed scrutinising the volume of work and staffing levels at both locations in order to work towards a permanent resolution...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: scotrail, cctv, pailey and dunfermline, strike action
Call for meet with German Transport Minister over Northern
On the eve of the next 24 hour phase of strike action on Northern Rail in the dispute over guards and rail safety, RMT has confirmed that it has written to the German transport minister seeking an urgent meeting aimed at...
Region: National
Tagged with: Network Rail Strike Action, German
RMT strike action on Northern Rail next week
RAIL UNION RMT today confirmed that a further two days of strike action on Northern Rail over attacks on the role of the safety-critical guard and the extension of Driver Only Operation in the name of increased profits is well...
Region: National
Tagged with: RMT strike action on Northern Rail well and truly on next week
48 hours strike action goes ahead on Arriva Cross Country
RAIL UNION RMT confirmed today that 48 hours of strike action by train managers and senior conductors on Arriva Cross Country in a dispute over abuse of rostering  and Sunday working goes ahead as planned on this weekend after management again...
Region: National
Tagged with: arriva cross country, arriva rail, strike action
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 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....
Region: National
Tagged with: doo, dco, driver only operation, guards, conductors, strike action, northern, northern rail, arriva, gtr, southern, southern rail, abellio, greater anglia, merseyrail, south western railway, swr, rail union, rmt
RMT hits back at Chris Grayling
RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said:   “These strikes are about rail safety 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. Those are...
Region: National
Tagged with: chris grayling, evening standard, doo, dco, driver only operation, guards, conductors, strike action, northern, northern rail, arriva, gtr, southern, southern rail, abellio, greater anglia, merseyrail, south western railway, swr
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 confirms strike action on Stagecoach South West Buses
BUS WORKERS UNION RMT today confirmed that members on Stagecoach South West buses will be mounting a major programme of strike action in a fight for pay and workplace justice. RMT’s executive has taken the decision to call on all...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: stagecoach south west, strike action, buses, exeter, torquay, barnstaple
RMT confirms escalation of action on Greater Anglia
RAIL UNION RMT today confirmed that members on Greater Anglia will take further action over the potential extension of Driver Only Operation, and the clear threat to passenger safety, following the company's continuing refusal to give a guarantee on the...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: greater anglia, abellio, dco, doo, driver only operation, guards, conductors, strike action
RMT strike action goes ahead on Northern Rail
RAIL UNION RMT has confirmed that strike action on Northern Rail in the guards safety dispute goes ahead exactly as planned next week after the company wrecked talks yesterday that could have mapped out a solution.   Arriva stand accused...
Region: North West
Tagged with: northern, northern rail, arriva, dco, doo, driver only operation, guards, conductors, strike action
RMT responds to Greater Anglia claims
General Secretary Mick Cash said: “RMT is aware of plans Greater Anglia are putting in place to minimise the effect of RMT industrial action during our current dispute. This includes providing a rushed and compressed training to non-safety critical staff...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: greater anglia, abellio, dco, doo, driver only operation, guards, conductors, strike action
RMT warns of "scab army" threat to safety on Greater Anglia
RAIL UNION RMT today warned of a severe threat to passenger safety on Greater Anglia, from a hastily cobbled together scab army of managers, drafted in by Abellio in a desperate bid to break strike action by RMT members in...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: greater anglia, abellio, office of road and rail, orr, doo, dco, guards, conductors, driver only operation, strike action
RMT members vote for action on Scotrail
RAIL UNION RMT said today that members have voted by more than nine to one for industrial action over the proposed redundancy of 22 CCTV staff at Paisley and Dunfermline. The mandate for action will now be considered by the union’s...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: scotrail, cctv, pailey, dunfermline, strike action
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 announce further strike action at Arriva Traincare
RAIL UNION RMT said today that members working for Arriva Traincare will be taking further strike action over the company’s latest refusal to improve on their abysmal pay offer. Members are instructed to take 24 hours of strike action by NOT...
Region: National
Tagged with: arriva traincare, arriva, strike action
Freightliner workers to strike over bullying and harassment
RMT’s National Executive Committee has considered the matter and believes that industrial action is necessary to force management to resolve the issues as a matter of urgency.   Therefore, the Executive Committee has taken the decision to call on all...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: freightliner, strike action, coatbridge
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 members to take action over "London Bridge Three"
TUBE UNION RMT has confirmed today that station staff across the London Bridge groups will take both strike action and action short of a strike in a dispute after one member was sacked and two others disciplined for intervening to...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, tube, london bridge three, strike action,
RMT confirms strike action on Virgin East Coast
Rail union RMT today confirmed 48 hours of strike action on Virgin Trains East Coast as the union executive registered it’s disgust at the ever-increasing contempt being displayed to our members on board trains, on stations and in travel centres by...
Region: National
Tagged with: virgin trains east coast, vtec, strike action, doo, driver only operation, guards, conductors
RMT announces Night Tube drivers’ victory
TUBE UNION RMT has called off strike action and heralded a victory for justice for Night Tube drivers as LUL agreed to end the practice of preventing them from moving into vacant full-time positions for a period of at least...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, tube, night tube, drivers, strike action
RMT announces action on Night Tube
TUBE UNION RMT confirmed today that Night Tube drivers will strike on the 8/9th and 29/30th of April  after they voted overwhelmingly for action over a block on career progression which has been imposed by London Underground. Members voted this...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, tube, night tube, drivers, strike action
Tube fleet maintenance workers back strike action
The ballot result will now be considered by RMT’s executive. RMT reps have listed these breaches as including:- •             Not consulting or negotiating with this Union over reduced staffing levels within Fleet •             Breaching our agreement on Night Tube and...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, tube, fleet, maintenance, ballot, strike action
RMT to ballot Night Tube drivers for strike action
TUBE UNION RMT said today that it is to ballot Night Tube drivers for both strike action and action short of a strike over a block on career progression which has been imposed by London Underground.   As a result...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, tube, night tube, drivers, ballot, strike action
RMT Southern drivers and guards action remains on
RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said;   "RMT demands again today that this union be given access to exactly the same talks process in our Southern Rail disputes as has been brokered for our sister union by the TUC.  ...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: southern, southern railway, gtr, doo, driver only operation, guards, conductors, strike action
London Underground action to go ahead
Mick Cash, RMT General Secretary, said: “RMT is bitterly disappointed that LUL brought nothing new to the negotiating table today despite assurances that fresh proposals to tackle the growing safety and staffing crisis would be forthcoming. “As a result of...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, tube, strike action
RMT to ballot Piccadilly Line drivers for strike action
TUBE UNION RMT confirmed today that it will be balloting over 400 drivers on the Piccadilly Line for strike action in a dispute over breaching agreements, procedures and policies which amounts to a wholesale breakdown in industrial relations between the union...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, piccadilly line, drivers, ballot, strike action
RMT and Unite members in second day of strike action
From RMT press office. RMT members on the Wood Group Shell assets continue with second day of strike action in a fight over cuts of up to 30% to pay. Press picture hand out of staff on the Brent Charlie Platform...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: wood group, shell, offshore, strike action,
Striking RMT and Unite members on the Brent Charlie Platform
Striking RMT and Unite members on the Brent Charlie Platform beginning a campaign of strike action this morning over attacks on pay, jobs, working conditions and safety. RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said: “RMT members are standing solid and determined...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: shell, wood group, brent charlie platform, offshore, north sea, strike action
Strike action on Wood Group
Following a failure by the Wood Group to come up with any solutions in talks over pay reductions, proposed cuts and changes to working conditions on Shell’s North Sea oil and gas platforms action scheduled to start in the morning...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: wood group, shell, north sea, strike action
Southern Rail strike action on
General Secretary Mick Cash said; "The strike action on Southern Rail this weekend and running through next week is on as the latest offer from the company was wholly inadequate. "We expect rock solid support from the fleet engineers following...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: southern rail, strike action, engineers
RMT rebuts FGW claims
General Secretary Mick Cash said; "These figures are pure fiction. The company have been forced into wholesale shutdowns , with a manager-run skeleton service in some areas , due to the strike action as passengers will confirm. It does no one any...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: FGW, first great western, strike action
Plymouth Station Picket Line
© RMT FGW - July 15 - dispute leaflet
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: FGW, first great western, strike action
First Great Western action remains on
RMT General Secretary Mick Cash, who met with the company earlier today, said: “At the present time, the company still feel that the configuration of the new Super Express Trains is out of their control and that it would be...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: first great western, fgw, strike action, iep
MP’S express dismay at actions of First Great Western
In a motion tabled in parliament today Cardiff Central MP Jo Stevens and other MPs have expressed “dismay” at the actions of First Great Western and called on company to “think again” about staffing cuts. The motion expresses concern that...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: first great western, fgw, iep, strike action
Intercity Express Programme - Talks Breakdown – Strike Is On
Our Ref: HC/14/2 8th July 2015 Dear Colleagues INTERCITY EXPRESS PROGRAMME - TALKS BREAKDOWN – STRIKE IS ON   This morning I attended talks with First Great Western in an effort to resolve the current dispute. Unfortunately, at the present time, the...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: first great western, fgw, strike action, iep
Abrogation of Competence Development Procedure, Train Driver
STRIKE HAS BEEN SUSPENDED     Our Ref: BR2/4/1 7th July 2015     Dear Colleagues   ABROGATION OF COMPETENCE DEVELOPMENT PROCEDURE, TRAIN DRIVERS - TRANSPENNINE EXPRESS   Further to my letter to you dated 2nd July 2015 in which I advised you...
Region: National
Tagged with: transpennine express, tpe, strike action
Engineers vote nine to one for action on Southern Rail
RMT has now considered the ballot result and has now announced that all affected members are instructed not to book on for any shifts that commence between:-   •    16:59 on Sunday 12th July 2015 and 16:59 on Friday 17th July 2015.  ...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: southern rail, engineers, strike action
Ballot records overwhelming vote for action on Northern Rail
Strike action – 80% yes vote   Action short of a strike – 90% yes vote   The issues behind the dispute relate to the removal of permanent posts and the creation of zero hour jobs via the contract with security company...
Region: North West
Tagged with: northern rail, strike action
RMT confirms new strike dates on CalMac and Argyll Ferries
Not to book on for shifts commencing between the hours of 00.01 and 23.59  on Friday 10th July. The dispute is similar to the one on CalMac’s ferry operations with the union setting out the following demands: Job Security – a...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: calmac, caledonian macbrayne, argyll ferries, strike action
INDUSTRIAL ACTION SUSPENDED
Our Ref: BR6/0001/NR 21 May 2015 INDUSTRIAL ACTION SUSPENDED STRIKE ACTION SUSPENDED Dear colleague RATES OF PAY & CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2015 – NETWORK RAIL After four days of talks at conciliation service Acas between your union and Network Rail management, the company...
Region: National
Tagged with: Network Rail Strike Action
Network Rail dispute is about staffing and safety
General Secretary Mick Cash said.  "RMT is continuing to push for a negotiated settlement through the ACAS talks ‎and the union is available right the way through the weekend to keep that process going if necessary.    In the meantime...
Region: National
Tagged with: Network Rail Strike Action
RMT responds to NR threat of legal action over TSSA ballot
"It is highly damaging that instead of focusing on the talks process Network Rail have opted instead to threaten a dash to the courts to challenge the democratic decision of rail worker members of one of our sister unions.  RMT...
Region: National
Tagged with: Network Rail Strike Action
RMT on NR attack on its workforce in today's Mail on Sunday
"It is rank hypocrisy for Network Rail executives to be attacking the pay and conditions of the front line workforce when they themselves are soaking up telephone number salaries and jetting round the world business class at public expense.   ...
Region: National
Tagged with: Network Rail Strike Action
RMT confirms strike dates and overtime ban on Network Rail
The largest rail union, RMT, today confirmed that members will be taking strike action and action short of a strike from Monday 25th May in the current dispute over pay and jobs at Network Rail. The impact of the action...
Region: National
Tagged with: Network Rail Strike Action
Network Rail Ballot result - Strike Action
Our Ref: BR6/0001   12 th May 2015   TO ALL RMT MEMBERS AT NETWORK RAIL   Dear Colleagues   RATES OF PAY AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2015 – NETWORK RAIL   I write to advise you that the ballot for industrial action...
Region: National
Tagged with: Network Rail Strike Action
EDINBURGH WAVERLEY – EAST COAST TRAINS
Our Ref: BR2/4/1 30 April 2015 TO ALL VIRGIN EAST COAST TRAINS MEMBERS All ACTION SUSPENDED Dear Colleague DISMISSAL, M DOUGHTY, CREW LEADER, EDINBURGH WAVERLEY – EAST COAST TRAINS Earlier this week all On-Train members at Edinburgh Waverley were instructed to take...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: edinburgh waverley, east coast, strike action, mark doughty
RMT Calls May Day Bank Holiday Strike Action on East Coast
The RMT member, Mark Doughty, was sacked for telling angry passengers the truth that they couldn't access hot food on their long early morning journey to London due to a broken boiler and staff shortages. That honesty was trumped up...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: east coast, strike action, edinburgh waverely, mark doughty
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
Second phase of strike action on First Great Western
In the dispute, which involved a member of train crew fitted up and victimised by the company, a ballot has already been held and delivered an overwhelming mandate for action and a first phase of rock-solid strike action had an...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: FGW, first great western, strike action
Important Information: All Strike Action Cancelled
Our Ref: BR2/4/1 19 th March 2015   IMPORTANT INFORMATION ALL STRIKE ACTION CANCELLED   Dear Colleagues   REDUNDANCY, D. JOHANNESSEN – HULL TRAINS   Further to my letter dated 12 th March 2015, I am pleased to report that further discussions have been...
Region: National
Tagged with: Strike Action, Hull Trains
DISMISSAL, P. CASPALL, TRAIN MANAGER, PENZANCE – FGW
Our Ref: BR2/4/1 19 th March 2015   Dear Colleague   DISMISSAL, P. CASPALL, TRAIN MANAGER, PENZANCE – FIRST GREAT WESTERN RMT CALLS STRIKE ACTION AND ACTION SHORT OF A STRIKE   Further to my letter dated the 12 th March 2015 where I...
Region: National
Tagged with: Strike Action. First Great Western
Nine to one vote for strike action on London Midland
The ballot result and the mandate for action will now be considered by the union’s executive. A string of trumped-up charges against Steve, amounting to a sustained campaign of harassment in response to his questioning of safety issues and his...
Region: National
Tagged with: london midland, steve caldwell, strike action
Dispute With Keolis/Amey Docklands (K.A.D.)
Our Ref: DLR/15/10 27th January 2015 Dear Colleagues, Dispute With Keolis/Amey Docklands (K.A.D.) All Strike Action Is Called Off – Dispute Resolved Further to previous correspondence advising members to take strike action commencing tomorrow (Wednesday 28th January), talks have taken place...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: dlr, keolis / amey, strike action
DLR strike action called off as union secures agreement
The issues that forced RMT to call the strike were: •    The threat to outsource job and activities •    Introduction of new HR policies that would have undermined working conditions •    The undermining of the role of RMT Health and...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: dlr, strike action, keolis / amey
Staff on historic Settle/Carlisle rail line to strike again
All affected members have now been instructed to take a third phase of action on Thursday 29th January 29th with staff instructed not to book on for any turns of duty between 00.01 AND 23.59 on that date.  RMT’s  grievance is with...
Region: North West
Tagged with: settle and carlisle, strike action,
48 hour strike on DLR over assault on terms and conditions
‎NOT TO BOOK ON FOR SHIFTS THAT COMMENCE BETWEEN:-   •    04:00 hours on Wednesday 28th January 2015 until 03:59 hours on Friday 30thJanuary 2015.   RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said: "Following the feedback from well-attended Branch meetings and the ballot result,...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: dlr, keolis/amey, docklands light railway, strike action
Redundancy strike on historic Settle/Carlisle line
Strikers fighting redundancy on the historic Settle/Carlisle line out on the picket line at Appleby in Westmorland this morning.   Credit: RMT  
Region: National
Tagged with: settle, carlisle, strike action
Staff on Settle/Carlisle line to strike again on Wednesday
All affected members have now been instructed to take a second phase of action and not to book on for any shifts that commence between:-   00.01 hours and 23.59 hours on Wednesday 14th January 2015.   RMT’s  grievance is with the Settle...
Region: National
Tagged with: settle and carlisle railway development company, settle/carlisle, strike action
Doncaster rail engineering workers to strike for a week
Following a massive “yes” vote for action the union’s Executive Committee has instructed members to take the following strike action by not booking on for any shifts commencing between:-   •    00:01 hours on Monday 15th December 2014 and 23:59 hours on...
Region: North East
Tagged with: wabtec, strike action
Rates of Pay & Conditions of Service 2014 – Wabtec Doncaster
Our Ref: BR4/0001/W 8th December 2014 Dear colleague, Rates of Pay & Conditions of Service 2014 – Wabtec Doncaster STRIKE ACTION First of all let me congratulate all of you on the recent ballot, you produced an excellent result and you should...
Region: National
Tagged with: wabtec, doncaster, strike action
Staff on historic Settle/Carlisle rail line to strike
The strike will run from 00.01 hours on Saturday 13th December until 23.59 hours on Saturday 13th December 2014   The union described the redundancy announcement as a “kick in the teeth for hard-working and loyal staff” as RMT has a proud history...
Region: National
Tagged with: settle, carlisle, northern rail, strike action
BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, CONDUCTORS, NORTH WALES
Our Ref: BR2/14/2 2nd December 2014 Dear Colleagues BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, CONDUCTORS, NORTH WALES – ARRIVA TRAINS WALES IMPORTANT INFORMATION – ALL INDUSTRIAL ACTION IS SUSPENDED Further to my letter dated 27th November 2014, I can report that ATW has agreed...
Region: National
Tagged with: arriva trains wales, atw, strike action, suspended
BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, CONDUCTORS, NORTH WALES
Our Ref: BR2/14/2 2nd December 2014 Dear Colleagues BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, CONDUCTORS, NORTH WALES – ARRIVA TRAINS WALES IMPORTANT INFORMATION – ALL INDUSTRIAL ACTION IS SUSPENDED Further to my letter dated 27th November 2014, I can report that ATW has agreed...
Region: National
Tagged with: arriva trains wales, atw, strike action, suspended
Monday's tube strike on as LU management wreck ACAS talks
RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said: "The ACAS talks, which RMT had been calling for with the objective of reaching a fair and just settlement in this case,  have broken down due to a total refusal of the management side...
Region: National
Tagged with: London Underground, Strike Action
Dismissal – A. McGuigan – Train Operator – Morden LUL
Our Ref: LUL/4/1 24th November 2014 Dear Colleagues, Dismissal – A. McGuigan – Train Operator – Morden London Underground Further to my letter dated 18th November advising you of the result of the ballot, members are commended for returning a strong...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, morden, strike action
Northern Line drivers to take strike action
The decision to move to a strike comes after massive “Yes” vote amongst the members concerned. RMT’s executive has today instructed affected members at Morden Traincrew Depot NOT TO BOOK ON FOR SHIFTS THAT COMMENCE BETWEEN:- •    04:44 hours on...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: northern line, london underground, lul, morden, strike action
Staff at Waterloo Station to strike over victimisation
•         the unwarranted victimisation and dismissal of RMT members   •          ignorance of basic employment rights and failure to follow agreed procedures   •          underpayment of wages   •         bullying and harassment of staff          RMT has also...
Region: Wessex
Tagged with: interserve, london waterloo, cleaners, strike action
Northern rail catering staff to be balloted on strike action
The union described the redundancy announcement as an “extremely disappointing development” as RMT has a proud history being involved in the campaign to save the line and of supporting the development of the line and initiatives to see it grow....
Region: North West
Tagged with: catering staff, northern, rail, carlisle and settle, strike action, ballot,
Arriva Trains Wales conductors to strike again
In a further escalation, RMT is also bringing in a ban on rest day working through into next month along with a withdrawal of goodwill and a refusal to work outside of boundaries and terms and conditions.   The full...
Region: National
Tagged with: arriva trains wales, atw, conductors, strike action
RMT suspends tube action after substantial progress in ACAS
The talks have secured substantial movement in three key areas, enabling both the scheduled strike action and the on-going overtime ban to be suspended:   •         The company has confirmed that the assertion that the consultation over the planned measures...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: every job matters, tube, lu, lul, strike action
Every Job Matters – Defending Jobs on London Underground
Our Ref: LUL/14/5 9th October 2014 Dear Colleague, Every Job Matters – Defending Jobs on London Underground ALL INDUSTRIAL ACTION SUSPENDED – ALL MEMBERS TO WORK AS NORMAL Following the talks at ACAS yesterday attended by your Lead Officer, Stations negotiating...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: every job matters, london underground, tube, lu, lul, strike action
RMT confirms 48 hours of strike action on London Underground
The vast majority of RMT tube members have been instructed not to book on for any shifts between 2100 hrs on 14th October through to 2059 hrs on the 16th October. Fleet members have been instructed not to book on for any...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, every job matters, lu, lul, tube, strike action
Arriva Trains Wales conductors to strike
Following the massive vote in favour of taking strike action, RMT’s executive has taken the decision to call on all our ATW Conductor members at Holyhead, Chester and Llandudno Junction Depots to take the following industrial action:   •    Not...
Region: National
Tagged with: arriva trains wales, conductors, strike action
ARRIVA TRAINS WALES
Our Ref: BR2/14/2 1st October 2014 Dear Colleague BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, CONDUCTORS, NORTH WALES ARRIVA TRAINS WALES - RMT CALLS STRIKE ACTION First and foremost, I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate all our affected members for returning a...
Region: National
Tagged with: arriva trains wales, strike action
Rates of Pay & Conditions of Service 2012 – ISS (East Coast)
Our Ref: BR1/0001/ISS(EC) 1st August 2014 Dear Colleague, Rates of Pay & Conditions of Service 2012 – ISS (East Coast) It has been bought to my attention that the Company are refusing to take the matter of your pay increase and improvements...
Region: National
Tagged with: iss, east coast, strike action
POWER CONTROL OPERATORS LONDON UNDERGROUND
Our Ref: LUL/14/2 2nd July 2014 Dear Colleague, FURTHER STRIKE ACTION CALLED BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS – POWER CONTROL OPERATORS LONDON UNDERGROUND Further to my recent letter, you will be well aware that talks have failed to reach agreement with the...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lu, lul, power control operators, strike action
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
Tube Power Control Strike Action remains ON
The dispute is over attacks on pensions, length of service, working conditions and the futures of the staff who supply the power to the entire tube network from their base in Blackfriars. Action by the workers, set to run for...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lu, lul, power control, acas, strike action
Heathrow transport staff strike again this weekend
Strike action in a dispute on Heathrow Express over jobs and safety this morning led to the closure of the prestige transport hub at Terminal Five as the company management sank to new lows in their bullying and attacks on...
Region: National
Tagged with: Heathrow Express, Strike Action
Reorganisation & Redundancies – Heathrow Express
Our Ref: BR2/15/4   20 th June 2014     Dear Colleague   REORGANISATION & REDUNDANCIES – HEATHROW EXPRESS   As you may now be aware, since the RMT notified Heathrow Express of the additional dates for industrial action, the company has...
Region: National
Tagged with: Heathrow Express, Strike Action
Heathrow transport staff threatened with the sack
RMT laid the blame for the action and the associated disruption firmly at the door of Heathrow Express after the company sabotaged ACAS talks and resorted to issuing blanket threats to sack hundreds of staff if they don’t call off...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: heathrow express, hex, caa, heathrow connect, strike action
RE-ORGANISATION & REDUNDANCIES – HEATHROW EXPRESS
Our Ref: BR2/14/1 13th June 2014 Dear Colleagues RE-ORGANISATION & REDUNDANCIES – HEATHROW EXPRESS Further to previous correspondence on the above matter, I can report that talks between your union and Heathrow Express management have taken place under the auspices of...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: heathrow express, hex, strike action
RMT declares new wave of Heathrow Express action
Two days of talks at ACAS were effectively sabotaged by the company who refused to consider any proposals put forward by RMT negotiators, walked away before the talks had concluded and treated the entire negotiating process with nothing but contempt....
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: heathrow express, hex, strike action
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
Heathrow strike action rock solid as new terminal opens
Mick Cash, RMT acting general secretary, said , "Despite an outrageous campaign of intimidation by Heathrow Express managers, RMT members are solidly supporting the action again this morning in a fight over cuts that would halve staffing numbers and decimate the...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: heathrow express, heathrow connect, strike action, hex
Third wave of strikes on Heathrow Express and Connect
RAIL UNION RMT today confirmed a third wave of strike action across Heathrow Express as a dispute over a package of multi-million pound cuts which amount to an all-out assault on pay, jobs and safety continues with the company refusing...
Region: National
Tagged with: Heathrow Express, Strike Action
RE-ORGANISATION AND REDUNDANCIES – HEATHROW EXPRESS
TO ALL HEX MEMBERS Our Ref: BR2/15/4 28th May 2014 Dear Colleague RE-ORGANISATION AND REDUNDANCIES – HEATHROW EXPRESS RMT CALLS FURTHER STRIKE ACTION Once again, I would like to thank all our Heathrow Express members for your steadfast determination to defend...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: heathrow express, hex, strike action
RMT slams Heathrow Express over strike service “lies”
May 20th 2014 Immediate   RMT slams Heathrow Express over strike service “lies”   RAIL UNION RMT today slammed Heathrow Express for “concocting a pack of lies” over claims that they will run a “normal” service during strike action starting on...
Region: National
Tagged with: Heathrow Express, Strike Action
RMT declares strike dates on Heathrow Express and Connect
RMT declares further strike dates on Heathrow Express and Heathrow Connect over the key bank-holiday weekend   RAIL UNION RMT today confirmed a further wave of strike action across Heathrow Express this weekend in response to a package of multi-million...
Region: National
Tagged with: Heathrow Express, Strike Action
HEATHROW EXPRESS RMT CALLS FURTHER STRIKE ACTION
Our Ref: BR2/15/4 15th May 2014 Dear Colleague RE-ORGANISATION AND REDUNDANCIES – HEATHROW EXPRESS RMT CALLS FURTHER STRIKE ACTION First and foremost, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support in the recent industrial action undertaken...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: heathrow express, hex, strike action
RMT looks at escalating action on Northern Rail
A week of strike action due to commence on the 10th April was suspended by the union in good faith following assurances from Northern management that they would enter serious and meaningful negotiations aimed at reaching a solution. However, once...
Region: North West
Tagged with: northern rail, heaton, neville hill, strike action
RMT declares strike dates on Heathrow Express/Connect
Following a massive nine to one vote for action covering all grades, RMT has instructed Heathrow Express members: •    Not to book on for any shifts of duty between 03.00 hours on Tuesday 29th of April 2014 until 02.59 hours on Thursday 1st...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: heathrow express, heathrow connect, strike action, civil aviation authority, caa
RE-ORGANISATION AND REDUNDANCIES – HEATHROW EXPRESS
TO ALL HEX MEMBERS     Our Ref: BR2/15/4 17 th April 2014     Dear Colleagues   RE-ORGANISATION AND REDUNDANCIES – HEATHROW EXPRESS   RMT CALLS STRIKE ACTION   Further to previous correspondence on the above matter, I can report that...
Region: National
Tagged with: Heathrow Express, Redundancies, Strike Action
Massive vote for strike action on Heathrow Express
The strike vote was almost nine to one with an even bigger majority for action short of a strike. The results will now be considered by RMT’s executive. RMT members are furious that Heathrow Express plans to re-organise its workforce...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: heathrow express, strike action, civil aviation authority, caa, driver only operation, doo
ROPand COS 2013 - Lorne Stewart (Merseyrail)
Dear Colleague, RATES OF PAY & CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2013 LORNE STEWART (MERSEYRAIL) Firstly I would like to congratulate you all for the steadfast resolve against a company that has imposed 5 pay rises over the last 7 years. They clearly don’t value...
Region: North West
Tagged with: lorne stewart, merseyrail, strike action
STAFF ON WEST ANGLIA ROUTE VOTE FOR INDUSTRIAL ACTION
Greater Anglia has been endeavouring to scrap cleaners on the West Anglia stations and have been attempting to rush through these proposals, consequently bypassing procedures agreed with the union. As a result of their actions they have forced RMT into...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: greater anglia, west anglia, strike action,