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RMT to strike for pay justice on Tyne and Wear Metro
Britain's specialist transport union RMT said today that it will be taking co-ordinated strike action with sister union UNITE later this month in a fight for pay justice ‎on the Tyne and Wear Metro. RMT and UNITE members will be...
Region: North East
Tagged with: Nexus, Stadler, Tyne and Wear Metro, Pay Justice,
RMT Government call over Tyne and Wear Metro
RMT General Secretary Mick Cash has called on Transport Secretary Grant Shapps to step in and approve funds that will provide long-term stability to the struggling Tyne and Wear Metro. The Metro, which carried 36 million passenger trips in 2018/19 and serves...
Region: North East
Tagged with: Tyne and Wear Metro, Grant Shapps, Nexus, Covid-19, Tory Government
Tyne and Wear Metro strike action rock solid this morning
RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said; “Our members are standing rock solid this morning and the wholesale shutdown of services is entirely due to NEXUS who have made no effort to resolve this dispute. “The company attitude shows nothing but...
Region: National
Tagged with: Tyne & Wear Metro, Nexus
RMT prepares for action on Tyne and Wear Metro
  RAIL UNION RMT said today that it is looking at recommendations for action at NEXUS/Tyne and Wear Metro, utilising a massive mandate in a ballot of members, after the company failed to recognise in a series of meetings with...
Region: National
Tagged with: Tyne & Wear Metro, Nexus
RMT announces strike action on Tyne & Wear Metro
Rail union RMT has confirmed members working as Skilled Maintainers for Nexus (Tyne & Wear Metro) will be taking strike action in September. The action has been announced following an overwhelming vote in a ballot in favour of industrial action...
Region: North East
Tagged with: tyne and wear metro, nexus, skilled maintainer, strike
RMT to ballot for action on Tyne and Wear Metro
Rail union RMT confirmed today that it will be balloting NEMOL members on Tyne and Wear Metro for both strike action and action short of a strike over the imposition of the Government’s 1% pay cap. The Tyne and Wear NEMOL...
Region: North East
Tagged with: tyne and wear metro, nemol, austerity, pay cap
RMT demands an end to the public sector pay cap
RMT organises workers in the Royal Fleet Auxiliary, Tyne & Wear Metro and Orkney Ferries who have all seen their pay drop well behind inflation and consequent increases in the cost of living since the Tory-Lib Dem coalition embarked on...
Region: National
Tagged with: rfa, royal fleet auxilliary, tyne and wear metro, orkney ferries, public sector pay cap
RMT calls for Tyne & Wear Metro to permanently stay public
Welcoming that the news that the Tyne & Wear Metro is being returned to the public sector this weekend (from 1st April), RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said: “The return of the Metro to the public sector is a vindication...
Region: National
Tagged with: Tyne & Wear Metro, Public Sector
RMT hails Tyne & Wear Metro victory
Transport union RMT today hailed a massive victory in the battle for public ownership as Nexus confirmed this morning that Deutsche Bahn will have their contract for the Tyne and Wear Metro ripped up with the service being taken into...
Region: North East
Tagged with: tyne and wear metro, deutsche bahn,
RMT says Deutcshe Bahn should be stripped of franchise
RAIL UNION RMT has repeated calls for wholesale public ownership of transport services after poor Metro performance led to a Council leader calling for the network’s operator to be stripped of its contract following a catalogue of errors. Last year...
Region: North East
Tagged with: tyne and wear metro, deutsche bahn, northern rail
Dismissal, M. Pringle – DB Regio (Tyne & Wear Metro)
I am pleased to be able to advise you that as a result of negotiations by the Union’s Lead Officers and local representative a settlement has been reached that is acceptable to our member, Brother Pringle. It is a credit...
Region: North East
Tagged with: db regio, tyne and wear metro