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Bus workers survey reveals nearly half have experienced abuse at work
The most common form of abuse suffered was verbal (90%), over a fifth were spat and over 10% experienced physical assault. Racial harassment was experienced by over 10% of staff and over 60% of respondents have had to deal with threats of violence at...
Region: National
Tagged with: Bus Workers, Survey, RMT, Mick Lynch
First Group profits soar as bus workers lose out
First Group has published its half year results for the six months to September 2022 which shows that operating profits from its continuing operations have increased to £66 million compared to £52 million for the first half of last year.  First...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: First Group, First South West, Bus Workers, Strike, RMT, Mick Lynch,
RMT demands fair pay rise for striking bus workers
Bus workers in Somerset and Cornwall will be out on strike Friday 4 November in a dispute over pay. First South West workers are angry that many of them are only paid just over £11 an hour and that bosses only...
Region: National
Tagged with: First Group, First South West, Bus, bus Workers, RMT, Mick Lynch
RMT bus worker survey reveals “wild west approach”
Days after the ONS published figures which showed that male bus workers are at an increased risk of dying from Covid-19 a new RMT survey of bus workers reveals a “wild west approach” to enforcing Covid-19 safety regulations and measures...
Region: National
Tagged with: Covid-19, Bus Workers, ONS, Office of National Statistics
Bus union RMT writes to companies over COVID-19
Bus union RMT is writing to the managing directors of all bus operating companies requesting that they adopt the following practices during the COVID-19 crisis: · a transition to cashless travel during the emergency · enhanced cleaning and sanitisation regimes...
Region: National
Tagged with: Covid-19, bus workers