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RMT calls for independent inquiry into helicopter safety
OFFSHORE UNION RMT will raise again the call for a full independent public inquiry into energy industry helicopter safety through an emergency motion that will be moved by Aberdeen Trades Union Council and seconded by RMTat the Scottish TUC in...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: super puma, offshore helicopter transport, civil aviation authority, caa,
RMT calls for public inquiry into offshore helicopter safety
33 offshore workers and crew died and 65 were rescued as a result of helicopter accidents across the North Sea in the decade from February 2009. All of these incidents, including the fatal incident off the Norwegian coast on 29 April 2016 involved Super Puma...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: super puma, offshore helicopter transport, civil aviation authority, caa,
RMT demands Heathrow Express investigation
RMT has also demanded that the entire HEX senior management team be suspended from duty while the ORR investigation takes place. The company have openly admitted to the union that the incident took place. In a letter to the ORR,...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: heathrow express, hex, orr, doo, driver only operation, heathrow connect, caa
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
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
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
RMT to ballot for action on Heathrow Express
RMT has had a formal notice that Heathrow Express plans to re-organise its workforce indicating that, in an attempt to save £6 million over the next five years, some 201 jobs are now placed under threat of redundancy, representing almost a...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: heathrow express, civil aviation authority, caa,
Offshore union RMT on CAA review of helicopter safety
"The CAA's review is a step toward the improvements that RMT has supported for years through the existing helicopter safety forums we sit on with other unions, helicopter operators and the oil and gas companies. "We support the recommendations as...
Region: National
Tagged with: Helicopter Safety, CAA Review