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RMT lobby at Holyrood secures important movement on CalMac
RMT members turned out in force to lobby MSP's yesterday in advance of the Labour led debate on keeping lifeline ferry service Calmac in the public sector and out of the hands of the multi national profiteering Serco. The highlight...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: cal mac, caledonian macbrayne, serco
"KEEP CALMAC PUBLIC!" - lobby and debate
RMT members and supporters will be holding a lobby of the Scottish Parliament next Wednesday – 25th of November – to demand that the lifeline Clyde and Hebrides Ferry Services be retained in public ownership. The lobby coincides with a...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: caledonian macbrayne, cal mac, scottish parliament
RMT calls on Scottish Government over Cal Mac
CALMAC UNION RMT today launched an official call for the Scottish Government to tighten up the tendering timetable for the Clyde and Hebrides Ferry Contract to allow for the winning bid to be declared in advance of polling day in...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: cal mac, caledonian macbrayne, scottish parliament
RMT suspends CalMac and Argyll Ferries strike
In a letter to members tonight, maritime union RMT has confirmed that strike action due to start on Calmac and Argyll Ferries on friday has been suspended. In the letter to members, below, General Secretary Mick Cash says that following...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: cal mac, caledonian macbrayne, argyll ferries
Scottish Parliament motion backs RMT CalMac fight
A motion tabled today by John Finnie in the Scottish Parliament on the threat to jobs and services at CalMac has attracted cross party support, including from SNP:   Motion S4M-13620: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 24/06/2015 Supporting...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: cal mac, caledonian macbrayne, scottish parliament
RMT responds to SNP Trade Union Group statement on CalMac
See SNP TUG statement below. RMT responds. General Secretary Mick Cash said; "This statement from a group claiming to represent trade unionists makes not a single mention of support for fellow trade unionists battling to defend jobs and services and...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: cal mac, caledonian macbrayne, snp,
RMT sends out a message to the public over CalMac dispute
"INDUSTRIAL action on CalMac ferries began a minute after midnight when an overtime ban commenced and will be followed by 24 hours of strike action on Friday. Let me be clear from the outset: our dispute is not with the users...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: cal mac, caledonian macbrayne, strike, industrial action
RMT confirms Calmac industrial action going ahead
CalMac union RMT has confirmed a schedule of industrial action in a fight to defend jobs, conditions and pensions will go ahead from Wednesday as talks failed to make significant progress today. An overtime ban begins  at 00.01 HRS Wednesday with...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: cal mac, caledonian macbrayne, industrial action