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Serco Caledonian Sleeper bullying culture
As the Scottish Government was challenged in parliament today over crisis on the Caledonian Sleeper with a call for ministers to take action over bullying and harassment of staff at the Company, a new survey of RMT Caledonian Sleeper members...
Region: National
Tagged with: Caledonian Sleeper, Serco, Strike,
Caledonian Sleeper workers to protest at Serco
RAIL UNION RMT is taking its fight for pay justice for Caledonian Sleeper workers directly to the franchise operator Serco’s London office today. Like other transport workers, Caledonian Sleeper workers have been on the frontline throughout the pandemic, yet they...
Region: National
Tagged with: Caledonian Sleeper, Serco, Pay Justice
Caledonian Sleeper staff strike again
RAIL UNION RMT ‎ said that pickets have been out in force at all key locations along the Caledonian Sleeper routes overnight as the workforce strikes again in their fight for pay and workplace justice. RMT General Secretary Mick Lynch...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: Caledonian Sleeper, Serco, COP26, Strike, Pay Justice
RMT calls for Caledonian Sleeper intervention
RAIL UNION RMT has called on Scotland's political leadership to take responsibility and intervene as strike action on Caledonian Sleeper during the closing days of COP26 goes ahead tomorrow in an on-going fight for pay and workplace justice for Scotland's...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: Caledonian Sleeper, Serco, Strike, Pay Justice
RMT confirms Caledonian Sleeper strike action goes ahead
RAIL UNION RMT today confirmed strike action on Caledonian Sleeper during COP26 goes ahead on Thursday in an on-going fight for pay and workplace justice for Scotland's rail workers – staff at the sharp end of providing green transport alternatives....
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: Caledonian Sleeper, Serco, COP26, Pay Justice
After ScotRail deal RMT calls for Caledonian Sleeper parity
RAIL UNION RMT today called for pay parity and justice for SERCO Caledonian Sleeper staff after a deal was secured last night for Scotrail members - proving that a similar offer for the Sleeper is entirely reasonable and affordable. Sleeper staff...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: Caledonian Sleeper, COP26, Pay Justice, Strike, Rail Union, RMT
RMT confirms strike action on ScotRail and Caledonian Sleeper
Rail union RMT today confirmed strike action on both Scotrail and Caledonian Sleeper during COP26 in fights for pay justice for Scotland's rail workers - staff at the sharp end of providing green transport alternatives. Scotrail staff will take the following...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: ScotRail, Abellio, Caledonian Sleeper, Serco, Abellio, SNP, Pay Justice,
£9.3m in fees handed to Scottish private rail operators
RAIL UNION RMT today condemned the Scottish Government’s continued refusal to fund a pay award for ScotRail and Caledonian Sleeper workers, as the union published research which found that the fees, totalling over £9.3m, paid to operators Abellio and Serco...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: ScotRail, Abellio, Caledonian Sleeper, Serco, Scottish Government, SNP
RMT calls new Serco Caledonian Sleeper‎ strike dates
RAIL UNION RMT has called a new phase of industrial action in its ongoing dispute over pay justice for Serco Caledonian Sleeper workers. The action has been called after negotiations with Serco, under the auspices of ACAS, failed with the...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: Serco, Caledonian Sleeper, Pay Justice, Strike
RMT welcomes support from Scottish MSPs
On the eve of ACAS talks between RMT and Serco in relation to an ongoing dispute over pay justice for Caledonian Sleeper workers, the Union has welcomed support from MSPs for a Scottish Parliamentary motion which calls on the Scottish...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: Caledonian Sleeper, Serco, Pay Justice, Scottish Government
RMT condemns the Scottish Government’s veil of secrecy
RAIL UNION RMT is today demanding that the Scottish Government come clean over how much has been paid so far in performance and management fees to fund profits for the private rail operators of the ScotRail and Caledonian Sleeper franchises...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: ScotRail, Abellio, Caledonian Sleeper, Serco, Scottish Government, SNP
SERCO Caledonian Sleeper refuse ACAS talks
RAIL‎ UNION RMT said today that strike action on SERCO Caledonian sleeper remains rock solid three days in as the company blocks union efforts to get ACAS talks underway to discuss ending the pay freeze they are imposing on employees....
Region: National
Tagged with: Serco, Caledonian Sleeper, Pay Justice
SERCO Caledonian Sleeper continue to block talks
RAIL‎ UNION RMT said today that the first phase of strike action on SERCO Caledonian sleeper has been rock solid overnight as the company continue to block and frustrate all attempts to get round the table to discuss ending the...
Region: National
Tagged with: Serco, Caledonian Sleeper, Pay Justice,
RMT strike on SERCO Caledonian Sleeper goes ahead
RAIL‎ UNION RMT said today that strike action on SERCO Caledonian sleeper goes ahead for eleven days from tomorrow, Tuesday 15th June to Saturday 26th June, as the company continue to block and frustrate all attempts to get round the...
Region: National
Tagged with: Serco, Caledonian Sleeper, Pay Justice
RMT says action going ahead in four separate disputes‎ on Scotland's railways
• This Sunday 13 June Abellio ScotRail conductors and ticket examiners will again take strike action in two separate disputes in their long-running fight for pay justice for all grades on enhancements for rest day working. • RMT members on the...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: Abellio, ScotRail, Serco, Caledonian Sleeper, Strike, Pay Justice
RMT strike on SERCO Caledonian Sleeper goes ahead
RAIL‎ UNION RMT said today that strike action on SERCO Caledonian sleeper goes ahead for eleven days from next Tuesday 15th June to Saturday 26th June in the wake of the company being caught lying to passengers about engaging with...
Region: National
Tagged with: Serco, Caledonian Sleeper, Strike, Pay Freeze
RMT confirms Serco Caledonian Sleeper strike dates
The ballot took place after the company attempted to impose a pay freeze on hardworking staff who have kept the service running throughout the Covid pandemic. The union’s National Executive Committee has now had the opportunity to consider the ballot...
Region: National
Tagged with: Serco, Caledonian Sleeper, Strike, Pay, Dispute,
Massive vote for action over pay
RAIL UNION RMT confirmed today that a ballot of members on the Serco Caledonian Sleeper returned a massive 85% vote in favour of strike action over pay. The ballot took place after the company attempted to impose a pay freeze on...
Region: National
Tagged with: Serco, Caledonian Sleeper, Pay, Strike, Rail,
RMT on news that Scottish Government to consult on future of rail franchising
“It’s no coincidence that on the same day that a coalition of organisations and MSPs have called for the Scottish Government to take Scotland’s rail passenger services into public ownership, it has announced that it is reviewing its franchising policy....
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: Scotrail, Caledonian Sleeper, Serco, Abellio, SNP, Covid-19, Scotland
Coalition call for public ownership of Scotland’s railway
A coalition of organisations and MSPs have today joined together to write to the First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, to call for the Scottish Government to take Scotland’s rail passenger services into public ownership from January 2021, when the Scotrail and Caledonian...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: Scotrail, Caledonian Sleeper, Serco, Abellio, SNP, Covid-19, Scotland
RMT research reveals extent of Scottish rail companies Covid profiteering
RAIL UNION RMT has released new research that shows private Train Operating Companies and Rolling Stock Companies in Scotland are set to be handed in the region of £28 million in profit, under the ongoing Emergency Measures Agreements, which is...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: Scotrail, Abellio, SNP, Scottish government, Caledonian Sleeper, Serco,
RMT petition demands Transport Scotland takes action over worker fatigue on the Serco Caledonian Sleeper
For months, RMT has been seeking to reach a fair and reasonable resolution which addresses the main causes of staff fatigue, but Serco has continually refused to take action and rejected the union’s reasonable proposals. Since March, Serco Caledonian Sleeper...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: Caledonian Sleeper, Serco, Transport Scotland, Staff Fatigue
No more excuses for Scottish Government
RAIL UNION RMT says that the announcement by the Welsh Labour government today that it is to take rail passenger services into public ownership means that there should now be no more excuses for the Scottish Government not to take...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: ScotRail, Abellio, SNP, Scottish government, Caledonian Sleeper, SERCO
Second 48 hour strike on SERCO Caledonian Sleeper rock solid
RAIL UNION RMT said today that the second of two scheduled 48 hour strikes on SERCO Caledonian Sleeper is rock solid again this evening with pickets out in force at key locations as RMT members fight for safe working conditions‎. The...
Region: National
Tagged with: SERCO, Caledonian Sleeper, Strike, Safety
Second 48 hours of RMT strike action goes ahead on Caledonian Sleeper
RAIL UNION RMT said today that members on the Caledonian Sleeper will take a second 48 hours of strike action on Sunday against SERCO's lack of concern for staff and passenger safety as the company block any moves to get talks...
Region: National
Tagged with: SERCO, Caledonian Sleeper, Strike,
First 48 hour strike on SERCO Caledonian Sleeper
RAIL UNION RMT said today that the first of two 48 hour strikes on SERCO Caledonian Sleeper is rock solid this evening with pickets out in force at key locations as RMT members fight for safe working conditions‎. The action started...
Region: National
Tagged with: SERCO, Caledonian Sleeper, Strike
RMT says SERCO had no intention of negotiating settlement this week as first of two 48 hour Sleeper strikes goes ahead on Sunday
While RMT entered talks on Wednesday in good faith the company had already pulled the plug on all services and had no intention whatsoever of addressing the serious issues of safety and fatigue at the heart of the dispute. RMT...
Region: National
Tagged with: SERCO, Caledonian Sleeper, Strike
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 members to strike on Caledonian Sleeper
The action has been sparked after SERCO Caledonian Sleeper continued to provide insufficient berths for rest periods and the company's inability to address the fatigue experienced by RMT members as a result. RMT says that safety on the railway is...
Region: National
Tagged with: Caledonian Sleeper, SERCO, Industrial Action, Strike,
RMT calls on SERCO to start talking
On the second day of the Caledonian Sleeper strike action in a fight for basic workplace justice, rail union RMT has renewed the call for the contractor, SERCO, to  get out of the trenches, start talking and stop treating their...
Region: National
Tagged with: caledonian sleeper, serco, strike
RMT strike action on Scottish Sleeper solid
 RAIL UNION RMT has said that 48 hours of strike action on the SERCO-operated Caledonian Sleeper services, which started at noon today, is solid as a rock with members united and determined from Inverness to London in a fight for basic...
Region: National
Tagged with: caledonian sleeper, serco, strike
RMT confirms action on Scottish Sleeper services goes ahead
RAIL UNION RMT today confirmed that a package of strike action and action short of a strike on the Caledonian Sleeper goes ahead from Sunday - with all services cancelled - after the operator, SERCO, snubbed any chance of a settlement in...
Region: National
Tagged with: serco, caledonian sleeper, strike
RMT confirms strike on Scottish Sleeper services goes ahead
RAIL UNION RMT today confirmed a package of strike action and action short of a strike on the Caledonian Sleeper goes ahead from Sunday after the operator, SERCO, blocked progress in talks yesterday on a raft of serious concerns raised...
Region: National
Tagged with: caledonian sleeper, serco, strike,
RMT confirms strike action on Scottish Sleeper services
RAIL UNION RMT today confirmed a package of strike action and action short of a strike on the Caledonian Sleeper services after the operator, SERCO, reneged on pledges to address a raft of serious concerns raised by staff that have...
Region: National
Tagged with: caledonian sleeper, serco, strike
RMT condemns Scottish Govt’s relationship with Serco
TRANSPORT union RMT today condemned the Scottish Government’s unhealthy relationship with Serco following news that the outsourcing multinational will be forced to pay £22.9m in fines and costs following the Serious Fraud Office’s six-year investigation finding Serco guilty of fraud...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: serco, caledonian sleeper, northern isles ferry, snp
RMT to ballot for action on Caledonian Sleeper
General Secretary Mick Cash said: “RMT has been deeply concerned over reports received from representatives in relation to the introduction of new rolling stock on the lowlander services. “The introduction of these new trains should be a positive move for...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: caledonian sleeper, serco, work life balance, stress
MOD fires SERCO
General Secretary Mick Cash said;   "The fact that SERCO are being dumped from their lucrative four year contract for MoD shared services when it expires this year is another bitter blow to these specialists in failure whose balance sheet...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: serco, mod, calmac, caledonian sleeper
Costs of Scottish Rail Privatisation
Scotrail passengers facing more fare rise misery as they return to work after the Festive break could have had a 13% discount on their rail fares if it was not for costly and complex policy of rail privatisation a new report...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: scotrail, caledonian sleeper, serco
Caledonian Sleeper strike rock solid
As a rock solid 48 hour strike on the Serco Caledonian Sleeper enters its second day RMT has revealed that more than £5 million was blown on consultancy and tendering costs before the contract was let back in March - money that...
Region: National
Tagged with: serco, caledonian sleeper
RMT sleeper strike picket line at Inverness this evening
Pickets in sleeper dispute at Inverness this evening at start of 48 hour strike.    Credit: RMT   RMT Other News storify feed
Region: National
Tagged with: serco, caledonian sleeper
Action goes ahead in dispute with Serco Caledonian Sleeper
RMT members on the Caledonian Sleeper, in a dispute with new operator Serco, will strike for 48 hours from 1830 hours this evening after talks until late last night failed to make any progress. RMT officials have slammed Serco for making a...
Region: National
Tagged with: serco, caledonian sleeper
Picket at Aberdeen in Serco sleeper dispute
Pickets out in Aberdeen tonight as strike action rock solid the length of the Caledonian Sleeper route.   Credit: RMT RMT Other News storify feed
Region: National
Tagged with: serco, caledonian sleeper
RMT Caledonian Sleeper Picket Line Glasgow Central tonight
Glasgow Serco sleeper strike picket in Glasgow tonight   Credit: RMT
Region: National
Tagged with: serco, caledonian sleeper
Caledonian Serco sleeper picket line at Euston tonight
Serco sleeper staff striking for customer and staff safety on sleeper trains for 48 hours from this evening   Credit: RMT RMT Other News storify feed
Region: National
Tagged with: serco, caledonian sleeper
SERCO in line for £300,000 taxpayer "bung"
RAIL UNION RMT warned today that Caledonian sleeper operator SERCO stands to scoop up a taxpayer-funded bung of over £300,000 for “lost revenue” as a result of a 48 hour strike next week which has been caused by the abject failure...
Region: National
Tagged with: serco, caledonian sleeper
Breakdown in Industrial Relations - SERCO Caledonian Sleeper
Our Ref: BR2/14/2 15th December 2015 Dear Colleague BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS – SERCO CALEDONIAN SLEEPER RMT CALLS 48 HOUR STRIKE ACTION Further to my previous correspondence in relation to the above matter and where I informed you of the magnificent results...
Region: National
Tagged with: serco, caledonian sleeper
Big vote for action in dispute with Serco Caledonian Sleeper
RMT members on the Caledonian Sleeper, in a dispute with new operator Serco, have voted by nine to one for both strike action and action short of a strike, the union confirmed today. Despite numerous between RMT negotiators and senior...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: serco, caledonian sleeper
Serco Caledonian Sleeper
As you know despite giving Serco ample opportunity to address the issues on which we are balloting you for industrial action that being:- •    Poor maintenance regime and lack of repairs being carried out - these outstanding defects include safety issues...
Region: National
Tagged with: serco, caledonian sleeper
RMT ballot of Serco Caledonian Sleeper begins
Balloting of RMT members on the Caledonian Sleeper in a dispute with new operator Serco begins this week with the ballot closing on the 15th December. Ballot papers will be sent out to members tomorrow,  Tuesday 1st December, with a...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: caledonian sleeper, serco
RMT ballot in dispute with Serco Caledonian Sleeper
Rail union RMT confirmed today that the process of balloting members on the Caledonian Sleeper in a dispute with new operator Serco will begin next week with the ballot closing on the 15th December. Ballot papers will be sent out...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: serco, caledonian sleeper, ballot
RMT to ballot in dispute with Serco Caledonian Sleeper
Despite several meetings between RMT negotiators and senior company management over the last few months the union has now been forced into informing the company it has no choice other than to proceed to ballot members over the company's failure...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: serco, caledonian sleeper
RMT warns of threat to Caledonian Sleeper
SERCO bosses today warned that the scandal-hit outsourcing firm is facing two more “difficult years” as a result of a series of spectacular and costly failures. As a result the company's profit forecasts have been slashed for this year and...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: serco, caledonian sleeper,
RMT calls on Scottish Parliament over Sleeper service
In the letter to Keith Brown, attached , RMT points out that SERCO has slumped from profits of over £100 million to a loss of £7.3 million in the first half of this year. While the share price has plunged like...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: caledonian sleeper service, serco,