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RMT demand Government action to stop shipowner exploitation of seafarers
RMT General Secretary, Mick Cash said; “The shipping industry says it is seeking a level commercial playing field but today’s figures again show that UK seafarers continue to face unfair competition from low cost labour. We must end shipowners’ use...
Region: National
Tagged with: Seafarers, Shipping, P&O Ferries, DFDS, Stena Line, Condor Ferries, RFA, Royal Fleet Auxiliary, Ratings
RMT responds to latest jobs assault
Senior Assistant General Secretary Mick Lynch said; “The rhetoric around seafarers being key workers needs to mean something. These are jobs on lifeline freight and passenger ferries registered on Flags of Convenience that were subject to exploitative pay before the...
Region: Wessex
Tagged with: Condor Ferries, Channel Islands, Ferries, Seafarers, Dockers,
RMT responds to COVID-19 jobs threat on Condor Channel Isl‎ands ferries
“The UK Government has just given millions to Condor’s new owner, Brittany Ferries as part of the £35m freight ferries package announced yesterday. “And the very next day Condor is sizing up local seafarers for the chop and replacing them...
Region: Wessex
Tagged with: Covid-19, Condor Ferries, Brittany Ferries, Channel Islands
RMT demands new Condor Ferries owners take urgent action
SEAFARERS Union RMT today responded to news confirming that Condor Ferries has been purchased by a consortium involving Brittany Ferries by demanding that the new owners take urgent action to resolve a long-running pay and conditions scandal. The union has...
Region: National
Tagged with: Sos2020, Condor ferries
RMT calls SOS 2020 Condor ferries protest in Portsmouth
The call comes in the wake of news that Brittany Ferries and US-owned investment fund Columbia Threadneedle have agreed to buy Condor Ferries in a deal that could be worth up to £300m. The action will target Condor’s morning sailings...
Region: Wessex
Tagged with: sos2020, condor ferries, portsmouth, national minimum wage
RMT to hold protest in Portsmouth
Maritime union RMT will be holding a further protest on Saturday 12th January 2019 at 7am – 9am, Portsmouth International Port, George Byng Way, Portsmouth PO2 8SP. The latest protest will call for an end to Condor Ferries paying poverty wages...
Region: Wessex
Tagged with: condor ferries, sos2020, national minimum wage, nmw, maritime, seafarers
RMT to hold demo at Condor Ferries
Maritime union RMT has confirmed that members and supporters from the community will be holding a demonstration against the employment practices of Channel Island operator Condor Ferries in Portsmouth on: Saturday 22nd December 2018, at 7am – 9am, Portsmouth International Port,...
Region: Wessex
Tagged with: condor ferries, sos2020, national minimum wage, nmw, maritime, seafarers
RMT demands a permanent end to privatisation
‎RMT demands a permanent end to privatisation as public sector takes over East Coast again today General Secretary Mick Cash said; "If you want to see the failures of Britain's privatised railway system writ large look no further than the...
Region: National
Tagged with: east coast main line, ecml, virgin, stagecoach, dor, directly operated railways, chris grayling, tory government, privatisation
RMT protest in Portsmouth tomorrow
Maritime union RMT will be holding a protest tomorrow, Friday 16th March, from 1330 hrs at Portsmouth International Port, George Byng Way, Portsmouth PO2 8SP The protest will be calling for an end to Condor Ferries paying poverty wages on their...
Region: Wessex
Tagged with: condor ferries, sos2020, channel islands ferries, red ensign group
Protest in Portsmouth Friday calling for sacking of Condor
Maritime union RMT will be holding a protest this Friday 16th March, from 1330 hrs at Portsmouth International Port, George Byng Way, Portsmouth PO2 8SP The protest will be calling for an end to Condor Ferries paying poverty wages on their...
Region: National
Tagged with: Condor Ferries, Channel Islands, Poverty Pay
East Coast rail shambles deepens
RAIL UNION RMT today accused the Government of an “act of mindless industrial vandalism” as it was confirmed that the public sector rail franchise failsafe option, Directly Operated Railways, was broken up and outsourced to a consortium of consultants and...
Region: National
Tagged with: ecml, east coast mainlinee, dor, directly operated railways, national express, virgin, stagecoach, virgin east coast
RMT on Condor’s intention to bid for Jersey-Guernsey ferry
MARITIME UNION RMT today issued a warning today that ferry company Condor’s intention to bid for the new inter-island service between Jersey and Guernsey would herald bad news for terms and conditions in the shipping industry were they to be...
Region: Wessex
Tagged with: condor ferries, jersey, guernsey, ferry service, maritime
RMT protest in Poole for European Maritime Day of Action
MARITIME UNION RMT will be protesting against low-cost crewing in the shipping industry – as practiced by local employer Condor Ferries – outside the European Maritime Day conference in Poole on Thursday .   The protest will take place Thursday 18th...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: sos2020, european maritime day of action, condor ferries
RMT slams TfL's New Year’s Eve “ambassador” stunt
The move comes at a time when TFL workers are having their pay and pensions attacked across the board and when London Underground workers are still locked into an industrial and political fight over cuts to jobs, services and safety....
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, tfl, transport for london, ambassadors, new years eve
RMT to hit Portsmouth "Port of Shame" this weekend
The next day of protest against social dumping and exploitation by Condor Ferries will be at Portsmouth Continental Ferry Port, Wharf Road PO2 8RU on Saturday 26th July at 7am. The latest protest comes as Condor issued a statement this...
Region: Wessex
Tagged with: social dumping, condor ferries, port of shame
Social dumping in European shipping industry escalates
NSB, which manages more ships under German flag than any other ship management firm and currently employs around 500 German and European seafarers, has threatened to flag-out from 2015 saying that the continued employment of German and European seafarers is "no longer...
Region: National
Tagged with: social dumping, condor, nsb,
Portsmouth demos called against shipping exploitation
The next days of protest against social dumping and exploitation by Condor Ferries will be at Portsmouth Continental Ferry Port, Wharf Road PO2 8RU on the following dates: Tuesday 15th July, Midday Saturday 26th July, 7am Condor continue to recruit...
Region: Wessex
Tagged with: condor ferries, social dumping, shipping exploitation
RMT demands action against UK ferry and cruise companies
P&O, Condor, Irish Ferries and Stena are amongst a number of well known companies revealed to be paying below the minimum wage rate of £6.31 an hour on what the union has dubbed “ships of shame.”  Popular routes where the...
Region: National
Tagged with: p&o, condor, irish ferries, stena, ships of shame
RMT campaign over social dumping scandal
The protest, supported by both RMT and the International Transport Federation, will take place at 16.00 on Tuesday 18th February at Portsmouth Commercial Freight Gate, Prospect Road, Portsmouth, PO1. The RMT campaign to expose the scandal on Condor Ferries is specifically...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: condor, social dumping, portsmouth