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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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