engineering - 6 Items Tagged Within News

Balfour Beatty engineers take strike action after profits boast
It will be the third 36-hour stoppage after members rejected the company's 5.5% pay offer from April 2022. Balfour Beatty has just released its latest financial information from last year which shows huge profits and dividends for shareholders. Some of the eye...
Region: National
Tagged with: Balfour Beatty, RMT, Mick Lynch, Engineering
RMT responds to new report on skills crisis facing the rail industry
RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said; “This report shows we are now seeing the consequences of a policy which in recent decades has seen railway engineering such as track and signal construction and train building and train maintenance being fragmented...
Region: National
Tagged with: Rail Industry, City & Guilds, National Skills Academy for Rail, Train Building, Maintenance, Engineering, Track, Signals, S&T
RMT responds to proposed job losses at Wabtec
General Secretary Mick Cash said "The plan to almost halve the Wabtec Doncaster workforce with the loss of 450 jobs is devastating news for the area and the industry and is wholly opposed by RMT. "The fact that these savage cuts...
Region: North East
Tagged with: Covd-19, Wabtec, Doncaster, Engineering, Redundancies,
RMT chalks up major Tube victory
TUBE UNION RMT has announced a stunning victory for militant trade unionism, and has suspended strike action involving over a thousand tube fleet staff due to start on Friday, after London Underground confirmed that it is withdrawing all proposed cuts...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, tube, fleet, tfl, engineering, fa cup, tube strike
Key London Underground maintenance staff vote to strike
TUBE UNION RMT confirmed today that over a thousand key London Underground maintenance and engineering staff have voted by around nine to one for both strike action and action short of a strike in a dispute over the hacking back...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, tfl, maintenance, engineering, fleet train preparation
Edgware Road issues throws spotlight on looming chaos
TUBE UNION RMT today warned Londoners that the two days of major disruption arising from engineering issues at Edgware Road are a reminder of the serious challenges that face the aging and Victorian-designed infrastructure – challenges that are set to...
Region: National
Tagged with: Edgware Road, Engineering