job losses - 10 Items Tagged Within News

RMT slams Network Rail job cuts in track renewals
The union has warned that the latest cuts come on the back of massive government funding cuts for Control Period 7 which means a decline in renewals for the next five years. This is despite the fact that the Office for...
Region: National
Tagged with: Network Rail, RMT, Mick Lynch, Job Losses, Track Renewal Service
RMT declares a further dispute across London Underground
TUBE UNION RMT confirmed today that it has declared a further dispute across London Underground over job losses and is preparing a ballot for industrial action.  The dispute comes in addition to the rows over the current pay round and...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, tube, tf, transformation, job losses,
RMT reveals crime surge on LUL as TfL plans to axe 1400 jobs
Specifically, there were 1,387 reported incidences of theft on London Underground in the second quarter of 2017-18, compared to 1,126 reported incidences in the second quarter of 2016-17. Reported incidences of serious public order on the Tube have also increased by an even more...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, tube, tfl, job losses
Freightliner Heavy Haul confirms 145 job losses
RAIL union RMT slammed “government inaction on rail freight and a total lack of joined up thinking on energy policy” as Freightliner Heavy Haul confirmed today that 145 ground staff, shunters and drivers jobs are to go – with the threat...
Region: National
Tagged with: Freightliner, job losses
Bombardier union RMT demands Government intervention
General Secretary Mick Cash said; “With a desperate shortage of rail rolling stock in Britain it is criminal that jobs are being axed at the UK’s last train building workshop, Bombardier in Derby.  There is plenty of work for this...
Region: National
Tagged with: Bombardier, job losses
RMT on Tube overcrowding stats
General Secretary Mick Cash said; "The news today that tube passenger numbers have once again broken all records comes against a background of severe and dangerous overcrowding as we try and cram more people into services already busting at the...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, overcrowding, job losses
Defence review raises prospect of over 600 jobs losses
Royal Fleet Auxiliary union RMT warned today that the Royal Navy’s supply line, the RFA, faces job reductions of over 600 as part of a 20,000 jobs cull at the MOD – along with the possibility of wholesale or part-privatisation.   RMT...
Region: National
Tagged with: royal fleet auxiliary, rfa, job losses
RMT on announcement of over 230 job losses at DB Schenker
General Secretary Mick Cash said "This shock announcement makes a nonsense of the Governments recent claims that they are looking at expanding rail freight to meet green emissions targets. "RMT has made it absolutely clear that we will not accept...
Region: National
Tagged with: db schenker, job losses
RMT responds to confirmation by BP of 300 job losses
“RMT believes that the industry is making offshore workers carry the can for their failure to plan for lean times such as these. Instead they have gone for a short term “slash and burn” approach that will have long term...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: bp, job losses,
Threat to UK energy security from BP North Sea job losses
RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said:   “In the wake of the current price slump RMT is demanding that Westminster and the Scottish Parliament adopt a crisis management approach today to ensure sustained production, maintenance of infrastructure, retention of skills,...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: bp, north sea, job losses, uk energy