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RMT pledges co-ordinated campaign to defend pay
TRANSPORT UNION RMT said today that it will mount a co-ordinated campaign to defend wages and to protect the low paid as it was reported that the Government is planning to renege on commitments on the living wage. General Secretary...
Region: National
Tagged with: Living Wage, Covid-19, Transport, Rail, Industrial Action, TUC
RMT slams Merseyrail contractors Mitie
RAIL UNION RMT today blasted Merseyrail station cleaning and facilities’ contractor Mitie for using the cover of the Covid-19 crisis to withdraw a pay award dated back to July last year. The union says it is a profiteering move that...
Region: North West
Tagged with: Mitie, Merseyrail, cleaners, living wage, Covid-19
RMT secures massive living wage victory for rail workers
After a long-running campaign rail union RMT announced this morning that it has finally reached agreement with Carlisle Support Services Ltd to pay the Living Wage Foundation rate of pay of £9.30 per hour from 1st April to all staff...
Region: National
Tagged with: living wage, northern, northern trains, Carlisle support services, gateline
RMT secures massive low pay victory
In a ground-breaking deal, the union has struck an agreement that means that all staff employed in the cleaners supply chain on Network Rail contracts will be paid the real living wage from the 1st of April. The deal will...
Region: National
Tagged with: network rail, cleaners, low pay, living wage,
Justice for Mitie Merseyrail Cleaners demo on Thursday
The protest will take place on Thursday 27th February from 13.00-15.00, outside Merseytravel’s Headquarters at No 1 Mann Island, Pierhead, Liverpool RMT activists and supporters will make the case against poverty pay outside the combined Passenger Transport Authority and Executive for Merseyside’s...
Region: North West
Tagged with: mite, merseyrail, cleaners, living wage
Living Wage protest for Northern Gateline staff
Rail union RMT will be holding a demonstration outside contractor Carlisle Support Services’ offices as part of its campaign for a Living Wage for staff working on the Northern gateline. The protest will take place Friday 24th January, 12 noon, outside...
Region: North West
Tagged with: northern, northern rail, gateline staff, living wage, carlisle support services
RMT welcomes Liverpool Councillors’ support
Merseyrail has contracted out its station cleaning work to the outsourcing giant Mitie, who pay their cleaning staff at below the level of the Real Living Wage. Rail union RMT has been fighting to end this scandal as part of...
Region: North West
Tagged with: merseyrail, mitie, cleaners, real living wage
RMT to strike on Eurostar over London Living Wage
RAIL GOURMET (EUROSTAR CONTRACT) WORKERS ARE INSTRUCTED NOT TO BOOK ON FOR ANY SHIFTS THAT COMMENCE BETWEEN:- • 00:01 HOURS ON THURSDAY 28TH NOVEMBER 2019 AND 23:59 HOURS ON FRIDAY 29TH NOVEMBER 2019. Rail Gourmet workers are the last group of workers on Eurostar...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: eurostar, rail gourmet, caterers, london living wage,
Justice for Mitie Merseyrail Cleaners demonstration
The protest will take place on Thursday 7th November at 16.45 – 18.00 outside Merseyrail, Rail House, Lord Nelson Street, Liverpool L1 1JF. RMT activists and supporters will make the case against poverty pay for a group of crucial staff who do...
Region: North West
Tagged with: merseyrail, mitie, cleaners, real living wage, pay justice,
RMT secures massive victory as Mitie agree to Living Wage
General Secretary Mick Cash said; “This is a massive victory in the fight to eliminate the evil of low pay on the railway and I want to congratulate the RMT members and organisers whose hard work and relentless campaigning has...
Region: National
Tagged with: Mitie, network rail, cleaners, real living wage, poverty pay,
RMT steps up campaign to end poverty pay for Mitie cleaners
The cleaners are employed by outsourcing giant Mitie Group to maintain Network Rail’s stations at Edinburgh Waverley, Glasgow Central, Birmingham New Street, Leeds, Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Piccadilly. Mitie Group plc paid its shareholders more than £170 million in...
Region: National
Tagged with: Mitie, network rail, cleaners, real living wage,
RMT steps up campaign to end poverty pay on Northern
merseyrail cleaners petition   RMT has been running a campaign for the Living Wage Foundation (LWF) rate to be paid to the revenue and gateline staff working on the Northern Rail contract for Carslisle Support Services for some time but...
Region: North West
Tagged with: northern rail, Carlisle support services, real living wage, cleaners
RMT demonstration for Justice for Mitie Merseyrail Cleaners
The protest will take place on Monday 14th October 16.45 – 18.00 outside Merseyrail, Rail House, Lord Nelson Street, Liverpool L1 1JF. RMT activists and supporters will make the case against poverty pay for a group of crucial staff who do some...
Region: North West
Tagged with: Mitie, merseyrail, real living wage, cleaners, justice for cleaners,
Westminster MPs support cleaners fight for Living Wage
The campaign to ensure that Mitie pay their cleaners working on Network Rail stations a Real Living Wage received a big boost today as MPs tabled an Early Day Motion calling on the company to meet their demands. This follows...
Region: National
Tagged with: mitie, justice for cleaners, real living wage, network rail
RMT welcomes cross-party support for Mitie motion
RAIL UNION RMT has welcomed the news that MSPs from across Scotland’s political parties are supporting a motion in the Scottish Parliament calling on outsourcing firm Mitie to pay the Real Living Wage to cleaners who work at Edinburgh Waverley...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: mitie, justice for cleaners, real living wage, network rail
RMT justice for Mitie cleaners campaign events this week
Rail Union RMT’s campaign for Justice for Mitie Cleaners has been gaining tremendous support, in just three weeks over 60,000 people have signed RMT's petition calling for a Real Living Wage for a group of crucial staff who do some of...
Region: National
Tagged with: mitie, justice for cleaners, real living wage, network rail
Justice for cleaners event to be held at Liverpool Lime St.
Rail Union RMT will be carrying out a leafleting event at Liverpool Lime Street Station tomorrow demanding Justice for Mitie cleaners on Network Rail Managed Stations ‎and urging the public to sign the petition supporting a Real Living Wage for...
Region: National
Tagged with: mitie, justice for cleaners, real living wage, network rail
RMT kicks off justice for Mitie cleaners events in Glasgow
Rail Union RMT will kick off a series of campaigning events, starting in Glasgow tomorrow, demanding Justice for Mitie cleaners on Network Rail Managed Stations ‎and urging the public to sign the petition supporting a living wage for a group...
Region: National
Tagged with: mitie, cleaners, living wage, network rail
IFS: Threat to minimum wage from increased automation
RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said: ‎ "This is just a carefully crafted attempt by the elite to roll back the gains made by the trade unions on the principles of a minimum wage and a genuine living wage. We...
Region: National
Tagged with: ifs, institute of fiscal studies, automation, minimum wage, living wage,
RMT warnings over new National Minimum Wage
SHIPPING UNION RMT said today that putting up the NMW to £7.20 per hour for 25 year olds and over from tomorrow (April 1st) will have the unwanted knock-on effect of pushing more seafarers in the UK shipping industry below the...
Region: National
Tagged with: national living wage, seafarers,
FGW Mitie cleaners strike solid in fight for Living Wage
Mitie is a wealthy company that can easily afford to lift its staff out of poverty pay and the appalling working conditions that they are being told to put up with.  The most recent company accounts show that Mitie Group...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: first great western, fgw, mitie, london living wage, paddington