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RMT calls for urgent talks with Abellio
Rail union RMT has called for urgent talks over train and station staffing after the Department of Transport (DfT) confirmed this morning that a consortium comprising of Abellio, East Japan Railway Company and Mitsui & Co. Ltd has won the...
Region: Midlands
Tagged with: abellio, dft, department for transport, london midland
London Midland train conductors secure major victory
RAIL UNION RMT confirmed today a ballot of its London Midland conductor members for strike action over a decision to place security contractors on trains within the London Midland network has been halted after the union secured a major victory....
Region: Midlands
Tagged with: london midland, gurads, conductors, security contractors
London Midland train conductors to vote on strike action
RAIL UNION RMT confirmed today that it will be balloting its London Midland conductor members for strike action and action short of a strike over a decision to place security contractors on trains within the London Midland network by imposition...
Region: Midlands
Tagged with: london midland, security contractors, strike ballot
RMT launches Safe Trains For All campaign on London Midland
The campaign has come about as a result of the recent Department of Transport announcement regarding the future of train service throughout the West Midlands and West Coast routes. The Union believes that government plans represent a clear danger in...
Region: Midlands
Tagged with: safe trains for all, london midland, doo, driver only operation, dft, department for transport
ISS (SIEMENS CONTRACT) LONDON MIDLAND
Our Ref: BR1/0001/ISS(SLM) 9th March 2016 Dear Colleague RATES OF PAY & CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2015 – ISS (SIEMENS CONTRACT) LONDON MIDLAND STRIKE SUSPENDED - WORK AS NORMAL After careful consideration, the union’s National Executive Committee has decided to suspend the industrial action...
Region: National
Tagged with: london midland, iss
ISS (SIEMENS) LONDON MIDLAND CONTRACT
Our Ref: BR1/0001/ISS(SLM) 4th March 2016 Dear Colleagues RATES OF PAY & CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2015 ISS (SIEMENS) LONDON MIDLAND CONTRACT First of all let me congratulate all of you on the recent ballot, you produced an excellent result and you should...
Region: National
Tagged with: london midland, iss,
£130 million taxpayer rip-off
RAIL UNION RMT today slammed the direct award of a monopoly rail contract for London Midland to operate rail services in the West Midlands between April 2016 and October 2017 at a cost to the taxpayer over the 18 months of £130 million...
Region: Midlands
Tagged with: west midlands, london midland
Nine to one vote for strike action on London Midland
The ballot result and the mandate for action will now be considered by the union’s executive. A string of trumped-up charges against Steve, amounting to a sustained campaign of harassment in response to his questioning of safety issues and his...
Region: National
Tagged with: london midland, steve caldwell, strike action
RMT ballot opens today on London Midland
A string of trumped-up charges against Steve, amounting to a sustained campaign of harassment in response to his questioning of safety issues and his level of influence with union colleagues, have been exposed as bogus and have been withdrawn but...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london midland, steve caldwell, ballot
RMT to ballot staff on London Midland
A string of trumped-up charges against Steve, amounting to a sustained campaign of harassment in response to his questioning of safety issues and his level of influence with union colleagues, have been exposed as bogus and have been withdrawn but...
Region: National
Tagged with: london midland, euston to tring, steve caldwell
RMT steps up fight against job cuts on London Midland
RAIL UNION RMT today stepped up the fight to halt savage job cuts at London Midland which would axe 150 key posts and decimate gateline staffing numbers, warning that unless talks this week reach a solution the union will look to...
Region: National
Tagged with: London Midland, public subsidies, job cuts
RMT to fight massive job cuts on London Midland
In a cynical attempt to mislead the public London Midland have claimed in recent statements that the changes will not affect “frontline” staff – a claim that RMT has today demolished as a total pack of lies as the cuts...
Region: Midlands
Tagged with: london midland, job cuts
Industrial Action Suspended ISS Siemens Ldn Midland Contract
Our Ref: BR1/0001/ISS(SLM) 12th February 2014 Dear Colleague, Rates of Pay & Conditions of Service 2013 – ISS (Siemens London Midland Contract) INDUSTRIAL ACTION HAS BEEN SUSPENDED WORK AS NORMAL ON THURSDAY 13TH FEBRUARY, FRIDAY 14TH FEBRUARY AND SATURDAY 15TH FEBRUARY 2014 Further...
Region: Midlands
Tagged with: siemens, london midland, industrial action