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RMT warns of dire consequences for Orkney Ferries
Shipping union RMT has confirmed that it has written to Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon warning of the dire consequences for Orkney’s life-line ferry services both in terms of service delivery and the impact on industrial relations of decades of...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: orkney ferries, nicola sturgeon, snp
RMT to hold nationalise Northlink public meeting on Orkney
The meeting will take place on Weds 7th Feb, 19.00 – 22.00 at the Ayre Hotel, Ayre Road, Kirkwall KW15 1QX Invited speakers are: Humza Yousaf MSP,  Minister for Transport & Islands Liam McArthur MSP,  Orkney (Lib Dem) Cllr James Stockan, Leader,...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: northlink ferries, northlink, serco, orkney
RMT responds to Scottish ferries announcement
Mick Cash, RMT General Secretary said: “Some of this is welcome and we note that the Scottish Government’s official position is for direct award of all public ferry contracts across Scotland. The further delay will allow the Scottish Government to...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: scottish ferries, orkney ferries, northlink, calmac,
RMT members on Orkney Ferries to take industrial action
The union’s National Executive Committee has instructed all RMT members at Orkney Ferries to take part in the following industrial action:- From 00.01 hours on Wednesday 3 rd January 2018 members are instructed to:-  Not work any call-back. Not work any overtime. Work...
Region: National
Tagged with: orkney, industrial action
RMT members on Orkney Ferries vote overwhelmingly for action
Shipping union RMT confirmed today that members have voted overwhelmingly for industrial action on Orkney Ferries in a fight for pay justice. Members have voted by around 80% for strike action with an even higher number backing action short of a...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: orkney ferries, pay justice, maritime
Scottish Parliament debates inter-island ferry services
With the Lib Dems tabling a motion in the Scottish Parliament on Scotland's inter-island ferries, shipping union RMT has set out three key demands to protect the future of the life-line services; * RMT supports the inclusion of inter-island ferry services...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: northern isles ferry services, northlink, orkney, shetland
RMT demands an end to the public sector pay cap
RMT organises workers in the Royal Fleet Auxiliary, Tyne & Wear Metro and Orkney Ferries who have all seen their pay drop well behind inflation and consequent increases in the cost of living since the Tory-Lib Dem coalition embarked on...
Region: National
Tagged with: rfa, royal fleet auxilliary, tyne and wear metro, orkney ferries, public sector pay cap