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...
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...
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.
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...
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...