orkney ferries - 4 Items Tagged Within News

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 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 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
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