Tags

royal fleet auxiliary - 24 Items Tagged Within News

RMT pays tribute to merchant seafarers
SEAFARER UNION RMT today paid tribute to the humanitarian principles that its members continue to uphold on seas across the world. Responding to news that the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) tanker Wave Knight has delivered 75 tonnes of humanitarian aid to...
Region: National
Tagged with: Royal Fleet Auxiliary, RFA, Wave Knight,
RMT on contract for three new Royal Fleet Auxiliary ships
“Fort Austin and Fort Rosalie are over forty years old, and my members working for the RFA will be relieved that the process for awarding the contract to build three new Fleet Solid Support Ships has finally begun in earnest....
Region: National
Tagged with: Royal Fleet Auxiliary, RFA, MoD
Government security, defence, development and foreign policy review
ROYAL FLEET AUXILIARY UNION RMT today responded to the Government’s Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy. Mick Cash, RMT General Secretary said: “With all the sabre rattling, the Government has again overlooked the importance of civilian seafarers...
Region: National
Tagged with: Royal Fleet Auxiliary, RFA, Royal Navy, Seafarers, Maritime
RMT demand Government action to stop shipowner exploitation of seafarers
RMT General Secretary, Mick Cash said; “The shipping industry says it is seeking a level commercial playing field but today’s figures again show that UK seafarers continue to face unfair competition from low cost labour. We must end shipowners’ use...
Region: National
Tagged with: Seafarers, Shipping, P&O Ferries, DFDS, Stena Line, Condor Ferries, RFA, Royal Fleet Auxiliary, Ratings
On Armistice Day RMT remembers RFA sacrifice
RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said: "Today we remember all those who have lost their lives in conflicts around the globe and as a maritime trade union we particularly remember the brave men and women of the Merchant Navy and...
Region: National
Tagged with: merchant navy, royal fleet auxiliary, rfa, armistice day,
RMT brings Royal Fleet Auxiliary pay fight to TUC
RFA staff have been excluded from the inflation-proofing of wages that has been offered to other forces personnel and instead have been confronted by an imposed award that would mean a real terms cut in standards of living for brave...
Region: National
Tagged with: rfa, royal fleet auxiliary, fair pay, low pay, maritime
RMT writes to Government to demand urgent meeting over RFA
Maritime union RMT today wrote to Government minister Tobias Ellwood demanding an urgent meeting over the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) pay dispute after it was confirmed that additional resources from the navy supplies lifeline are to be deployed in the...
Region: National
Tagged with: rfa, royal fleet auxiliary, fair pay for rfa, royal navy, pay
RMT calls on Government to settle RFA dispute
Maritime union RMT today called on the Government to ensure a speedy resolution to the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) pay dispute after it confirmed that additional resources from the navy supplies lifeline are to be deployed in the Gulf in...
Region: National
Tagged with: royal fleet auxiliary, rfa, royal navy, fair pay for rfa
RMT demands urgent action on Fair Pay for RFA
Maritime union RMT today demanded action from the Government in an on-going pay dispute involving workers at the Royal Navy supplies lifeline - the Royal Fleet Auxiliary - after it was reported this morning that they are planning to raise rates for...
Region: National
Tagged with: rfa, royal fleet auxiliary, pay, fair pay for rfa, royal navy
RMT confirms RFA protest at Parliament next week
Maritime union RMT confirmed today that it will be holding a parliamentary demonstration next week in support of a programme of industrial action involving nearly 700 workers at the Royal Fleet Auxiliary – the Royal Navy supply lifeline – in a...
Region: National
Tagged with: rfa, royal fleet auxiliary, fair pay, low pay, maritime
RMT blasts Government over Royal Navy Lifeline workers
Maritime union RMT confirmed today that a programme of industrial action involving nearly 700 workers at the Royal Fleet Auxiliary – the Royal Navy supply lifeline – in a fight for pay justice goes ahead tomorrow. RMT today accused the Tory...
Region: National
Tagged with: rfa, royal fleet auxiliary, fair pay, low pay
RMT steps up demand for pay justice for RFA workers
On the Day of The Seafarer maritime union RMT has stepped up the demand for pay justice for nearly 700 workers at the Royal Fleet Auxiliary – the Royal Navy supply lifeline – who begin a campaign of industrial action next...
Region: National
Tagged with: rfa, royal fleet auxiliary, fair pay, low pay, maritime
RMT confirms action in fight for "fair pay for RFA"
Maritime union RMT confirmed today that it will be embarking upon a programme of industrial action involving nearly 700 workers at the Royal Fleet Auxiliary – the Royal Navy supply lifeline – in a fight for pay justice. Despite repeated efforts...
Region: National
Tagged with: rfa, royal fleet auxiliary, fair pay, low pay, maritime
Workers vote for action in fight for "Fair Pay For RFA"
Despite repeated efforts by the union to reach a negotiated solution the employers have instead opted to impose a 1.5% increase, undermining the living standards of a crucial group of workers who have seen service in major trouble spots, including the...
Region: National
Tagged with: rfa, royal fleet auxiliary, royal navy, pay justice,
RMT to ballot RFA workers
Maritime union RMT confirmed today that it has served notice and has begun the balloting process for industrial action involving nearly 700 workers at the Royal Fleet Auxiliary – the Royal Navy supply lifeline – in a fight for pay justice....
Region: National
Tagged with: rfa, royal fleet auxiliary, fair pay, low pay, maritime
Unions step up fight to scrap the pay cap at the RFA
Maritime union RMT today welcomed the joint letter from trade unions representing Royal Fleet Auxiliary workers which calls on the Government to scrap the pay cap which has systematically undermined pay for the last seven years.   In a letter...
Region: National
Tagged with: royal fleet auxiliary, rfa, pay cap, gavin williamson mp
RMT on Government announcement on public sector pay
"Divide and rule will not deflect from the campaign to scrap the pay cap for all and that includes our members on the Royal Fleet Auxiliary down in the Caribbean dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. "With inflation now...
Region: National
Tagged with: rfa, royal fleet auxiliary, public sector pay cap
RMT demands lifting of public sector pay cap for RFA staff
Speaking at the TUC Congress in Brighton, where the public sector pay cap will be debated today, RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said; "RMT has nearly a thousand RFA members providing lifeline supply services to the navy and who have...
Region: National
Tagged with: rfa, royal fleet auxiliary, pay cap, hurricane irma
RFA union RMT prepares for action over pay and conditions
RFA UNION RMT confirmed today that its preparing for industrial action involving hundreds of staff across the Royal Fleet Auxiliary over an attack on pay and working conditions. Any campaign of action will involve all RFA members including those on...
Region: National
Tagged with: rfa, royal fleet auxiliary, mounts bay
RMT calls on Government to clarify RFA position
General Secretary Mick Cash said; "Throughout the morning Ministers and the media have reported that the Mount's Bay, the ship being deployed to assist in the migrant crisis, is a Royal Navy vessel when it is in fact part of...
Region: National
Tagged with: rfa, royal fleet auxiliary, mount bay
RMT warns over threatened cuts to Royal Fleet Auxiliary
With speculation growing that civilian defence faces the prospect of the loss of up to 12,000 jobs from this afternoon’s Defence Review announcement, alongside a programme of privatisation, maritime union RMT, which represents staff across the Royal Navy supply lifeline, the...
Region: National
Tagged with: rfa, royal fleet auxiliary,
Defence review raises prospect of over 600 jobs losses
Royal Fleet Auxiliary union RMT warned today that the Royal Navy’s supply line, the RFA, faces job reductions of over 600 as part of a 20,000 jobs cull at the MOD – along with the possibility of wholesale or part-privatisation.   RMT...
Region: National
Tagged with: royal fleet auxiliary, rfa, job losses
Industrial Action at Royal Fleet Auxiliary
•    No cargo was unloaded by RMT members on-board Fort Austin and Gold Rover •    Social functions on-board RFA Argus have been cancelled as members refused to serve and prepare food for a high profile visit •    Fire exercises are...
Region: National
Tagged with: rfa, royal fleet auxiliary, industrial action,
Massive Vote for Industrial Action at Royal Fleet Auxiliary
The background to the current dispute is rooted in the managements attempt to bulldoze through major changes that would hit staff across the board. Following lengthy discussions between RMT and the Royal Fleet Auxiliary – the supply arm of the...
Region: National
Tagged with: royal fleet auxiliary, rfa, industrial action