RMT calls for support for ferry workers
FERRIES’ UNION RMT today responded to the First Minister’s announcement that Covid-19 restrictions in Scotland would be moving to ‘beyond Level 0’ from Monday 9th August. RMT General Secretary Mick Lynch said: “Ferry workers in Scotland must be supported with...
RMT warning of total chaos on eve of "Freedom Day"
Transport union RMT has warned that wholly bogus Government claims that rail and tube are part of a programme of COVID testing rather than isolation is sewing widespread confusion amongst the workforce and risks unleashing total chaos on the eve...
RMT warns of further surge in self isolation
TRANSPORT UNION RMT warned today that the current surge in people being pinged with self-isolation instructions will jack up again on Monday due to the Government's confused and conflicting messaging with respect to mask wearing and other COVID safety measures...
RMT warns of threat of violence to staff
Transport union RMT warned today that staff on services will be placed at danger of abuse and assault due to the botched, confused and inconsistent messaging over face coverings.
General Secretary Mick Lynch said;
“Whilst we welcome the approach from...
RMT slams "reckless and irresponsible gamble"
Responding to the Health Secretary’s latest announcement RMT general secretary Mick Lynch said: “This is a reckless and irresponsible gamble with the health of millions. “It is beyond belief that we today see a health minister and prime minister announcing...
RMT on alert for surge in passengers to resorts
RAIL UNION RMT said today that it is on red alert for a surge in passengers that may compromise COVID-19 safety protocols as millions are expected to head to the coast and other leisure attractions this weekend. With the forecast...
RMT warning over back to work Monday
Transport union RMT has warned that confused and conflicted Government messaging could lead to widespread breaches of public health measures on masks and social distancing as Boris Johnson urges people to "get back to work" today whilst at the same...
RMT demands that Government get a grip
RMT Assistant General Secretary Mick Lynch said;
"RMT has warned repeatedly that the confused and conflicted messaging from Government risked unleashing chaos on our transport services with social distancing a physical impossibility. That is exactly what has happened in Bournemouth...
RMT issues fresh COVID-19 advice to members
TRANSPORT UNION RMT today issued fresh guidance to members across rail and tube to refuse to work where safety is compromised due to the potentially lethal consequences of the Governments confused and contradictory messaging over the COVID-19 lockdown.