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RMT on Virgin East Coast collapse
RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said; "This Transport Select Committee report is yet another damming indictment of both the failure of rail privatisation and the serial incompetence of the Secretary of State Chris Grayling. The collapse of the Virgin/Stagecoach operation...
Region: National
Tagged with: vtec, virgin, east coast main line, chris grayling, failing grayling, dft, department for transport, tory government, rail privatisation
RMT demands answers on behalf of East Coast workforce
RAIL UNION RMT today accused Chris Grayling and the Tory Government of leaving thousands of rail workers “dangling by a string” as key operational questions about what happens next with the collapsing East Coast rail franchise remain unanswered. RMT General...
Region: National
Tagged with: vtec, ecml, virgin east coast, virgin, stagecoach, chris Grayling, rail privatisation
RMT members prepare to strike on West Coast for pay justice
As RMT members prepare for the first of a series of strikes on Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin West Coast tomorrow (Friday 15th December)  in a fight for workplace justice and equality, and with workers on Virgin Trains East Coast balloting...
Region: National
Tagged with: virgin group, stagecoach, virgin west coast, vtec
RMT demands action over rodent infestation on VTEC
RAIL UNION RMT today demanded urgent action over rodent infestation on Virgin Trains East Coast  after pictures emerged clearly showing droppings in the food preparation and kitchen area on a VTEC unit. – pictures attached RMT has written to the...
Region: National
Tagged with: vtec, stagecoach, virgin, virgin trains, east coast, rodent droppings
Stagecoach profits jump 8%
Transport group Stagecoach has reported an eight per cent surge in statutory first-half profits in the same week that rail union RMT begins balloting for industrial action for a fair deal on pay and conditions on the East Coast service...
Region: National
Tagged with: stagecoach, virgin trains, vtec, east coast, profits, privatisation,
RMT ballot opens this week on Virgin East Coast
RAIL UNION RMT confirmed today that balloting of members for both strike action and action short of a strike on Virgin East Coast will begin this week after the company decided to impose a pay offer that had previously been...
Region: National
Tagged with: virgin, virgin east coast, vtec, stagecoach, strike ballot
RMT slams latest corporate welfare racket on East Coast line
Rail union RMT today slammed the Tory Government’s announcement that the East Coast rail franchise will be terminated three years early to be replaced with a new partnership model.   The move will allow the train operator’s, Virgin Group and...
Region: National
Tagged with: vtec, virgin east coast, virgin group, stagecoach, east coast mainline,
RMT ballots for action on Virgin East Coast
RAIL UNION RMT will be balloting members on Virgin East Coast after the company decided to impose a pay offer that had previously been rejected by the workforce. The offer sought to impose inferior conditions under further productivity and efficiency...
Region: National
Tagged with: virgin trains, vtec, virgin trains east coast, two-tier workforce
RMT Suspends Strike Action on Virgin East Coast
RMT’s executive has sent the following communication out to members relaying the decision: ALL INDUSTRIAL ACTION SUSPENDED FOLLOWING PROGRESS AT TALKS Dear Colleague, Delivery Plan – Intercity East Coast Last Friday I advised you that further proposals had been put...
Region: National
Tagged with: vtec, virgin trans east coast, doo, driver only operation, guards, conductors
RMT confirms strike action on Virgin East Coast
Rail union RMT today confirmed 48 hours of strike action on Virgin Trains East Coast as the union executive registered it’s disgust at the ever-increasing contempt being displayed to our members on board trains, on stations and in travel centres by...
Region: National
Tagged with: virgin trains east coast, vtec, strike action, doo, driver only operation, guards, conductors
RMT demands investigation into safety breaches
RAIL UNION RMT revealed this afternoon that Southern/GTR are refusing to have any kind of talks that might resolve the current guards safety dispute by slapping an impossible pre-condition down that “any discussions now can only relate to the detail...
Region: National
Tagged with: virgin, east coast, vtec, safety
Virgin East Coast strike solid this morning
General Secretary Mick Cash said; "RMT members are solid and united in support of the action in defence of jobs and safety on Virgin East Coast this morning and the trade union movement salutes them. Pickets are out at all...
Region: National
Tagged with: vtec, virgin, east coast, strike
RMT Confirms Strike Action on Virgin East Coast
Trains East Coast over a threat to jobs, working conditions and safety. The announcement comes after talks aimed at resolving a series of long-running issues at the heart of the dispute failed despite strenuous efforts by the union negotiating team....
Region: National
Tagged with: virgin, east coast, vtec
Intercity East Coast RMT Suspends All Industrial Action
TO ALL RMT VTEC MEMBERS   Our Ref: BR2/0025 16th August 2016     Dear Colleague, DELIVERY PLAN - INTERCITY EAST COAST RMT SUSPENDS ALL INDUSTRIAL ACTION   Further to my letter dated the 12th August 2016 with regards to the above matter...
Region: National
Tagged with: vtec, virgin east coast, delivery plan
Virgin Price Hike on East Coast
RAIL UNION RMT condemns the latest price rises on Virgin East Coast. Having already pulled many of its cheapest advance fares on popular routes, the company are now at it again with yet more misery for passengers through price hikes...
Region: National
Tagged with: virgin, east coast, ecml, vtec
DELIVERY PLAN – INTERCITY EAST COAST
Our Ref: BR2/0025 22nd July 2016 Dear Colleague, DELIVERY PLAN – INTERCITY EAST COAST The RMT want you to know the truth about the current dispute situation within VTEC. Your union is aware that VTEC management are putting out regular propaganda...
Region: National
Tagged with: virgin, vtec, east coast, intercity
RMT to ballot on Virgin East Coast
RAIL UNION RMT today confirmed that it has declared a dispute with Virgin East Coast and will open a strike ballot next week over a threat to jobs, working conditions and safety. The dispute has been brewing for some months...
Region: National
Tagged with: virgin, vtec, intercity, east coast
DELIVERY PLAN – INTERCITY EAST COAST
Our Ref: 5th July 2016 Dear Colleague, DELIVERY PLAN – INTERCITY EAST COAST Further to previous correspondence regarding the above, members will be aware that various meetings have taken place with the Company at which the Union sought guarantees on a...
Region: National
Tagged with: intercity east coast, vtec