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RMT demands welfare protections for Seafarers in government bill
The Seafarers Wages Bill, in its current form, only provides for a limited extension of the National Minimum Wage to seafarers on international routes from UK ports. The bill should refer to the broader terms and conditions contained in the...
Region: National
Tagged with: Seafarers Wages Bill, National Minimum Wage, Seafarers, RMT, Mick Lynch,
RMT call to Government on Seafarers Wages Bill
Report Stage in the Lords on 26 October is a chance to amend the legislation to cover more conditions of employment than basic pay, and amendments have been tabled by Labour Peers to achieve this.   Mick Lynch, RMT General Secretary...
Region: National
Tagged with: RMT, Mick Lynch, P&O Ferries, DP World, Maritime, Seafarers Wages Bill
Rail fares rising almost twice as fast as wages
Rail fares have increased at twice the speed of wages since 2010, according to new analysis released today by the RMT on the eve of the Government announcement on the latest fare hike. The analysis shows that rail fares have risen...
Region: National
Tagged with: rail fares, ticket prices, wages, dft