IN THE latest drama to unfold around Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership campaign, TSSA leader Manuel Cortes accused Guardian columnist Owen Jones of “back-stabbing” the Labour leader.
The transport union general secretary accused Mr Jones of waging “a campaign of...
Wednesday 3rd Aug 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
ENGINEERS who maintain and repair Britain’s rail network are to ballot on strike action over pay, their union said yesterday.
The 250 engineers work for Network Rail, an “arm’s length” company wholly owned by the government.
Their union, the Transport...
Wednesday 27th Jul 2016
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
by Cassie Fitzgerald
RAIL union RMT will ballot its members on Virgin’s East Coast franchise to halt threats to jobs, working conditions and safety.
The union said the conflict has been brewing for months, accusing the company of trying to “bulldoze...
Saturday 23rd Jul 2016
by Cassie Fitzgerald
INDUSTRIAL action is on the cards at Virgin Trains after reports the firm would slash 15 per cent of its travel centre staff.
Rail union TSSA said the firm would sack 31 travel centre jobs and 15 station staff on its East Coast franchise, one of...
Friday 22nd Jul 2016
Attempting coups is the last thing Labour MPs should be doing. Confident leadership is vital in the face of Brexit, says
Tuesday 5th Jul 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
by Our News Desk
TRAIN staff were “solidly” behind train conductors’ strike yesterday, transport union RMT said following action by hundreds of Southern’s workers.
Southern Railway staff walked out for 24 hours in a bitter dispute over the role...
Thursday 19th May 2016
by Conrad Landin in Eastbourne
Tuesday 10th May 2016
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
Trade union TSSA rallies behind Corbyn against ‘bitter MPs’
Monday 9th May 2016
MICK CARNEY reports back from a recent trade union delegation to the West Bank
Corbyn’s Labour has much to be proud of – but there’s still a mountain to climb, which is why we must unite behind him to deliver victory in 2020, writes MANUEL CORTES