“POVERTY PAY” has forced catering staff on a key railway line to strike, the RMT rail union said yesterday.
Workers are set to stage a 48-hour strike from 10pm on Tuesday, with another two-day walkout due a week later.
German-owned DHL Global holds the outsourced...
Saturday 10th Dec 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Judge throws out Govia anti-strike bid
Friday 9th Dec 2016
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
RAIL workers on the West Coast and West Midlands lines are to stage protests against changes they say will endanger staff and passengers and worsen services, their union revealed yesterday.
The protests by members of rail union RMT begin on Monday.
They plan to leaflet...
Incompetent train firm heads to High Court in desperate ploy to put brakes on strikes
Thursday 8th Dec 2016
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
CONTRACT cleaners on Virgin’s West Coast mainline rail services won a battle against compulsory redundancies yesterday.
Members of the RMT union employed by contractors Voith Industrial Services were due to vote on whether to launch a campaign of action in protest over staffing...
Transport Secretary places passenger safety ‘at risk’ with plans to privatise Network Rail
Wednesday 7th Dec 2016
THE dangerous shambles that our prisons system became under Chris Grayling as justice secretary should serve as a caution over his plans for railways in England.
Grayling introduced a system he called “benchmarking” by which publicly owned prisons had their operations...
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
CHURCH of England bishops have issued the latest appeal for talks to resolve the long-running industrial dispute on Southern trains as further strike action hit services yesterday.
Church leaders in Sussex sent a letter to the rail privateer’s bosses calling for an end to the...
Rail union to protest at unveiling of Network Rail privatisation
Tuesday 6th Dec 2016
Executive refuses to defend judgement on driver-only trains
Tuesday 29th Nov 2016