by Conrad Landin, Industrial Reporter
BOSSES are putting safety at risk with their attempts to break rail strikes on the day of the Grand National this weekend, rail union RMT said yesterday.
Onboard workers on Merseyrail, Northern and Southern are all set to down tools on...
Tuesday 4th Apr 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
TRANSPORT watchdog officials arriving in Leeds today will be met by picketing rail workers fighting to defend pay and conditions.
Office of Rail and Road workers are due to visit Leeds Customer Relations Department of Northern Rail.
But members of transport union RMT at the...
Friday 15th Jan 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
RMT is targeting shadowy group Rail North to ensure passengers and workers get decent services and fair treatment, writes MICK CASH
Tuesday 29th Sep 2015
posted by Morning Star in Features
RMT hits back against threats across rail firms
Saturday 4th Jul 2015
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
TRAIN bosses are attempting to flood their operations with zero-hours agency staff, at the cost of their own employees, transport workers heard yesterday.
And there was a call for “immediate industrial action” against one privateer from delegates at the RMT annual...
Tuesday 23rd Jun 2015
RAIL campaigners were in action across northern England yesterday warning thousands of commuters of a looming franchise disaster.
Privateers are bidding for two key networks — Northern Rail and Trans-Pennine Express.
The franchises — drawn up after the government...
Saturday 14th Feb 2015
Rail campaigners will target stations in northern England on Friday as RMT ramps up its anti-cuts campaign.
Franchises for Northern Rail and Trans-Pennine Express services are up for grabs and the rail union warns privateers are planning higher fares, reduced services, ticket-office...
Tuesday 10th Feb 2015
Tuesday 27th Jan 2015
Catering staff employed on Northern Rail services between Carlisle and Settle are to take strike action today in a continuing row over compulsory redundancies.
The 24-hour strike, called by transport union RMT, will run until midnight.
RMT members and their supporters will be...
Saturday 13th Dec 2014
posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain
Friday 12th Dec 2014