MANUEL CORTES was re-elected as general secretary of transport union TSSA yesterday, winning a second term with almost 66 per cent of the vote.
He urged members to rededicate themselves to the struggle in the new year, which marks the 120th anniversary of the union’s...
Friday 2nd Dec 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Rail firm waggles cash to get rid of guards
Tuesday 18th Oct 2016
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
TICKET offices on London’s Tube must be reopened, rail unions said yesterday after new research found staff had been exposed to far more abuse since they closed.
The Transport Salaried Staffs Association (TSSA) survey uncovered more than 2,000 abusive incidents in the past six...
Friday 7th Oct 2016
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
JEREMY CORBYN won the backing of another trade union in the race for the Labour leadership yesterday.
The executive of transport and travel union TSSA voted unanimously to support Mr Corbyn rather than Owen Smith after the Labour leader gave a major policy announcement.
Friday 5th Aug 2016
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
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
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
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
Monday 9th May 2016
TSSA leader warns Sturgeon not to muddy her party’s name as he excoriates Stagecoach boss over £11m tax labyrinth
Saturday 16th Apr 2016
posted by Will Stone in Britain