Corbyn calls for chaotic Southern to be put in public hands
Thursday 4th Aug 2016
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
TALKS aimed at averting fresh strikes by guards on Southern trains are to be held at Acas next week.
The conciliation service announced yesterday that it would meet officials from the company and rail union RMT on Wednesday and Thursday.
Govia Thameslink Railway, which owns...
Saturday 30th Jul 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
GUARDS on Southern trains are to stage a five-day strike amid a long-running dispute over company plans to reduce their role, rail union RMT announced yesterday.
RMT members will walk out from August 8.
Southern’s services have been hit by delays and cancellations for...
Friday 29th Jul 2016
posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain
RMT announces ballot after threat to jobs
Thursday 28th Jul 2016
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
RMT calls on Maynard not to miss chance to ditch basket case
Saturday 23rd Jul 2016
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain
RAIL unions will suspend strikes if Britain’s worst performing railway halts plans to deskill guards.
Govia Thameslink Rail’s Southern division is locked in a bitter dispute with its workforce over plans to scrap conductors’ train operation duties. And the company has...
Friday 8th Jul 2016
BOSSES at Britain’s worst-performing railway squirmed yesterday as MPs demanded to know why they had failed to address staff shortages they have subsequently blamed on unions.
Govia Thameslink Railway’s Southern division has inflicted misery on its commuters with regular...
Wednesday 6th Jul 2016
RAIL unions and politicians have demanded that Britain’s worst-performing railway be renationalised ahead of its bosses being grilled by MPs today.
Govia Thameslink Railway’s Southern division has unleashed travel chaos on commuters as it fights its staff in a bitter...
Tuesday 5th Jul 2016
Unions fear aim is to undermine guards’ roles
Monday 4th Jul 2016
PRIVATEER bosses on Britain’s worst-performing railway should “end this nonsense” and settle their dispute with unions, Jeremy Corbyn said yesterday.
The Labour leader spoke out after guards on Govia Thameslink Rail’s Southern division, which operates trains...
Thursday 23rd Jun 2016