RAIL union RMT will launch the latest stage of its “Safer Scottish Trains” campaign with two events in Glasgow today.
RMT general secretary Mick Cash said the campaign was designed to engage the travelling public and rail workers “in a united push for safe rail...
Monday 8th Aug 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
But union also receives new offer in dispute over guards’ role
Tuesday 2nd Aug 2016
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain
SCOTRAIL staff are to stage a fresh wave of strikes in a long-running dispute over driver-only operation, their union announced yesterday.
RMT members will walk out for 48 hours from August 7, 24 hours on August 11 and over the weekend of August 13-14.
The rail union opposes...
Friday 29th Jul 2016
WORKERS at rail privateer ScotRail walked out on strike for 24 hours yesterday over plans for driver-only operations and safety issues.
The strike is the latest of several 24-hour stoppages and another is planned for July 31.The workers are members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport...
Monday 25th Jul 2016
Union condemns ‘cavalier’ attitude to safety
Tuesday 19th Jul 2016
Rail bosses’ myopic plans to remove guards revealed Dossiers exposed as ScotRail and Southern staff strike
Wednesday 22nd Jun 2016
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
RAIL bosses have been caught bang to rights with the exposé of their secret plans to get rid of train guards in Scotland.
Papers which dismissed conductors as a “weak link” on trains who made operators more vulnerable to industrial action are “in no way a...
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
Union protests after bosses shun negotiations on cuts to jobs and safety
Tuesday 21st Jun 2016
STUBBORN ScotRail bosses have snubbed workers’ requests for talks to avert strikes planned for next week, their union RMT revealed yesterday.
The union wrote again to ScotRail calling on the company to “stop dragging its heels” in finding a solution and to “take...
Saturday 18th Jun 2016
SCOTLAND’S rail workers are to launch strike action to resist privateer plans to sack train conductors.
ScotRail franchise operator Abellio, part of the Dutch state railways, is pressing ahead with plans to introduce driver-only operations (DOO), and has attempted to undermine...
Wednesday 15th Jun 2016