RMT union

Monday, January 22, 2018

Monday, January 22, 2018

RMT union slams Chris Grayling 'specialist in failure' ahead of select committee questioning

RMT union slams Chris Grayling 'specialist in failure' ahead of select committee questioning

RMT union slams Chris Grayling 'specialist in failure'

Transport secretary Chris Grayling is to be questioned about the decision not to go ahead with three rail electrification schemes

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

'Rail travel should not be facility for greedy capitalists', says RMT Union

Rail fares crisis: Julia tells RMT train union chief to 'go google it' in row over poverty and food banks

Julia tells RMT leader to 'go google it' in row over poverty and food banks

Julia Hartley-Brewer had a strong debate with the RMT's Steve Hedley over how capitalism has affected quality of life

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Thursday, August 31, 2017

RMT announces ballot for new strike action on South Western Railway

RMT announces ballot for new strike action on South Western Railway

RMT announces ballot for new strike action on South Western Railway

The RMT made the announcement as part of a dispute over the role of guards on trains

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Southern Rail owner handed £13.4 million fine by the Department for Transport

Southern Rail owner handed £13.4 million fine by the Department for Transport

Southern Rail owner handed £13.4 million fine by the Department for Transport

The fine to be paid by Govia Thameslink Railway will be put towards funding improvements for passengers and performance

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Tube Strike: RMT union workers to take industrial action on the Central Line over staff displacement

Tube Strike: RMT union workers to take industrial action on the Central Line over staff displacement

Tube Strike: RMT union workers to take industrial action on the Central Line

The RMT has confirmed that a new strike will take place in a dispute over staff displacement

Friday, February 3, 2017

Friday, February 3, 2017

Govia Thameslink Railway invites RMT Union for talks next week

Southern Rail owner invites RMT Union for talks next week

Southern Rail owner invites RMT Union for talks next week

The parent company of Southern Rail, Govia Thameslink Railway, has invited the RMT Union for face to face talks next week in an attempt to settle their dispute

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Thursday, January 12, 2017

RMT says strike action could take place again in February on London Underground

RMT says strike action could take place again in February on London Underground

RMT says strike action could take place again in February on London Underground

Strike action on the London Underground may continue from February 6 unless the dispute is solved, the RMT Union has warned

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Nine-year-old boy writes letter to Southern Rail, telling them he's fed up of his parents 'coming home late every night'

Nine-year-old writes to Southern Rail telling them he's fed up of his parents 'coming home late every night'

Boy tells Southern Rail he's fed up of his parents 'coming home late' from work

A nine-year-old boy has written to Southern Rail, to let them know that he is fed up of his parents' being inconvenienced by the rail strikes

Monday, January 9, 2017

Monday, January 9, 2017

RMT Union warns Transport for London to stop 'dangerous lies' about level of tube services running

RMT says Transport for London's tube strike 'lies' could lead to deadly crush

RMT says Transport for London's tube strike 'lies' could lead to deadly crush

The union has told transport bosses they must start giving accurate information about the amount of tube services running during the strike

Julia Hartley-Brewer clashes with RMT Union's Mick Lynch over London Underground strikes

Tube strike: RMT secretary Mick Lynch blames Sadiq Khan for travel chaos

Tube strike: RMT secretary Mick Lynch blames Sadiq Khan for travel chaos

A 24-hour tube strike began last night at 6pm in a row over ticket office closures

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Talks begin in an attempt to stop London Underground strike

Talks begin in attempt to stop London Underground strike

Talks begin in attempt to stop London Underground strike

Talks are to be held in an attempt to avert a strike by thousands of London Underground workers in the New Year

Monday, December 19, 2016

Monday, December 19, 2016

'Staff on Southern Rail are striking because they're frightened about their future', says Ken Livingstone

Southern Rail crisis will end in Jeremy Corbyn triumph, says Ken Livingstone

Southern Rail crisis will end in Jeremy Corbyn triumph, says Ken Livingstone

Livingstone spoke to James Whale and Ash as RMT union members began a 48-hour strike on the Southern Rail network

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Thursday, December 15, 2016

'It was not wise for Southern Rail to exclude us from talks', says RMT Union

RMT boss Mick Cash: Southern Rail showed contempt to passengers by barring us from crisis talks

RMT boss says it was 'unwise for Southern Rail to exclude us' from talks

Talks between Southern Rail and Aslef took place yesterday at ACAS conciliation service, however the RMT Union was not allowed to attend the meeting

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

'Stop making the commuters' lives a misery' - Twitter reacts to Southern Rail chaos

'Stop making commuters' lives a misery' - Twitter reacts to Southern Rail chaos

'Stop making commuters' lives a misery' - Twitter reacts to Southern Rail

Members of the RMT Union have gone on strike today, meanwhile Aslef have banned all overtime on Southern Rail

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

London Underground strikes: 'The network is creaking at the seams, we must have more front line staff', says the RMT Union

London Underground strikes: Mick Cash rattled by Julia Hartley-Brewer during feisty exchange

RMT boss Mick Cash rattled by Julia Hartley-Brewer during tube strike debate

London Underground staff have voted to strike over separate disputes about safety, staffing and industrial relations. It is believed that the strikes will take place in the run-up to Christmas

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Thousands of London Underground staff to go on strike

Thousands of London Underground staff to go on strike

Thousands of London Underground staff to go on strike

Thousands of London Underground staff have voted to go on strike in separate disputes over staffing, safety and industrial relations

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Thursday, October 20, 2016

RMT union suspends strike planned for November, at request of the British Legion

RMT union suspends strike planned for November 3 at request of British Legion

RMT union suspends strike planned for November 3 at request of British Legion

The RMT union has suspended their strike, citing pressure from UK armed forces charity

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

'Trade unions are inappropriate for Britain and should have immunity from legal action removed', says leading journalist

Southern Rail crisis: 'Sorry Jeremy Corbyn but unions have no place in modern Britain'

'Sorry Jeremy Corbyn but unions have no place in modern Britain'

Journalist Leo McKinstry says trade unions and their 'radical ideology' are out of step with 21st century society

'The Department for Transport are calling the shots on Southern Rail', says Aslef

Southern Rail crisis: Department for Transport calling the shots, says Aslef union

Southern Rail crisis: Department for Transport calling the shots, says union

The Aslef union have announced their plan to ballot train drivers on industrial action, as strikes from the RMT union continue this week

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Southern Rail drivers to be balloted on industrial action, says Aslef union

Southern Rail drivers to be balloted on industrial action, says Aslef union

Southern Rail drivers to be balloted on industrial action, says Aslef union

RMT union workers are striking again this week over a dispute about the role of conductors, now the Aslef union has claimed it will ballot drivers on industrial action

Monday, October 17, 2016

Monday, October 17, 2016

Southern Rail urges RMT to have a referendum on the role of conductors

RMT dismisses Southern Rail offer as 'bribe' as row continues

RMT dismisses Southern Rail offer as 'bribe' as row continues

Last week the RMT union called three days of strike action, with more planned this week, Southern Rail is asking the union for a referendum on the dispute

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

'If Charles Horton made a deal across the table, there would be no Southern Rail dispute', says RMT Union

Southern Rail strikes: RMT boss Mick Cash disputes 'conductor guarantee' claim

Southern Rail strikes: RMT boss Mick Cash disputes 'conductor guarantee' claim

The RMT union are beginning industrial action today, in a continuing dispute over the role of conductors on the rail service

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

'Southern Rail are oblivious to what passengers think' after 'Let's strike back tweet', says leading travel journalist

Southern Rail's Let's Strike Back tweet 'shows they're oblivious to their passengers'

Southern Rail's Let's Strike Back tweet 'shows they're oblivious to passengers'

Rail industry journalist Christian Wolmar slams Southern Rail for tweeting a call to action to customers after spate of problems

Monday, October 3, 2016

Monday, October 3, 2016

Southern Rail: call for support on Twitter backfires as users blast the operator

Southern Rail 'Let's strike back' tweet backfires as users blast the operator

Southern Rail 'Let's strike back' tweet backfires as users blast the operator

Southern Rail have been in a long dispute with the Rail, Maritime and Transport union over the role of conductors on trains

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Strikes continue on Southern Rail causing travel chaos

Southern Rail strikes continue, causing travel chaos

Southern Rail strikes continue, causing travel chaos

The RMT union is continuing strike action today, over a dispute about the role of conductors working for Southern Rail

Monday, September 5, 2016

Monday, September 5, 2016

Association of British Commuters launches a crowdfunding campaign to take action on Southern Rail problems

Southern Rail commuters launch crowdfunding campaign to end 'daily catastrophe'

Southern Rail commuters launch crowdfunding campaign to end 'daily catastrophe'

They hope to raise £25,000 for a judicial review into the Department for Transport and how they have handled problems with Southern Rail

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

'This is the last resort for staff', says shadow transport secretary on rail strikes

Eurostar strikes are "last resort" for staff at the end of their tether, says shadow transport minister

Eurostar strikes are "last resort" for staff at the end of their tether

Shadow transport minister Andy McDonald tells talkRADIO that industrial action on the cross-channel service, along with walkouts at Southern Rail and the East Coast, are "absolutely critical" to the continued safety and security of services…

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

'They're putting cost before safety', says RMT general secretary on Southern and ScotRail

'They're putting cost before safety', says RMT general secretary on Southern and ScotRail

'They're putting cost before safety', says RMT on Southern and ScotRail

Staff who work for Southern and ScotRail have gone on strike in protest to driver-only trains