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RMT response to Old Bailey tube runaway verdict this afternoon

Bob Crow – RMT General Secretary – said: “This shocking incident, which could very easily have resulted in a major [...]
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More overhead line failures- RMT callsfor urgent talks with Network Rail

RAIL UNION RMT today called for urgent talks with Network Rail over a spate of overhead line failures which has [...]
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RMT accuses Tube bosses of lying

TUBE BOSSES today stood accused of “lying through their teeth” over the effect of industrial action being taken by train [...]
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Sacked Underground staff to set up “soup kitchen” protest

33 RMT London Underground “Trainpeople” staff – who face the prospect of dismissal this week – are taking their demo [...]
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RMT continues to increase membership

Rail, maritime and transport union RMT announced today that the organisation has continued to increase its membership in the past [...]
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RMT demands immediate release of Tehran bus union Treasurer

Transport union RMT today expressed its deep concern at the continued imprisonment of sick Iranian prisoner Reza Shahabi, treasurer of [...]
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Cost of West Coast franchising fiasco

RAIL UNION RMT today said that the true cost of the West Coast franchising fiasco will be at least £100 [...]
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RMT’s response to Leveson

RMT General Secretary Bob Crow, who gave evidence to the Leveson Inquiry, said: “One thing that Leveson has uncovered is [...]
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Pre-Christmas pay fight in Marks& Spencer’s supply chain

RMT MEMBERS at DHL’s Neasden depot, supply chain partners of Marks and Spencer’s and a key transport and distribution hub [...]
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John Lewis Cleaners in New Pay Dispute

Today, Monday 12th November, the Industrial Workers of the World union (IWW) have lodged a fresh pay dispute on behalf [...]
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RMT demands action against blacklisting website

TRANSPORT UNION RMT today demanded action against a trade union blacklisting website which is actively targeting activists at all levels [...]
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March Today – Strike Tomorrow!

On the eve of the union-organised anti-austerity protests in London, Belfast and Glasgow, RMT General Secretary Bob Crow, who will [...]
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Massive vote for strike action: First Devon & Cornwall buses

TRANSPORT UNION RMT confirmed today a massive vote for strike action and action short of a strike in a ballot [...]
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Rumours of “pay as you go” Virgin contract on West Coast Main Line

ITH RUMOURS rife throughout the industry that the Government are to announce on Monday that Virgin have been awarded an [...]
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RMT to ballot for strike action over driver-less trains on Underground

TUBE UNION RMT confirmed today that it is to ballot for strike action and action short of a strike in [...]
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RMT pledges solidarity with Greek workers

As Greek workers launch a general strike today backed by three major trade union confederations, including PAME (the Greek All-Workers [...]
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RMT calls for urgent talks with Public Sector Rescue Team

RAIL UNION RMT today called for urgent talks with the public sector rescue team drafted in by the Government to [...]
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Trans-Pennine cleaners to strike again

CLEANERS, security staff and train despatchers on the Trans-Pennine Express employed by Carlisle Cleaning and Support Services are to strike [...]
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RMT Campaigns over increased rail fares

RAIL UNION RMT pledged today to take the campaign over rail fares, and the case for renationalisation of the railways, [...]
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RMT demands assurances on West Coast jobs

RAIL UNION RMT said today that it is demanding cast-iron guarantees from First Group that there will be no attack [...]
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RMT wins unfair dismissal case

Justice has prevailed in the case of RMT member William Etchells who has succeeded in his claim for unfair dismissal [...]
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RMT Campaign to defend jobs & services on West Coast route

RAIL UNION RMT confirmed last Friday that it is gearing up for a renewed campaign to defend jobs and services [...]
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Tube Cleaners on strike tomorrow in Stratford and other key locations

Transport union RMT said today that tube cleaners working for Initial and ISS will strike be out in force tomorrow [...]
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Tube Cleaners to strike again in fight for fair pay

Transport union RMT said today that tube cleaners working for Initial and ISS will strike again this week in their [...]
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RMT demands renationalisation of Greater Western franchise

TRANSPORT UNION RMT today demanded the renationalisation of the Great Western franchise as it emerged that the government will handing [...]
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RMT anti-rail cuts campaign steams in to Clegg

THE DAY after Nick Clegg and his coalition partners confirmed that they are to fund a series of long-delayed rail [...]
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RMT demands investigation of DLR dumped waste

TRANSPORT UNION RMT has demanded a full investigation by the safety authorities and assurances on staff and passenger safety as [...]
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Thales Rail Staff in massive vote for strike action

RAIL UNION RMT announced today that staff working for Thales have voted by a massive majority, more than 95%, for [...]
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Transpennine Express cleaners to strike in pay fight

RAIL UNION RMT confirmed today that cleaners working on the Carlisle contract on Transpennine Express will strike in a fight [...]
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Transport Bosses Average £1 million Pay

The bosses of the ‘big five’ private transport operators have pocketed an average £1 million each in pay, bagging an [...]
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RMT to ballot all LUL staff over use of unqualified staff in safety roles

TUBE UNION RMT announced today that it is to ballot all London Underground members for action short of a strike [...]
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Central TFL Staff to take action over Olympics

STAFF WORKING directly for Transport for London are to take strike action and action short of a strike over the [...]
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RMT TO BALLOT FOR ACTION ON FIRST GREAT WESTERN OVER OLYMPIC PAYMENTS

RAIL UNION RMT announced today that it is making urgent preparations for a ballot for both strike action and action [...]
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RMT campaign exposes truth behind £350 million Scottish Ferries privatisation rip-off

SHIPPING UNION RMT today chalked up an important victory in its campaign to save Scottish Ferries services, dragging out the [...]
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Bob Crow to expose “lethal cocktail” of McNulty rail reforms at Select Committee

RAIL UNION RMT will seize the opportunity at an evidence session of the Transport Select Committee today (19th June) to [...]
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Tyne & Wear Metro strike suspended as DB Regio tables improved offer

STRIKE ACTION by RMT members on the Tyne and Wear Metro scheduled for next Thursday, June 21, has been suspended [...]
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Striking Cleaners Join Anti-Austerity Rally Tomorrow

Striking cleaners on the Tyne and Wear Metro will join up with fellow trade unionists and campaigners at an anti-austerity [...]
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RMT Secures Latest Olympic Bonus

RAIL UNION RMT today announced that it has secured the latest in a line of Olympics bonus payments – this [...]
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Pay & Workplace Justice strike by Tyne & Wear Metro Cleaners

TRANSPORT UNION RMT confirmed today that following a 100% vote in favour, strike action in a dispute over pay and [...]
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RMT members at Tyne and Wear Metro refuse eternal pay cuts

TRANSPORT UNION RMT today confirmed that industrial action on Tyne and Wear Metro will go ahead tomorrow after contractor DB [...]
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we have had no option but to ballot for action in defence of our members

RMT declares massive vote for strike action

TRANSPORT UNION RMT confirmed today that in two separate ballots for strike action and action short of a strike in [...]
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