Britain’s two largest rail unions agree to merger talks

This is a historical day for the trade union movement.

Publication Date: July 22 2011 The TSSA and RMT unions today agreed to commit to formal talks which could ultimately lead to a merger of the two unions. Initial discussions will focus on closer working between both unions initially through … Continue reading

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