Topic: RMT union

Is the UK heading for a nationwide rail dispute?

UK’s union that represents rail, maritime and transport workers (RMT), has expressed concern over the long-term reductions in the passenger timetable. This would mean workers are made redundant, and this in turn will affect all...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

UK trade union: freight statistics worrying

The National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) says the latest statistics, released last week by the Office of Rail and Road (ORR), show a worrying downward trend. The Union has called for...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Government asked to support Scottish terminal

The Scottish government has been asked if it will pledge support from a special development fund to reduce fears of closure at the modern freight terminal in Coatbridge, North Lanarkshire. The facility handles five daily...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
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Freightliner UK staff to strike over ‘bullying’ claims

RMT union-affiliated members of staff at Freightliner UK’s Coatbridge Terminal have voted overwhelmingly to strike in a dispute over allegations of bullying and harassment.  The National Executive Committee of the RMT, Britain’s largest specialist transport trade...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy