Unemployment Rises to 2.6 Million

Responding to news that unemployment has risen by 128,000 to 2.638 million in the three months to October, RMT General Secretary Bob Crow said:

“These latest shocking figures show that all the Governments promises on jobs and apprenticeships are as hollow as a chocolate Father Christmas.

This ConDem government have sat back and done nothing while the gap between haves and have-nots in Britain has widened to record levels on their watch.

Nowhere is the Governments inaction and impotency more graphically illustrated than at Bombardier in Derby where their kow-towing to the EU and Siemens has left thousands of manufacturing jobs and apprenticeships on the block. They are a total disgrace. “

> RMT National News

Monday, 23rd April
National RMT protest over rail safety on Wednesday will mark second anniversary of Britain's longest running industrial dispute
Sunday, 22nd April
RMT ISSUES FRESH CALL FOR PUBLIC OWNERSHIP AS SUNDAY TIMES REPORTS FIVE PRIVATE RAIL FRANCHISE HOLDERS TEETERING ON BRINK OF COLLAPSE
Friday, 20th April
National RMT Protest Against Driver Only Operation on Weds 25th April‎
Thursday, 19th April
RMT suspends strike action on Docklands Light Railway after significant progress in ACAS talks with the company.
Wednesday, 18th April
RMT confirms further action on Greater Anglia in fight over rail safety and the role of the guard