RMT press releases

RMT tells LU 'end the bullying culture' following employment tribunal loss

RMT says that major employment tribunal loss by London Underground is a wake-up call to end the culture of picking on staff

TUBE UNION RMT today called on London Underground to end the culture of picking on staff and misusing procedures after the company lost an important employment tribunal case, costing the taxpayer a six figure sum in the process.
The driver in question was re-instated by LU yesterday at a resolution meeting with the Employment Tribunal Judge and London Underground management.

Mick Cash to speak at May Day rally

RMT'S Mick Cash to tell May Day rally it's no longer a question of if our railways are renationalised, it's a question of when.

In a May Day message today RMT General Secretary Mick Cash says that the tide in favour of public ownership of our railways and our public services has now shifted irreversibly and that it is only a matter of time before the exploitation and greed of privatisation is swept away.

Mick Cash, who will be speaking at the May Day rally at Trafalgar Square in London today, said:

DLR strike suspended as 'significant progress' made

RMT suspends strike action on Docklands Light Railway after significant progress in ACAS talks with the company.

RAIL UNION RMT has confirmed that scheduled strike action on Keolis Amey Docklands, due to start tomorrow and stretch across the weekend, has been suspended after significant progress has been made in talks with the company hosted by ACAS. The union remains in dispute.

 General Secretary Mick Cash said today;

Transport union RMT pledges "solidarité totale" with striking French rail workers

TRANSPORT UNION RMT today pledged “total solidarity” with striking rail workers in France in their fight to defend jobs, workers’ rights and the principle of a publicly-owned railway.

Members at the union’s train crew conference, meeting in Aberystwyth, have confirmed the support and General Secretary Mick Cash has sent the following message to the CGT union in France:

RMT shocked and horrified that tube worker was pushed onto the track

RMT response to Victoria station staff incident yesterday ( Tuesday 10th April ) where a member of staff was pushed onto the track

Tube union RMT has reacted with shock and horror to yesterday's incident at Victoria station where a member of staff was pushed onto the track.

The union says that tube staff play a vital role in moving London around and are the unsung hero’s of the capital and that no corners should be cut when it comes to safety.

RMT calls for responsible reporting of security matters in light of the spike of racist abuse

RMT raises serious concerns with Minister over spike in racist abuse of staff in wake of headlines about terror cells on London Transport

Tube union RMT has today written to the Minister of State for Security, Ben Wallace, after Government comments about the possibility of terrorists embedding themselves within London Transport were turned into front page headlines last week, leading to a spike of racist abuse and threats against staff on London Underground over the weekend.
 
In the letter, RMT General Secretary Mick Cash, says:
 

RMT confirms it has served notice on KAD for next phase of Docklands strike action

DLR union RMT confirmed today that it has served notice on Keolis Amey Docklands for the next phase of strike action in a dispute over outsourcing, abuse of procedures and workplace justice.

All KAD members have been instructed not to book on for any shifts that commence between:-

04:00 hours on Friday 20th April 2018 and 03:59 hours on Tuesday 24th April 2018

RMT confirms it has served notice on KAD for next phase of Docklands strike action

DLR union RMT confirmed today that it has served notice on Keolis Amey Docklands for the next phase of strike action in a dispute over outsourcing, abuse of procedures and workplace justice.

All KAD members have been instructed not to book on for any shifts that commence between:-

04:00 hours on Friday 20th April 2018 and 03:59 hours on Tuesday 24th April 2018

RMT action on Docklands Light Railway united and determined

RMT action on Docklands Light Railway united and determined this morning in fight for workplace justice

General Secretary Mick Cash said;

"‎Our members are standing united and determined on DLR this morning in a dispute that is about ending the undercutting of jobs and conditions through outsourcing, ending the abuse of procedures and defending the basic principles of workplace justice.

RMT at ACAS for further talks today as industrial action looms on Docklands Light Railway this week

26th of March, 2018

RAIL UNION RMT today confirmed that it will be attending further ACAS talks today with Keolis Amey Docklands as industrial action looms on Docklands Light Railway this week.

The latest talks follow extensive efforts by the union to resolve through ACAS the wide range of issues at the heart of the dispute that amount to a comprehensive breakdown in industrial relations on a number of important fronts including: