Category Archives: RMT

RMT warns Nicola Sturgeon of dire consequences of continual underfunding of life-line Orkney Ferries

By | March 19, 2019

Shipping union, RMT, has confirmed that it has written to Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon warning of the dire consequences for Orkney’s life-line ferry services both in terms of service delivery and the impact on industrial relations of decades of cuts which will come to a head with a £1.6 million deficit on the budget… Read More »

Offshore union RMT raises concerns over the impact on workers from today’s Government offshore wind energy strategy

By | March 8, 2019

Offshore energy union RMT today raised concerns over the impact on workers from the Government’s Offshore Wind Energy Industrial Strategy which was published this morning. RMT General Secretary, Mick Cash says: “RMT is concerned that the offshore wind industry has already adopted a regressive business model based on sub-contracting and de-regulation. Costs cut on that… Read More »

RMT protest in Holyhead for jobs, pay and Trade Union rights on Irish Ferries’ WB Yeats

By | February 7, 2019

Today, Maritime union RMT has been protesting from 0630 at Holyhead Port, Anglesey LL65 1DR. The protest targeted the 0815 sailing of the Cyprus registered WB Yeats with activists leafleting vehicle and freight passengers as they boarded the vessel in Holyhead Port. The action demands seafarer jobs, enforcement of employment law and trade union rights… Read More »

RMT to hold protest in Holyhead on Friday 8th February for jobs, pay and Trade Union rights on Irish Ferries’ WB YEATS

By | February 5, 2019

Maritime union, RMT, will be holding a protest on Friday 8th February from 0630 at Holyhead Port, Anglesey LL65 1DR. The protest will be targeting the 0815 sailing of the Cyprus registered WB Yeats with activists leafleting vehicle and freight passengers as they board the vessel in Holyhead Port. The action will demand seafarer jobs,… Read More »

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RMT demands answers as scandal deepens over award of Government Brexit ferry contracts

By | January 31, 2019

The maritime union, RMT, yesterday demanded answers from the Government over the terms and conditions of workers on their Brexit ferry contracts, and the publication of their legal advice on the procurement process, as the Chair of the Transport Select Committee released correspondence that raises serious questions about the emergency award procedure of the work… Read More »

Maritime union RMT to hold demo defending victimised Stena Line ‘Holyhead 3’ Union Reps

By | December 14, 2018

Maritime union RMT has confirmed that it will be holding a demonstration against management victimisation of union reps on Stena Line, Irish Sea, on: Saturday 15th December at 11.30am, Stena House, Station Approach, Holyhead LL65 1DQ The demonstration – in support of the Holyhead 3 – is taking place to protest at Stena Line calling… Read More »