New Year Legal Circular

January 18, 2018

Please see above and below Circular No: NCP/009/18 Our Ref: LA/01/2018 17TH January 2018 To: Branches, Regional Councils & Regional Offices Dear colleague, New Year Legal Update 1. Helplines Numbers and Update in L2 form RMT Helpline – 0800 376 3706. England and Wales. In Scotland and Off Shore members the number has changed to: …

COMPULSORY LIQUIDATION OF CARILLION

January 16, 2018

To All Branches, Regional Offices & Regional Councils   Circular No IR.031/18   16th January 2018   Our Ref: BR1/15/6     Dear Colleagues,   COMPULSORY LIQUIDATION OF CARILLION   Obviously our worse fears of the last few weeks has happened and sadly through no fault of their own our members find their future employment, …

December 2017 Inflation Rates

January 16, 2018

New Inflation rates for year to December 2017   The Office for National Statistics (ONS) have published inflation rates for the year to December 2017. The Retail Prices Index (RPI) was 4.1%, up 0.2% on the year to November 2017. The often quoted, but irrelevant for pay purposes alternative measures of CPI and CPIH were …

RMT CALLS ON LONDON MAYOR TO TAKE CARILLION’S LONDON RAIL CONTRACTS INTO DIRECT TFL OWNERSHIP

January 16, 2018

RMT CALLS ON LONDON MAYOR TO TAKE CARILLION’S LONDON RAIL CONTRACTS INTO DIRECT TFL OWNERSHIP   RAIL UNION RMT has today called on London Mayor Sadiq Khan to take immediate measures to bring Carillion’s London rail contract work into direct public ownership through Transport for London with guaranteed protection for the workforce, their jobs, pay, …

RMT TRADE UNION EDUCATION & LEARNING FESTIVAL 2018 – UNVEILING OF JFT96 MEMORIAL.   

January 14, 2018

RMT TRADE UNION EDUCATION & LEARNING FESTIVAL 2018 – UNVEILING OF JFT96 MEMORIAL.      The 2018 RMT Festival of Education & Learning will take place at the Bob Crow National Education Centre. In accordance with a decision of the National Executive Committee a bespoke memorial will be unveiled in honour of the ‘Justice for …

RMT calls on Government to give assurances to workforce caught in Carillion financial crisis.

January 14, 2018

RMT calls on Government to give assurances to workforce caught in Carillion financial crisis.   General Secretary Mick Cash said;   “The Government should be giving clear-cut assurances to the workers who are watching the Carillion crisis play out on their TV screens this weekend. They are caught in the crossfire of a financial crisis …

ELECTION OF RELIEF REGIONAL ORGANISER – SOUTH Term of Office – 5 Years

January 4, 2018

ELECTION OF RELIEF REGIONAL ORGANISER – SOUTH Term of Office – 5 Years     Nominations have been invited for the above position (Circular No. MF/137/17, 14th December 2017).   The deadline for nominations is WEDNESDAY 7th MARCH 2018.   If you wish to stand then please attend a branch meeting and stand for election …