Political

4th March National Demonstration to defend the NHS

By Paul | January 30, 2017

4th March National Demonstration to defend the NHS   Health Campaigns Together (a national network of over thirty NHS campaigning organisations and unions working together to co-ordinate action to defend the NHS) have called a national demonstration in London on 4th March. RMT has agreed to support and widely publicise this demonstration starting at 12.00 …

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LATEST TORY ATTEMPT TO BAN TRANSPORT STRIKES

By Paul | January 23, 2017

RMT RESPONSE TO LATEST TORY ATTEMPT TO BAN TRANSPORT STRIKES Mick Cash, RMT General Secretary, said: “These Tories would ban trade unions full stop if they could get away with it. Their objective is to turn the railways into a money-raking racket for their mates in the private train companies where safety counts for nothing. …

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MAKE SOME NOISE DEMO 13th MARCH

By Paul | January 16, 2017

MAKE SOME NOISE DEMO 13th MARCH In the light of Home Secretary Amber Rudd’s shocking decision in October not to grant an inquiry into “The Battle of Orgreave”, the Truth and Justice Campaign are planning their biggest and noisiest demonstration to date. Having sent our own letter to Teresa May, when she was Home Secretary, …

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The Great Rail Rip Off

By Paul | January 5, 2017

Southern Rail owners Go Ahead ramp up dividends and stockpile cash while services are left to rot and safety standards are slashed New research by transport union RMT has found that as passenger brace themselves for yet another fare increase in the New Year the four big transport groups that own many of Britain’s Train …

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DfT admits to rigging rail franchise market for privateers

By Paul | January 5, 2017

DfT admits to rigging rail franchise market for privateers RAIL UNION RMT says that today’s revelations in the media that the DfT intend to rig the rail franchise market to ensure privateers have their profits protected must be explained to Parliament and rail passengers. The Department for Transport’s  Managing Director of Passenger Services has admitted …

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RMT reaction to the death of Fidel Castro

By Paul | December 1, 2016

RMT reaction to the death of Fidel Castro General Secretary Mick Cash said; “RMT is saddened to hear of the death of our comrade and inspiration Fidel Castro. It should never be forgotten that Fidel and his comrades swept away Batista and his corrupt, mafia-controlled regime and replaced it with a socialist model which put …

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Jeremy Corbyn Victory

By Paul | September 25, 2016

LU Engineering Branch would like to congratulate Jeremy Corbyn on his increased victory as Labour Leader. He is a member of the RMT Parliamentary Group and has always shown support for the union’s key policies such as Rail Nationalisation and Fighting the Austerity cuts. We look forward to the Parliamentary Labour Party now getting behind …

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How Workers Beat a Government

By Paul | July 26, 2016

The working class took on and defeated the Government in July 1972. Find out how.  PENTONVILLE 5 MEETING July 28 2016 – 18.30 Marx Memorial Library, Clerkenwell Green, London EC1R 0DU In the campaign against austerity and anti-union laws the successful fight to free the Pentonville 5 is often quoted. To find out what really …

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