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6 July 2016

Conference takes fighting position on urgent political questions

The 2016 AGM of the RMT took place against a backdrop of heightened conflict in both the industrial and political arenas

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29 June 2016

Workplace news in brief

Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Lecturers, train workers and cleaners on strike.

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22 June 2016

Southern conductors back on the picket lines

Southern Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) conductors were picketing again against driver-only trains, yesterday, Tuesday 21st May, outside Barnham station

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22 June 2016

Solid strike against "Britain's worst train company"

Services run by what workers are calling "Britain's worst rail company" have again been hit by strike action in a long running dispute over plans to get rid of conductors and operate driver-only trains. Workers at Southern Railway, members of the RMT transport union, have walked out to oppose plans to introduce so-called "driver-only operated" trains across more Southern services, which the union considers a safety risk.

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25 May 2016

Train conductors strike to keep their role

A conductor provides a vital role on our railways. Passenger safety is paramount to them. The conductor ensures everyone is safely on the train. They play a vital role should the train be involved in an incident.

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18 May 2016

GTR conductors strike to keep their role

Southern Govia Thameslink Railway conductors picketed at Barnham station

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6 April 2016

RMT protests against new Northern Rail franchise

Socialist Party and Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition members joined members of the RMT union protesting against this at Leeds station on 1 April. Many remarked on the irony that we'd been campaigning for the franchise to be re-nationalised, but the only nationalisation the Tory government seems to approve is to other state rail operators.

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6 January 2016

Nationalise rail now! Rail workers strike around the country

Aslef and RMT union members at Arriva Trains Wales walked out for 24 hours on 4 January with all its services cancelled, over terms and conditions. Some services on the morning of 5 January were also disrupted, with the strike causing chaos as many returned to work after the Christmas break.

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6 January 2016

UK's private rail fares six times public rates

Workers in Britain spend six times as much of their salaries on privatised rail fares as Europeans who use publicly owned services, a new study has shown.

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9 December 2015

Rail fares and profits rise as service suffers

Rail fares are set to increase again from January next year. Annual turnover at South West Trains topped 1 billion this year.

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2 December 2015

Letters

Do you have something to say? Anti-welfare propaganda, state school parents asked to pay for teachers, rail bosses' wages, and the power of effective opposition.

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7 October 2015

RMT president election: back Sean Hoyle

In this year's election, Portsmouth RMT member and TUSC supporter Sean Hoyle has emerged as the strongest left candidate, receiving 37 branch nominations, making him best placed to continue building a fighting, democratic, socialist trade union.

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2 September 2015

Greed: bosses hike rail fares three times faster than wages

Rail fares have risen three times faster than wages over the last five years. Meanwhile, profiteering rail companies continue to neglect public safety, threatening to axe more essential guards and station staff.

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30 August 2015

Rail and PCS strikers rally together

Two unions in 3 workforces took part in a rally coordinated by Swansea Trades Council

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24 August 2015

First Great Western strike

There were next to no FGW trains running out of Swansea station

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19 August 2015

Them & Us

Short dispatches on the utter hypocrisy of the bosses and their politicians.

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5 August 2015

Rail shutdowns step up: second tube strike, 72-hour Great Western walkout

As we went to press, transport unions were about shut down London for 24 hours, and planning a three-day strike on First Great Western rail.

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15 July 2015

Transport workers shut down tube and railway

Workers on London Underground and First Great Western railway caused widespread transport shutdowns to fight attacks on jobs, pay and conditions.

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9 July 2015

Striking against detrimental changes

Swansea may be the end of the line for FGW passengers but RMT staff won't let it be the end of the line for their jobs and conditions

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1 July 2015

Government reneges on rail modernisation pledge

Last week transport secretary Patrick Mcloughlin announced that Network Rail's 38.5 billion modernisation plan for Britain's railways has been postponed. This underscores the government's intentions of yet more savage cuts in public spending.

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