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Rail and Tube: round up of action

31 May 2011
RMT transport union members on the Heathrow Express struck solidly on Friday and Saturday of last week over pay.

Heathrow Express workers prepare to strike

24 May 2011
RMT transport union members on the Heathrow Express are set to strike on Friday and Saturday of this week over pay.

Heathrow Express vote for strikes

17 May 2011
RMT transport union members on the Heathrow Express have voted overwhelmingly for strikes over pay. Some 231 out of 243 members voted for strikes and 226 for action short of a strike. The RMT called the deal "unsatisfactory".

Tube drivers strike vote over reps victimisation

26 April 2011
A strike ballot of all London Underground drivers in the RMT union over the victimisation of reps was to end on Wednesday of this week.

Tube flood could have ended in disaster, says union

12 April 2011
The RMT transport union last week demanded an urgent review of safety procedures after flooding at London’s Charing Cross station almost ended in disaster.

London Underground drivers ballot over sackings

05 April 2011
All London Underground drivers in the RMT union are balloting for strikes against the victimisation of Eamon Lynch and Arwyn Thomas.

Tube union rep is suspended

22 March 2011
Management at the Initial cleaning company have suspended RMT union rep Clara Osagiede following an incident with a manager.

No victimisations on underground

15 February 2011
The RMT transport union has organised a public meeting against the victimisation of Eamon Lynch and Arwyn Thomas in London on Thursday of this week.

Public meeting called against victimisation on London Underground

08 February 2011
The RMT transport union has organised a public meeting against the victimisation of its activists on London Underground for Thursday of next week.

Arriva trains strike called off by RMT

01 February 2011
Drivers on Arriva Trains Wales have had their strike set for Friday of this week called off.

Further strikes on tube

11 January 2011
There is a possibility of more strikes on London Underground after a key RMT transport union committee voted narrowly to calling 48-hours of action later this month.

Ballot begins at Southeastern

14 December 2010
RMT transport union members on Southeastern trains are balloting for action over plans to cut jobs and reduce the role of team leaders at London’s Charing Cross and Victoria stations.

Tube workers to strike against victimisations

14 December 2010
Three crucial strikes are set to take place on the tube over Christmas. Two of the walkouts are against the victimisation of RMT union activists.

Tube workers support students - with cash, demo backing and call for general strike

07 December 2010
Tube workers in the RMT union’s London Underground Engineering branch tonight passed full support for the student protests – and donated £250 to the Education Activist Network (EAN). The workers also called for the student protests to be part of wider and deeper resistance by workers, including a general strike.

RMT union says back student protests

07 December 2010
Bob Crow, the RMT transport union general secretary, wrote, emailed and sent text messages to union members to encourage them to join the student protest on Thursday.

Northern Rail ballot over pay

07 December 2010
Members of the RMT union at Manchester’s local operator Northern Rail are balloting to strike over pay, in a dispute that could hit Christmas services.

Tube workers push for escalation

07 December 2010
Activists in the RMT and TSSA unions are continuing to push for an escalation of strikes on London Underground.

Tube workers fight job cuts

16 November 2010
Tube workers in the RMT and TSSA unions are continuing their fight against London Underground management’s plans to slash 1,600 jobs.

Step up the action to beat job cuts on London Underground

26 October 2010
Members of the RMT and TSSA unions on London Underground are preparing to strike for 24 hours from 7pm on Tuesday of next week.

Tube workers’ union: don’t work on London fire strike days if it’s not safe

19 October 2010
RMT members working on London’s tube are being advised not to work during the firefighters’ strike in the capital this Saturday if their safety can’t be guaranteed.

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