Four out of ten female public transport workers said they had been sexually harassed at work in the last year.
RMT general secretary Mick Lynch said that it was a resounding victory for the union’s campaign and a win for passengers, community groups and rail workers alike.
"This sale of Arriva to a tax haven registered company underscores what a perverse and corrupt system rail privatisation is in this country" - Mick Lynch, RMT.
Margaret Greenwood writes that proposals to close or reduce train station ticket offices ignores the needs of passengers and puts jobs at risk.
"The drive to close ticket offices in the name of profits is clearly a political decision of this out-of-touch Tory government" - Mick Lynch, RMT General Secretary.
"We will not accept a situation in which our members are put at risk because of the Conservative government’s cost cutting measures."
The RMT will be marching on Downing Street on August 31st to protest against ticket office closures.
Workers on CrossCountry trains will take four consecutive Saturday strikes in a dispute over working conditions.
Clearly public transport is the answer, investing in new track and new trains, and ensuring that the investment is effective – Kerry Abel, TSSA.
August could be a month of air travel chaos if two major Unite airport workers’ issues are not resolved soon.