Rail staff could be forced to take industrial action if pensions are threatened after firms were barred from bidding for franchises, a union has warned.
Offshore union RMT today repeated its call for a full public inquiry into the tragedy.
A rail depot in Glasgow has been marked for closure, threatening almost 200 jobs.
Workers on South Western Railway are to stage fresh strikes after voting heavily in favour of continuing with action in the guards on trains dispute.
Long-running strikes on Arriva Rail North over guards on trains have been suspended after “substantial progress” aimed at resolving the bitter dispute.
A union is calling for a public campaign to stop the closure of a rail depot in Glasgow, which threatens almost 200 jobs.
Rail workers were said to be “solidly supporting” another strike on Saturday in the long-running dispute over guards on trains.
The Scottish Government is being pushed for answers on whether it will back a public inquiry into helicopter safety offshore.
Crunch talks between North Sea trade unions and the Offshore Contractors’ Association (OCA) scheduled to take place today have been cancelled.
Crunch talks between the Offshore Contractors’ Association (OCA) and North Sea trade unions will continue later this month after yesterday’s meeting brought no resolution.
Trade unions yesterday condemned North Sea workforce conditions claiming signs of the failings that led to Piper Alpha are “coming to the surface again”.
The biggest rail workers’ union has set a deadline for agreeing a deal to end one of the long running disputes over the role of guards on trains.
Oil giant Total’s attempt to justify planned offshore rota changes was “arrogant, cynical and patronising”, a union boss has said.
The Offshore Contractor’s Association (OCA) has made a fresh pay offer to workers after an initial rejection earlier this year.
Members of the Unite and RMT unions have accepted a pay offer from the Caterers Offshore Trade Association (COTA).
Unite workers on the Mariner platform have overwhelmingly rejected a pay offer from Aker Solutions aimed at ending an ongoing dispute.
North Sea workers have rejected a pay offer from the Offshore Contractors’ Association (OCA).
The decision to send a group of oil workers ashore after they refused to get into lifeboats on a rig is “outrageous”, a union boss has said.
Eurostar rail workers from two unions are to take part in two periods of strike action this month in a dispute over their work-life balance.