I'm posting this just for the record. If people lie about me in public, I guess I need to set the record straight in public. This article - which tackles the lies with the truth - was published on the Workers' Liberty website in February 2014.
That National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (UK). I have been a member since 1997, and served on the union's national executive 2011-13.
This is the speech I gave proposing the resolution on Solidarity With Israeli And Palestinian Workers at RMT's Annual General Meeting 2008 - followed by my reply to points made in the debate. The anti-boycott policy was superceded by a pro-boycott policy at the following year's AGM.
Israel’s oppression of the Palestinian people is terrible.
I will be performing poetry at this event, which will take place at the P21 Gallery on Chalton Street, London NW1.
More details to follow.
On 20 May 2014, I spoke at a meeting entitled 'Is It Time To Re-Nationalise UK PLC?' organised by Sussex Labour Representation Committee for the Brighton Fringe / PCS conference. The other speakers werre John McDonnell MP, Maria Exall and Andrew Fisher.
This resolution was carried unanimously by RMT Women's Conference 2017.
Janine will be reporting on the work of the ETF Women's Committee at RMT Women's Conference in Scarborough.
The twice-yearly meeting of the European Transport Women's Committee, this time in Berlin.
Janine will be attending and pushing forward campaigns on issues including violence against women transport workers.