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Janine speaks about neurodiversity, capitalism and socialism at the Autistic Pride event in Woolwich on 30 July 2022. Includes the poem Manifesto from Behind the Mask.
These are the opening speeches from this event, held on Zoom on Tuesday 22 March 2022.
Sarah Woolley (General Secretary, Bakers’, Food and Allied Workers’ Union): Welcome to the joint RMT and Free Our Unions TUC Disabled Workers’ Conference fringe meeting.
Janine's contribution to the debate on shiftwork at TUC Women's Conference 2022.
Read the text here.
At this year's TUC Women's Conference, one of the motions we debated was about working shifts, particularly women's safety on late shifts. This was my contribution to the debate.
You can watch the video of this speech here.
I'm Janine Booth, RMT, and I've worked on London Underground for over 25 years.
The Labour Party's 2021 National Policy Forum report contained no mention of neurodiversity, despite a detailed and popular submission from Neurodivergent Labour to the Forum. So Janine proposed to Conference that it 'refer back' that section of the report so that the NPF would have to consider including this policy. This is what happened at Conference on Monday 27 September ...
At 2021 Labour Party conference, I moved a 'reference back' of the National Policy Forum report, due to its failure to include any policy on neurodiversity, despite a detailed submission being made to the policy forum process. This is what I said in the one minute allocated. Delegates passed the reference back.
Janine Booth, Lewes CLP and Chair of Neurodivergent Labour.