Newcastle. Details to follow.
Autism in the workplace
Writing, training, speaking, campaigning ...
The union's new 3-day course on Neurodiversity in the Workplace will run on 10-12 September at the National Education Centre. 'Neurodiversity' means that different people have different brain wiring. Unfortunately, those with a minority brain wiring - such as dyslexic, autistic and dyspraxic people - face discrimination at work and in wider society.
Venue: Vulcan House, Sheffield
If you are a PCS member in Yorkshire and Humber region and would like to attend this course, please contact your Branch or Regional Training Officer.
If you are a PCS member in Scotland, contact your Regional Training Officer to register for this course.
Janine will be tutoring this week-long course at the union's National Education Centre in Doncaster. The course is open to all RMT members, fully funded by the union.
If you would like to attend, please contact your branch secretary, or download an application form here.
Pizza and Politics - Enjoy pizza, drink anda lively debate
Janine Booth introduces a discussion on Autism Equality in the Workplace: removing barriers and challenging discrimination
Janine is a writer, poet, trade unionist, socialist and feminist. She is autistic and is the author of the TUC Disabled Workers' Conference policy on autism in the workplace.
A two-day course to equip PCS union reps with the skills and knowledge they need to fight for neurodiversity-friendly workplaces.
If you are a PCS member and would like to attend, please contact your branch secretary or regional office.
Venue: 10th Floor restaurant, London Underground Ltd HQ, 55 Broadway. Open to TfL / London Underground staff.
Janine will give a presentation about the social model of disability as applied to autism, and explain the role of the Trade Unions. (15:00-15:30)
After this and other speakers, Janine will take part in a panel Q&A session (15:30-16:00)
Venue: PCS Regional Office, Leeds
If you are a PCS member and would like to attend this course, please contact your Regional Training Officer.
If you are a PCS member in Wales, please contact your Regional Training Officer to register for this course.