The meeting took place on the final day of our 48-hour strike on London Underground and TfL. The Committee agreed to send a message of support to RMT and TSSA, and Committee members held a brief protest (in the pouring rain!) outside Tottenham Court Road station after the meeting. Photos of the protest have been circulated widely on social media.
The ETF Women's Committee meeting on 19-20 March 2014 heard the following reports: SECTION REPORTS Civil aviation Unions are campaigning for a non-punitive reporting system, and demanding consistency of workplace rules across all grades, from cabin crew (female-dominated) to pilots (male-dominated). Dock/Ports
- Sean McGovern and Mandy Hudson were elected as co-Chairs of the TUC Disabled Workers' Committee (DWC).
- There is a vacancy for a women's seat on the Committee. This has been notified to unions.
from the pamphlet Radical Chains: Sexuality and Class Politics, published in 1999.
On 30 April 1999, a nail-bomb killed three people and injured dozens more. It exploded in the Admiral Duncan pub in Old Compton Street, the heart of gay Soho.
from the Workers' Liberty pamphlet Radical Chains: Sexuality and Class Politics, published in 1999.
"a class with radical chains ... which can only redeem itself by a total redemption of humanity" "The emancipation of the working class is also the emancipation of all human beings without distinction of race or sex."
from the Workers' Liberty pamphlet Radical Chains: Sexuality and Class Politics, published in 1999
A good place to start is with what we need. It's better than starting with what politicians are prepared to give, or what employers say they can afford.
Shortly before Christmas 2012, the Church of Engalnd voted not to allow women to become bishops. The decision to allow women bishops - with some qualification - was taken around two years later.
To the tune of While Shepherd's Watched Their Flocks ...
While bishops washed their frocks by night
All seated on the ground
An edict from the Synod came down
"It's still just men allowed"