The government's consultation on transport accessibility has extended its deadline to Wednesday 22 November. Anyone can submit their views.
Harvey Weinstein is an addict
Harvey, he just has to have it
Harvey's checked into a clinic
Not convinced? You heartless cynic
Harvey can not help himself
Please pray for Harvey's failing health
Keep politics out of sport
Black lives may matter
but all that matters here
is the score
Keep politics out of football
because standing up for the national anthem
is not political
but kneeling for it is
Keep politics off the pitch
Offence and defence
are matters for the field of play
not for the field of struggle
RMT's Disabled Members' Advisory Committee met for the second time on Wednesday 13 September.
1. Committee membership
We welcomed new members to the Committee, and completed the election of our Liaison (conference arrangements) Committee.
2. Guest speaker: Transport for All
At this year's RMT AGM, I spoke in favour of a resolution from the union's Disabled Members' Conference calling on the union to adopt the social model of disability. The resolution was passed unanimously. This is what I said.
At this year's RMT AGM, I spoke in favour of a resolution from the union's Disabled Members' Conference calling on the union to carry out an accessibility audit of its premises and activities. The resolution was passed unanimously. This is what I said.
RMT's delegation to the European Transport workers' Federation Women's Conference comprised Mary Jane Herbison, Michelle Rodgers, Lorna Tooley and Janine Booth. The conference was, unfortunately, squeezed into a short time on a single day. It still managed to do its business and hear some interesting and relevant contributions.
Report on the ETF Women's Committee's work 2013-17
This is the report I gave to ETF Women's Conference about the previous four years campaigning against violence against women ...
The 2013 ETF Women's Conference decided that opposing violenece against women transport workers would be one of its priorities for the next four years.
Statement by the TUC Disabled Workers' Committee to TUC Disabled Workers' Conference, 18 May 2017:
There will be a general election on Thursday 8 June. Whatever the circumstances under which it was called, it is an opportunity for voters to either reaffirm or change the government.
Janine gave this talk at 'East End Women Take Action', an event held on 24 September 2016, organised by the East End Women's Museum.