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RMT Disabled Members
Janine is the founding Chair of transport trade union RMT's Disabled Members' Advisory Committee.
This section of the site includes information about the campaigns and issues that RMT disabled members are taking up. You may also like to check out the disabled members section of RMT's website and the disabled members' section of the RMT London Calling website.
This was the first full meeting of the committee elected in March. It elected Dave Allan as chair (a formality as he is the disabled workers’ representative on the TUC General Council); and Annie Galpin as co-chair.
Implementing Disabled Workers’ Conference decisions
Published in RMT News, July/August 2021
RMT members have helped to win justice for Osime Brown, a young, black, autistic, learning-disabled man. The union saw this as an issue that deserved our support and solidarity. Janine Booth, Secretary of RMT’s Disabled Members’ Advisory Committee, explains why.
Janine is among the speakers as RMT's London Transport Region hosts a panel focusing on women’s health and safety in the workplace, for International Workers Memorial Day.
Broadcasting live on RMT London Transport Region's channel — specific meeting details for members to follow
- a conversation about women workers' health and safety, with:
Janine will be tutoring this course at the RMT's national education centre in Doncaster.
If you are an RMT member and would like to attend, please contact your branch secretary or register via the union's website.
Janine is tutoring this week-long course for RMT members at the union's National Education Centre in Doncaster.
This is what Janine said in the debate about Reasonable Adjustments for Disabled Workers at the TUC Disabled Workers' Conference on 11 March 2021.
I’ll start with what might be a provocative statement:
Reasonable adjustments for individual workers are Plan B. Plan A is an accessible workplace.
This is the text of my contribution to the debate at TUC Disabled Workers' Conference on 10 March 2019.
Hi. I'm Janine Booth, representing RMT. Our members work in the rail, road transport, shipping and offshore energy industries.
Britain’s anti-trade-union legislation makes it harder for unions to fight for the rights of disabled workers and disabled people more generally. How?
Limiting issues on which unions may lawfully take action
This article was published in RMT News, September 2020.
By Janine Booth, Chair of RMT National Disabled Members’ Advisory Committee
One hundred years ago, two hundred and fifty blind people from across the UK marched from Newport, Manchester and Leeds to London in protest at poverty and poor working conditions.