Marxist. Trade Unionist. Socialist-feminist. Author. Poet. Speaker. Tutor. RMT ex-Exec. Workers' Liberty. Autie. Bi. PUFC fan.

TUC Disabled Workers Committee

I was elected to this Committee in 2013 and each year since (except 2020-21). The Disability section of the TUC's website is here.

Disability Officer's report for RMT London Transport Regional Council, September 2016

Submitted by Janine on Thu, 29/09/2016 - 16:09

Contact me: j.booth@rmt.org.uk

1. Disabled People Against Cuts held a week of action to coincide with the Paralympic Games. During the week, DPAC attended our Southern Rail picket line. Disabled campaigners have compiled a report alleging that Southern's plans to remove guards breach the Equality Act in making its services less accessible to disabled passengers.

Disabled Workers Tell the Labour Party What We Want for Public Transport

Submitted by Janine on Tue, 24/05/2016 - 16:47

On 19 May 2016, TUC Disabled Workers' Conference hosted the Labour Party's Disability Equality Roadshow. Shadow Minister for Disabled People Debbie Abrahams introduced herself and the roadshow's aims, then listened as delegates told her what we want. Various policy areas were discussed, with an introduction from a member of the TUC Disabled Workers' Committee and contributions from delegates.

Disability Officer's report to RMT London Transport Regional Council, October 2015

Submitted by Janine on Thu, 29/10/2015 - 16:20
  • LUL Fit for the Future Stations Equality Impact Assessment
  • Disability discrimination cases in LUL
  • Employers' disability policies
  • Proposed employment policy on Autism
  • RMT training
  • Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC)
  • UK Disability History Month
  • UN to investigate UK government
  • Access to Work survey
  • WOW petition