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RMT Issues Call For Support For Latest Demonstrations To Stop The Massacre In Gaza

TRANSPORT UNION RMT today issued a renewed call for the biggest possible turn-out in support of the next round of protests organised up and down the country by the Palestine Solidarity Campaign for an end to the massacre in Gaza.

With nearly 2000 Palestinian’s killed, 10,000 injured and schools, refuges and hospitals targeted, RMT is urging all member’s to join the protests and to ensure a massive and continuing trade union presence on the streets as the PSC campaign forces the voices of opposition into the mainstream media.

Demonstrations Against Attacks On Gaza

From General Secretary Bob Crow

Dear Colleagues,

DEMONSTRATIONS AGAINST ATTACKS ON GAZA: SATURDAY 24 NOVEMBER

This Saturday there will be marches in London and other cities around the country to demonstrate against the attacks on Gaza.

The details for the London demonstration, organised by the Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC), are:

Assemble: 12:00 Downing Street (nearest tube Westminster)
March to the Israeli Embassy

Demonstrations Against Attacks On Gaza

From General Secretary Bob Crow

Dear Colleagues,

DEMONSTRATIONS AGAINST ATTACKS ON GAZA: SATURDAY 24 NOVEMBER

This Saturday there will be marches in London and other cities around the country to demonstrate against the attacks on Gaza.

The details for the London demonstration, organised by the Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC), are:

Assemble: 12:00 Downing Street (nearest tube Westminster)
March to the Israeli Embassy

Stop the War on Gaza Now!

This message has been circulated by Sindyanna, a women's workers' co-operative associated with the Workers' Advice Centre (WAC-MAAN) in Galilee, which RMT supports.

Dear Friends of Sindyanna,

It is with a heavy heart that I forward this message from WAC-MAAN calling for an end to the war on Gaza, an end to the Israeli occupation, and a two-state solution based on the 1967 borders.

Please read and share widely.

In hope of better days,

Hadas Lahav

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Sindyanna Of Galilee Products Available From The RMT

Sindyanna is a women workers' cooperative in Galilee, Israel. Iyt is linked to the Workers' Advice Centre (WAC), a trade union project that unites Jewish and Arab workers and campaigns against the oppression of the Palestinian people.

The RMT's National Women's Conference, and our Annual general Meeting support the Sindyanna co-operative and we recommend members try out their products.

Message of Solidarity from RMT with Israeli Railworkers Striking against Privatisation

We have seen press reports about your struggle with your employer, Israel Railways and of the serious attacks on your members' collective agreements, safety and conditions of employment. We have also been informed that you and two other colleagues have been fined 10,000 NIS by the Labour Court for leading 'illegal' strike action against plans to privatise and 'out-source' your work to sub-contractors, in order to break up your collective contract.

Resolution: Support Sindyanna

Stratford no.1 branch is submitting this resolution to RMT Women's Conference:

RESOLUTION TO RMT WOMEN’S CONFERENCE: SINDYANNA

We support the work of Sindyanna, the women workers’ cooperative associated with the Workers’ Advice Centre (Maan) in Galilee.

We ask the union to promote its activities and products, and to investigate the possibilities of including Sindyanna products carrying the RMT logo in the union’s range of merchandise.