In the first issue of RMT Women's News:
- RMT Launches Domestic Violence Policy
- Facts And Figures About Domestic Violence
- Woman’s Voice
- Book Review: Railwaywomen
- Women's Conference 2013: Nottingham
- Matchwomen's Festival
In This Issue:
- YM Conference
- Edinburgh Recruitment
- Chairman’s Report
- President's Welcome
- Union learning
- Dates to remember
- Justice for the 33
The 30th of November saw the start of a 48hour national cleaners strike, involving 10 Railway cleaning companies all fighting for a host of demands with dignity at the very top of the list.
We all know that cleaners play a key role in the running of the railway, without them stations would close, trains would be cancelled, and staff as well as the public would not be able to get in.
Check out the latest Black & Ethnic Minority members' newsletter. It has the dates for our next set of meetings, plus details of how RMT members can get nominated for our National Committee.
The Advisory Committee meets three times a year and its role is to advise the Council of Executives on issues relating to black and ethnic minority members.Items are submitted to the Advisory Committee by Branches and Regional Councils.The three-year term of office for members of the National Black and Ethnic Minority Members’ Advisory Committee finishes at the end of this year.
Nominations from Branches are currently being sought for delegates to serve on this Advisory Committee from January 2013 until December 2015. Please inform your Branch Secretary if you want to be nominated.
Here is the latest edition of the RMT's LGBT newsletter - Standing Proud.
In this edition are
- details of this year's LGBT conference
- upcoming events including World Pride, which takes place in London on the 7th of July
- LGBT motions and reports on their progress.
- and much more
Please email to your friends and colleagues, or print the newsletter and distribute at your workplace.
Downloadable A4 poster displaying the RMT Women's Charter. Copies of this poster will also be available at the Women's conference in March.
Downloadable A4 poster highlighting some of the sexist comments heard by RMT members and reported in the Sexism At Work Survey 2011. Copies of this poster will also be available at the Women's conference in March.
The latest newsletter from the BEM includes a report from the new Secretaty for the South East Region and a background of what the BEM seek to achieve, how they have campaigned previously and an update on their elected reps. Just click on the attachment for more details.
Black and Ethnic members have elected a new Secretary for the South East Region.
The new Secretary is Glen Hart from Morden Group; here he outlines upcoming meetings and organising activities. Click on the attachment for full details on dates and times.
Please find the following attached
A PDF with
An official circular inviting nominations for LGBT Reps
LGBT Rep Poster for your workplace
LGBT Newsletter 'Standing Proud'
also attached is an advert which can be placed into newsletters
and a LGBT Website Banner - to be attached to any LGBT Union Website Page.