International solidarity

Support and solidarity for workers and trade unionists around the world

RMT supports Ukraine families with donation

To: all Branches and Regional Councils

11 March 2022

Dear Colleagues


Further to my circular of 4th March 2022, I placed a report this week before the NEC to say that I had been informed by the European Transport Workers Federation that the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has launched an emergency fundraising appeal where it is possible to donate to families in need of assistance in Ukraine.

RMT condemns the invasion of Ukraine by Russian forces

Dear Colleagues


A recent Special Meeting of the NEC agreed the following statement regarding theinvasion of Ukraine.

“RMT condemns the invasion of Ukraine by Russian forces and calls for their immediate withdrawal. It is workers and their communities and families who suffer from military conflict and we will do all we can to support humanitarian assistance for displaced people from Ukraine and all those that need it.

We welcome refugees seeking to come to the UK.

Bakerloo branch stands in solidarity with protesters against police brutality

The RMT Bakerloo Branch has passed a motion on the protests against police brutality across the US and internationally. The resolution highlights that the branch 'stand in solidarity with our BEM members against the racism they face in society' and calls for the union to offer international solidarity and to 'develop and support struggles for racial justice and equality in the workplace and wider society.'


Palestine Solidarity Campaign conference

4th October 2019

Dear Colleagues

Solidarity with Palestine: Next steps for the UK Trade Union movement

The Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) has called a conference Solidarity with Palestine: Next steps for the UK Trade Union movement on Saturday 12th October at Resource for London, 356 Holloway Road, London, N7 6PA.

The conference runs from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm.

RMT is affiliated to PSC and we would encourage branches and members to attend and support this event.

Full details and to register visit PSC's website here:

RMT 'Cuba Solidarity' garden party

In association with the Cuba Solidarity Campaign, the 16th RMT Annual Garden Party for Cuba will take place on Wednesday 13th June 2018 at Maritime House, Clapham, London, commencing 7.00pm.

Tickets are now available. This includes a free bar, buffet and music. As usual we will be joined by a number of distinguished guest speakers.

The Garden Party will provide a wonderful opportunity to show solidarity with Cuba with friends from across the Labour and Trade Union movement.