Young members

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Your RMT Regional Council knows that involving and organising young members is crucial to securing the future of the union and making it more relevant in the workplace.<br>
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Members Feedback Wanted On Equalities Impact of Tube Job Cut Plan

A group of union reps are examining the impact of London Underground Ltd’s proposals for Fit for the Future – Stations on equality groups including women members, black and ethnic minority members, lesbian/gay/bi/trans members, disabled members, older members (55+) and younger members (under 30).

We would like to hear from members about any concerns and opinions you have about the way you think the proposals will impact on you and your workmates.

For example you could send us:

Young Members Conference 2014

I am pleased to advise you that we will be holding the 2014 RMT Young Members’ Conference in Edinburgh. The Conference opens with a Reception event for delegates on Thursday 20th February; all delegates are invited to attend. The Conference proper opens at 10.00hrs Friday 21st February and closes at 14.00hrs Saturday 22nd February 2014.

  1. Delegates are invited to arrive on Thursday 20th for a Conference reception meeting in the reception of the Premier Inn at 18.00hrs.
  2. The Conference itself will take place at the Premier Inn in Haymarket, Edinburgh.

Feedback Wall -young members conference 2013

RMT Young Member Conference 2013 Feedback Wall

- "Fantastic conference. The young members are stronger than ever. Such a brilliant group of dedicated people"
- "First time, loved it. will be back 2014 :)"
- “Scotland branches needs to get more members”
- “Excellent speakers -could do with more 'activities' + workshops”
- “Too much sitting down. More move”
- “Absolutely outstanding! Loved it!! Thank you :) ”
- “Agendas to be send to delegates before conference”

Elected Young Members 2013

please see attached poster related to your 2013 elected young member representatives from the London transport region for your information and distribution.

Young members (members under 30 years old) visited their local branch and were voted for their names to be put forward.

Each region has their own young member representatives and together they make up the young members national advisory committee, who meet officially 3 times a year as well as organise a number of interesting activities throughout the year.

Video- RMT young members Action for Rail Event- Dover

Prior to the young members organised fundraiser social for the Brian Munro Cancer Fighting Fund on the 12th of August 2013 RMT young members went down to Dover Rail station to leaflet the public about Action for Rail:

Campaigning for-
-Lower fares
-Public ownership of the railways
-Ending the expensive leasing of trains

It was kick started by executive member Mike Sargent the video of his address to RMT young members can be found here:

Young Members BBQ, action for Rail demo & BMCFF Fundraiser

You are invited to Dover Shipping Branch’s young member Action for rail leafleting & social event on Monday 12th August 2013 at The Priory Pub (opposite Dover priory station).

Arrive 2pm onwards, we have Mike Sergeant speaking at 4pm before our leafleting, please bring your branch banners if possible!

Social & fundraising For the Brian Munro Cancer Fighting Fund to follow from 6pm at The Cricketers pub, River, CT17 0JB. (nearest station Kearsney, minibuses provided for attendees from priory to the cricketers )

RMT young members BBQ- Dover

RMT Young Members Social- Dover:

Under 30 years old and want to find out more about the RMT young members, come down with your family meet some of us and have a good time by the seaside.

BBQ Provided-Priory Hotel, Priory Station Approach, CT17 9SB Dover, Kent
Entry fee for each quiz team and £2.50 for arm wrestling participants all proceeds to go to The Brian Munro Cancer Fighting Fund.
Engraved Medals for quiz winners & a trophy for the arm wrestle champ!

Election Of Equality Reps

That the General Secretary is instructed to all employers asking that all of the equality reps are elected and conducted by the RMT. Further the General Secretary to bring forward to the Council of Executives a training syllabus for these positions and make sure we provide enough training required and obtain relevant material from the TUC.