Submitted by Janine on 5 March, 2015 - 14:44
Women trade unionists are supporting the Justice for Jimena Lopez campaign and are increasing the representation of women within the union.
Submitted by Janine on 5 March, 2015 - 14:06
DOCKS / PORTS
The Social Dialogue Committee for Ports had adopted a document about women's employment, including recruitment and working conditions for women. Women's employment has increased as technology has led to much port work becoming less physical.
Now the document has been adopted, it needs to be implemented. The strategy is based on raising awareness and changing the image of port work rather than on imposing quotas. Some trade unions have objected to this initiative, as they see women as "taking men's jobs".
Submitted by Janine on 4 March, 2015 - 16:51
The European Transport Workers' Federation's Women's Committee meets twice per year to discuss issues facing women transport workers across Europe and to drive forward the programme of work agreed by the four-yearly ETF Women's Conference.
WOMEN'S HEALTH AND SAFETY AT WORK
Submitted by rmtlondon on 4 March, 2015 - 01:22
As members will be aware from my previous Circular (IR/022/15, 21st January 2015), preparations are underway to organise a meeting of Reps and Activists to discuss the possibility of further industrial action on London Underground in relation to defending jobs, services and conditions and to discuss the report back from our Lead Officer on the progress of talks on Every Job Matters.
Submitted by rmtlondon on 20 February, 2015 - 13:25
Autism in the Workplace is a really exciting event being run at the Workers’ Educational Association - WEA - on 25 March 2015, 9.30am–4.30pm. It is sponsored by the Communication Workers' Union (CWU) and includes participation from Simpson Millar solicitors.
Please read on for details of the course and to register for a place.
Submitted by rmtlondon on 21 January, 2015 - 14:36
DISMISSAL, N. ROBERTS – LONDON UNDERGROUND (LUL/4/1)
Further to previous correspondence (Circular No. IR/261/14, 3rd October 2014), members will be aware that RMT is also conducting a campaign against the unfair dismissal of Brother Noel Roberts from London Underground and we have recently received a resolution from East Ham Branch in relation to this matter, which is as follows:-