Black and ethnic minority members

Black and ethnic minority RMT members are organising for equality and against racism. 

 

 

RMT Decisions On Equality Matters

Domestic Violence Policy
Further to Decision No.CEWW, 23rd July 2013, the Equal Rights Sub-Committee submits the following report:

“That the General Secretary is instructed to raise this item with all the Regional Organisers who we have meetings with over the month of August 2013 and have a further update at the September Statutory meeting. Finally, the General Secretary to write to all other unions we share collective bargaining with and send them a copy of the policy for their consideration.

Sexual Violence Against Female Employees

Reparation Conference & Demo 2013

FRIDAY: 23rd August 2013
1100 – 2100hrs Bernie Grant Centre
TOTTENHAM LONDON N15 4RX: Nearest Tube Seven Sisters
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Arnold Tjihuiko of Namibia

South West Africa, as Namibia was once known, was the testing ground for Nazi Germany first Concentration camp where millions were murdered. We say ...

Demo
On Thursday 22nd August, 1830 at Downing Street the first reparation demo will be held as part of the Annual Reparation Conference, which is backed by the RMT and other unions.

Incorporating The Machinery To Ensure Parity For Delegates’ Release

That we note the resolution from the Black and Ethnic Minorities Advisory Committee on this issue and the General Secretary is to make sure this matter is considered in the review of the LUL machinery regarding time off for trade union activities. The General Secretary to place any developments back in front of the Council of Executives.

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.

June Regional RMT Black and Ethnic Minorities Meeting

RMT's Black and Ethnic Minorities South East monthly meeting at the Exmouth Arms Euston

At 1830hrs we will give our attention to the Reparation planning committee work until end of meeting

Directions:

GETTING TO THE EXMOUTH ARMS: on corner of 1 Starcross St/Cobough Street NW1 2HR.
Out of Euston station. With station to your back turn left then first left, walk to the hotel, turn right, next left

Reports To London Transport Regional Council Meeting April 2013

At this month's London Transport Regional Council Meeting, reports were given by our Executive member Janine Booth and Regional Organiser John Leach.

These are just notes of the areas discussed - to find out more, have a look through this site, speak to your local rep and do your best to attend branch meetings and the LTRC meeting which is held on the last Thursday of each month except June and December.

Meeting Agenda

Emergency Motion, Trainpeople- TUC Black Workers Conference 2013

TUC Black Workers Conference 2013

Emergency Motion 1- PASSED

Trainpeople on London Underground

Conference notes that on 27th February 2013, RMT called on Trainpeople members to take industrial action over London Underground's decision to terminate the contract with Trainpeople Agency.

Through the agency these employees had a variety of customer service roles, including station assistant, gateline and supervisory posts, some for up to 5 years.

RMT Fringe Meeting- Justice for the 33 13/4/13

Speakers-
Glen Roy Watson (RMT Finsbury Park Branch)
Jayesh Patel (RMT Bakerloo Branch)
Cecile Wright (University College Union)
Frank Murray (RMT LU Engineering Branch)
Janet Barnabie (one of the 33 -RMT Bakerloo Branch)

The RMT hosted a lunch time fringe meeting at the Trade Union Congress Black Workers Conference on the 13th of April 2013. Delegates and Visitors came to hear about the mistreatment of 33 RMT members at the hands of an unscrupulous agency company called trainpeople and the not so positive role of London underground in all this.