Meetings and events

Report: TUC Disabled Workers' Committee, 14 October 2021

This was the first full meeting of the committee elected in March. It elected Dave Allan as chair (a formality as he is the disabled workers’ representative on the TUC General Council); and Annie Galpin as co-chair.

Implementing Disabled Workers’ Conference decisions

TUC staff presented proposals for carrying out the policies passed by this year’s Disabled Workers’ Conference. As this took place seven months ago, they had started some of the work already. This includes:

Join us at the RMT COP26 events

To: All RMT members

Dear Colleague

The UN climate summit COP26 is taking place in Glasgow from 31 October - 12 November. Climate change is increasing the risk of extreme ecological events such as flooding and heatwaves, both in the UK and globally. Climate change is not just an environmental problem, but it also a problem of social and economic justice and should be a key issue for workers and trade unions.

Stop the Silvertown Tunnel protests

Dear colleague

Stop the Silvertown Tunnel protests tomorrow, 8am, Canning Town and Greenwich

RMT supports the campaign to Stop the Silvertown Tunnel. It makes no sense to be committing funds to more road tunnels when we need to be putting every effort into funding the public transport infrastructure that can support mass mode shift.

Fight the cuts: Meeting of all TfL / LUL representatives

FIGHT THE CUTS: MASS ZOOM MEETING OF ALL TfL REPRESENTATIVES

ALL COMPANIES, ALL DEPARTMENTS

 

Dear Colleagues

Please be advised that RMT has organised a zoom meeting for all representatives employed by TfL companies, including LUL, TfL, ABM and all other subsidiaries.

As stated, this is to address the swinging TfL cuts that will affect all of us across all employers on TfL.

No release arrangements have been secured for this meeting, but you are nevertheless urged to make every effort to attend given its importance.

TUC meeting: Hearing Transport Workers on the Covid Crisis

Dear RMT Representative

TUC meeting: Hearing Transport Workers on the Covid Crisis,

Wed 26th September from 5pm

Please see information contained at this link to the RMT web site https://bit.ly/39gkzCw about a special online meeting for transport trade unionists to discuss issues arising from the coronavirus pandemic. The meeting takes place on Wednesday 22nd September 5-7pm.  

RMT will be represented at the meeting by Relief Regional Organiser, Eddie Dempsey.

Yours sincerely,

Cut Climate Change, Not Public Transport

Dear Colleague

Please find below details of an In - Person public fringe meeting hosted by RMT at the forthcoming Labour Party Conference to support the campaign to transport jobs and services.

This a public meeting is open to all RMT members.

Cut Climate Change, Not Public Transport - What future for our public transport network after the COVID - 19 pandemic?

Labour Conference Fringe, Sunday 26th September, 12.45pm

Old Ship Hotel, Brighton, Kings Road, BN1 1NR

Refreshments Provided.

Speakers

TUC meeting - climate and workers crisis

Climate and Workers Crisis: Building a Programme to Transition to a Just Economy 

Tuesday 14 September, 5.30pm 

Trade Union Co-ordinating Group 

Ahead of COP26, how do we engage a broad audience of trade union members in shaping an economic alternative to tackle the climate crisis? 

Chair: Vicky Blake,president, UCU 

Speakers: 

Daniel Kebede president, NEU

Mick Lynch general secretary, RMT

John Moloney assistant general secretary, PCS

Sarah Woolley general secretary, BFAWU. 

Fighting for Justice - Fair Pay for Key Workers 

Monday 13 September, 12.30pm 

Trade Union Coordinating Group 

Key workers have been lauded as heroes for their contribution during the Covid-19 crisis - but applause won't pay the bills. How do build pressure for action to deliver pay justice? 

Chair: Michelle Stanistreet, general secretary, NUJ 

Speakers: 

Mick Lynch, general secretary, RMT

Mark Serwotka, general secretary, PCS

Sarah Woolley, general secretary, BFAWU

Register: