Women

Still a minority in a tradtionally male-dominated industry, RMT women are organising against sexism and for our issues to be heard

RMT Women's Conference 2009

RMT's annual Women's Conference will take place this year in Newcastle on Friday 6 and Saturday 7 March, and several women from RMT's London Transport region will be attending. Please join us!

The conference is open to all women members: you do not have to be a rep or branch officer to attend, you just need to get your branch to agree to you being a delegate. The branch should then pay your expenses.

In his letter to activists promoting the conference, General Secretary Bob Crow says:

Government Puts Flexible Working Rights Extension On Hold

This resolution was unanimously agreed by RMT's National Women's Advisory Committee on 11 November, having been submitted by Bakerloo and Central Line West branches. It will now go to the union's Executive for their consideration.

This union is appalled at the announcement by Peter Mandelson that the government's plans to extend flexible working rights to parents of all children under 16 have been put on hold due to the economic crisis.

Menopause - working through the change

The TUC has produced a useful guide to issues surrounding menopause. If you are going through 'the change', or if you are an RMT rep, you will find it useful to download and read this document to check your rights and what allowances management should be making for you.

To download it, click on the file name below.