RMT Neurodiversity in the Workplace training course

This course introduces you to the Neurodiversity approach, accepting and embracing that different people have differently-wired brains! It equips you as a union activist with the knowledge skills and belligerent attitude you need in order to fight for inclusive, neurodiversity-friendly … Read more

Cancer in the Workplace training, RMT

Venue: RMT National Education Centre, Doncaster RMT reps and activists can register for this course via their branch or the members’ section of the union’s website.

RMT Neurodiversity in the Workplace training

This course introduces you to the Neurodiversity approach, accepting and embracing that different people have differently-wired brains! It equips you as a union activist with the knowledge skills and belligerent attitude you need in order to fight for inclusive, neurodiversity-friendly … Read more

TUC Disabled Workers Condemn P&O Sackings

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The TUC’s Disabled Members’ Committee has made this statement: Accessible public transport is essential for disabled people to participate in society on an equal and independent basis. To be genuinely accessible, public transport must be adequately staffed by workers with … Read more

Accessibility As Standard Not ‘As Required’

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Janine’s opening remarks at the TUC Disabled Workers’ Conference panel discussion on Accessibility As Standard Not ‘As Required’: building accessible workplaces for all, on Monday 21 March 2022. Which is better? A. A wheelchair user arrives at their new workplace, … Read more

Accessibility As Standard, Not ‘As Required’

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Janine speaks in an online panel event which is part of TUC Disabled Workers’ Conference but open to all. Register here. Speakers: Janine Booth, Disabled Workers Committee Member from RMT and RMT Disabled Members Advisory Committee Secretary Angela Montgomery, Unite … Read more

Disabled People for Free Trade Unions

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Fringe meeting on anti-union laws at TUC Disabled Workers’ Conference (which is held online) hosted by RMT and Free Our Unions Chair: Sarah Woolley, General Secretary, Bakers’ Union Speakers: Janine Booth, Secretary, RMT Disabled Members’ Advisory Committee John McDonnell MP … Read more

TUC Disabled Workers Committee, 16 December 2021

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– report by Janine Booth, RMT nominee on the Committee Flexible working and reasonable adjustments The TUC has been advocating what it calls ‘flexible working as a reasonable adjustment’ for disabled workers. What it means by this is the right … Read more

RMT Mental Health training

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This course will now take place online. A week-long course for RMT reps and members about mental health in the workplace at the union’s National Education Centre in Doncaster. Register via the union’s website or your branch secretary.  

RMT Members Help Win Justice for Osime

Osime Brown article in RMT News

Published in RMT News, July/August 2021 RMT members have helped to win justice for Osime Brown, a young, black, autistic, learning-disabled man. The union saw this as an issue that deserved our support and solidarity. Janine Booth, Secretary of RMT’s Disabled Members’ … Read more