Report: TUC Disabled Workers’ Committee, 9 October 2019

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Accessible Transport I will be convening the committee’s accessible transport working group, which will also include Elane Heffernan (UCU), Colleen Johnson (NEU) and Austin Harney (PCS). We already have a campaign plan, which will now be updated. The Committee agreed … Read more

Speaking out about deaths in care

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Janine proposing a motion condemning deaths of autistic and learning disabled people in care, at TUC Disabled Workers’ Conference in May 2019. *** On 21 March this year, an inquest ruled that the death of Colette McCulloch was avoidable. Colette … Read more

To fight for disabled rights, scrap all anti-union laws!

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This is Janine’s speech seconding the motion on the Trade Union Act at TUC Disabled Workers’ Conference 2019. The motion was passed unanimously. === RMT welcomes PCS’ motion and its focus on electronic balloting. Our amendment extends this discussion to … Read more

Report, TUC Disabled Workers’ Committee, 17 April 2018

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1. TUC Disabled Workers’ Conference, 24-25 May, Bournemouth Motions – The Committee agreed to to support all motions and amendments, except: Unison’s amendment to Unite’s motion on Universal Credit (oppose) – the motion opposes UC; the amendment wants to change this to … Read more