Black and ethnic minority members

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

 

 

Report: TfL Diversity and Inclusion Trade Union Engagement meeting, 30 July 2019

RMT representatives: Janine Booth, Jamie Parry

Unite had three representatives at the meeting, PCS one. The other unions - TSSA, ASLEF and Prospect - were not represented.

 

‘Safety Moment’

We raised the issue of sexual harassment, especially on Night Tube. Management responded that the Mayor’s office (Michele Dix and Amy Lame) had drawn up a charter for women’s safety at night. The unions expressed alarm that we had not been consulted about this. Management agreed to arrange for our involvement.

RMT calls for responsible reporting of security matters in light of the spike of racist abuse

RMT raises serious concerns with Minister over spike in racist abuse of staff in wake of headlines about terror cells on London Transport

Tube union RMT has today written to the Minister of State for Security, Ben Wallace, after Government comments about the possibility of terrorists embedding themselves within London Transport were turned into front page headlines last week, leading to a spike of racist abuse and threats against staff on London Underground over the weekend.
 
In the letter, RMT General Secretary Mick Cash, says:
 

Poster: RMT National Black & Ethnic Minority Members’ Conference 2018

We’re pleased to welcome veteran Black activist and trade unionist Marc Wadsworth. He will be delivering for the first time in Europe his Labour Movement “Liberation School” specially put together for our conference. It links up the fight for Black Rights in Britain with working class struggle of which it has historically always been a part.
Jeremy Corbyn with Marc Wadsworth