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East Ham Branch demand an end to violent assaults at work. Support the action

Great work by the local reps and the East Ham Branch
In the wake of unprecedented violence against staff on LUL on the east end of the district line our comrades put on industrial action to say no more
We are not prepared to accept being assaulted at work 
The incident at West Ham vindicated this position 
Attacks on our members are unacceptable 
If LU do not resolve to put this right we are prepared to escalate our action
The attacks on our members across the combine must mark the end of lone working 

When off sick here’s our advice: don’t call me I’ll call you!

 

An agreement from SFC dated 2005

Whilst LUL managers may deny these agreements there’s no doubt they exist.

They just don’t like sharing.

The SFC 2019 have, at the request of our reps, re-issued the following advice.

It’s important we make them stick to agreements made with the RMT

STAND UP TO RACISM - March 16 Central London

 

Anti Racism demo Saturday 16 March 2019

Demos need people and we need RMT members to turn up in numbers.

Racism and the far right exist only when we let them.

March 16 is our chance to show we will not tolerate fascist and racist agendas set by anti worker groups.

The working class will as they always have stand firm against the right wing.

 

Please join us on our demo and share this widely with your family, friends and work colleagues.

 

Sharma Jugroop - Attacked and beaten by 20 youths - sacked by London Underground

.Sharma Jugroop - Attacked and beaten by 20 youths - sacked by London Underground.
 
Sharma Jugroop was a CSS on the east end of the central line who was racially abused and physically attacked by a gang of up to 20 youths in April 2017.
He was hospitalised as a result.
 

Report: RMT Disabled Members' Advisory Committee, 28 January 2019

Equal Rights Sub-committee Report

We welcomed Lee Rundle (National Executive member for the South West region) to the meeting. Lee told us about his experiences as a dyslexic member, as well as reporting on the National Executive's decisions on our resolutions from our meeting in November, which were:

Draft Plan of Activities: RMT Disabled Members' Advisory Committee

This plan was agreed unanimously by the Disabled Members’ Advisory Committee meeting, 28 January 2019, and will be considered by the union's National Executive in March.

 

‘Know Your Rights’ Campaign

We would like to run a campaign to advise disabled transport workers of their rights. This will encourage recruitment and active involvement in the union, and would include: