Report: TUC Disabled Workers' Committee, 17 July 2019

by Janine Booth, RMT nominee on TUC Disabled Workers' Committee


Disabled Workers’ Conference decisions

We considered how to best carry out the decisions of the TUC Disabled Workers’ Conference. We agreed that the most effective way to do this was by establishing working groups on various policy areas. Committee members volunteered to convene groups, and a circular will be sent out asking other Committee members to volunteer to join these groups.

Defend Mulu: RMT driver facing unfair disciplinary sanction

Jubilee line driver Mulu has been put through an unfair and unnecessary disciplinary process following an incident in work.

The attached newsletter explains precisely what happened, why the disciplinary is wrong and what the RMT is preparing to do to defend our member.

An RMT National Executive Committee decision is due imminently so an update will be ready soon.

Please distribute the newsletter in your depot.

RMT Bakerloo News July 2019

Here is the latest issue of Bakerloo News. Please download and distribute it in your Bakerloo Line workplace.

In this edition:

- Cleaners: prepare to strike!
- Win on MYB mess room
- Hot weather debacle
- SRT staff demand proper training

Join us: Station and Revenue Grades commitee


All stations and revenue members welcome
Meet 1400
Thursday 18th July
Bread and Roses at The Chapel 308-312 Grays Inn Road Kings Cross London WC1X 8DP
Meet reps across the network
Discuss issues from your workplace

Find out what's going on across the region
See overleaf for more details or text/Whatsapp Marie Harrington (Chair).

Jubilee South News July 2019

Jubilee South News is the newsletter for tube workers in Jubilee South branch, written by RMT activists.

In this edition:

  • Fight for a 32 hour week


  • RMT to consider 'next steps' as management response to track noise concerns 'not tolerable'

  • Station duties must not be left uncovered

  • Three strikes and you are out!



Please distribute the newsletter in your Jubilee South workplace, and share it with your colleagues.



NEC Equal Rights Sub-committee report to RMT Disabled Members' Advisory Committee, July 2019

7 resolutions were passed at the National Disabled Members’ Conference this year.  2 were selected to the AGM (Reasonable Adjustments and Mental Health Awareness) and the other 5 were considered by the NEC.


i. Personality Testing

“The conference notes that:

RMT accuses Tube bosses of playing fast and loose in pay talks as union steps up preparations for a ballot

Tube union RMT today accused London Underground bosses of stringing staff along and playing fast and loose after an eighth day of pay talks yesterday failed to lever any king of meaningful offer out of the management side.

The union says it is both angry and frustrated at what it sees as blatant delaying tactics and is now stepping up preparations for a strike ballot across the tube network.

RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said;