National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT)

Union Women Officers Summer School inspires ideas and builds confidence

Each year TUC Education organises a Summer School for union women professionals. The summer school offers a unique opportunity to hear from senior women officers about their careers and experiences in the trade union movement, to share and discuss concerns with women MPs and to learn professional presentation skills. This year’s school ran from...

RMT ULR wins award for Workplace Diplomas support

Union Learning Reps (ULRs) from the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) Union have been hard at work in York supporting colleagues achieve Workplace Diplomas. Chris Brown and John Richards work as Signallers at the IECC (Integrated Electronic Control Centre) next to York Station - a major signalling...

Greater understanding of autism at work

RMT activist, author, tutor and poet Janine Booth has just had her new book published. The book aims to help people gain a greater understanding of the autism and its impact at work. 'Autism Equality in the Workplace: Removing Barriers and Challenging Discrimination' explains why people with autism often find themselves excluded from working life....

HS2 and TUC sign framework agreement boosting skills and apprenticeships

HS2 Ltd and the TUC have agreed a framework to maximise the economic and labour benefits of the UK’s new north-south high speed rail line. The agreement demonstrates a commitment from HS2 Ltd to work together with the trade union movement to lead a safe, diverse and inclusive workforce with a strong voice. The Trades Union Congress (TUC) and many...

Hastings Trades Union Centre

Opened as a drop-in centre in February 2015 offering advice and support to trade union members and signing up new members who were accessing Hastings Works. Classed as a partner of Hastings Works.

There are two classrooms each of which have room for 15-20 pupils, a computer suite with 10PCs and full internet access/wifi.

 

 

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Birmingham New Street Learning Centre

ASLEF Education are offering these distance-learning courses to anyone over 19 years of age, in employment and has lived in the UK for 3 years or more. You do not have to attend a class. They can be done paper based or online and, once enrolled, you will be sent your course material, instructions and the contact details of your dedicated Tutor.

 

 

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RMT celebrates Black History Month at Euston Station

Union Learning Reps (ULRs) at Euston Station, in partnership with Local Industrial reps, staged a one day celebration of Black History Month by holding an event for all workers at the station to come along and sample the wide variety of cultures that work around them every day. Black History Month ©...