Black Members Representation at National Black Members Conference

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Conference
2013 National Black Members' Conference
Date
19 September 2012
Decision
Carried

Conference is concerned with the current Online Conference System (OCS) and the representation at the National Black Members Conference.

Black members are a disadvantage group and self-organised groups should be able to self-organise as currently stated in UNISON rules to meet and share their concerns and aspirations.

To work within a flexible structure to build confidence and encourage participation and provide opportunities for the fuller involvement of disadvantaged members.

Conference calls on the NBMC to:

1)Ensure that Black Members Representation at their National Black Members Conference for each Branch is a maximum of 6 members per branch.

2)Ensure proportionality and fair representation is adhered to by each branch.

3)Encourage branches to include a Low Paid Woman and Young member as part of their delegation.

4)Be implemented at the end of the 2013 conference.