Black Members Representation at National Black Members Conference

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2013 National Black Members' Conference
19 September 2012

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.