Rule D.1.7.7 The Right to Attend and Speak

Delete “15” and replace with “14”

Rule G.4.1.1 Branches

After “Young Members Officer” insert “, Welfare Officer”

Rule D.2.4 Additional Members’ Seats

Delete all after “date of election” and replace with “.”

Disability Discrimination and Health and Safety at Work

Conference welcomes guidance produced by the European safety and health agency that says that health and safety issues should not be used as an excuse for not employing or not continuing to employ disabled people. Its factsheet adds that a workplace that is accessible and safe for disabled people is also safer and more accessible […]

Rule D.2.5 Young Members Seat

Delete all before “there”

Attacks on Public Sector Pension Schemes

Conference is alarmed at the attacks from the employers and the government on public sector pension schemes. This commenced last year with proposals to significantly reduce the benefits of the local government scheme including raising the age at which pensions would be payable. The government has now issued proposals for consultation which affect most public […]

Rule D.2.6.1 Elections

Delete all after “later” and insert “.”

Rule F.1 List of Regions

F.1 insert “Cymru/” before “Wales”

Rule H.5.8 Subscription Appeals Committee

Delete H.5.8

Rule G.2.1.3 The Branch Committee

After “Equality Officer(s)” insert “, Welfare Officer”

Rule G.2.2.3 The Branch Committee

Add new Rule G.2.2.3: “.3shall co-ordinate health and safety activities conducted by health and safety representatives;” Renumber rest of Rule G.2.2.

Rule G.2.2.3 The Branch Committee

Add new Rule G.2.2.3: “.3shall organise around workplace learning and co-ordinate the activities of learning representatives;”

Rule G.2.2.4 The Branch Committee

Add new Rule G.2.2.4: “.4shall recruit and organise members in all employers and workplaces within the scope of the branch;” Renumber.

Rule G.6 Health and Safety Representatives

Add new Rule: “.6Health and Safety Representatives 6.1 One or more health and safety representatives shall be elected annually for each work group or workplace by the members in that group or workplace in accordance with branch arrangements 6.2 The election of each health and safety representative shall be reported to the branch for ratification […]

National Day for Remembrance of Slavery

Conference calls upon the National Executive Council to support the Trade Union Congress in their call for government to recognise 23 August as the National Day for the Remembrance of Slavery. This date marks a crucial event in the fight against slavery and the uprising in St Domingo in 1791. The United Nations marked 2004 […]