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LGBT conference applauds recruitment award winners

Vice president Carol Sewell hands out awards and urges delegates to continue the excellent work

Article, Content update, News on the UNISON National site.

Our new app for national delegate conference

This year we’re trying something new at national delegate conference – we’re using a dedicated event app! The app has been piloted at a few conferences already. Thousands of members are already using it and love it. You’ll get full access to the conference agenda, standing orders and additional information to the guide. We will also […]

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Dave Prentis tells conference ‘we will campaign against Trump’

Dave Prentis announces UNISON’s official support for Stop Trump UK as he speaks at the union’s women’s conference in Brighton

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

‘Ill-informed’ response to disability inquiry highlighted

Guest speaker to disabled members’ conference explains the work of a House of Lords committee looking at the Equality Act

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Employers failing to offer reasonable adjustments

Some managers don’t understand reasonable adjustments, but others are using disability as an excuse to get rid of staff, say delegates

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON pledges continued support to fight discrimination of LGBT members

General secretary highlights work done by the union’s LGBT members as conference convenes in Wales

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

New on the UNISON website: a searchable database of policy decisions

A searchable and browsable view of UNISON policy motions going back more than 10 years. Every year, UNISON holds a number of conferences to decide on the direction of the union. The motions discussed and voted upon, if carried, become UNISON policy and outline work to be undertaken by the relevant democratically-elected committees – the […]

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‘I’ll only be a minute’ – disabled members discuss transport

Experiences range from disabled parking spaces being blocked to being denied access to a bus because drivers won’t insist buggies are folded up

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Conference discusses fighting back against the politics of hate

LGBT delegates hear of fears after EU referendum and pledge to fight rise of hate crime after the vote

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Disabled members’ conference backs action against bullying

Brighton conference opens with delegates debating a raft of motions that reveal how members face bullying and harassment in many guises

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

LGBT delegates develop themes of inclusivity

Delegates debate a range of motions on how best to increase inclusivity while being sensitive on language issues

Article on the UNISON National site.

LGBT conference stress that we’re ‘stronger in UNISON’

Delegates look back at a tumultuous year – and forward to building the community of the union

Article, News on the UNISON National site.