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Working people already paid for the financial crises; they should not pay for Brexit

Conference
2018 National Delegate Conference
Date
26 February 2018
Decision
Carried

The Conservatives’ self-imposed Brexit deadline is fast approaching but they remain distracted by internal divisions and ideological entrenchment, which is in real danger of pushing the country towards a cliff edge. In February 2018, Cabinet ministers have lined up to produce a series of ‘major speeches’ on Brexit that has only succeeded in highlighting how […]

Motion on the UNISON National site.

Palestine – End The Detention of Children

Conference
2018 National Delegate Conference
Date
1 January 2018
Decision
Carried

Conference is appalled at the treatment of Palestinian children by Israel. The arrest of 16-year-old Ahed Tamimi shone a spotlight on Israel’s systematic abuse of minors through the process of military detention. The treatment of Ahed rightly generated a global response, but her situation is far from unique. Each year the Israeli military arrests and […]

Motion on the UNISON National site.

REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS IN NORTHERN IRELAND

Conference
2018 National Delegate Conference
Date
1 January 2018
Decision
Carried

Conference applauds the historic landslide vote by the people of the Republic of Ireland to repeal the Eighth amendment to the Irish constitution and recognises the huge victory for women’s right to choose both in the South but also as a beacon of hope for all women where ever they live who are still fighting […]

Motion on the UNISON National site.

Blog: National delegate conference isn’t like other union conferences – like our union, it’s special

It’s a great opportunity to come together as a public service workers, meet old friends and new and recommit to our shared values of equality, democracy and publicly owned services. Personally, I love seeing so many of you together in one place, hearing your stories of fighting and winning for our members and learning about the awe-inspiring campaigns you lead.

General secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.

2018 National Delegate Conference Final Agenda

Media on the UNISON National site.

Making 2019 the year for young workers

Conference agrees to organise and recruit more workers under 25

Article on the UNISON National site.

Inclusion in our union – improving equality outcomes

Conference
2018 National Delegate Conference
Date
23 February 2018
Decision
Carried as Amended

Equality and diversity in our union is vital. Whilst we have a lot to celebrate and are seen at the front edge of equality policy and organising for equality with our self organised groups, there continues to be significant equality developments within our union, across employers and in our members’ workplaces. There are higher proportions […]

Motion on the UNISON National site.

Rule C Honorary Members

Conference
2018 National Delegate Conference
Date
20 February 2018
Decision
Carried

C 2.8.2 Add at the end “or in such cases where a Rule I investigation is either impracticable or inappropriate, the National Executive Council shall have the power to revoke the Honorary Membership.”

Motion on the UNISON National site.

Our place on the global stage post-Brexit

Conference
2018 National Delegate Conference
Date
21 February 2018
Decision
Carried

Conference is concerned that post-Brexit, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights will be undermined at home and abroad due to the Tory Government‘s weak and wobbly Brexit and due to trade negotiations failing to take into account social and environmental protections, workers and human rights. International Trade Secretary Liam Fox started discussions on a […]

Motion on the UNISON National site.

Housing Affordability is a growing concern for public service workers

Conference
2018 National Delegate Conference
Date
22 February 2018
Decision
Carried as Amended

Conference recognises that housing is an increasingly significant issue for the workforce in the Eastern Region and nationally, affecting where members can live, what they can access, work life balance and what they can afford. Government policies have failed to ensure an adequate supply of decent, secure, safe and truly affordable homes that workers and […]

Motion on the UNISON National site.

Delivering the Promise of the Good Friday Agreement

Conference
2018 National Delegate Conference
Date
27 February 2018
Decision
Carried

Conference notes that 10th April marked the 20th Anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement, over 40 years of our trade union campaign for peace and justice and 25 years of unswerving support for that campaign from UNISON, our National Executive Council, our regions and branches. Conference welcomes that the Agreement has led to relative peace […]

Motion on the UNISON National site.

UNISON escalates its campaign against NHS outsourcing

‘We are one team and we want to stay as a team’, Wigan strikers tell conference delegates

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Conference urges an end to the detention of Palestinian children

National delegate conference hears emotive speeches on the mistreatment of Palestinian children

Article on the UNISON National site.

National Delegates Conference 2018 Draft Order of Business

Media on the UNISON National site.

UNISON steps up for public services

Dave Prentis: ‘It’s time for an end to austerity; an end to cuts; an end to Tory cruelty’

Article on the UNISON National site.