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Opting Out Information

Information on how to ‘opt out’ of receiving paper copies of conference documentation.

Media on the UNISON National site.

2018 National Delegate Conference Item Referred Booklet

Media on the UNISON National site.

Crisis in Local Government

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

Local Government and local services are at crisis point. Demands and expectations of services are increasing year on year while finances are dwindling. Local authorities provide the glue that hold society together; either through lifelong education, wellbeing, transportation, refuse or social care to name but a few. Services that every person uses at some point, […]

Motion on the UNISON National site.

Workers’ Rights in Turkey

Conference
2018 National Delegate Conference
Date
20 February 2018
Decision
Carried

Since the failed coup attempt in July 2016 Turkey has experienced a rapid deterioration of democracy, human rights and the rule of law. President Erdogan has used the state of emergency to detain, dismiss and silence his critics; targeting trade unionists, journalists, human rights defenders and anyone perceived not to support the government. Approximately 120,000 […]

Motion on the UNISON National site.

Privatisation and PFI – Building the Campaign

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

Conference notes: 1)UNISON’s sustained opposition to privatisation and the private finance initiative for more than two decades; 2)The positive role played by UNISON in securing the motions opposing PFI at the labour party conferences in 2001 and 2002 as UNISON demonstrated the negative impact of such schemes; highlighting that PFI contractors were cutting the pay, […]

Motion on the UNISON National site.

Wholly Owned Subsidiary Companies

Conference
2018 National Delegate Conference
Date
1 January 2018
Decision
Carried

Conference is alarmed at the spread of new NHS arm length companies being set up in England. Potentially employing thousands of staff these companies seek to exploit a VAT loophole to reduce their operating costs. Though owned by local NHS trusts they in future could bring in cheap labour and deny pension scheme access to […]

Motion on the UNISON National site.

Making 2019 the year for young workers

“Research shows that you don’t join a union by the time you’re 25, you’re much less likely to join one later in life,” UNISON national young members forum chair Kendal Bromley-Bewes told delegates at the union’s national delegate conference this morning. She was introducing a motion on making 2019 the year of young workers, after […]

Article, News on the UNISON South West site.

UNISON is busting out all over – our monthly highlights

June saw a number of highlights for the union and our members glisten in the early summer sunshine

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

‘The work you do saves and transforms lives’ – Angela Rayner

Angela Rayner addresses UNISON’s national delegate conference

Article on the UNISON National site.

Race equality in the UK is going backwards, says conference

Delegates have grim view of progress despite 50 years of race relations legislation

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

The government must fund our public services or call an election, says UNISON

“This year marks 25 years of UNISON. It’s a year to celebrate and to commemorate all the work of those who went before us.”

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON vows to fight for the Good Friday Agreement

Union vows to fight for the rights of all people in Northern Ireland

Article on the UNISON National site.

A time to review and renew the ‘family’ union

UNISON president opens union’s national delegate conference in Brighton

Article on the UNISON National site.

NEC gears up for union’s annual ‘parliament’

UNISON’s national delegate conference runs from 19-22 June and brings together 2,000 delegates from across the UK

Article on the UNISON National site.

2018 National Delegate Conference Composite Booklet

Media on the UNISON National site.