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The Crisis in Health and Social Care

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

Conference is alarmed that our health and social care system faces an unparalleled crisis of under-funding, staff shortages, organisational upheaval and privatisation. With the country set to celebrate 70 years of the NHS on 5 July 2018, Conference is appalled that our health service is currently embroiled in a crisis made in Westminster. Conference notes […]

Motion on the UNISON National site.

Rule G Branch Officers

Conference
2018 National Delegate Conference
Date
14 February 2018
Decision
Carried

G 4.1.1 Branch Officers After “Welfare Officer” insert “, Women’s Officer (who must be a woman)”

Motion on the UNISON National site.

Public Housing Post Grenfell

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

Conference notes that the Grenfell Tragedy has transformed discussion about the housing crisis. Grenfell was an avoidable tragedy created by more than 30 years of political decisions to cut, deregulate and privatise across housing and public safety which has included: 1)Cutting investment in council and social housing; 2)Privatising Council Housing stock through stock transfer and […]

Motion on the UNISON National 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.

Low Pay and Women in UNISON

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

Conference celebrates the fact that the hard work of our low paid women members has been central to all the many successes of our union. UNISON’s principles of proportionality and fair representation means that some seats on our elected bodies, including the National Executive Council, are reserved for women low-paid members, so that the make-up […]

Motion on the UNISON National site.

Protecting our members and growing in private contractors

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

Conference notes that in the 25 years since UNISON was created the world our members work in has changed considerably. Thatcher’s government opened the door to public sector privatisation and this has been built upon by successive governments. Under the coalition government outsourcing doubled and the current Westminster government shows no sign of changing course. […]

Motion on the UNISON National site.

The UK EU Withdrawal Agreement and the Future UK – EU Relationship: Campaigning for a New EU Deal Fit For Workers

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

Conference notes that since the triggering of Article 50 March 2017 the government’s European Union (EU) withdrawal negotiations have been embarrassingly incompetent. There has been no clear EU exit plan or cohesive strategy to get the best deal from the negotiations for the UK economy and workers. The weak UK negotiations have been a result […]

Motion on the UNISON National site.

Exiting the EU and Devolution

Conference
2018 National Delegate Conference
Date
5 February 2018
Decision
Carried

Conference welcomes UNISON’s priorities in our Exiting the EU campaign that seeks to inform and engage members and the general public on the impact of the EU exit negotiations. This strategy recognises the importance of addressing all devolved issues in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Conference recognises that exiting the EU can have a differential […]

Motion on the UNISON National site.

Make 2019 the Year of Young Workers

Conference
2018 National Delegate Conference
Date
17 January 2018
Decision
Carried as Amended

Conference believes that the strength and sustainability of UNISON depends on the recruitment and organisation of young workers, and their development as activists and leaders. Conference notes, however, that while UNISON has had some measure of success in recruiting young workers, their numbers have remained at around 5% of the membership, and less than 2% […]

Motion on the UNISON National site.