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National Delegate Conference 2017 Blog – Day 1 – Morning Session continues

Discussions are now being held around the motion “Stepping up the campaign against bullying and harassment” this was carried and seeks to commission research project to look into this issue, report findings to the next National Delegate Conference and develop strategic responses for support to members who experience bullying and harassment, provision of training and advice for activists to help members who experience bullying and harassment, and support & advice to those trying to negotiate improved policies with employers and organisations.

Now conference moves on to discuss a motion on “Pay – Tackling In-Work Poverty” this motion seeks to continue campaigning for an end to the public sector pay cap, campaign against the cuts to social security such as tax credits and universal credit, expose the wider impact that low pay is having  on our public services. campaign for the real living wage foundation, and other issues that can be found on in the conference guide document here…

The motion will continue to be debated after lunch.


That concludes the morning session of the conference and we will return in the afternoon with a Speech from Dave Prentis UNISON General Secretary.




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