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UNISON National Delegate Conference 2023 – Morning Session – Day 3

We are welcomed back to conference and first we hold a minutes silence for Alan Jinkinson the First General Secretary of UNISON following a tribute by Christina McAnea. You can read all about Alan here…

We the receive Standing Orders Committee report 4, this report was agreed by conference.  

We heheh receive a video address from the Turkish Trade Union Leader – Gonul Erden 

We now hear a speech from Rosa Pavanelli, General Secretary, Public Services International (PSI) 

You can watch Rosa’s speech here…

Rosa receives a standing ovation for her speech.
Christina McAnea and Andrea Egan say thank you to Rosa Pavanelli

We now move to the motion discussions and the Tod is Motion 69 Defending and Improving Women’s Rights Internationally – this motion was carried 

During this motion we heard emotional accounts of women across the world.

Motion 72 – We need to talk about Palestine – This issue generated a healthy debate and was carried as amended 72.1

Motion 44 – Crisis in the NHS and Social Care – this motion was carried

Motion 45 – Integrated Care Systems – this motion is carried as amended

A photo opportunity was held for the Year of the Black worker, this photo will be shared once it is available.

This concludes this mornings session and more updates will come from this afternoons Rule amendments session and return to discussions of motions.

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