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Our Spring Update – April 2022

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UNISON Community Conference 2022 – Glasgow – Day 2 Seminar Session

Day 2 started with a workshop about Participation and key points were brought up around this, and heard personal accounts of situations faced by all members across the country. Which mirror the feelings of other members.

Now on tho the Community Seminar Session and first we hear a speech from Jon Richards, UNISON Assistant General Secretary , Bargaining, Negotiating and Equalities. He passed on solidarity to the Racism marches happening across the country and to solidarity to Ukrainians also, Cristina McAnea is unable to attend todays conference however pledges full support.

Jon went on to say how far the union has gone since the Covid19 Pandemic caused so many issues and how much workers have done, frontline staff, housing staff, community workers,

How we can work on and build on lessons learned from the past few years to improve conditions for workers. also how we can reclaim technology and digital technology and to keep a hold on and up-to date with the digital debate.

Jon Highlighted the UNISON College that is in the process of being set up to be Launched at this years National Delegate Conference, you can have your say on the college here..

Jon then thanked everyone for attending and welcomed questions from the floor. he too questions around accessing the There for you Fund this will be taken back to National office to respond. for those that would like to read more advice on accessing “There For You” please click below…

Questions also covered increasing awareness around being in a UNISON, access to the funding that has not been used for conferences due to the pandemic, data cleanses which improves representations of member locations. Vouchers for attending conference at home digitally. this closed Jons session and the next session begins at 2pm.

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Our Year In Review and Annual General Meeting Announcement

Dear Member 

We would like to invite you to our Annual General Meeting – Friday 25 February 2022 Arrival 6pm AGM Start at 6.30pm

The AGM will finish at 7.30pm and be followed by a 2 course Indian Hot Buffet, then a live band and Disco. The Bar will be open till 1am 

On arrival each member will receive one FREE Drinks Voucher to be redeemed at the Bar. 

Please let us know if you are able to attend and have any dietary requirements by clicking here –

We strongly advise that you all take a lateral flow test before attending the AGM.
Non-members are able to wait in the bar until 
the AGM is completed

If you would like to book a table for UNISON Members please let us know by emailing

You can also book a nights stay at Derby Conference Centre at….

Please also contact us if you have any special requirements or details in accessing our AGM. by emailing or calling us.

Please also find below our latest Newsletter containing details of… 
Branch Officer Updates, Free Training For Members, Regional Report, Annual General Meeting, Fairness and Equality , LGBT+ Conference Update
and much more… 

We hope you find this useful and it would be great to see you all at the AGM.

Becky Everett
Branch Secretary

Richard Platt
Branch Chair