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Saturday, 20 June 2015
However this omnibus composite (agreed between the NEC and 5 branches) was silent on Britain’s relationship with the EU - an issue which is central to the political agenda of the Tory Government and attracting growing concern in some parts of the British trade union movement (see below).
Tuesday, 16 June 2015
It celebrated victories, listed the challenges ahead and underlined that trade union rights are human rights and must be protected.
His full speech is below:
Monday, 15 June 2015
Full speech below:
Sunday, 14 June 2015
Then there’s what happens in the Conference hall. The SECC itself has become controversial as a result of the policies pursued by its management, so has only itself to blame. And if UNISON were booking its conference now, perhaps we could take those policies into account. But it is worth remembering that the lead time between booking a conference venue and actually using it is about five years.