Tracey Holland our Branch Treasurer represented our branch at the seminar.
There are a number of vacancies for young members to attend various conferences on behalf of the NYMF which are open to young members from the relevant groups who wish to attend with an NYMF member who has already been elected:
UNISON campaigns for fair pay across Higher Education. Freedom of Information (FOI) requests made by UNISON revealed some shocking figures about how our Universities pay their staff.
12-14 February 2015 Southport Theatre and Convention Centre
UNISON National Women’s Conference Report by Tracey Holland Branch Treasurer
The Yorkshire & Humberside Regional Young Members’ Forum are hosting three training workshops for young members.
Saturday 3 May 2014 – Introduction to media skills and organising
Find out more about how to use the internet, social networking and the press and broadcast media for the benefit of UNISON members.
Saturday 30 August 2014 – Campaigning skills
Campaigning can help persuade people to take a particular course of action or change their attitudes or opinions. Find out what skills are needed to achieve this.
Saturday 13 December 2014 – A beginners guide to UNISON
Find out how UNISON is structured and how members influence policy and decisions. Also find out about the work that UNISON does to achieve our objectives.
Training will be held at UNISON Regional Office in Leeds. The workshop costs £12.50 (payable by the Branch). Training starts at 1.30pm – 3.30pm (lunch will be provided from 1pm).
Read the RYMF Bulletin March 2014 final
Some of our members taking part in the “One Day for Fair Pay” protest Wednesday 22nd January as part of the continuing HE pay dispute.
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After an early start on picket lines hundreds of staff from both universities joined forces to march around the city centre to protest about pay. Students demonstrated their solidarity by marching with university staff.
The rally made its way to Barkers Pool at midday where speakers, including Simon Renton, national president of UCU, and Hallam UNISON Branch Secretary Dan Bye, addressed the large gathering to outline the reasons for the protest.
Police officers with the rally approximated 300 to 400 strikers were active.