Sunday, February 10, 2013

Unions21 Anniversary Conference 2013

Date: 8th March 2013
TUC Council Chamber, Congress House, Great Russell Street, London

To register CLICK HERE.

STARTS 9.00 am with Keynote Speakers:
Frances O'Grady - TUC General Secretary
Jon Cruddas MP - Co-ordinator of Labour's Policy Review
Other speakers: Sue Ferns (Chair), Owen Jones - Writer, Manuel Cortes - General Secretary of TSSA, Scarlet Harris - TUC Womens Officer, Ian Lavery MP - Chair of the TU Group of MPs, Ros Bragg - Director of Maternity Action, Sam Smether - Grandparents Plus, Laura Bates - Everyday Sexism.

This all-day event is the 20th Anniversary Conference of Unions21. Lunch is provided. A £50 delegate fee can be paid via paypal or an invoice sent to you or your union after the event. For more information email dwhittle@atl.org.uk

AFTERNOON SESSION 1: Sharpening the Sword of Justice
FORMAT:

- 90 SECONDS PER SPEAKER TO PRESENT A POLICY IDEA (up to 15 speakers)

- 2 MINUTES Q&A PER POLICY

- ONE VOTE

- ONE TOP POLICY

YOUR CHANCE TO PITCH A POLICY IDEA TO HELP UNIONS TURN THE TIDE….

Union campaigns have changed Britain for the better. Unions are listened to by politicians and employers. In this session we’ll hear from advocates for a variety of issues that could be the focus of the next big campaign for unions. Ideas will be pitched in 90 seconds, followed by up to 2 minutes of Q&A. The audience will vote on which idea or cause they think should be Top of the Policies.

To have the chance to present your 90 second policy idea on the on the day, 
Send to PragRad Chair, John Slinger john.slinger@pragmaticradicalism.co.uk
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