STUC Women’s Conference 2019

STUC women's conference 2019Here are reports on the some of the UNISON Scotland input to the Annual STUC Women’s Conference on Monday 28 and Tuesday 29 October 2019 in Perth Concert Hall. For an overview of the whole Conference go to the STUC website
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Davena Rankin

Celebrating our inspiring women

Women’s conference unanimously backed UNISON’s call to tell the story of the women in the trade union movement who have ...
Helen Duddy

Let’s recognise our shared humanity and welcome migrant workers and refugees

Women’s conference sent our thoughts to the 39 victims who died in the back of the lorry last week and ...
Kate Ramsden

Redoubling efforts to end child poverty

The theme of the 92nd Women’s Conference was “Fighting to eradicate child poverty” and delegates pledged support for a range of ...
Tina Makedenge

Mothers of pre-term or sick babies must have more workplace support

Women’s conference backed UNISON’s call for more support in the workplace for women with premature or sick babies. The Women’s ...
Davena Rankin

Davena brings greetings from TUC Women’s Committee

UNISON’s Davena Rankin brought greetings from the TUC Women’s Committee, standing in from Chair, Philipa Harvey who was unable to ...
Jean Kilpatrick

Split shifts – a health and safety issue for women

Split shifts came under the spotlight at STUC Women’s conference as delegates backed a need for proper research into the ...
Eileen Dinning

Following in her mum’s footsteps – UNISON’s Eileen Dinning wins Meritorious Award

UNISON’s Eileen Dinning was the proud recipient of the STUC Women’s Conference Meritorious Award for her outstanding work in the ...
Tina Makedenge

Expand and invest more in child care

Women’s conference #stucwomen19 backed a call from Glasgow Trades Union Council to press the Scottish Government to expand and further ...
Katrina Murray

Conference pledges to step up protection of abortion rights

A week on from the historic decriminalisation of abortion in Northern Ireland, #stucwomen19 Women’s conference backed a range of measures ...
Grahame Smith

We need a new vision for our society and women must be to the fore

Grahame Smith, STUC General Secretary, addressed Women’s Conference and committed that the STUC would continue to mainstream women’s issues. He ...
Davena Rankin

STUC to campaign for above inflation public sector pay rise

The Women’s Conference #stucwomen19 backed a public sector pay campaign, co-ordinated by the STUC Women’s Committee and the General Council, ...
STUC Women's Conference 2019

End the pensions’ gender gap

STUC Women’s Conference #stucwomen19 kicked off on the key issue of women’s pensions as delegates backed a range of actions ...
STUC Women's Conference 2019

STUC Women’s Conference – Fighting poverty, inspiring women

Fifteen women will be representing UNISON at the 92nd Annual STUC Women’s Conference #stucwomen19 on 28 and 29 October in ...

Reports by UNISON Scotland Communications and Campaigns Committee from Kate Ramsden in Perth.