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Disabled members' conference

Annual meeting for UCU's disabled members, taking place during the annual UCU equality conference.

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Diary date The annual equality groups conference 2019 will be held in Birmingham at the Conference Aston from Thursday 21 November - 23 November 2019.

The disabled members' conference will be on Thursday 21 November from 09:30 -13:00.

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Motions

Branches/local associations are invited to submit up to three appropriate motions relevant to Disabled members. Motions must have been approved either  by a quorate general meeting, or by a properly constituted meeting of Disabled members. 

Deadline for motions: Thursday 31 October

Nominations

Nominees to this committee must be in good membership standing, be a Disabled member, (this being self defined) and be employed with the last 12 months. 

Deadline for nominations: Thursday 7 November


General conference information

There is plenty of opportunity throughout the day to network with other colleagues as well as to take part in various workshops  The conference discusses and votes on motions submitted by branches/local associations. The carried motions advise the NEC about the views of disabled members. Nominations to the committee are also collected and counted during the day.

For any questions specifically about the disabled member's conference please contact Sharon Russell.

For general event enquiries contact Sue Bajwa.

Last updated: 6 September 2019