Wednesday, 15 October 2014

How to support the call for a Special UNISON Local Government Conference

Manchester UNISON have submitted a requisition for a special conference. For the conference to take place it requires branches representing 25% of the Service Group to issue the same or similar requisition. There is a time limit on the process, branches should follow these steps by the end of November.

If your branch want to support Manchester's call for a Special Local Government Service Group Conference, follow these steps.

Pass this motion:


Requisition for a Special Local Government Conference

This Branch [Committee] agrees to call for the requisition of a Special Local Government Service Group Conference to consider the following business:

· The 2014-2016 NJC Pay Proposals.

· The decision to cancel strike action on 14th October.

· The future Pay Consultation protocols in respect of Local Government pay claims.

· The best means to secure a decent pay increase for Local Government members and to receive and consider all motions from Branches and Regions concerning the above.

We instruct Branch officers to submit this requisition appropriately as soon as possible.

Send this email:


If your branch agrees to pass the motion, then send this email to Heather Wakefield, Head of the Local Government Service Group at h.wakefield@unison.co.uk

Dear Heather

I am writing on behalf of our Branch to requisition a Special Local Government Service Group Conference.

In accordance with UNISON Rule D3.4.11 on xx.xx.xx date our Branch / Branch Executive agreed unanimously to call for the requisition of a Special Local Government Service Group Conference to consider the following business:
The 2014-2016 NJC Pay Proposals.
The decision to cancel strike action on 14th October.
The future Pay Consultation protocols in respect of Local Government pay claims.
The best means to secure a decent pay increase for Local Government members and to receive and consider all motions from Branches and Regions concerning the above.



Manchester request you let them know at  unison@manchester.gov.uk telling them your branch name and service group membership as of 1st January 2014.

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