Following is the recording of the delegates meeting took place on the 5th November 2020.

Invited speakers included:

  1. Dr Melany Cruz of the University of Birmingham and UCU will be speaking on our behalf. The speaker will be talking about the current corona virus crisis and its impact on the university sectors and on the university communities.
  2. Richie Venton of USDAW talking about the campaign to reinstate him after he was sacked by IKEA during the corona crisis while fighting cuts in working conditions.
  3. Alex Marshall from IWGB organizing couriers in Wolverhampton
  4. Ali Moosa from Communications Workers Union

The meeting also received nominations for the executive and officer positions for 2021. The nomination papers will be sent to delegates who have provided their email addresses. If you think you are a delegate to the BTUC and would like to forward a nomination for any of the posts or the executive positions please email the secretary btucsec@hotmail.com Please include your branch and union and in the subject of the email use Nominations. Include your name and the person nominated togather with their email union and branch. Nominations can be emailed during the meeting of the 7th November. Nominations will end by the end of the meeting. Where positions are contested ballots will be issued for the contested posts as per the constitution that is available on this link here. The elections for contested positions will take place in January 2021. http://btuc.org/wordpress2/?cat=33 If you have any questions on the process please email the secretary btucsec@hotmail.com

The positions available for nominations are:

Following positions are available for nomination.

  1. President
  2. Vice President
  3. Secretary
  4. Treasurer
  5. Equal Opportunities Officer
  6. Anti-Racist Officer
  7. Assistant Secretary
  8. 10 members to the Executive Committee.

Duties of the officers and the executive members are defined in the constitution available on thise website.

Zoom Details for the meeting are:

Topic: BTUC Delegate Meeting
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