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Disabled Members Group Meetings (16/01/18)

UNISON Leeds Local Government Branch,
DISABLED MEMBERS GROUP
Meeting.

Monday 30 January 2018, 12.30 to 2.00 p.m.

Room 4, 2nd Floor,
Enterprise House,
12 St. Paul’s Street, LEEDS LS1 2LE.


You can find all the details here - including future dates for meetings
and a Disabled Members Survey


General Financial Surgeries - Wednesday 24th January (09/01/18)
Branch Year End Arrangements - Timetable

BRANCH YEAR END ARRANGEMENTS - TIMETABLE

Please note the following deadlines which apply to the arrangements for the Annual General Meeting which is to be held during the weeks commencing 12th and 19th March 2018.
Stewards Committee Secretaries should ensure that AGM Motions and Nominations for Branch Officers are included on the Agenda for stewards committee meetings in January.

MOTIONS FOR AGM

i) Closing date for motions from stewards/individuals 1 February
to be considered by the AGM

ii) Closing date for AGM motions to be submitted to 1 February
the Branch Committee

To be taken at 14th February Branch Committee. Motions to be submitted in writing to Branch Office, with names of proposer and seconder.

Please make it clear whether the motion is to be submitted direct to the AGM, or whether it is intended that it be endorsed and submitted in the name of the Branch Committee.

NOMINATIONS FOR BRANCH OFFICER POSTS

Each Stewards Committee represented in the Branch or any two members shall be entitled to nominate candidates for each of the following offices.

The Branch Officer posts to be elected by the AGM are:

Branch Chairperson
Branch Vice Chairperson
Branch Secretary
Assistant Branch Secretary
Branch Treasurer
Assistant Branch Treasurer
Affiliated Political Fund Officer
Welfare Secretary
Education Co-ordinator
Health & Safety Officer
Equality Officer
Publicity Officer
Membership Services Officer
Young Members Officer
International Officer
Lifelong Learning Co-ordinator

In addition the AGM will appoint the following having received nominations submitted by the Branch Committee:

Branch Auditors (2)
Branch Superannuation Adviser

Closing date for all nominations: 1 February

Liz Bailey & Martyn Walker
Joint Branch Secretaries

Get Help Staying Warm This Winter (5/12/17)

Winter Fuel Grant

With rising fuel costs and another cold winter many members are worried about how they’re going to pay this year’s winter fuel bills. Help is on hand.

“There for You” has set up a limited fund to help UNISON members on low income by way of a one-off payment of up to £50.

To apply just download the Winter Fuel Grant application form and Q&A leaflet and return by 16 February 2018.


UNISON Leeds LG Disabled Members Group Meeting: 30 Jan 2017 (23/11/18)

UNISON Leeds Local Government Branch,
DISABLED MEMBERS GROUP
Meeting.

Monday 30 January 2018, 12.30 to 2.00 p.m.
Room 4, 2nd Floor,
Enterprise House,
12 St. Paul’s Street, LEEDS LS1 2LE.
** PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF TIME, DAY & VENUE **

You can download the agenda here... pdf

 

Annual General Meeting 2018 (17/10/17)

AGM 2018

Download the poster with all the details here... pdf

The Branch AGM is held in March each year and, as usual, we will be holding an aggregate meeting over a number of days and at different locations and times – see panel opposite.

Tuesday 13 March at 12.30pm
Sullivan Room, Leeds Town Hall,
The Headrow, Leeds LS1 3AD

Thursday 15 March at 12.30pm
Conference Rooms 2 & 2A
LCC Highways, Ring Road,
Middleton, Leeds LS10 4AX

Tuesday 20 March at 12.30pm
Hough Top Court, LS13 4QP

Thursday 22 March at 5.15pm
UNISON Branch Office, LS2 9EN

The Branch Officer posts to be elected by the AGM are:

  • Branch Chair
  • Branch Vice Chair
  • Branch Secretary
  • Assistant Branch Secretary
  • Branch Treasurer
  • Assistant Branch Treasurer
  • Affiliated Political Fund Officer
  • Welfare Secretary
  • Education Co-ordinator
  • Health & Safety Officer
  • Equality Officer
  • Publicity Officer
  • Membership Services Officer
  • Young Members’ Officer
  • International Officer
  • Lifelong Learning Co-ordinator

In addition the AGM will appoint the following having received nominations submitted by the Branch Committee:

  • Branch Auditors (2)
  • Branch Superannuation Adviser

If you are interested in any of these positions please contact the Branch Office for further information including role descriptions and a nomination form.

British Sign Language interpreters will be available at the Town Hall meeting on 13th March 2018.

If you have any special requirements or require this information in an alternative format, please contact the Branch to arrange.


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