Decent Work & Democracy

Our first face to face conference on May 20th/21st at Wortley Hall is getting nearer

Had enough of Zoomathons?
Want to get to meet colleagues face to face, chat, enjoy a drink, put the world to rights?
Want to learn more about how unions and worker co-ops can work together for decent work and an end to our current employment miseries?

Why not join us. Day tickets are only £40 including lunch, tea and coffee?
24 hour delegate tickets including a dinner with Sarah Wooley are £160

Day Delegate Bursaries, sponsored by Co-operative Ways Forward, are available for anyone on benefits or in low paid insecure work and unable to afford the full rate. Just follow the link to Eventbrite and click on Bursary Ticket

We’ve a great line-up of speakers, including:-

Sarah Woolley (Gen Sec BFAWU)
David Barnard (MU)
Cheryl Barrott (Co-op Party)
Miguel Martinez-Lucio (University of Manchester)
Ian Manborde (Equality & Diversity Organiser – Equity)
Ian Wilson (CASE)
Sion Whellens (Workers Co-op Council)
Anita Mangan (Bristol Univ15ersity)
Cath Muller
Cilla Ross

Mark Simmonds (Co-op Culture)
Fredy Velez (BFAWU Suma)

And via a live video link from USA:-

Michael Peck (1worker1vote) (USA)
Kevin O’Brien (Worx Printing) (USA)
Ellen Vera (Coop Cincy) (USA)
Ra Criscitiello (SEIU-UHW) (USA)
Erik Forman (The Drivers’ Coop – TDC in NYC)
Steve Sleigh (The Drivers’ Coop – TDC in NYC)

They will be talking about creating union-coops, including the multi million dollar, 2,500 member drivers coop in New York, and their involvement in the unionisation struggles at Amazon and Starbucks

Bookings for the conference are open at:-

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