Union-coops Stateside

Our conference on union-coops at 
Wortley Hall, South Yorkshire has been rescheduled to the spring of 2022, but in the meantime we are organising a series of online events starting Oct 2nd

The first online event in the series is:-

“union-coops stateside”

Oct 2nd 2021at 11.00am BST  with Michael Peck (1worker:1vote – USA), Ra Criscitiello (Service Employees International Union), Kristen Barker & Ellen Vera (Cincinnati Union Co-op Initiative) and Kevin O’Brien

Sponsored by BFAWU, MU, and Co-operative Ways Forward

A single ticket booking, available now, free of charge, will get you access to all the online events in this series. A donation towards our costs would be most appreciated, but is not a requirement. 

When booking please choose either “donation ticket” or “free ticket”.

Our second event is planned to be in November 2021 – (Date/time to be confirmed) with Colm Massey (Solidarity Economy Association) and trade union and co-operative colleagues direct from Rojava (North & East Syria)

If you book in advance you will automatically be updated with dates/times of future events in the series, and this will also help us plan for the number of attendees.
Book at:-
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/online-events-series-tickets-178607739557 

Our face to face conference is provisionally rescheduled to next year – 17/18 June 2022 (tbc)

Bookings will re-open once the date and other details have been confirmed

Subjects discussed will include:-

  • How can we ‘build back better’ after Covid-19?
  • What can we do to promote democracy in the workplace?
  • Do we have to accept the gig economy and precarity? 
  • Is there a way of creating decent work?
  • What can union activists do to fight for decent work and democracy?
  • How can workers get control over our daily working lives?
  • How can we ‘build back better’ after Covid-19?
  • What can we do to promote democracy in the workplace?
  • Do we have to accept the gig economy and precarity? 
  • Is there a way of creating decent work?
  • What can union activists do to fight for decent work and democracy?
  • How can workers get control over our daily working lives?

Speakers will include:-

  • Cheryl Barrott (Co-op Party)
  • Miguel Martinez-Lucio (University of Manchester)
  • Ian Manborde (Equality & Diversity Organiser – Equity)
  • Michael Peck (1worker1vote – USA)
  • Ian Wilson (CASE)
  • Sion Whellens (Workers Co-op Council)
  • Sarah Woolley (Gen Sec BFAWU)
  • David Barnard (MU)

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