Annual Conference 19 Retired Members

ANNUAL  CONFERENCE  2019

SPECIAL  RULES  REVISION  CONFERENCE

 

 

Retired Members

Dear All,

Below is a report of what transpired at Annual Conference 2019 referring to Retired Members,reference the Special Rules Revision. The first part is what’s in place. The second part is what the NEC wanted to change.

Regards.

Dick Hewlett

Retired Members Chair/Delegate to Annual Conference.

Part 1

There shall be the following Conferences held each year: 2018.

a) Annual (General and Industrial).   b) Women’s.  c)Black Workers. d) Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual andTransgender.   e) Disability.   f) Retired Members.    g) Young Workers.

10.1.6 Retired Members’ Conference  2018 

1. The NEC shall determine the date, venue, duration and delegations to the Retired Members’ Conference. 

2. Each Branch shall be represented in proportion to the number of retired members, subject to a minimum representation of one delegate. 

3. Each Branch shall be entitled to submit one Motion to the Retired Members’ Conference. 

4. Each Retired Members’ Regional Committee shall be entitled to submit one Motion to the Retired Members’ Conference. 

5. The General Conference SOC shall determine the procedures to operate at the Retired Members’ Conference. 

6. The Retired Members’ Advisory Committee shall be consulted and be involved in the organisation of the Retired Members’ Conference. 

7. The Retired Members’ Advisory Committee shall be responsible for pursuing the policies adopted at the Retired Members’ Conference via the NEC and its appropriate sub-committees. 

8. The Retired Members’ Conference shall elect two delegates to attend CWU General Conference who   will be entitled to speak on items that impact upon the union’s retired members. 

9. The Retired Members’ Conference may submit two motions to CWU General Conference. 

10. Retired Members’ Regional Committee Secretaries shall attend the Retired Members’ Conference in an ex-officio capacity with the right to speak and move motions on behalf of their Retired Members’ Regional Committee but not to vote.   Funding for Retired Members’ Regional Committee Secretaries to attend Retired Members’ Conference shall be from the General Fund. 

11. The Retired Members’ Advisory Committee shall be entitled to submit up to three motions to the Retired Members’ Conference. 

 

Part 2

39.  Delete Rule 10.1.4 and insert: LOST UNANIMOUSLY

    There shall be the following Conferences held each year: 

   A)  Annual (General and Industrial) 

   The following Conferences will be held biennially: 

   A)   Retired Members 

  B)   Young Workers 

 National Executive Council.

 

47.  Delete Rule 10.1.6 and insert:   WITHDRAWN

Retired Members’ Conference  

1. There shall be a Biennial Retired Members’ Conference. The NEC shall  determine the date, venue, duration and delegations to the Retired  Members’ Conference. 

2. Each Branch shall be represented in proportion to the number of Retired  Members, subject to a minimum representation of one delegate. 

3. Each Branch shall be entitled to submit one Motion to the Retired  Members’ Conference. 

4. Each Retired Members’ Regional Sub Committee shall be entitled to submit one Motion to the Retired Members’ Conference. 

5. The General Conference SOC shall determine the procedures to operate  at the Retired Members’ Conference. 

6. The Retired Members’ Committee shall be consulted and be involved in the organisation of the Retired Members’ Conference. 

7. The Retired Members’ Committee shall be responsible for pursuing the  policies adopted at the Retired Members’ Conference via the NEC. 

8. The Retired Members’ Conference shall elect two delegates to attend  CWU General Conference who will be entitled to speak on items that impact upon the union’s retired members. 

9. The Retired Members’ Conference may submit two motions to CWU General Conference. 

10. Retired Members’ Regional Committee Lead shall attend the Retired  Members’ Conference in an ex-officio capacity with the right to speak  and move motions on behalf of their Retired Members’ Regional  Committee but not to vote.   Funding for Retired Members’ Regional  Committee Lead to attend Retired Members’ Conference shall be from the General Fund.

11. The Retired Members’ Committee shall be entitled to submit up to three  motions to the Retired Members’ Conference. 

National Executive Council  

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