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Annual conference

As a union, our members are at the heart of all we do. This is never more visible than our annual delegate conference.

TSSA conference

TSSA’s annual conference is the supreme governing body of the union, where our members set our key policies and priorities for the year ahead.

Conference is held in May or June every year. It is made up of delegates from our Branches, with the larger Branches able to send two delegates. Branches can submit motions and amendments for debate which go on to set the union’s organising and strategic agenda. The Conference agenda is painstakingly organised by a group of members in the Standing Orders Committee, who are themselves elected by members every year.

TSSA policies are largely determined by motions at annual conference and these decisions are then binding on all members and officers. Annual conference ensures that TSSA is a fully democratic organisation and that every single member can have a say in how their union is run.

Annual conference is far more than a governing body, it’s an opportunity for activists from all over the country to meet, to organise, to share best practice and to network; it’s an opportunity to build campaigns for the year ahead; it’s an opportunity for our union to set the agenda and influence government policy. Our annual conference features keynote speeches from senior politicians, conference is an occasion for our members to speak truth to power and be inspired.

Conference features many exciting fringe events, including the Socialist Fellowship, an evening of music, song, poetry, and humour, which has been a regular feature at the TSSA annual conference since 1908. The Disability Working Group also traditionally hold inspiring and informative events at annual conference.

The full rules regarding our Annual Delegate conference are available in the TSSA Rulebook (Rule 10) and the Guidance Notes (Note E).

TSSA Rule book and guidance notes

Disability Working Group mini-conference Agenda

TSSA DISABILITY WORKING GROUP

MINI- MINI CONFERENCE

Novotel Hotel, Sheffield

 AGENDA

Saturday May 6th 2022

0900-0915   Welcome, sign in

                            Introductions & refreshments.

                            Collect goodie bag

0915-0935    Communication and what it means.

                            Speaker from IBB           

0935- 0950  Q&A

0955-1020   Know your rights legal update.

                           Paul Scholey   Morrish

1020-1035    Q&A

1035-1055     Sum Up

 

2022 Annual Conference Documents

Revised Final Agenda 2022 - 260422

DOCUMENT.CATEGORY: TSSA Democracy

DOCUMENT.FILESIZE: 827KB

SOC letter accompanying Final Conference Agenda 2022

DOCUMENT.CATEGORY: TSSA Democracy

DOCUMENT.FILESIZE: 80KB

Standing Orders Committee letter accompanying Final Conference Agenda

Minutes of 2021 Annual Delegate Conference

DOCUMENT.CATEGORY: TSSA Democracy

DOCUMENT.FILESIZE: 481KB

EM2 EC Emergency Motion on Ukraine

DOCUMENT.CATEGORY: TSSA Democracy

DOCUMENT.FILESIZE: 77KB

EM3 - Emergency Motion on Cost of Living - EC

DOCUMENT.CATEGORY: TSSA Democracy

DOCUMENT.FILESIZE: 76KB

EM4 Chancellor's Spring Statement - NE General

DOCUMENT.CATEGORY: TSSA Democracy

DOCUMENT.FILESIZE: 80KB

EM5 Ukraine - North East General

DOCUMENT.CATEGORY: TSSA Democracy

DOCUMENT.FILESIZE: 73KB

Annual Conference 2022 EM6 - EM8

DOCUMENT.CATEGORY: TSSA Democracy

DOCUMENT.FILESIZE: 140KB

DWG Mini-Conference Agenda 2022

DOCUMENT.CATEGORY: TSSA Democracy

DOCUMENT.FILESIZE: 75KB

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