Regional Equalities

Arrangements are now in place for holding the Regional Equalities Conferences in Ireland.

The Union strives to have elected representatives recognised and active in all workplace and who participate in the work of the Union’s industrial structure. The Regional Equalities Conferences are held every three years and will determine the Union’s equalities strategy in this Region as well as electing to the following Regional Equalities Committees which will lead for the Union in the Region for the next three years.

Please click here to download the calling notice to these Conferences. IMPORTANT: this includes the necessary forms for members to complete if they wish to attend and/or be nominated to a Regional Equalities Committee. The Regional Equalities Conferences will determine the Union’s equalities strategy in this Region as well as electing to the following Regional Equalities Committees which will lead for the Union in the Region for the next three years.

Click on any of the 4 links below to view and download the composition/makeup of each of our Equalities Committees. You will need this information to complete the nomination form if you wish to stand for election to any of the Committees that relate to you and here to view an extract of the Executive Council Guidance on Rule 6 (lay office).

The agenda is available for download here, and standing orders are available here. If members require a printed copy of the paperwork, please contact your local Unite Office who will be happy to assist.

Please do not hesitate to contact equalities.ireland@unitetheunion.org if you require any further information.

·         Women

·         Black & Asian Ethnic Minorities (BAEM)

·         Disability

·         Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Trans (LGBT+)

Please click here for Guidance for Fulltime Officers and Staff for the purpose of organising and running the events.

Please note that this page has been set up for access to information for reps/full-time officers/staff in Ireland. It will be updated over the coming weeks with guidance/agendas/standing orders/dates of meetings/elections to higher bodies etc.

Constitutional Unit

Ireland Region

irelandconferences@unitetheunion.org