Regional Industrial Sectors

Regional Industrial Sector Conferences (RISCs)

Arrangements are now in place for holding the Regional Industrial Sector Conferences in Ireland for the period 2022 -2025; click here for more information (UPDATE: final schedule available here).

These Conferences are only open to accountable representatives of workers in accordance with Rule 6 – click here to view an extract of the Executive Council Guidance on Rule 6 (lay office).

These Conferences will determine the Union’s industrial strategy for your industry in Ireland Region as well as electing your Regional Industrial Sector Committee which will lead the Sector between the Conferences which take place every three years. Representatives to this Committee will hold office until 2025.

Please click here to download the calling notice to these Conferences, which includes the necessary forms for members to complete if they wish to attend and/or be nominated to their respective Regional Industrial Sector Committee (RISC).

A full schedule, including nomination deadlines and conference dates and venues, is available here (UPDATE: final schedule available here)

Please scroll down to the end of this page for information on the composition of each RISC. Below please find links to documentation/paperwork for the Conferences/Committees for Regional Officers & Staff & Reps. If members require a printed copy of the paperwork, please contact your local Unite Office who will be happy to assist.

Regional Industrial Sector Conferences Standing Orders 2022 (includes Order of Business/Agenda)

RISC Administrative Guidance on Additional Seats System for RISC elections

RISC Model Agenda 1st Meeting (to be adapted for each RISC)

Equalities Report

International Report – Irish Regional Conference 2022

EC Equality Statement on the importance of minimum proportionality

Breakdown of delegates to the National Industrial Sector Committees 2022-2025

Breakdown of delegates to the National Industrial Sector Conferences 2022

Unite Constitutional Schedule for planning meetings 2022

Breakdown of Delegates to the Irish Executive Committee 2022-2025

Breakdown of RISC delegates to the Irish Policy Conference

Unite Harassment Policy

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

Click on the links below to see the composition of each RISC. If you are unsure which Sector you are in, please contact your local office or check your membership card.

Aerospace & Shipbuilding RISC
Automotive Industries RISC
Construction RISC
Civil Air Transport RISC
Community, Youth Workers & Not for Profit RISC
Docks, Rail, Ferries and Waterways RISC
Education (NI & ROI) RISCs
Energy & Utilities (NI & ROI) RISCs
Finance & Legal RISC
Food, Drink and Agriculture (NI & ROI) RISC
Engineering, Manufacturing & Steel/Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Process & Textiles RISC
Graphical, Paper,  Media and Information Technology RISC
Health (NI & ROI) RISCs
Local Authorities RISC
Government, Defence, Prisons & Contractors  NI RISC Dept of Defence, Govt departments & State Agencies (ROI)
Passenger Transport RISC
Road, Transport Commercial, Logistics & Retail Distribution RISC
Service Industries RISC

Please note that the information above is intended for reps/full-time officers/staff in Ireland.

Conference Unit

Ireland Region

irelandconferences@unitetheunion.org