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A GRASS ROOTS LEFT REGIONAL CONFERENCE TO BE HELD ON SUNDAY NOVEMBER 4th FROM 12-4PM AT THE CALTHORPE ARMS GRAYS

INN ROAD LONDON NW1.


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Grass Roots Left Second National conference, Conference room Comfort Inn Station Street, B5 4DY. Opposite New St Station, Birmingham City centre Saturday 17th of November 2012, 12 noon to 4pm.
This establishment is also a short walk from Snow Hill & Moor St stations. This meeting is open to members of UNITE the union, their families & friends. Fellow trade unionists who are supporters of the Grass Roots left initiative are also most welcome to attend. Refreshments are available from the hotel's bar on the ground floor.

1) That this LRC supports the following principles of the Rank and File Organisation, a) Election of all Full Time Officials within Trade Unions with a right of Recall in the event of Failure to carry out Members wishes b) All Elected Full Time Officials to be on a Workers Wage c) For an end to a Bureaucratic apparatus inside the Trade Unions. d) No more Secret Negotiations with Employers and in Unite a dismantling of the Trade Group Structure and Regional Secretaries only responsible to the General Secretary. e) Constant convening of Meetings with the membership to ensure that the Democratic procedure is adhered to. That the LRC support the National Justice for Shrewsbury Campaign led by Mick Abbott and Ritchie Hunter. 2) That the LRC supports the aims of the Blacklisting campaign and the Rank and File Construction campaign in Unite. Full support should be given to the Picketing campaign at Westbourne Park over Cross Rail. 3) To support the efforts of Grass Roots Left to unite the Rank and File Groups in both Unite and Ucatt. An end to expulsions in Ucatt of militants like Mick Dooley and John Flanagan 4) That the LRC recognises to threat to all organised labour constitutes by the emergence of the Two Tier Workforce. This global phenomenon sees an established labour force still enjoying relative security and pay rates working side by side with new starters with appalling wage and conditions, agreed to the TU bureaucracies in the interests of class collaboration and the financial difficulties of companies.

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