Our National Executive Committee discusses policy and industrial issues.
We publish a short summary of the key issues discussed at each meeting, which logged-in members can view below.
Prospect’s national executive committee welcomed BECTU colleagues prior to the formal merger on 1 January 2017.
The meeting was chaired by the new president Denise McGuire, supported by Craig Marshall (vice president) and Eleanor Wade (deputy vice president).
Gerry Morrissey, general secretary of BECTU – the media and entertainment union currently in talks with Prospect about a potential transfer of engagements – gave a presentation on BECTU’s industrial priorities, organising culture and unique service to members.
The main issues discussed were: medium and long-term challenges facing the union; proposals for a member contact centre; membership figures; members' services survey results; national conference 2016; delegates and motions to 2015 TUC conference.
Prospect’s national executive committee met in November for its final meeting of the year and received an update on the potential transfer of engagements with the Broadcasting, Entertainment, Cinematographic and Theatre Union.
The key points of the meeting cover: recruitment; BACM transfer of engagements; Hinkley Point C; Union Extra card trial; Scottish referendum outcome; website review; Professional Women working group; subscription rates.
The key points of the meeting cover: update on the Member recruit Member reward scheme; successful 2014 national conference; draft Action Taken on motions carried at the conference; update on the Union Extra pre-paid debit card trial; appointment of NEC members to sub-committees; delegations and motions to TUC conference; Scottish independence referendum; industrial action updates; strategic review update; updates on finance, property, pensions, staffing and international conferences.
Key points of the meeting cover legal officer Chris Finnerty's passing away' membership figures; recruitment activities; interim results from members' survey; report on the Union Extra pre-paid debit card trial; Kew Gardens petition; thanks to NEC members leaving the committee.
The key points of the meeting cover a presentation from TUC general secretary Frances O'Grady; recruitment and retention initiatives; changes to the format of national conference 2014; international affiliations; nomination for Denise McGuire as UNI World Women's president:
The key points of the meeting cover national conference 2014 and 2016; role and responsibility of the NEC; terms of reference for NEC sub-committees; membership figures and recruitment; reduced subscription schemes for graduates; the Prospect Pledge campaign; updates on IT issues; updates on industrial disputes; motions and delegates to TUC; nominations for TUC general council:
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