The AGM of United Voices of the World (UVW), on 5 October, packed out the meeting hall, with nearly 10% of the membership turning up.
There was no delegate system. Anybody could come and take part in the embryonic UVW democracy.
I’m happy to give a certain amount of leeway to UVW. They are a relatively new union that has often deployed effective, aggressive industrial tactics and organised previously “unorganisable” workers into a fighting force to turn the tide against outsourcing at universities around London.
The launch of Sex, Cultural, Design, Architecture and Charity worker sections this