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Motion ref. S6M-04623

Unite Retired Members Recognised for Lifetime of Service to the Trade Union Movement

Submitted by: Mercedes Villalba, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour.
Date lodged: Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Supported by: Clare Adamson, Maggie Chapman, Foysol Choudhury (Registered interest ), Katy Clark, Joe FitzPatrick, Monica Lennon (Registered interest ), Carol Mochan (Registered interest ), Paul Sweeney (Registered interest )

That the Parliament congratulates six members of Unite the Union’s Retired Members Branch in Dundee on being awarded their long-service badges; commends the lifetime of service that they have given to the trade union movement, ranging from 30 to 50 years; acknowledges their continued community activism in retirement, including campaigning for a municipal bus service for Dundee; recognises the camaraderie and support shared between retired members through the branch; welcomes their continued involvement in the trade union movement through the branch, and encourages all workers to join a trade union in order to enjoy the benefits and support that membership provides.