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convener

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Politics the chairman and civic head of certain Scottish councils
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Mick Forbes, convenor at the Erdington driveshaft factory, said workers had been "disappointed" by the announcement that the group's forge facility in Great Barr is to close by the end of the year while its chassis factory in Aldridge will also shut by the end of 2010.
Sacked convenor, Jerry Hicks will speak at the event.
Sid Fenlon, of the T&G, was suspended for doing union work and John Winstanley, 62, a joiner and the Ucatt convenor, given a medical suspension and told to go home pending a health check.
With these achievements in mind, delegate convenors from the 21 DHBs met in Welling ton for a day-long meeting last month to discuss the next step in the campaign to win fair pay; to work through the issues around national bargaining; and to decide on the process if members vote in favour of initiating a national MECA.
Convenors ask questions in a particular sequence, encouraging participants to paint a picture of what happened and how people have been affected, before considering how the situation might be improved.
GMB Convenor Tommy McKeown said: "We would obviously have much preferred people to have kept their jobs.
WORKERS at Rolls- Royce's Bristol plant began receiving ballot papers for strike action yesterday over the sacking of an Amicus convenor at the site.
Amicus say they cannot rule out the possibility that any industrial action could spread after its senior convenors in aerospace and shipbuilding, representing over 70,000 Amicus members, met yesterday to offer their support.
Unions are also complaining because their three full time convenors have been given 30 days' notice and will be transferred to the main workforce.
DISTRICT HEALTH board (DHB) NZNO delegate convenors and NZNO staff met in Wellington last month for an all-day Fair Pay Campaign planning meeting.
For more information, call quiz chief co-ordinator Sovichen Chennattusserry on 39073783, chairman John Iype on 39455587, general convenor Babu Kunhiraman on 39697995, programme convenor Satheesh Mudalayil on 36646609, publicity convenors Joshua Mathew on 39448298, or V K Said Ali on 39149252.
IN response to the letter from Mrs Lomas (ECHO, February 7), all UNISON members will be aware of how their convenors are elected and paid.