TUC Young Workers Conference 2021


This year the TUC Young Workers Conference will be held as a virtual conference.   The conference is scheduled to run from Saturday 27th March until Sunday 28th March and registration to attend is open to all young workers.    The themes to be debated and discussed reflect the key issues emerging from the final agenda which are as follows;

Saturday 27 March: The unequal impact of Covid-19 on young workers

Session         Opening Speech with Q&A, Frances O’Grady, General Secretary TUC
Time             10:00 to 10:45

Session         Conference debate
Time             11:00 to 12:00
Title              Covid-19 and the impact on young workers

Session         Political Speaker
Time             13:00 to 13:45
Speaker        TBC

Session         Panel Discussion on Stopping Mass Unemployment of Young People
Time             14:00 to 15:00

Session         Workshops and Fringes
Time             15:00 to 17:00 (workshops from 15:00, fringes from 16:00)

Sunday 28 March: Mental Health of Young Workers

Session         Opening Speaker on Antiracism/Black Lives Matter
Time             11:00 to 12:00
Speaker        TBC

Session         Conference Debate
Time             11:00 to 12:00
Title              Mental Health of Young Workers

Session         Panel Discussion
Time             12:00 to 13:00
Title              Rising to the Challenge, what we need to do.

The CWU will have an involvement at the conference.  Those interested in attending the Young Workers Conference will need to pre-register.  Once registered, attendees will be sent regular updates containing conference documents and links to sign up for the individual sessions that will be running along with panel debates and fringe events.

Registration will be open until the day prior to the Conference, but attendees are encouraged to register before 12th March 2021 to ensure that they receive all communications and have enough time to secure their place at any breakout sessions.

To obtain as high attendance as possible we encourage you to circulate this information to your members.   The link to register is as follows: