Voice becomes GFTU affiliate

Voice is now affiliated to the General Federation of Trade Unions (GFTU).

Voice: the union for education professionals is now affiliated to the General Federation of Trade Unions (GFTU), following a unanimous vote to accept Voice by GFTU’s Executive Committee.

GFTU provides support for affiliated trade unions, including education, training and research.

Voice General Secretary Deborah Lawson said:

“I am delighted that Voice, while retaining its proud tradition of independence, is joining with  24 other specialist, professional and like-minded unions affiliated to GFTU.

“The expertise that unions bring to resolving workplace disputes and negotiating solutions in challenging times should be more widely recognised. Affiliation to GFTU provides a great opportunity to do this and is most timely as we grow as a modern union which champions the cause of education and childcare while supporting and protecting the best interests of our members and their professions."  

Voice President Geraldine Everett said:

I am delighted at the prospect of developing professional working relationships with GFTU and its affiliates.”

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