Conference room

The policy of Congress is determined at it's biennial conferences attended by about 700 delegates from affiliated unions and district trades councils.

The Conference elects the President, 2 Vice Presidents and Treasurer and 31 ordinary members of the Executive Council. The Executive Council oversees the functioning of Congress between conferences.

The General Secretary, assisted by two Assistant General Secretaries, manages the affairs of the organisation and reports to monthly meetings of the Executive Council. The Officers of Congress are ex officio members of Congress Committees.

Congress Committees

  • Community Sector Committee
  • Congress Appeals Board
  • Construction Industry Committee
  • Disability Committee 2019-2021
  • Executive Council 2019 to 2021
  • General Purposes Committee 2017 to 2019
  • Global Solidarity Committee 2019-2021
  • GPC 2019 TO 2021
  • Health and Safety Committee
  • HSC Strategy Group
  • Industrial Relations Committee
  • Legal Strategy Group
  • North-South Committee
  • Northern Ireland Committee
  • OSH Legislation Review Group
  • Private Sector Committee
  • Public Services Committee
  • Retired Workers Committee 2019-2021
  • Standing Orders Committee
  • Women's Committee 2019-2021
  • Youth Committee 2019-2021