UNISON’s National Executive Council has elected Margaret McKee, a catering assistant from Belfast, as president at the union’s annual national conference in Brighton. Margaret has been a catering assistant at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast for 38 years. She has been an activist for most of that time as well as joint chair of […]
This weekend I want to see UNISON members out in force on Saturday’s People’s Assembly demo, raising their voices and standing up for our public services. By standing together we can and will change our country.
People’s Assembly-organised march will take place as the Conservative government pledges extra money to Northern Ireland to gain DUP support
We have been with Jeremy when times were tough and we will be with him in the years ahead. So when the next election comes, which may not be too far off, we will be ready to fight for him and for a different vision of our country again – because his agenda is our agenda.
Brighton delegates told: ‘They want to make us an endangered species. But if they push us, we push back.’
Labour leader pledges to end public sector pay cap and invest in homes, the NHS, social care and all our services – to create a country for everyone
Wide range of measures proposed will help further develop the campaigning work that helped to produce the general election result
We should all be mental health champions, delegates hear as they call for expansion of programme started by Cymru/Wales
National delegates debate a raft of motions on the risks posed by the Brexit negotiations
Our conference is once again having the real and necessary debate about our country’s future. Unfortunately, the same can’t be said for our country’s government. Theresa May has shown not only her weakness and desperation to cling onto power, but also her inability to grasp just how much our nation cries out as one to demand change.
We need to restore direct investment and subsidy for public housing
National conference calls on ILO to count girls in forced childhood marriage as child labour
UNISON will continue to ‘harness members voices from the frontline’ in its campaigning
Commenting on today’s Queen’s Speech, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Ministers are living in a parallel universe. Years of harsh spending cuts have caused huge damage to public services across the country. “People have had enough of austerity, and want proper investment in schools, hospitals, police forces and local services. Yet there was none of this in the Queen’s […]