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‘We’re still standing’

Dave Prentis tells women’s conference that UNISON is ‘the women’s union’

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

‘We’re just getting started,’ declares Dave Prentis in key conference speech

Barnstorming speech at UNISON’s national delegate conference celebrates the triumphs of the past 25 years – and the successes to come

Article on the UNISON National site.

‘I will be with you on the picket lines’ vows Dave Prentis

General secretary backs Birmingham strikers as he speaks to ‘the biggest gathering of women trade unionists in this country’

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Award-winning work on mental health in Redditch and Bromsgrove

General secretary Dave Prentis visits branch to see first hand the practical help and support provided to members

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Attacks on unions are attacks on working people too, says UNISON

UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis commens on government proposals to prevent people who work in the public sector from paying their union membership fees directly from their wages.

Press release on the UNISON National site.

UNISON General Secretary election process starts in August

UNISON has today (Thursday) announced that the process for the General Secretary election will start on 11 August.

Article on the UNISON National site.

Rodney Bickerstaffe

A personal message from Dave Prentis

Article on the UNISON National site.

Dave Prentis takes UNISON support to doctors’ picket lines

General secretary offers support to BMA action on visit to pickets at his local hospital in north London

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Dave Prentis slams Taxpayers’ Alliance

General secretary criticises comments on pensioner benefits as ‘despicable’

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Prentis warns of austerity’s risk to peace in Northern Ireland

General secretary takes ‘strong message of support’ to Belfast as latest group of health workers begin ballot for action

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

700,000 joiners shows our strength, Prentis tells health conference

General secretary tells West Midlands activists: unions are as relevant today as they ever were – ‘when times are tough, we show our strength’

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Dave Prentis re-elected as UNISON general secretary

Dave Prentis has today been re-elected as General Secretary of UNISON, the UK’s largest public sector union. Voting in the ballot was as follows: Roger Bannister 16,853 (12.6 per cent) John Burgess 15,573 (11.6 per cent) Dave Prentis 66,155 (49.4 per cent) Heather Wakefield 35,433 (26.4 per cent) UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis said: “I am […]

Press release on the UNISON National site.

Prentis says Osborne is increasing the misery

NEC stresses importance of organising and recruitment at December meeting

Article on the UNISON National site.

Members need a strong and focused union to help them survive ‘crisis after crisis’

NEC hears update on Trade Union Bill and agrees EU referendum campaign

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

‘There is an alternative to austerity’

UNISON general secretary uses Labour conference to call for an end to the cuts, privatisation and pay freezes that are ‘destroying lives’

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.