Ayrshire mental health nurse Gordon Mckay knew he had to act when he saw a colleague reduced to tears by a manager in the 1990s – now he’s the union president
UNISON’s National Executive Council (NEC) has elected Gordon McKay, a mental health nurse from Kilbirnie, Ayrshire, as president at the union’s annual national conference in Brighton. Gordon started working for the NHS in 1987 and joined UNISON’s predecessor, NUPE, on the same day. Gordon, who has been part of the presidential team for a year, […]
UNISON president and hospital catering assistant Margaret McKee gives rousing speech to women’s conference
General secretary Dave Prentis speaks at funeral, recalling Eric as ‘a man who inspired happiness, loyalty, good memories and love’
‘We should make Eric proud by continuing on in the union – let’s make and keep this the best union’
I will miss his honesty. I will miss his infectious personality. But most of all I will miss his friendship. Eric Roberts was a good man who gave so much to so many people. Eric said upon his election as President that UNISON was the “best union in the country”, but the truth is that Eric was the best of us.
UNISON president Eric Roberts tells TUC unions must make the case for a system which gets better outcomes for union members and employers
Joint statement from general secretary Dave Prentis and president Eric Roberts
Eric Roberts looks forward to a year as the president of ‘the best union in the country’
UNISON’s new president is Eric Roberts, it was announced today. He is joined on the presidential team by Carol Sewell and the newest vice president, Margaret McKee
Wendy Nichols opens national delegate conference, reminding delegates that hard work has had a massive effect over the last year
UNISON president Wendy Nichols opens women’s conference in Brighton with call to action
UNISON president issues call as activists and members get out and about to spread pride in the union
Wendy Nichols has been elected President of UNISON, the UK’s biggest public service union, following its annual conference in Glasgow.
‘We’re changing the union to keep up with changing times’