What would you do?

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 elects mental health nurse from Scotland as 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, […]

‘I see first-hand how lack of funding is harming the NHS’

UNISON president and hospital catering assistant Margaret McKee gives rousing speech to women’s conference

Eric Roberts

Remembering our president and friend Eric Roberts

General secretary Dave Prentis speaks at funeral, recalling Eric as ‘a man who inspired happiness, loyalty, good memories and love’

Eric Roberts, UNISON President, at the UNISON National Delegate Conference

NEC pays tribute to Eric Roberts

‘We should make Eric proud by continuing on in the union – let’s make and keep this the best union’

Eric Roberts, UNISON President, at the UNISON National Delegate Conference

Remembering Eric

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.

‘We must fight for facility time – for our members and for our services’

UNISON president Eric Roberts tells TUC unions must make the case for a system which gets better outcomes for union members and employers

Chilcot report: UNISON statement

Joint statement from general secretary Dave Prentis and president Eric Roberts

Eric Roberts

You’ll never walk alone with Eric

Eric Roberts looks forward to a year as the president of ‘the best union in the country’

Eric Roberts, UNISON President, at the UNISON National Delegate Conference

New presidential team announced

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

President says it’s been tough, but we’ve achieved so much

Wendy Nichols opens national delegate conference, reminding delegates that hard work has had a massive effect over the last year

‘We have always overcome obstacles in our way’

UNISON president Wendy Nichols opens women’s conference in Brighton with call to action

♡ UNISON: ‘come together’ urges Wendy Nichols

UNISON president issues call as activists and members get out and about to spread pride in the union

Yorkshire trade unionist is UNISON’s new President

Wendy Nichols has been elected President of UNISON, the UK’s biggest public service union, following its annual conference in Glasgow.

UNISON president opens conference

‘We’re changing the union to keep up with changing times’