President hails UNISON’s incredible growth and success

Gordon McKay opens union’s national delegate conference in Liverpool highlighting victories and the benefits of being in UNISON

‘You don’t achieve anything in the movement by yourself’

UNISON’s new president Gordon McKay talks about his ambitions for his year in office

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, […]

A time to review and renew the ‘family’ union

UNISON president opens union’s national delegate conference in Brighton

‘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

UNISON elects catering assistant from Northern Ireland as president

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 […]

UNISON members join London march for the NHS

Now is its time of need: the NHS needs us and we cannot be found wanting, vice-president Carol Sewell tells demonstration

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’

A life less ordinary

Women in prison, suicide and domestic violence are just some of the issues UNISON vice president Margaret McKee is tackling

‘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

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

UNISON president opens conference

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