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Solidarity with Colombians as COVID compounds crisis

There is still time for branches to make donations to the president’s charity

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

President tells women’s conference: unions make lives better

Gordon McKay urges activists to continue the fight against Conservative policies that knowingly hurt working people

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

‘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

Magazine, moving on the UNISON National site.

‘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

Article on the UNISON National site.

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, […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

‘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

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
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’

Article on the UNISON National site.
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’

Article on the UNISON National site.
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.

General secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.