Meet Frimley Health UNISON Steward and Branch Secretary – Deborah Foster

How long have you been a member of UNISON? “I’ve been a member for 13 years.” How long have you been a steward? “About 5 years.” Why did you become a steward? What made you take this step? “I had a bad experience at work after coming back from long term sick leave and didn’t […]

Meet Andover, Basingstoke & Winchester Branch Secretary & Steward – Marion Meredith

How long have you been a member of UNISON? “I’ve been a member for over 14 years, nearly as long as I’ve been with the TRUST.” How long have you been a steward? “About 7 years.” Why did you become a steward? What made you take this step? “I was asked to be a steward and […]

Meet Tansy: our fantastic new activist at Solent University

Meet Tansy, our new UNISON activist at Solent University in Southampton. Tansy became active when her employer threatened to not homour an agreed pay rise for cleaning staff.

Jo Wagstaffe: Young members active in UNISON

Jo is a young member from the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Police and Justice branch. She is a member of the South East Young Members’ Forum and also sits on National Young Members’ Forum.

Agreement reached with MMD Shipping

Strike action was averted and an agreement reached with MMD Shipping Ltd after ongoing negotiations between UNISON and the employer resulted in a much-improved offer to members. For the last year, UNISON has been in discussion with MMD management to find changes in working practices that would improve MMD’s financial stability. The initial proposal by MMD […]

Nominations are open for 2017 NEC election

Nominations are now open for this years elections to the union’s national executive council (NEC), the senior body of the union made up of elected union members. The nomination period opened on Monday 9 January and will close at 5pm on Friday 10 February 2017. The NEC is made up of representatives of the union’s […]