‘It ’ s time to make UNISON ’s voices heard’

It’s time to make UNISON voices heard with a massive show of strength on the streets of London, general secretary Dave Prentis told the union’s national executive council meeting in London today. He urged a massive mobilisation of UNISON members for the TUC national demonstration planned for 12 May. “This is our chance to show this government that austerity must end; the pay freeze for public service workers must end and we need to see the fairer society we all believe in,” he said. “Let’s be ambitious, let’s aim to get huge numbers of UNISON members out on the streets. “Anywhere we go, any group we speak to, we should be talking about why it is important to mobilise for this demonstration.” Mr Prentis also told the NEC of his pride at speaking at the union’s Black members and women’s conferences recently. “Proportionality and fair representation are the bedrock of this union and we need to make sure it stays that way,” he said. “Our union’s colours are the colours of the suffragette movement and we are a women’s union. I’m proud to say that on a day when we are celebrating 100 years of women’s suffrage.” The NEC was invited to encourage branches to register to attend the celebration of the life of former NUPE and UNISON general secretary Rodney Bickerstaffe, which will be held on 12 April at Methodist Central Hall in London. More details, including how to reserve...
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