Tag Archives: UNISON

The long march for pension Justice

Today I marched on strike for the first time in my life. Despite the fact that, as I explained yesterday, I am not technically on strike as Angus Council moved one of our Bank Holidays, I wanted to stand shoulder … Continue reading

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Why I am Striking on November 30th

Well, actually I’m not technically going on strike. Angus Council, several years ago, decided that in order to celebrate St. Andrews Day, it would move a bank holiday elsewhere in the year to the end of November. So I already had … Continue reading

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UNISON Leadership hustings – Part Two

My last blog post talked about what the candidates for the Scottish Labour leadership said during the hustings held during the UNISON Labour Link forum meeting held in Glasgow. The end result was for UNISON to nominate Johann, while I … Continue reading

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UNISON Leadership hustings – Part One

I’ve just got back from two days in Glasgow for UNISON Labour Link training yesterday , and today the annual Labour Link Forum. Friday’s session gave me some interesting ideas on working within UNISON to take our policies into the … Continue reading

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Conference Day Six: Thank you

I’ve had a great time in Liverpool, and there were times when I didn’t want it to end. However, it has, and now I am on my way home I am going to thank those people who have made it … Continue reading

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