From Tuesday 4th May, ballot papers began to appear through UNISON members’ letter boxes for the elections to the UNISON National Executive Council, the body which makes the decisions on how the Union is run at a national level.
These are very important elections and we would urge you to read the material that you will receive and to use your vote.
Note that you are entitled to vote in all the elections for seats listed on your ballot paper, regardless of seat type.
The ballot closes on the 27th May so you should aim to get your ballot paper in the post by the 24th May to ensure it arrives on time.
If you haven’t received your ballot paper by the 13th May, then you should contact the ballot helpline operated by UNISONdirect, on the following telephone number: 0800 0 857 857.
More information regarding the elections can be read here (https://www.unison.org.uk/about/our-organisation/lay-structure-democracy-and-elections/current-elections/national-executive-council-elections-2021/)
On this page you can find out everything you need to know about the vote to elect UNISON’s new National Executive Council (NEC). The NEC is made up of representatives elected from all of UNISON’s regions and service groups, as well as seats for four Black members, two young members and two …
SHU UNISON BRANCH NOMINATIONS:
SHU Branch nominated the following candidates who have a track record of leadership and fighting for members. They stand for transforming UNISON by:
Creating real change to win for members.
- Redirecting Union resources to branches, to better support you at work.
- Coordinating serious national action on pay and to defend pensions.
- Fighing employers’ ‘fire and re-hire’ tactics, worsening our terms & conditions
- A greater focus on Covid-19, to better support members’ safety.
- Fighting against the scourges of racism, and all forms of discrimination.
- Prioritising UNISON’s role in fighting the climate emergency
|Greta Holmes||Female seat|
|Sarah Littlewood||Female seat|
|Theresa Rollinson||Reserved seat|
|Tony Wright||Male seat|
|Sandy Nicoll||Higher Education – general seat|
|Kath Owen||Higher Education – female seat|
|Julia Mwaluke||Black members’ seats – reserved seat|
|Nimisha Trivedi||Black members’ seats – female seat|
|Paula Carlyle||Disabled members’ seats – female seat|
|Sharron Nicoll||Disabled members’ seats – general seat|
|Lilly Boulby||Young members’ – female seat|
|Kiera Hilder||Young members’ – general seat|
Please use your vote!