All of the ‘big three’ trade unions affiliated to the Labour Party will soon face general secretary elections, but the first one to get going in earnest is that of UNISON. Peter Sharma is a branch officer and health and safety worker for UNISON in Edinburgh. Film revealing bloody fight for British democracy comes to Norwich. Last week ballots closed for UNISON's General Secretary election. Members receive a 15% discount as well as have access to a 50% low paid member discount scheme. They are then classed as 'Retired Members'. Members who are dismissed or made redundant from employment may retain their membership for £4 per year for a period of up to two years whilst they remain unemployed. Subscriptions are generally paid by what is commonly known as "check-off" or DOCAS (Deduction of Contributions at Source). Its 2010 campaign is titled "Million Voices for Public Services".[22]. [33] Peter Sharma and Margaret Greer, stood and did not get onto the ballot,[34][30] Christina McAnea was elected. Roger has 4 jobs listed on their profile. Print / Translate Print page Translate page. UNISON runs a range of national campaigns, such as 'Positively Public', the campaign to keep public services public and well-funded. Roger McKenzie (22 July 1971 – 25 November 1995) also known under his production aliases of Wildchild or DJ Wildchild, was an English musician and DJ. Posted on 1 June 2020 1 June 2020. Roger McKenzie 14, 450 (10.79%) Hugo Pierre 10, 382 (7.75%) ... – UNISON is the UK’s largest union, with more than 1.3 million members providing public services in education, local government, the NHS, police service and energy. It is vital that the left learns the lessons from the general secretary election, when Hugo Pierre approached the other two candidates, Roger McKenzie and Paul Holmes, to agree one candidate to take on McAnea. Roger McKenzie has largely focused his campaign on reforming and democratising the union to try to increase membership and participation. Each usually saw its general secretary elected to one of the three seats, although the abolition of one seat in 1969 left a battle between ASLEF and the TSSA for the second seat. It is a desperate gamble. [40][42] McKenzie's key pledges are to expand the union activist base, membership, branch resources and branch autonomy. To encourage all voices to be heard UNISON has "self organised groups" of Black members, women members, lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender plus members, and disabled members. I become general secretary at the most challenging time in recent history – both for our country and our public services. Labour: Border policy must not continue to be “achilles heel” in Covid response, Holocaust Memorial Day reminds us that we cannot stay silent or stand idly by, PMQs: Starmer highlights lessons not learnt in Johnson’s Covid response, Tory cuts, not just Covid, led to the courts backlog now denying people justice, Court hears application for Labour documents disclosure in Corbyn case, “Britain can, and must, be a moral force for good in the world” – Starmer’s Fabian speech, Richard Leonard’s resignation: how it took place – and what happens next, How does Labour rebuild trust on the economy? There are currently five people in the running to succeed Dave Prentis as general secretary next year, but LabourList has only been able to reach four of the campaign teams. His campaign has focused on making the union more militant and less bureaucratic. Hugo Pierre has received the endorsement of the Socialist Party, of which he is a member. [16], In April 2009 a UNISON conference voted unanimously to request that the British Department of Health ban members of the British National Party from working as nurses in the National Health Service, describing the party as racist.[17]. The turnout in the last leadership election was less than 10%, and in UNISON’s other internal elections participation is even lower. McKenzie was the first black person in TUC history and in Unison to hold a regional secretary post, became Unison’s first black assistant general secretary and, if elected, would be the union’s first black general secretary. Holocène 2018 : têtes d'affiches à la pelle, scène locale . The next scene showed the ant being joined by many thousands more, and them all saying "Get out of the way!" Paul Holmes has received the support of over 20 of the union’s 75-member NEC, as well as endorsements from former Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell and filmmaker Ken Loach. UNISON general secretary candidate Roger McKenzie vowed to win “a real pay rise” for NHS staff if he is elected to lead the union. US unrest is a reminder to stand up to racism. Roger McKenzie has largely focused his campaign on reforming and democratising the union to try to increase membership and participation. [46], Hugo Pierre is the Black member’s representative on UNISON’s NEC. He has also pledged to increase the union’s media profile and increase the number of union activists to 100,000. UNISON under Dave Prentis has been hugely supportive of Keir Starmer as the new Labour leader, endorsing him in the leadership race as well as former UNISON rep Angela Rayner for the role of deputy. Unison, stylised as UNISON, is the largest trade union in the United Kingdom with almost 1.4 million members. We use cookies to improve experience and deliver personalised advertising. His main pledge is to take a worker’s salary of £32,000 and donate the extra £100,000 of the general secretary’s pay package to the union’s own welfare fund. Roger McKenzie Assistant General Secretary of Unison - the UKs largest trade union Oxford, United Kingdom 500+ connections Our dedicated coverage of Labour's policies and personalities, internal debates, selections and elections relies on donations from our readers. His father left to serve in the Royal Air Force during the war, and died when his plane reportedly went down over the English Channel in October 1941. [34] Pierre had a hostile approach to the Labour Party, suggesting that the union could stand council candidates in areas where Labour councillors are "unsupportive". [8] These 'Service Groups' all have their own national and regional democratic structures within UNISON's constitution. [7] UNISON's current general secretary is Christina McAnea. Mr Corbyn is a Unison member and was once an organiser for one of its predecessors, the National Union of Public Employees. We look forward to the results at 10am on January 11th. He is a career trade union official, having worked as Unison's regional secretary and the TUC's regional secretary in the West Midlands prior to his 2010 appointment as an AGS. Roger McKenzie, whilst also an assistant general secretary, has distanced himself somewhat from the last administration. Holmes was employed by Kirklees Council, however, during the campaign he was suspended from his role and investigated for reasons deemed “serious and confidential” by the council. [41][42] McKenzie chaired the Labour Party Black Sections, co-chaired the Anti Racist Alliance, served as a Labour councillor on Islington council and was the secretary for Islington North Constituency Labour Party, working alongside its MP Jeremy Corbyn. From its votes on Labour’s NEC to its position as one of Labour’s largest donors, the change in direction that has been backed by candidates on the union’s left could heavily shape Starmer’s tenure as leader and Labour’s chances in a future general election. Print / Translate Print page Translate page. Young members and retired members also have their own sections within the union. [38], Roger McKenzie is from Walsall and was a significant figure on the Labour left in the 1980s. A single left candidate would have won the Unison election. [47], In August the Prentis leadership hired John Stolliday, this decision was controversial with members of the Unison National Executive Committee as Stolliday was reported to be involved in attempts to delay the 2015 Labour leadership election. Assistant general secretary Roger McKenzie opens higher education conference with call to organise and remember union values “We have to be the ones who stand up for each other – that’s what trade unionism is about,” assistant general secretary Roger McKenzie told delegates at UNISON’s higher education in Bournemouth this morning. The Black Country native and former painter-decorator has highlighted the need for reform at UNISON, of which he has been a member for over a decade. McKenzie responded to the result by saying "I am grateful and proud for every vote we won at today’s UNISON NEC, but this election is about members, not committees. Roger McKenzie and Paul Holmes are both within a couple nominations of the 25 necessary endorsements to be in the running. Division costs elections. Former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has officially backed left-wing candidate Roger McKenzie in the UNISON general secretary race that will see Dave Prentis replaced when he retires at the end of the year. This advertising campaign showed an ant trying to get past a large bear by shouting "Excuse Me", however the bear did not pay attention. Print / Translate Print page Translate page. Branches elect delegates to the union's annual National Delegate Conference (held in June every year), the supreme body within the union's constitution with responsibility for setting the union's policies for the forthcoming year.[10]. Hugo Pierre is also on the ballot paper with 27 nominations so far declared. He has also suggested the union sell its two office buildings in London and move its HQ to the Midlands. She replaces Dave Prentis, who is retiring after 20 years as general secretary. McKenzie is a serious challenger and has thus far attracted backing from Jeremy Corbyn, Diane Abbott and Jon Trickett on the left of the Parliamentary Labour Party. A single left candidate would have won the Unison election. Roger McKenzie Assistant General Secretary of Unison - the UKs largest trade union Oxford, United Kingdom 500+ connections The easiest route is by being nominated by 25 of the union’s 834 participating local branches. Did senior Unison union officials use their positions, against union rules, ... Roger McKenzie, another assistant general secretary, was appointed to run the Unison … [5][6] UNISON's members work predominantly in public services, including local government, education, health and outsourced services. It has also voted (at its 2005 annual conference) to oppose the Government's proposals for a British national identity card. Christina McAnea has been supported by several members of the union’s NEC, as well as the East Midlands Regional Council. The national organisation also engages in publicity[13] such as the "Ants and Bear", which was used at the formation of the new amalgamated union. Roger McKenzie UNISON Assistant General Secretary. Wikipédia est définie par des principes fondateurs. A single left candidate would have won the Unison election. [9], As a trade union, UNISON provides support to members on work related issues, including protection and representation at work, help with pay and conditions of service and legal advice. This was higher than the 2015 General Secretary election which saw only 373 participate. Facebook Twitter Email More options. He attempted to receive the Action Broad Left nomination however lost to Holmes, he is running an independent socialist campaign. Former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has officially backed left-wing candidate Roger McKenzie in the UNISON general secretary race that will see Dave Prentis replaced when he retires at the end of the year. roger mckenzie Share. Wikipedia® est une marque déposée de la Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., organisation de bienfaisance régie par le paragraphe 501(c)(3) du code fiscal des États-Unis. Il peut être copié et réutilisé sous la même licence, sous réserve d'en respecter les conditions. UNISON members join People’s Assembly march in London Student nurses take their fight to save the NHS bursary back onto the capital’s streets Posted in austerity dave prentis demonstration gail adams march NHS bursary peoples assembly protest rally roger mckenzie save the NHS bursary student nurses In February 2013, UNISON was among other organizations and individuals who gave their support to the People's Assembly in a letter published by The Guardian newspaper. Politique de confidentialité À propos de Wikipédia [31] Prentis who was elected as General Secretary on 1 January 2001 will stand down in December 2020. [35], Paul Holmes is the candidate endorsed by UNISON's left-wing faction "UNISON Action Broad Left". [42][43][44] Prior to this election, he was West Midlands regional secretary for UNISON and then an Assistant General Secretary. As reported by Labourlist (though not yet on the UNISON website), four candidates have exceeded the various thresholds to make it on to the ballot paper as follows; Christina McAnea – 212 branches, nine regions, five service groups (and the National Executive Council) Roger McKenzie – 113 branches, one region, one service group [25] In August 2016 it endorsed Corbyn once again. The flimsy attempt to portray one of Britain’s leading black trade unionists as a racist is a transparent bid by the Labour right to interfere in a union election. Roger McKenzie – 14,450 (10.79%) Hugo Pierre – 10,382 (7.75%) As there are over 1.3 million members in Unison, this means approximately only 10% of members voted. Of the candidates, McAnea, McKenzie and Holmes are the most likely to both reach the ballot. Christina McAnea is the candidate most closely aligned with outgoing general secretary Dave Prentis, under whom she has worked for two years. Roger McKenzie, whilst also an assistant general secretary, has distanced himself somewhat from the last administration. // Festival Pause Guitare : Angèle, Iggy Pop, Mika, Alain Souchon, Roger Hodgson dans les premiers noms> A sept mois de son. [48], In mid-September McAnea was endorsed by the UNISON NEC in a controversial vote. This is in addition to the standard rate, and must be used for local branch purposes. Company : Fox Searchlight Pictures, Unison Films, TSG Entertainment Cast : Roman Griffin Davis, Thomasin McKenzie, Taika Waititi, Scarlett Johansson, Sam Rockwell A World War II satire that follows a lonely German boy whose world view is turned upside down when he discovers his single mother is hiding a young Jewish girl in their attic. Fearful of Roger McKenzie taking votes off McAnea, Roger has been reported to the Labour Party leadership for antisemitism, scandalously discreding him. This allows them to retain the benefits of being a union member for life. [26], In the 2020 Labour leadership and deputy leadership elections, UNISON endorsed Keir Starmer for leader and Angela Rayner for deputy. [23] UNISON Delegates and representatives attended the People's Assembly Conference held at Westminster Central Hall on 22 June 2013. Led by Roger McKenzie, Unison will be a critical friend to Labour, ensuring party policy reflects the interests of members and helping Labour develop progressive policies to address the systemic inequalities - social, cultural and economic - disfiguring our society. Roger was born in Kyle of Lochalsh to Marjorie and Jeremiah (\"Jerry\") MacKenzie around 1941. Much of the recruitment within organisations takes place at a local level, with stewards and branches directly engaging with the staff within their remit. The stewards receive training in workplace issues and are then able to co-ordinate and represent members both on an individual basis and collectively. Local branches may also, after a majority vote of members, impose an additional 'Local Levy' as long as the levy does not exceed one sixth of the subscription payable. Paul Holmes, currently a UNISON national executive council member for local government, joined the race after receiving the endorsement of UNISON Action Broad Left, the union’s grassroots left-wing grouping, in August. The majority of people joining UNISON are workers within sectors such as local government, education, the National Health Service Registered Nurses, NHS Managers and Clinical Support Workers. Socialists in the Unison union were feeling encouraged this week after left candidate Paul Holmes delivered a ... Assistant general secretary Roger McKenzie … Payment is taken by Direct Debit if the member joins online, if the member specifically requests it, or if there is no DOCAS arrangement with the employer. Always campaigning and organising for … UNISON's members work predominantly in public services, including local government, education, health and outsourced services.. Posted on September 27, 2019 September 27, 2019. The former Labour leader announced his backing for the union’s assistant general secretary today in the race to replace Dave Prentis, who retires at the end of the year. Paul Rogers — né le 22 mars 1917 à Plympton (en) (Devon, Angleterre) et mort le 6 octobre 2013 à Londres — est un acteur anglais — Alan Gibbons (@mygibbo) January 11, 2021 Les rédacteurs des articles de Wikipédia sont bénévoles. [38][34][39][36], Christina McAnea is currently an Assistant General Secretary for UNISON and previously the head of its NHS division. 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UNISON members will then vote on who their preferred candidate is from October 28 to November 27 2020, with a result set to be announced on January 11 2021. — Alan Gibbons (@mygibbo) January 11, 2021 Roger McKenzie and Hugo Pierre. The whole movement should reject this cynical attack on Unison's Roger McKenzie. The New Year Honours for New Zealand were announced on 31 December 1997. The New Year Honours 1998 for the United Kingdom, Barbados, Grenada, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Belize, Antigua and Barbuda, and Saint Christopher and Nevis were announced on 30 December 1997, to celebrate the year passed and mark the beginning of 1998. The levels of subscription are determined by the National Delegate Conference and are recorded as a Schedule in the union rules. Despite leading the race, she is yet to receive backing from any prominent political figures. A single left candidate would have won the Unison election. The General Political Fund funded a TV recruitment advert "You're one in a million" launched in October 2004. He is running an independent socialist campaign to be general secretary after missing out on the Action Broad Left nomination. A few years later, Marjorie MacKenzie was killed when a tube station collapsed in London during the Blitz, and the orphaned Roger was taken in by his maternal great-uncle, the Reverend Re… They were always worried about splitting the right-wing vote, and there was talk about McKenzie being persuaded to withdraw his nomination. Unison general secretary election shows left can win NEC ... Roger McKenzie 14,450 (10.79%) Hugo Pierre 10,382 (7.75%) This version of this article was first posted on the Socialist Party website on 11 January 2021 and may vary slightly from the version subsequently printed in The Socialist. By clicking ‘subscribe’ you confirm you have read and agree to our privacy policy. He has firmly rejected the accusations. ", "Union chief hopeful vows to donate most of salary to charity", "Unison's continuity candidate? Roger McKenzie has received an array of endorsements from prominent Labour politicians, including former leader Jeremy Corbyn, Diane Abbott and Kate Osamor. Also in the running are Unison assistant general secretary’s Christine McAnea and Roger McKenzie. Probation services, police services, utilities (such as gas, electricity and water), and transport. Voting was as follows: Paul Holmes 45,220 (33.76%) Christina McAnea 63,900 (47.7%) Roger McKenzie 14,450 (10.79%) Hugo Pierre 10,382 (7.75%). Hugo Pierre has matched that worker’s wage pledge. [19], There have also been high-profile regional and local campaigns, such as that against the controversial and unpopular[20] 'SouthWest One' private/public partnership.[21]. At the time of writing, Christina McAnea has by far the most branch nominations and she has reached the ballot. They are affiliated to Abortion Rights[18] which campaigns "to defend and extend women's rights and access to safe, legal abortion"; among its statements it opposes the criminalisaton of sex-selective abortion. The Black Country native and former painter-decorator has highlighted the need for reform at UNISON, of which he has been a member for over a decade. UNISON own and operate a holiday resort, UNISON Croyde Bay Resort, in North Devon. [30], Voting for the general secretary election will take place 18 October till 27 November, with the results announced 11 January 2021. [34] Those in the Labour Party have seen McAnea as an ally of Keir Starmer. He has firmly rejected the accusations. He said: “Roger and I have stood together on picket lines, on demonstrations together, and he did a huge amount of work supporting my leadership campaigns in 2015 and 2016. [27][28], Dave Prentis was re-elected in an election with 49.4% of the vote[29] of 9.8% turnout of members. This is similar to previous years (the last leadership election was less than 10%). Film director Mike Leigh’s biting portrayal of a bloody landmark in Britain’s struggle for democracy will come to Norwich on Monday (30 September). The whole movement should reject this cynical attack on Unison's Roger McKenzie The flimsy attempt to portray one of Britain's leading black trade unionists as a racist is a transparent bid by the Labour right to interfere in a union election, says BEN CHACKO . Welcome to the Staffordshire Police UNISON FB page, where we will keep you … Throughout this period, Group 2 comprised three railway unions: the Associated Society of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen (ASLEF), National Union of Railwaymen (NUR) and Transport Salaried Staffs' Association (TSSA). Windrush deportations must stop now, says UNISON. [10], Each branch is run by an annually elected committee of members which holds regular meetings, including an annual general meeting for all members to attend. Members who have had continuous membership for at least two years may opt to pay a one-off fee of £15 upon retirement from paid employment. Roger McKenzie is a lifelong socialist, backed by Jeremy Corbyn, Diane Abbott, Dawn Butler, Jon Trickett, Kate Osamor and many labour left wing legends. Roger has been playing up his antiracist credentials and indeed he has a record of speaking on Stand Up To Racism platforms among others. Roger is a lifelong trade unionist who gets things done, from winning his first strike against a racist boss as a teenager to helping thousands of health workers win a … The GPF is not affiliated to any political party, but the money in the fund is used to support local campaigns and to pay for political advertising. 1 was here. If McKenzie wins, the two Unison … It is also one of Europe’s largest unions. There has been a 30 per cent increase in reported cases of modern slavery in Wales in the last year, according to National Crime Agency statistics. [33], This article is about the trade union. The union also admits ancillary staff such as Health Care Assistants and Assistant Practitioners, including Allied Health Professionals. Membership fees vary depending on how frequently members are paid and the level of their current salary. Is it time for UNISON to split in two as a trade union, and have Paul Holmes, Roger McKenzie and Hugo Pierre to form their own UNISON, inviting members to choose a ‘Corbynite’ with them, or right wing Labour version under Christine McAnea, of the trade union, to be members of. McKenzie was the first black person in TUC history and in Unison to hold a regional secretary post, became Unison’s first black assistant general secretary and, if elected, would be the union’s first black general secretary. 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