You’ll never walk alone with Eric

Eric Roberts looks forward to a year as the president of ‘the best union in the country’ It’s been a long and winding road, but for new UNISON president Eric Roberts, the journey from mending the Beatles’ drums to being the leading lay member of the “best union in the country” gives him the opportunity to be an ambassador who’ll make the members feel good about themselves and their union….

Eric Roberts becomes president of UNISON

On Friday 24 June 2016 at the UNISON national conference in Brighton, Eric Roberts, Branch Secretary of the London Ambulance Service UNISON branch became UNISON’s new president. He is joined on the presidential team by Carol Sewell and the newest vice president, Margaret McKee.     Eddie Brand, Branch Chair, Said “Eric is the first ambulance person to hold such a position. We are extremely proud and we know Eric will always put ambulance…

UNISON general secretary shows support for London Ambulance Service members

UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis today (Tuesday) showed his support for London Ambulance Service (LAS) UNISON members as they face unprecedented pressures caused by cuts and performance targets. Speaking on a visit to the LAS UNISON branch, Mr Prentis said he understood just how tough it was for them and highlighted the failure of the government to appreciate the crucial role members play in saving lives. He said: “I know…

Call to take 12 Hour strike action Thursday 29th January 2015

Dear UNISON Member, I am writing, as Branch Secretary, to call on you to take strike action again in line with our national NHS pay dispute strategy. To increase pressure on the Government we are calling on you to strike for 12 hours.

Letter to CE Ann Radmore from LAS UNISON Branch Secretary

Dear Ann, I am writing to you on behalf of London Ambulance UNISON, but also making a personal plea for our Service to act, take the initiative, and force through radical changes to retain and reward staff. We both know that needs to happen. The very fact of UNISON writing to you directly reflects the seriousness of the situation.

Call to take strike action – Mon 24 Nov

London Ambulance UNISON Call to take strike action 24th November 2014 Dear UNISON Member, I am writing, as Branch Secretary, to call on you to take strike action again in line with our national NHS pay dispute strategy. We had a very successful turnout on 13th October 2014 and I am confident that we can have an even better impact and show of solidarity at our next four hour strike:…

Eric Roberts elected Vice President of UNISON

At the UNISON National Delegate Conference in Brighton this week, Eric Roberts, Branch Secretary of the London Ambulance Service Branch was elected as Vice President of UNISON.

Annex E Industrial Action Ballot Update

The Industrial Action Ballot due this week has been postponed to allow more talks between the Union and the National Ambulance Employers. More information will be available next week. At the moment this is a postponement of the ballot, and not a cancellation. Eric Roberts, Branch Secretary LAS UNISON

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