22 episodes

Podcast by UNISON North West

Organising to Win - A trade union organising podcast from UNISON North West UNISON North West

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Podcast by UNISON North West

    The Future Is Now Episode 3, December 2019

    The Future Is Now Episode 3, December 2019

    In the third in our 'The Future Is Now' series, celebrating the TUC's Year of the Young Worker, Joanne Findlay speaks to young member Ellie Drake about her experience of visiting Cuba, the importance of international solidarity and transferable lessons for our work in the United Kingdom.

    • 23 min
    The future is now - Interview with UNISON nursing representative Ian Mooney

    The future is now - Interview with UNISON nursing representative Ian Mooney

    In the second of our young workers 'The Future is Now' series, Lyndsey Marchant interviews UNISON representative, nurse and young member Ian Mooney

    • 16 min
    August 2019 - Organising with Social Media and Young Workers Specials Episode 1

    August 2019 - Organising with Social Media and Young Workers Specials Episode 1

    In our August edition, James Bull speaks to TUC digital expert Anthony Hayes, and in our first special edition in honour of the 'Year of the Young Worker, Jack, Sam and Joel from the UNISON North West Young Members' Forum talk about what inspired them to get more involved in UNISON, what they get out of being involved and active in a trade union and how that ties in with their political beliefs and values.

    • 35 min
    March 2019

    March 2019

    Featuring interviews with Dr. Sundari Anitha and Dr. Ruth Pearson on their book 'Striking Women, struggles and strategies of South Asian women workers from Grunwick to Gate Gourmet' and David Arnold of Unions21 about his thoughts on how we can revitalise the British Trade Union Movement. Plus clips from strike rallies in support of Alternative Futures Group care workers, who are taking action in protest against cuts to their wages. Theme music by Podington Bear used under a creative commons license.

    • 43 min
    Episode 18 November 2018

    Episode 18 November 2018

    Featuring interviews with Ralph Darlington, Professor of Industrial Relations at Salford University Business School, who discusses an alternative view of the TUC's history, and CJ Grimes, digital campaign expert and architect of the US Fightfor$15 campaign. Music by Podington Bear used with a creative commons license. Presented by James Bull

    • 29 min
    Organising To Win October 2018

    Organising To Win October 2018

    This month, James Bull speaks to 'We Own It' founder Cat Hobbs about privatisation and public ownership, UNISON Knowsley Branch activists Paula Carlysle and James Robinson about their successful campaign to prevent the outsourcing of social care services, and we hear from the pickets at Bolton Hospital where domestics, porters, catering and maintenance staff have won their campaign for NHS pay and conditions.

    • 25 min

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