Wednesday, 29 June 2011 17:54

Unison Elected A Lesbian As Vice-president

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A lesbian was elected as vice-president of Unison.

Unison is the second largest trade union in the United Kingdom.
Maureen Marinel will be the first lesbian elected as vice-president.

"Throughout my life, fairness has always been key. Unison is not a banging on the table type of union – we want to find a fair and reasonable solution that is best for everyone" she said.

"This is a guiding principle that will take me through my presidential term, as I help the union, and public services, face head on some of the biggest challenges that we have faced in my lifetime."