UNISON Southampton District Branch are proud to recognise Tansy Marshall, steward for Noonan Cleaning Staff at Southampton Solent University as our STAR Steward for December 2017.
Tansy has been a steward for nearly two years, and in that time has completed a stunning amount of recruitment, democratising her workplace, and negotiating a vital pay award for her members - bring them up to the living wage.
Branch Secretary, Hayley Garner said:
"Tansy has played a fantastic part in unionising her workplace democratically. She fought a hard campaign to secure better pay for her members, and is a vital conduit connecting her members to their branch."
Tansy, on receiving the award, said:
"Thank you and I am very pleased. However, I also had help from my members and ithout their support I wouldn’t have received this. I am so delighted to receive this award."
Tansy, left, with Branch Secretary Hayley Garner
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