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Covid-19 and Racism – Black workers on the frontline

Date
3 May 2020 2:00pm–3:30pm
Location
Online

Recent figures show African, Asian and Caribbean people make up one third of Covid-19 patients in intensive care, two thirds of NHS staff who have died, all the doctors who have died after contracting Covid-19 and double the average of households who have lost jobs and/or income. This comes as reports are emerging that African, […]

Event on the UNISON South East site.

TUC (London, East and South East) Race Relations Committee – Windrush Campaign meeting

Date
10 March 2020 6:00pm–8:30pm
Location
TUC Congress House, 23-28 Great Russell St, London WC1B 3LS

#WidenWindrush Campaign is a legal and political campaign to win an amendment to the Windrush Scheme. Join the TUC at this open campaign meeting, with guest speakers: Antonia Bright, Movement for Justice Campaign Coordinator Declan Owens, Solicitor at Thompsons Solicitors Grace Brown, Barrister at Garden Court The event is free to attend, but you must […]

Event on the UNISON South East site.

International Women’s Day: Black women in UNISON

Date
6 – 8 March 2020
Location
Holiday Inn, Eight Ash Green, Colchester, CO6 3QL

You’re invited to this weekend event designed for Black Women in UNISON Eastern. About the weekend This event has been designed especially for Black Women in UNISON and will be facilitated by Angela Ishmael, an expert in diversity matters. The Eastern Region Women’s Committee recognises that Black Women make up a relatively low proportion of […]

Event on the UNISON Eastern site.

Black History Tour – London 2019

Poster advertising the Annual Black History Tour to Brixton in London on Saturday 24th August 2019.

Media on the UNISON South West site.

Black Members Conference

Date
31 January – 2 February 2020
Location
Bournemouth International Centre, Exeter Road, Bournemouth BH2 5BH

Outcome

Event on the UNISON Greater London site.

RBMC Meeting (20 July 2019)

Date
20 July 2019 10:00am–3:00pm
Location
UNISON Centre, Euston Road, London, NW1 2AY

Outcome

Event on the UNISON South East site.

Black Members’ SOG

Date
8 July 2017 9:00am–4:00pm
Location
UNISON regional office, St Edmunds House, Lower Baxter Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1ET

Event on the UNISON Eastern site.

Black Members’ Education Weekend

Date
11 – 13 November 2016
Location
Crowne Plaza Resort, Colchester Road, Tolleshunt Knights. Essex CM9 8HX

Event on the UNISON Eastern site.

Reading Carnival 2018

Date
28 May 2018 12:00pm–7:00pm
Location
Prospect Park, Reading RG30 2ND

The UNISON South East Black Members Committee is supporting this year’s Reading Carnival on 28 May 2018.

Event on the UNISON South East site.

Stand up to Racism Trade Union Conference

Date
4 February 2017 12:00pm–5:00pm
Location
NUT, Mabledon Place

Event on the UNISON South East site.

Black members

Black members in UNISON work to improve equality in the workplace and challenge racism and discrimination. Black members have many of the same concerns as other members regarding access to employment, pay, promotion and training. However, race discrimination can deepen the impact of problems faced in the workplace. UNISON South East’s Black members’ committee (known as […]

Page on the UNISON South East site.

A tribute to Jayaben Desai: An unlikely and reluctant star of the British trade union movement

Date
2 October 2017 6:30pm–9:30pm
Location
Congress House, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3LS

A SERTC Black History Month event celebrating the life of Jayaben Desai who fought for better pay, conditions and dignity for workers in 1976 and 1977, on behalf of 137 sacked and poorly paid Asian women.

Event on the UNISON National site.

UNISON strategy meeting – developing our work for intersex equality

Date
15 May 2017 1:00pm–4:00pm
Location
UNISON, UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London, NW1 2AY

Event on the UNISON National site.

National UNISON Black LGBT members meeting

Date
14 September 2017 12:00pm–5:00pm
Location
UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London, NW1 2AY

Annual meeting for all UNISON Black LGBT members National network meeting for UNISON Black LGBT members. All Black LGBT members welcome: free event with lunch provided. Travel costs met nationally. You don’t have to be out in your branch to attend. Meet other Black LGBT members, including the reps on the national LGBT committee. Find […]

Event on the UNISON National site.

UK Black Pride

Date
9 July 2017 1:00pm–8:00pm
Location
London Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens, Vauxhall, London, SE11 5HL

Carnival themed Big Picnic in the park family music festival, with a main stage, live music and entertainment UNISON LGBT will have a stall at the event, come along on the day and say hello. The main stage will promote political messages against the racism, sexism and homophobia which blight Black and LGBT peoples’ lives. […]

Event on the UNISON National site.