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Equality is at the heart of UNISON

As a result of COVID-19, many conferences and meetings have had to be cancelled. With this in mind, UNISON South East organised a series of online sessions in place of the usual regional Equality Conference–online and live. The Conference was opened by Regional Manager and Head of Equality, Jo Galloway. “This year has been like […]

Article, Equality on the UNISON South East site.

UNISON South East Equality Calendar

Equality is at the heart of everything we do as a union, and we want to make it as easy as possible for you to get involved. We hope the new and innovative UNISON South East interactive Equality Calendar will be useful for you in knowing when equality events and training which interest you are […]

Page on the UNISON South East site.

Confidence building for Black members

Date
20 May 2021 10:30am–2:30pm
Location
Online webinar

We have an exciting training session coming up next month, for our Black members who sit on our Black Members Regional Committee and we are also opening it up to newly elected Black member reps and Black members who are interested in becoming more involved in UNISON. The focus will be on Confidence Building and […]

Event on the UNISON South East site.

A landmark verdict

The conviction of Derek Chauvin must be the first step towards positive change to tackle racial injustice

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Stephen Lawrence Day 22nd April 2021

Stephen Lawrence Day on 22nd April 2021. The third national Stephen Lawrence Day, which takes place on Thursday 22 April 2021 On 22 April 1993, Stephen Lawrence was murdered in a racially motivated attack, carried out by a group of white men. As the 28th anniversary of Stephen’s murder approaches, his mother, Baroness Doreen Lawrence […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Regional Black Members Committee

Date
30 November 2021 10:00am–11:30am
Location
Online meeting

The Regional Black Members Committee represents Black members at a regional level, helping to develop campaigns and inform policy.

Event on the UNISON South East site.

Regional Black Members Committee

Date
22 September 2021 12:30pm–2:00pm
Location
Online meeting

The Regional Black Members Committee represents Black members at a regional level, helping to develop campaigns and inform policy.

Event on the UNISON South East site.

Regional Black Members Committee

Date
1 July 2021 10:30am–11:30am
Location
Online meeting

The Regional Black Members Committee represents Black members at a regional level, helping to develop campaigns and inform policy.

Event on the UNISON South East site.

Challenging racism is at the heart of what unions do

“In a racist society, it is not enough to be non-racist. We must be anti-racist”  Angela Davis Saturday 20 March 2021 marks the UN anti-racism Day of Action. Regrettably the effect of the global pandemic meant that demonstrations set to take place last year had to be postponed. However, an exciting online gathering event will replace […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Reflecting on the Lawrence Review – actions and recommendations for branches

UNISON South East outlines a series of recommendations and actions that branches can take to challenge inequality for Black members at work as we navigate through the pandemic

Article on the UNISON South East site.

We cannot sit back, because it isn’t happening to us personally

We hear from Rosita Ellis, chair of the regional Black members committee, during Islamophobia Awareness Month

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Regional Black Members AGM

Date
11 March 2021 12:30pm–2:00pm
Location
Online Meeting

In accordance with national guidance, the Regional Black Members AGM will be taking place this year virtually. AGM ATTENDENCE All delegates and visitors to the Regional Black Members AGM 2021 must be UNISON Black members from the South East region. Branches are invited to register up to five AGM delegates who will be able to participate in […]

Event on the UNISON South East site.

​Some employers only paying lip service to Black staff’s Covid fears

The stakes are too high for employers to get this wrong, says UNISON

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Black Lives still Matter

October is Black History Month, and we hear from Rosita Ellis, chair of the Regional Black Members Committee

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Eradicating Racism in the workplace

Date
28 October 2020 11:00am–12:00pm
Location
Online event

A one hour webinar aimed at supporting UNISON stewards who want to learn more about how to move towards eradicating racism where you work. Topics covered: Examining the issues that might be affecting Black UNISON members right now Learning how to support Black members facing racism and discrimination in the workplace Identifying signs of systemic […]

Event on the UNISON South East site.