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Medway Self Organised Group event at Medway Council

Working with Medway Towns UNISON, I helped to organise a Self Organised Group event at Medway Council, with the aim to promote our 5 Self Organised Groups (SOGs) to our membership & staff at the council. We held an exhibition stall in the cafe, over the lunchtime period. We advertised it well in advance, by sending an email to […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Conference backs UNISON campaign on social care

Delegates reiterate that ‘social care is the bedrock of our society’

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Black members debate how to tackle knife crime

On the final morning of UNISON’s Black member’s conference, delegates opened with an emotional debate on the tragic toll of knife crime and how to combat the problem. Paulette Whyte for the national Black members’ committee reported that police had recorded over 39,000 knife offences for the year to the end of June 2018 – […]

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Nelson Mandela Award winner issues challenge to employers

Mo Mohammed says it’s one thing for public services to recruit a diverse workforce but another to retain it

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Black workers are vital to the future of our public services, says UNISON general secretary

Speaking at UNISON’s annual Black Members Conference today (Friday) in Llandudno, general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Last the NHS celebrated its 70th anniversary, yet the descendants of those that came from Africa, Asia and the Caribbean to help build it are still facing barriers.

Press release on the UNISON National site.

Former president tells delegates UNISON can help them achieve

Labour MP Eleanor Smith urges delegates at Black members’ conference to get involved politically to build hope and change

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

‘It’s impossible? No it’s not!’

Dawn Butler MP addresses Black members’ conference and encourages delegates to put themselves forward as leaders

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

‘Yes we can!’ UNISON Black members stress the need to fight back

Opening speeches to 2017 Black members’ conference come as Donald Trump is made US president, but members vow not to let bigotry win

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Agreement on building fire and rescue equality welcomed

Employers, unions and other stakeholders sign memorandum of understanding

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Save Our Services: How cuts are hitting Black people

Black workers are usually the first to lose their job in a recession – and this has been true for services provided by local government in the latest recession

Blogs on the UNISON National site.

Make a difference on 7 May, says UNISON general secretary

“Since 2010 Black public service workers have had to put up with a lot from this government.”

Article, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Solidarity across the sea

Unions around the world send solidarity messages to UNISON strikers

Article on the UNISON National site.

Together we are strong

Across the union, UNISON members send solidarity to members on strike today

Article on the UNISON National site.

Prentis tells politicians to show an alternative

General secretary tells Black members conference that Labour must stand up for ordinary people

Article on the UNISON National site.

There for You winter fuel grants

Winter fuel grants are available again for UNISON members who are having difficulty meeting their heating bills.

Article on the UNISON National site.