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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 Greater London’s Black members’ committee (known as […]

Page on the UNISON Greater London site.

2020 Nelson Mandela Award presented to ‘pioneering’ woman

Regional Convenor Yvonne Green honoured by Black members’ conference for going ‘above and beyond’ Yvonne Green was presented with the 2020 Nelson Mandela Award at this weekend’s Black members’ conference, by vice president Sian Stockham, for going “above and beyond” her duties toward Black members. “Yvonne is an inspiration to us all proving what can […]

News on the UNISON Greater London site.

Government must act immediately on second PHE BAME report

Words and promises won’t cut it any longer

Article on the UNISON Northern site.

Unions urge immediate protection of Black probation workers from COVID-19

UNISON and sister probation unions tell National Probation Service there is no time to waste in safeguarding their Black/BAME members

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Blog: The murder of George Floyd is another example of the racism that blights US society – Guest post by Mavreen Ncube

The murder of George Floyd is another example of the racism that blights US society. There are those who would claim that the situation in the UK is different, but that’s not true. That is why we all have to commit ourselves to be actively anti-racist in our attitudes and our behaviours. UNISON Northern has […]

Blogs on the UNISON Northern site.