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Blog: A major disappointment – but just the latest for Black people

Gloria Mills, UNISON equalities national secretary, on why the report into the impact of COVID-19 on Black people is a “major disappointment”

Blogs on the UNISON National site.

Black members activist webinar

Date
22 July 2020 2:30pm–3:30pm
Location
Online event

We’d like to invite you to a webinar and panel discussion, bringing together Black activists from around the region. Panellists include Assistant General Secretary, Roger McKenzie, and Chair of Regional Black Members, Rosita Ellis. We will be discussing the Black Lives Matter movement, the Public Health England report, organising and campaigning for equality in the […]

Event on the UNISON South East site.

Webinar for Black LGBT+ members

Date
10 September 2020 12:00pm–1:00pm

Due to the ongoing COVID19 pandemic, the 2020 UNISON Black LGBT+ members’ network meeting, will still take place on Thursday 10th September but as a webinar. All UNISON Black LGBT+ members are welcome and encouraged to attend. Joining details for the webinar will only be sent to those who have registered to attend in advance. […]

Event on the UNISON National site.

Step up, stand up and speak out against racism

The murder of George Floyd and the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on Black communities has focused attention on inequality and racism. UNISON head of equality Gloria Mills looks at the union’s role

Article on the UNISON National site.

Black Lives Matter: Black Members Matter

For any members of our community feeling angry, sad, scared, or frustrated we are here to support you

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Blog: This Black History Month, we won’t go back to the old normal

Our Black members deserve so much better

General secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.

Tahir’s youth mission

Peterborough youth worker is a Local Service Champion and has been honoured by the Queen

Article on the UNISON National 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 West’s Black members’ committee (known […]

Page on the UNISON South West site.

Black Members Committee | September 2018

Date
21 September 2018 12:30pm–3:30pm
Location
Double Tree by Hilton Woking

All UNISON Black members in the South East are most welcome to attend Regional Black Members Committee meetings. You don’t need to be a steward or a UNISON representative to attend. Please note that the times and agenda is kept to a strict timeline. We have an open hour session between 12.30pm – 1.30pm, which […]

Event on the UNISON South East site.

Love Music Hate Racism | Oxford Fundraiser

Date
1 September 2018 7:00pm–11:55pm
Location
Isis Farmhouse, Tow Path

Love Music Hate Racism live music fundraiser event supported by UNISON Oxfordshire Health Branch. Featuring live music from: Brickwork Lizards Basil Gabbidon band (founder Steele Pulse) Steve White and the Protest Family Raouf Adear Jen Berkova Simon Davies Plus DJs John and Butters – Witney Soul Club Bar and food stalls Cost: £5 waged / […]

Event on the UNISON South East site.

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.

Regional Black Members Committee Meeting

Date
21 July 2018 9:00am–4:00pm
Location
UNISON Centre, Euston Road, London, NW1 2AY

Outcome

Event 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.