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Help support student threatened with deportation

UNISON is urging members to sign a petition being run by students in Enfield, to prevent their friend and classmate Yashika Bageerathi being deported to a potentially dangerous situation in Mauritius

Article on the UNISON National site.

North West gears up for anti-cuts rally

People across the North West are gearing up to call for Fair Funding for Public Services at a march and rally in Liverpool tomorrow

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON launches credit union network

UNISON is launching a unique scheme to increase the help that it gives members in financial difficulty, and challenge the rise of the pay-day lenders

Article on the UNISON National site.

Khan urges members to become politically involved

Addressing the UNISON Black members’ conference, Sadiq Khan MP issued a rallying call for delegates to increase their political involvement

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON relaunches school uniform scheme

The UNISON welfare charity There for You can offer help to members on low incomes deal with the cost of school uniforms

Article on the UNISON National site.

Speak up for libraries when you vote

Libraries services urges council voters to use their ballot on behalf of a vital statutory service

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON NI offers support to the Philippines

UNISON NI offers support to Filipino members following Typhoon Haiyan

Article on the UNISON National site.

Theme of ‘journeys’ for Holocaust Memorial Day

Holocaust Memorial Day takes place on 27 January

Article on the UNISON National 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.

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.

Caste: The Lies That Divide Us

As part of Black History Month, we review a new book that explores systems of exploitation, suppression and persecution

Behind the headlines, Magazine on the Magazine 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.

Regional Black Members Committee

Date
1 October 2020 10:30am–11:30am
Location
Online meeting

Outcome

Event on the UNISON South East 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.

Blog: This avoidable crisis

The Lawrence Review endorses UNISON’s view that decades of discrimination have left Black communities over-exposed and under-protected from COVID-19

Article on the UNISON National site.