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UNISON president urges members to get involved with Hope not hate

New materials are now available to help build work around the president’s chosen charity

Article on the UNISON National site.

Black History – Future Generations

Date
18 October 2019 10:30am–5:00pm
Location
UNISON Centre 130 Euston Road, London NW1 2AY

UNISON’s Annual Black History Event attracts up to 150 attendees and brings together Black union members, activists and the local community. The event is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the shared history and the achievements of Black people. UNISON’s Annual Black History Event attracts up to 150 attendees and brings together Black union members, activists […]

Event on the UNISON National site.

Making the NHS a positive and friendly place for everyone

UNISON ‘proud’ to sponsor inaugural health BAME award as it launches Race for Equality campaign

News on the UNISON National site.

‘I wasn’t sure what was going on. I was struggling to concentrate and work was getting too much’

Given that women make up more than 70% of UNISON’s 1.3 million members, it’s clearly a workplace […]

Article on the UNISON National site.

Stopping the Rise in Racism and the Far Right Today

Date
25 January 2020 2:00pm–4:00pm
Location
Oxford Town Hall, St Aldates, Oxford OX1 1BX

Join UNISON Assistant General Secretary Roger McKenzie, Oxford MP Anneliese Dodds and other key speakers from Oxford Labour Party, Stand up to Racism and the Oxford Jewish Congregation at a final rally, part of the ’Never Again – Lessons of the Holocaust’ exhibition. The exhibition will run from Saturday 18th January until Monday 27th January inclusive. […]

Event on the UNISON South East 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 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

NHS England confirmed on 7 May 2020 that members of Black communities are at a disproportionate risk of fatal COVID-19. The NHS has subsequently issued […]

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.