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Black Members Tackling Racism

Date
13 October 2020 11:00am–12:00pm
Location
Online event

This webinar is aimed at Black members and will cover the definition of racism and the ways in which racism can be experienced. We will then look to why victims and onlookers do not always report racism when it happens before exploring what legal protections – both inside and outside the workplace are available to […]

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.

Black Members Officer Training and Networking Webinar

Date
18 August 2020 2:00pm–3:00pm
Location
Online event

We’d like to invite all new and recently elected Black Members Officers to a training and networking session designed to introduce you to your new role. The aims of these sessions are;  To find out more about what is involved in your new role To make individual action plans for the rest of 2020 dependent […]

Event on the UNISON South East 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.

Union calls on council to clarify its position on Black Lives Matter

UNISON has called on the leader of Wokingham Borough Council to clarify whether the authority will continue to support the Black Lives Matter campaign, as a matter of urgency. The call comes after Cllr John Halsall  announced to a council meeting on 16 June that the campaign group had “become a political organisation” and Wokingham Borough Council could […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

The union movement’s special responsibility to campaign against racism

Rosita Ellis, Chair of the regional Black members group, on why racism, discrimination and the marginalisation of minority groups will always be a trade union issue

Article on the UNISON South East 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.

The vanguard of the fight against racism

UNISON has always actively challenged racism, and will always do so, wherever it raises its vile head

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Show Racism the Red Card’s new film challenges racism towards NHS workers

Show Racism the Red Card has launched a new video which follows the stories of frontline NHS staff as they recount their experience of racial discrimination at work. The film has contributions from UNISON members and Roger McKenzie, Assistant General Secretary of UNISON, along with a number of high profile footballers from Show Racism the […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

COVID-19: Black and female workers – more impacted than the rest

Anyone can be infected by COVID-19. But it’s increasingly clear that that’s where the equality ends

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Covid-19 and Racism – Black workers on the frontline

Date
3 May 2020 2:00pm–3:30pm
Location
Online

Recent figures show African, Asian and Caribbean people make up one third of Covid-19 patients in intensive care, two thirds of NHS staff who have died, all the doctors who have died after contracting Covid-19 and double the average of households who have lost jobs and/or income. This comes as reports are emerging that African, […]

Event on the UNISON South East site.

TUC (London, East and South East) Race Relations Committee – Windrush Campaign meeting

Date
10 March 2020 6:00pm–8:30pm
Location
TUC Congress House, 23-28 Great Russell St, London WC1B 3LS

#WidenWindrush Campaign is a legal and political campaign to win an amendment to the Windrush Scheme. Join the TUC at this open campaign meeting, with guest speakers: Antonia Bright, Movement for Justice Campaign Coordinator Declan Owens, Solicitor at Thompsons Solicitors Grace Brown, Barrister at Garden Court The event is free to attend, but you must […]

Event on the UNISON South East 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.

POSTPONED: Black Members Committee Meeting

Date
20 March 2020 10:00am–1:00pm
Location
UNISON Centre

Covid-19: All meetings postponed until end of May 2020 UNISON supports networks of self organised groups (SOGs) in branches and regions across the union. Our SOGs campaign for equality in the workplace and for improvements to legislation for workplaces and the wider community. The SOGs are represented at Regional Council and most other regional committees, […]

Event on the UNISON South East site.

Public Inquiry into the Windrush Scandal Petition

Dear Friend We believe there should be an independent public inquiry into the Windrush scandal & the injustices faces by multi -generations & other communities who came to the UK from Commonwealth countries. We support this petition by the PCS Union which has been launched in my name on the union’s behalf. . The petition […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.