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Organising to defeat the far right

With fascism on the rise, a workshop at the Black members’ conference explored how it can be defeated

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

International Women’s Day: Black women in UNISON

Date
6 – 8 March 2020
Location
Holiday Inn, Eight Ash Green, Colchester, CO6 3QL

You’re invited to this weekend event designed for Black Women in UNISON Eastern. About the weekend This event has been designed especially for Black Women in UNISON and will be facilitated by Angela Ishmael, an expert in diversity matters. The Eastern Region Women’s Committee recognises that Black Women make up a relatively low proportion of […]

Event on the UNISON Eastern 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.

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.

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.

The fierce urgency of now – we must make sure Black Lives Matter

Acting regional secretary Tim Roberts turns to the Black Lives Matter movement in his latest blog

News, Regional Secretary’s Blog on the UNISON Eastern site.

Pride Month 2020 – UNISON LGBT+ East Midlands

June is Pride Month: a celebration that commemorates the 1969 Stonewall Riots, when members of New York’s LGBT+ community fought back against homophobic policing. This historically significant event sparked the international LGBT+ rights movement that has achieved so much over the last 50 years. Whilst large gatherings are not possible at present, Pride should still […]

Article, News on the UNISON East Midlands site.

Racism in the Workplace

The uncomfortable conversation that needs to be had

Article, News on the UNISON East Midlands site.

UNISON equality survey – with prizes

Help us campaign for equality by filling in our survey – and maybe win a holiday for two at Croyde Bay Holiday Resort in north Devon

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Blog: Because Black disabled lives matter

Other survey respondents who were shielding or had underlying conditions had to take unpaid leave or go on Universal Credit, as their employer […]

Article, News 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 East’s Black members’ committee (known as […]

Page on the UNISON South East site.

Blog: The importance of black history – Guest post by Mavreen Ncube

Black History Month is important now more than ever before, especially in the recent light of the Black Lives Matter movement

Article, Blogs, Blogs, News on the UNISON Northern site.

Regional Black Members Meeting

Date
23 November 2019 9:00am–11:00am
Location
UNISON Northern 140 - 150 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6TH

Want to get involved? Contact: Alastair MacDonald, Regional Black Members Lead Phone: 0191 245 0800 Email: n.region@unison.co.uk Outcome

Event on the UNISON Northern site.

Black Members Policy Weekend

Date
30 – 31 August 2019
Location
Radisson Blu Hotel, Frankland Lane, Durham, DH1 5TA

Outcome

Event on the UNISON Northern site.

Black Members Self Organised Group

Date
4 November 2017 10:00am–3:30pm
Location
UNISON Regional Office - Birmingham

For UNISON Black Members

Event on the UNISON West Midlands site.