Key issues

Black members in UNISON work to improve equality in the workplace and challenge racism and discrimination.

This section is about the key issues affecting Black members. Each key issue explains the facts behind the issue, what UNISON is doing and how you can get involved. You will also find news articles, useful resources and events.

They have many of the same concerns as other members regarding access to employment, pay, promotion and training. However, racist discrimination can deepen the impact of problems faced in the workplace.

About the Black members’ group.

Challenging racism in the workplace

Black members have the same concerns as any other member about jobs, fair pay and conditions of service, promotion and progression. But their experience of the workplace is too often also marked by racism and discrimination.

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