UN anti-racism day

21 March 2020 11:00am–3:00pm

London and Glasglow

March Against Racism: UN anti-racism day protest

One team week

4 – 8 November 2019

UK wide

A week to celebrate NHS support staff and show that UNISON campaigns for the whole NHS team A week to celebrate NHS support staff, particularly those working in operational services, and a chance for colleagues and the public to find out more about the vital role played by operational services staff. One Team Week celebrates […]

Black History – Future Generations

18 October 2019 10:30am–5:00pm

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 […]

UN anti-racism day

16 March 2019 11:30am–3:30pm

Central London

Unity demonstration: march against racism and fascism This event, organised by Stand Up to Racism and Love Music Hate Racism, will demonstrate our confidence in our values of respect and equality for all, for multiculturalism, strong cohesive communities and peace. It will demonstrate our solidarity in action against the politics of hate, against bigotry, racism and discrimination of […]

Women’s March on London

19 January 2019 9:00am–2:00pm

Central London

The third annual Women’s March in London is supported by UNISON and has a #wearechange theme and a “bread and roses” rally at the finish. Full details of the start, route and finish will be posted on: Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/305240533532534/ And the Women’s March website:  https://www.womensmarchlondon.com Outcome

National Demonstration to Save Libraries, Museums and Culture

3 November 2018 11:00am–2:00pm

Central London

As the crisis in our public library service deepens and central Government slashes local council budgets, UNISON is calling a National Demonstration in support of Libraries, Museums and Culture. The demo and rally, supported by PCS and UNITE will march through central London. Details: Date: Saturday 3 November Rally in Parliament Square 1.15pm Finish by […]

TUC national demonstration: Step up for public services

12 May 2018 11:00am–4:00pm

London: Victoria Embankment to Hyde Park

The TUC has called a national demonstration on Saturday 12 May in London. This is going to be a key moment in the fight for public services.

This march is set to be a big one. UNISON, the TUC and other trade unions are putting considerable support behind it. You’ll join thousands of like-minded people under the banner, Step up for Public Services.

Rodney Bickerstaffe memorial

12 April 2018 12:00pm–3:00pm

Central Hall Westminster, Storey's Gate, London

Rodney was a giant of the trade union movement and he is greatly missed – UNISON is organising a memorial event to celebrate his life, his humour, his work, his achievements and his comradeship

#TECHOGNITION 5-9 March 2018

4 – 8 March 2018

Nationwide

This week long #TECHOGNITION event is to help raise the public profile of School Science Technicians.

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Webinar: Pay Up Now! – for council and school workers

12 January 2018 11:30am–12:30pm

Join our local government team for a presentation on the pay offer for local government and school members in Englnd, Wales and Northern Ireland and what it means for members

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Living Wage Week

5 – 11 November 2017

Across the UK

Living Wage Week runs from Sunday 5 to Saturday 11 November this year. The new rate for the UK is £8.75 per hour, and for London it is £10.20 per hour. Living Wage Week takes place each year during the first week of November. It is a great opportunity to raise awareness of the work undertaken […]

National hate crime awareness week

14 October 2017

Hate is a workplace issue that UNISON is determined to address.  We can tackle hate crime by raising awareness, encouraging reporting, supporting our members and negotiating workplace policies which promote zero tolerance and provide support for staff affected.  National hate crime awareness week https://www.nationalhcaw.uk/ is the ideal time to raise this issue.  New UNISON guidance […]

UNISON celebrates the journey of Black trade unionism

20 October 2017 11:00am–6:30pm

UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London. NW1 2AY

A networking and community event to celebrate Black History Month. A free one-day event focusing on the journey and link with trade unionism that brought many Black people to the shores of Great Britain. The theme for the event is “The History of Black Trade Unionism across the Diaspora – The Journey”. There will be […]

UNISON and TUC lobby of Parliament on pay

17 October 2017 2:00pm–8:00pm

Parliament Square, Westminster, London

UNISON’s Pay Up Now! campaign is putting real pressure on MPs and the Westminster Government to end the pay cap for all public sector workers, and give everyone the pay rises they need and deserve. The pressure we are putting on Conservative MPs is already beginning to pay off, but we’re saying loud and clear […]

A tribute to Jayaben Desai: An unlikely and reluctant star of the British trade union movement

2 October 2017 5:30pm–8:30pm

Congress House, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3LS

A SERTC Black History Month event celebrating the life of Jayaben Desai who fought for better pay, conditions and dignity for workers in 1976 and 1977, on behalf of 137 sacked and poorly paid Asian women.