Discrimination in the NHS

The NHS employs 1.4 million people, many of these staff are Black, they work as brain surgeons, researchers, nurses, CQC inspectors, care workers to name a few. The NHS that relies on Black staff to function also discriminates against Black people in terms of opportunity, recruitment, promotion, bullying, victimisation (particularly if they whistle blow) and […]

Improving our work to reach Black young members

This Conference notes that, at time of writing, there are around 3,700 Black young members in UNISON membership who have chosen to identify their ethnic origin on the RMS i.e. have identified themselves as either Asian other, Bangladeshi, Black UK, Black African, Black Caribbean, Black other, Chinese, Indian, or Pakistani. This represents approximately 6% of […]

Workplace bullying of young Black workers

This Conference welcomes the work of the Scottish region young members in developing their ‘Gonnae No Dae That’ (‘Can you not do that?’) campaign to challenge bullying of young workers in the workplace. This Conference believes that Black young workers are likely to suffer disproportionately from bullying and harassment at work. Conference further believes that […]