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UNISON to step up campaigns on pay and social care reform

NEC agrees to ‘turn the temperature up on pay’, focus on public services in the lead up to the 6 May elections and maintain an international outlook

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Brexit – what UNISON is doing now

Four years after Article 50, UNISON is working hard to keep the government honest over the UK’s separation from Europe – and the settled status deadline is fast approaching

Article on the UNISON National site.

From Cardiff to Chad: a neonatal nurse’s extraordinary career

Angela Gorman recalls the inspiration for a charity that has saved the lives of thousands of pregnant women in Africa

Magazine, UNISON people on the Magazine site.

Support the Myanmar workers putting their lives on the line

As the violence and the number of deaths in Myanmar increases, the international trade union movement is asking for funds to support workers

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON statement on the coup in Myanmar

The government must move quickly so that no UK company can do business with the military

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Measuring the impact of COVID-19 on global labour rights

A new report from UNISON reveals that the pandemic has had a negative effect on ethical procurement

Article on the UNISON National site.

Dying to Save Lives 2 (public procurement)

Date
27 November 2020 11:00am–12:15pm

COVID-19 has shone a spotlight on how hundreds of thousands of workers are severely exploited, enslaved even, to make our PPE and other essential work tools. When the COVID-19 pandemic broke, there was a rush to find personal protective equipment (PPE) for key workers and laptops for home working. But in the urgency to stay […]

Event on the UNISON National site.

Saving the lives of the workers who are saving our lives

UNISON is committed to making sure that workers’ rights are at the centre of procurement – looking after the workers who make the equipment that helps keep our members safe – and is running training on putting human rights at the heart of public purchasing

Article on the UNISON National site.

Webinar: Dying to Save Lives (public procurement)

Date
28 October 2020 10:00am–11:00am

COVID-19 has shone a spotlight on how hundreds of thousands of workers are severely exploited, enslaved even, to make our PPE and other essential work tools. This first webinar will discuss the problem with global supply chains, workers’ rights and public procurement; show how what we do locally has a global impact and why it is an issue for UNISON members; and the exciting solutions UNISON is developing. Everyone welcome.

Event on the UNISON National site.

UNISON president calls for a ‘global recovery’ after the pandemic

UNISON members address virtual TUC congress, highlighting the impact on workers of the COVID-19 pandemic

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Organise 2020: TUC’s free festival launches next week

The TUC’s festival of ideas runs from 9-11 July – and there are plenty of remote events to sign up for

Article on the UNISON National site.

Police and justice committee adds voice to George Floyd protests

UNISON group says the killing in the US – and its aftermath – shows that the fight against racism must be redoubled

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Blog: Denis Goldberg – a tireless campaigner for justice, and a friend

Denis Goldberg, who has sadly passed away, was a freedom fighter, an inspirational politician and an honorary member of UNISON

General secretary's blog on the UNISON National site.

UNISON welcomes Supreme Court decision on ethical LGPS investment

Court overturns LGPS regulations banning investment decisions which aren’t in line with government foreign and defence policy

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON International Seminar 2020

Date
6 – 8 March 2020
Location
Croyde Bay Resort, Croyde, Braunton, Devon, EX33 1QB

The annual seminar for branch international relations officers (BIROs) to discuss implementing UNISON international policies as well as receive training. UNISON’s annual international seminar event is for branch international relations officers (BIROs) and others to discuss implementing UNISON international policies as well as undertake training. The international seminar is a great opportunity to discuss implementing […]

Event on the UNISON National site.