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2018 Mandela award covering letter and nominee submission form

Media on the UNISON National site.

How UNISON has helped beat the January blues

The union kicked off 2018 with a month of individual successes, stirring calls to action and an ingenious new campaign. And that was just in January. Here are our ‘high 5’ highlights

Article, Magazine on the UNISON National site.

President urges activists to strengthen the union

Density will create power, says Margaret McKee, and help build a world where all people are treated with respect

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Prentis backs Labour leader’s call to bring services back in-house

General secretary tells Black members’ conference that UNISON has been warning of such a collapse for years

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

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

Date
2 October 2017 5:30pm–8:30pm
Location
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.

Event on the UNISON National site.

Help UNISON campaign for equality

Take the UNISON equality survey – you could win three nights for two people at Croyde Bay Holiday Resort

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON strategy meeting – developing our work for intersex equality

Date
15 May 2017 12:00pm–3:00pm
Location
UNISON, UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London, NW1 2AY

Event on the UNISON National site.

National UNISON Black LGBT members meeting

Date
14 September 2017 11:00am–4:00pm
Location
UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London, NW1 2AY

Annual meeting for all UNISON Black LGBT members National network meeting for UNISON Black LGBT members. All Black LGBT members welcome: free event with lunch provided. Travel costs met nationally. You don’t have to be out in your branch to attend. Meet other Black LGBT members, including the reps on the national LGBT committee. Find […]

Event on the UNISON National site.

‘Hate is not anything someone is born with’

Black members’ conference discusses the challenge of fighting back against racism and Islamophobia

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON National Disabled Black Members Caucus network meeting

Date
4 August 2016 11:00am–1:30pm
Location
UNISON, UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London NW1 2AY

Event on the UNISON National site.

UK Black Pride

Date
9 July 2017 12:00pm–7:00pm
Location
London Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens, Vauxhall, London, SE11 5HL

Carnival themed Big Picnic in the park family music festival, with a main stage, live music and entertainment UNISON LGBT will have a stall at the event, come along on the day and say hello. The main stage will promote political messages against the racism, sexism and homophobia which blight Black and LGBT peoples’ lives. […]

Event on the UNISON National site.

National Demonstration: Refugees welcome

Date
19 March 2016 11:00am
Location
Assemble at Portland Place, London

Event on the UNISON National site.

Together we can defeat the scourge of racism says UNISON

Speaking at the UNISON Black members conference in North Wales, UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis said: “The first responsibility of any union wanting to challenge racism must be to take it on in the workplace. Then we have to challenge it in our economy. “In these tough times it’s more important than ever not to […]

Press release on the UNISON National site.

We’ll continue to fight racism and attacks on our union – because they’re part of the same struggle

Tackling racism is essential because it destroys trade union solidarity, divides us and sets us against each other.

General secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.

Filipino nurses call for apology

More than 250 Filipino health workers take part in weekend protest at Daily Mail office

Article, News on the UNISON National site.