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Black History Tour – London 2019

Poster advertising the Annual Black History Tour to Brixton in London on Saturday 24th August 2019

Media on the UNISON South West site.

Black workers are vital to the future of our public services, says Dave Prentis

Speaking at UNISON’s annual Black Members Conference in Llandudno, general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Last the NHS celebrated its 70th anniversary, yet the descendants of those that came from Africa, Asia and the Caribbean to help build it are still facing barriers. “NHS figures out this week show Black staff are more likely to suffer abuse from patients and harassment from colleagues. They […]

Article, News on the UNISON South West site.

In memory of Stephen Lawrence

22nd April 2018, this year, marked the 25th anniversary of the racist murder of Stephen Lawrence in 1993. It is widely regarded that the murder of Stephen Lawrence and the subsequent family oriented campaign triggered a sea Change in attitudes over race in the UK. Sir William Macpherson’s Inquiry examined the circumstances of Stephen’s murder, on April 22 1993, as well as the litany of […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Engineering a better society

Magda Lezama is a senior council engineer, a rambler, a wine enthusiast, a single mum and a UNISON activist.

Magazine, UNISON people on the Magazine site.

2018 Mandela award covering letter and nominee submission form

Media on the UNISON National site.

UNISON equality survey – with prizes

The survey runs yearly and is not just for activists, so please get involved – and encourage as many of your […]

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

How UNISON has helped beat the January blues

Winter heroes Thousands of words were written in January about the “winter crisis” in the NHS, with the huge delays at A&E departments and corridors […]

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.

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.

‘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.

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

UNSION estimates that the NHS saves £300m a year in agency nursing fees by directly employing Filipino nurses. The union's London nursing officer, Michael Walker […]

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Black voters key at the general election

Research shows that the Black vote could be crucial in deciding the outcome of the general election in May

Article on the UNISON National site.