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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.

UNISON celebrates Black Trade Unionism and the history and impact of music

Date
19 October 2018 10:00am–4:00pm
Location
UNISON Centre

Black History Month offers a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the shared history of Black people across the many shores of the world.

Event on the UNISON South West site.

RBMC Meeting (20 July 2019)

Date
20 July 2019 10:00am–3:00pm
Location
UNISON Centre, Euston Road, London, NW1 2AY

Outcome

Event on the UNISON South East 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.

Reading Carnival 2018

Date
28 May 2018 12:00pm–7:00pm
Location
Prospect Park, Reading RG30 2ND

The UNISON South East Black Members Committee is supporting this year’s Reading Carnival on 28 May 2018.

Event on the UNISON South East site.

Stand up to Racism Trade Union Conference

Date
4 February 2017 12:00pm–5:00pm
Location
NUT, Mabledon Place

Event 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.

UNISON equality survey – with prizes

Help us campaign for equality by filling in our survey – and maybe win a holiday for two at Croyde Bay Holiday Resort in north Devon

Article, News 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.

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.

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.

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.