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International Forum: Discussion with Grahame Morris MP

Date
5 April 2018 6:00pm
Location
UNISON Northern, 140 - 150 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6TH.

Grahame Morris MP will be our guest speaker. Grahame has been committed to international solidarity and human rights work for a number of years and has recently attended a delegation to Qatar. Grahame will be discussing his experiences on the delegation together with other international campaigns he has been involved in. There will also be an […]

Event on the UNISON Northern site.

POSTPONED: International Relations Committee

Date
8 October 2020 10:30am–1:30pm
Location
Guildford Regional Office

Covid-19: All physical meetings and events postponed until end of December 2020.  International Relations oversees our links with trade unions in other countries and also coordinates with international campaigns on a wide range of human rights issues and international development. Outcome

Event on the UNISON South East site.

One Day Without Us

Today, thousands of migrant workers will take part in the UK’s first day of action under the banner, One Day Without Us. This is a day of awareness and celebration of the contribution of migrant workers who live, work and study in this country. UNISON is also supporting this event and has joined other campaigning […]

Article, News on the UNISON Northern site.

International Committee (13 June 2019)

Date
13 June 2019 10:30am–1:30pm
Location
UNISON Centre, Euston Road, London, NW1 2AY

Outcome

Event on the UNISON South East site.

UNISON South East joins the NEC delegation to Cuba

Register your interest in joining the delegation

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Joint Regional International Relations Seminar 2018

Date
27 September 2018 10:30am–3:30pm
Location
UNISON Centre, London

The International Seminar is our annual joint event run by by UNISON’s South East and Eastern regions. During the day speakers will consider immediate issues affecting Trade Unions and workers in the global south, as well as the impact of Government policy on workers in the UK. Invited speakers/subjects include: Alison Roche – UNISON Policy […]

Event on the UNISON South East 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.

Meghan, Trump and UNISON – Dr Johnson stirs it up

American trade unionist gives a rousing and compassionate speech to UNISON’s national delegate conference

Article on the UNISON National site.

International Calendar 2018

UNISON calendar of international events and ideas for branch activities 2018’

Media on the UNISON National site.

Help to stop the government using aid to subsidise education profits

Write to your MP and DFID calling for a halt to support and funding of so-called ‘low-fee’ private schools in Africa and Asia

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Responsible buying in public services – guidance for members

This guidance has been produced to help UNISON members to work with their employers on ethical procurement policies to ensure there are no abuses or workers making goods destined for use in public services.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Blog: Heart Unions, Heart Palestinian workers’ rights

I am proud that UNISON supported WAC-MAAN to organise Palestinian workers in the illegal Israeli industrial zones, and we stood with them in their fight for justice for Hatem and the workers at the Zarfarti garage. Wins like this are rare for Palestinian workers living under occupation, so when they happen they should be celebrated. Especially in heart unions week.

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

‘Together we are stronger’ NEC hears after Derby success

School support staff congratulated after for successful dispute; Syria statement; conference preparations

Article on the UNISON National site.

A dangerous occupation. The impact of 50 years of occupation on Palestinian workers. A5 booklet

Full colour booklet to accompany a photographic exhibition of 10 panels that can be downloaded at www.unison.org.uk/international
The booklet can be ordered as an informative stand alone guide to work and living conditions in occupied Palestinian territories

Media on the UNISON National site.

Prentis seeks top-level Brexit meetings with government

UNISON’s general secretary wants to ensure ‘the best possible outcomes’ for members

News on the UNISON National site.