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UNISON South East joins the NEC delegation to Cuba

Our region will be joining the NEC’s International Committee delegation to Cuba from the 26 November to 4 December this year. This will be the first national UNISON delegation in many years. The delegation is being organised with the Cuba Solidarity Campaign. Our region’s International Relations Committee has agreed to fund the cost of one […]

Article on the UNISON South East 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.

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.

‘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.

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.

UNISON urges the government to show compassion and accept more refugees

‘The daily images of desperate men, women and children fleeing the escalating violence have shocked the world’

Article, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Gloria Mills elected as ETUC women’s committee president

Union congratulates senior equalities officer on new role in European trade unionism

Article 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.

Rhondda Cynon Taf becomes latest council to condemn TTIP

UNISON congratulates south Wales council on adopting motion condemning secretary trade deal

Article on the UNISON National site.

‘Our hearts go out to Paris’: message to French unions

“We stand in solidarity with our sisters and brothers,” says message to French unions

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Urgent: get your MP to back the NHS

Tomorrow, MPs get a chance to vote for Clive Efford’s private member’s bill to protect the NHS from the worst ravages of privatisation – ask your MP to back it

Article on the UNISON National site.

Private companies will hold government to ransom under proposed trade deal with US

A proposed trade deal between the EU and the US would allow private companies to hold the UK to ransom, unless a proposed clause allowing big business to sue the Government is scrapped

Article on the UNISON National 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.

Miami Five Freedom Tour Hits Cardiff

  The Cardiff public will be able to hear first-hand this week from two Cuban patriots who spent 16 years in US jails for trying to stop terrorist attacks on Cuba. Public services trade union, UNISON Cymru/Wales will host a meeting at 12pm at Cardiff City Hall on Fri 15 July where the guests of […]

News, Press release on the UNISON Cymru/Wales site.

For UNISON, it’s solidarity forever, pledges Dave Prentis

General secretary praises the union’s growth and how solidarity is seeing strikes and success stories around the UK

Article, News on the UNISON National site.