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Organising around race equality

UNISON is at the forefront of campaigning for equality in the workplace and in the
union. Identifying and campaigning on equality issues can make a real impact on
members’ lives.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Burnham says NHS pay offer is an insult

Labour’s shadow health secretary, Andy Burnham, met protestors in Liverpool to discuss the question of NHS pay today

Article on the UNISON National site.

NHS members get set for day of protest

UNISON members in the health service will be making their voices heard across the UK tomorrow, as NHS Protest Day highlights anger at being denied even a 1% pay rise by the government

Article on the UNISON National site.

NBMC conference decisions now available

A full record is now available of all this year’s conference decisions

Article on the UNISON National site.

Organise for a world without sexism

Join hundreds of people from across the UK for a unique weekend of hands-on training in feminist activism

Article on the UNISON National site.

New posters can help fight disabled hate crime

UNISON’s national disabled members’ committee is concerned that members with learning difficulties may face hate crime at work and in the community

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON survey reveals young feeling let down by the coalition

The country’s 17 to 25-year-olds feel so let down that 24% say they will not vote in the next general election

Article on the UNISON National site.

Retired member helps bring about memorial to the Bevin Boys

UNISON retired member will attend long-awaited recognition at National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON condemns return to ‘Dickensian’ times

Disabled members’ conference hears that welfare reform risks putting disabled workers in poverty

Article on the UNISON National site.

Women, power and politics

Women-only conference organised by the National Assembly of Women

Article on the UNISON National site.

Women’s Network AGM Supporting the NHS Rally

This Saturday saw the women’s network AGM being held with some of the best participation to date. We showed our support for the TUC campaign Heart Unions week and then joined colleagues, comrades and members of the public on the NHS march and rally which was held in Newcastle. The turnout was fantastic with an […]

Article, News on the UNISON Northern site.

Equalities and Campaigning

A range of courses to equip activists with the skills and knowledge to organise and campaign effectively around political and equalities issues. Political education workshops These workshops, developed for delivery in branches, vary in length from half an hour to half a day. Boom – Bust – Fightback Defending public services Lobbying game Marching in […]

Page on the UNISON Learning & Organising site.

South West Women in UNISON

In the South West 81% of UNISON members are women. Our members are taking big steps for gender equality, but there’s a lot further to go. On average women still earn a lot less than men and face sex discrimination and harassment at work. Women are often the primary carers and work part-time leaving them juggling […]

Page on the UNISON South West site.

Fighting for fairness and equality – Leaflet

A leaflet outlining UNISON’s commitment to achieving equality in our workplaces, in our union and across society.

Media on the UNISON National site.

NHS members protest against continuing pay freeze

UNISON members and colleagues from across the NHS were out in force on NHS Protest Day today to make their message loud and clear – they deserve a proper pay rise

Article on the UNISON National site.