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Interactive Equality Calendar

There is so much going on and so many great resources, but it’s not always easy to find what you want, when you want it. This interactive equality calendar links to events and campaigns throughout the year that you can use in your workplace, branch and region. Click on the dates to find out more […]

Page on the UNISON National site.

UNISON network meeting for disabled Black members

Date
11 August 2021 11:00am–1:30pm

Join us to learn more about the work that the UNISON disabled Black network does and how you can get involved and help shape this work. This meeting will take place in the morning and it will be a virtual meeting. For more information contact: disabilityissues@unison.co.uk Outcome

Event on the UNISON National site.

UNISON equality survey 2021 – tell us about your experiences during the pandemic

Tell us about your experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic – and join the prize draw for shopping vouchers

Page on the UNISON National site.

Relying on employers to tackle racism will do little to protect Black workers

NEC member Davena Rankin was joined by deputy head of health Helga Pile, Chair of the National Black Members Committee Kebba […]

Article on the UNISON National site.

Race for Equality webinar

Date
15 June 2021 5:00pm–6:00pm

In this fringe event during Virtual Special Delegate Conference, senior Black leaders will discuss UNISON’s work for race equality, with practical steps for change. The focus is race equality but the conversation is broad and deep.
Registration required.

Event on the UNISON National site.

NBMC welcomes the conviction of George Floyd’s murderer

The world witnessed a murder and responded to injustice. It has been a long time coming in America with its history of police brutality, often culminating in the deaths of Black people in custody. This just verdict sends a message across the world that Black Lives Matter, and that people from all walks of life […]

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Who are the National Black Members’ Committee?

If you attended the National Black Members’ Committee (NBMC) Meet and Greet in May, you might already know that the committee is made up of Black representatives from all of the twelve regions. It is also made up of co-opted members from the National Disabled Members’ Committee (NDMC), the National Women’s Committee (NWC) and the […]

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Black members at special conferences

They will be moving the National Black Members’ Committee motion - The impact of Covid-19 on Black workers in local government (motion 18). The full text of the motion can be found in the final agenda […]

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Blog: George Floyd’s murder, one year on

The public protests in the wake of George Floyd’s murder challenged corporations and institutions to address the glaring racial disparities in their organisation and in society

Blogs on the UNISON National site.

Nominations now open for the 2021 Young Black Member Award

Download the Young Black Member Award nominee submission form.  This award was introduced by the national Black members’ […]

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Nominations now open for the 2022 Nelson Mandela Award

Many members will be aware that Nelson Mandela was an honorary member of UNISON. In his lifetime he received over 260 awards including the Nobel Peace Prize. To honour his achievements, the National Black Members’ Committee (NBMC) present the Nelson Mandela Award each year to a Black member who has gone above and beyond. If […]

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UNISON responds to George Floyd’s murder case

“Others who abuse their power must be held to account before the law”

Article on the UNISON National site.

Staying safe during Ramadan

UNISON’s national Black members’ committee wishes ’a blessed Ramadan Mubarak to our Muslim members’ and highlights guidance on staying safe

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON to help lead union response to the racism report

The union will work with the TUC to address the discredited report from the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities, which downplays structural and institutional racism

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON voices disappointment over report into racism in the UK

Questions asked about make-up of commission set up by Number 10 in the wake of Black Lives Matter protests

Article, News on the UNISON National site.