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UNISON membership and the EDL, SDL and WDL

The NEC meeting on 5 December 2012 agreed that membership of, or support for, the English, Welsh and Scottish Defence Leagues is incompatible with UNISON membership

Article on the UNISON National site.

Equality Survey 2018 Summary report

Media on the UNISON National site.

UNISON National Disabled Members Black caucus network meeting

Date
27 June 2019 1:00pm–3:30pm
Location
UNISON, UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London NW1 2AY

National meeting for all UNISON Black Disabled members National Disabled Members Black Caucus Network Days Free event with lunch provided.  Travel costs met nationally. Meet other Black disabled members, including your reps on the National Disabled Members Committee. These meetings have been arranged to allow space for members from under-represented groups within disabled members self […]

Event on the UNISON National site.

Black members debate how to tackle knife crime

On the final morning of UNISON’s Black member’s conference, delegates opened with an emotional debate on the tragic toll of knife crime and how to combat the problem. Paulette Whyte for the national Black members’ committee reported that police had recorded over 39,000 knife offences for the year to the end of June 2018 – […]

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Black workers are vital to the future of our public services, says UNISON general secretary

Speaking at UNISON’s annual Black Members Conference today (Friday) 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.

Press release on the UNISON National site.

Nelson Mandela Award winner issues challenge to employers

Mo Mohammed says it’s one thing for public services to recruit a diverse workforce but another to retain it

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Conference backs UNISON campaign on social care

Delegates reiterate that ‘social care is the bedrock of our society’

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON Nelson Mandela Award 2019

Date
31 May – 30 August 2019
Location
Presentation at the National Black Members’ Conference in Bournemouth 2020

The award will be presented to someone who has supported and ‘gone above and beyond’ to represent Black members celebrating their achievements, courage and determination within the union and more widely in our society. Download the Mandela award covering letter and nominee submission form 2019 The award will be presented to the winner at the next […]

Event on the UNISON National site.

Regional Black Members Self Organised Group AGM

Date
27 April 2019 9:00am–2:30pm
Location
St Nicholas of Tolentino RC Church

Paperwork AGM Agenda Outcome

Event on the UNISON South West site.

Black members

Black members in UNISON work to improve equality in the workplace and challenge racism and discrimination. Black members have many of the same concerns as other members regarding access to employment, pay, promotion and training. However, race discrimination can deepen the impact of problems faced in the workplace. UNISON South West’s Black members’ committee (known […]

Page on the UNISON South West site.

Tahir’s youth mission

Peterborough youth worker is a Local Service Champion and has been honoured by the Queen

Article on the UNISON National site.

Black members

Black members in UNISON work to improve equality in the workplace and challenge racism and discrimination. Black members have many of the same concerns as other members regarding access to employment, pay, promotion and training. However, race discrimination can deepen the impact of problems faced in the workplace. UNISON Greater London’s Black members’ committee (known as […]

Page on the UNISON Greater London site.

Harassment at Work

Harassment at Work – a UNISON Guide- updated 2016

Media on the UNISON National site.