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Together we can defeat the scourge of racism says UNISON

Speaking at the UNISON Black members conference in North Wales, UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis said: “The first responsibility of any union wanting to challenge racism must be to take it on in the workplace. Then we have to challenge it in our economy. “In these tough times it’s more important than ever not to […]

Press release on the UNISON National site.

We’ll continue to fight racism and attacks on our union – because they’re part of the same struggle

Tackling racism is essential because it destroys trade union solidarity, divides us and sets us against each other.

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

Filipino nurses call for apology

More than 250 Filipino health workers take part in weekend protest at Daily Mail office

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Black voters key at the general election

Research shows that the Black vote could be crucial in deciding the outcome of the general election in May

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON to launch public services manifesto

With less than a year to go to the general election, UNISON is launching its manifesto for public services

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Taking the fair pay fight onto the streets

UNISON has hailed the local government strike as an overwhelming success, with more than one million public service workers on picket lines and at rallies in protest over their pay offer

Article on the UNISON National site.

999 call for the NHS

As NHS supporters march from Jarrow to London from 16 August, UNISON is urging members to back them

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON condemns ‘shocking and horrific’ murder of soldier Lee Rigby

Conference agrees to organise high-profile anti-racist campaign in wake of brutal murder

Article on the UNISON National site.

How is austerity affecting the LGBT community?

Help our research to uncover the effect austerity is having, whether you are an LGBT service user or working providing services

Article on the UNISON National site.

Why the equality duty matters (England and Wales)

Take this short survey now and help us to keep the equality duty

Article on the UNISON National site.

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.

Public sector equality duty factsheet

Bargaining Support Factsheet

Media on the UNISON National site.

UNISON calls for higher education race equality charter

UNISON has submitted evidence to the Equality Challenge Unit on establishing a race equality charter mark for UK universities

Article on the UNISON National site.

Members join UNISON-backed anti-racism rally

UNISON members were among the thousands of people who attended the Stand up to Racism and Fascism rally, which was supported by a donation from union’s general political fund

Article on the UNISON National site.

ITUC launches report on migrant workers

To mark International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, UNISON head of organising, and chair of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ITUC) Pamela Dooley today launched the latest report from the congress migrant workers unit

Article on the UNISON National site.