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UNISON calls for swift deal on Brexit transition

General secretary stresses that British workers must not be expected to pay for Brexit as they have with the financial crisis

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Join the rally for EU citizens living in the UK

A rally to celebrate EU citizens living in the UK, and British citizens living in Europe, is to be held on Wednesday 13 September.

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Our Polish members – in their own words

Three of UNISON’s Polish migrant members share their stories and their thoughts on a post Brexit Britain

Article on the UNISON National site.

Members need a strong and focused union to help them survive ‘crisis after crisis’

NEC hears update on Trade Union Bill and agrees EU referendum campaign

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Migration, mental health and Black members

Busy morning looks at impact of Brexit, mental health issues, immigration and austerity, London mayoral election and Black representation

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Defending our EU members

UNISON members who are EU citizens gathered to share their experiences since June’s referendum and their concerns about what happens next

Article on the UNISON National site.

MPs to discuss workers’ rights post-Brexit

UNISON backs private members’ bill and launches its new network for EU members

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Government must do more to reassure EU health workers post-Brexit, says UNISON

Government must do more to reassure EU health workers post-Brexit, says UNISON EU health staff employed in the UK need guarantees from the government that their jobs and futures are not under threat, UNISON said today (Tuesday). The referendum result has triggered huge uncertainty among the tens of thousands of workers from Europe who make […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Protecting Social Environmental and Consumer standards and regulations in EU Global agreements February 2016

This briefing warns that global trade agreements TTIP, CETA and TiSA will undermine social, environmental and consumer standards and regulations. UNISON is lobbying MEPs and MPs to oppose the ratification of these trade deals.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Support EU citizens’ right to remain day of action

Date
13 September 2017 2:00pm–6:00pm
Location
Palace of Westminster London SW1A 0AA

On 13 September, UNISON members will join a lobby of parliament to speak up for the rights of EU nationals. UNISON believes that EU citizens currently living in the UK make a major contribution to society and should be allowed to stay here after the UK leaves the EU. We are calling on the government […]

Event on the UNISON Eastern site.

UNISON backs EU citizens’ right to stay

  Add your name to a letter supporting EU workers and fellow UNISON members The UNISON-supported HOPE not hate campaign is backing a call from the British Future think tank to Conservative Party leadership candidates asking them to make a clear commitment that EU migrants currently living in the UK are welcome to stay.         […]

Article, News on the UNISON Eastern site.

Avoid a catastrophic ‘no deal’ at all costs, says UNISON

Commenting on the Brexit vote today (Tuesday) UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “The country has no faith in the prime minister’s ability to get her Brexit deal passed, now it’s clear MPs don’t either. It’s time for a vote of no confidence and a general election so people can vote in a new government […]

Press release on the UNISON National site.

Support EU citizens’ right to remain day of action

On Monday 20 February, UNISON members can meet their MP and ask them to support the following pledge: “I call on Theresa May to guarantee unilaterally the rights of EU citizens living in the UK.” To register: Step 1 – Register to attend the mass lobby on Eventbrite Step 2 – Once you have registered […]

Article, News on the UNISON South East site.

Employers encouraged to pay EU workers’ ‘settled status’ fees

UNISON publishes new guidance for branches, and a model letter to public-service employers, as pilot scheme is rolled out across the UK in November, based on employment

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON spells out settled status for its EU members

The union introduces new guidance documents and web pages dedicated to Brexit

Article, News on the UNISON National site.