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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Blog: I dream in English – a German member’s thoughts on Brexit

‘Mostly, I speak and think and dream in English; you could say that I am English even in my sleep’

Behind the headlines, Magazine, UNISON people on the Magazine site.

Keir Starmer: ‘The public should have the option to remain’

Shadow Brexit secretary tells UNISON that the option to remain in the EU should be part of any second referendum

News 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.

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.

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.

Brexit withdrawal bill enters next round of Commons debate

UNISON backs a raft of amendments aimed at protecting the rights of its members

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

No mention of equality in Brexit white paper is “shocking and shameful”

UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis has described the government’s failure to mention equalities in the Brexit white paper as shocking and shameful at its annual women’s conference today (Thursday). Around 750 delegates are debating a range of equalities motions involving women in work at the event. Addressing the conference, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

‘We can fight together for a more social Europe’

EPSU general secretary tells local government conference that Brexit would not ‘cure what is wrong in the EU, in the UK or elsewhere’

Article, News on the UNISON National site.