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Urgent: get your MP to back the NHS

Tomorrow, MPs get a chance to vote for Clive Efford’s private member’s bill to protect the NHS from the worst ravages of privatisation – ask your MP to back it

Article on the UNISON National site.

Private companies will hold government to ransom under proposed trade deal with US

A proposed trade deal between the EU and the US would allow private companies to hold the UK to ransom, unless a proposed clause allowing big business to sue the Government is scrapped

Article on the UNISON National site.

TTIP, CETA and TISA – what you need to know about EU trade agreements

TTIP, CETA and TISA – what you need to know about EU trade agreements. A UNISON briefing

Media on the UNISON National site.

International Committee (13 June 2019)

Date
13 June 2019 10:30am–1:30pm
Location
UNISON Centre, Euston Road, London, NW1 2AY

Outcome

Event on the UNISON South East site.

South West international officers training

Date
9 December 2017 9:00am–3:00pm
Location
UNISON Bristol regional office

Workers of all countries – unite! That is the spirit in which we are launching the South West international officers training and network. With the world facing increasing instability, it is more important than ever that UNISON has strong international links. From supporting trade unionists abroad to ensuring employer supply chains are free of exploitation, […]

Event on the UNISON South West site.

International Forum: Discussion with Grahame Morris MP

Date
5 April 2018 6:00pm
Location
UNISON Northern, 140 - 150 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6TH.

Grahame Morris MP will be our guest speaker. Grahame has been committed to international solidarity and human rights work for a number of years and has recently attended a delegation to Qatar. Grahame will be discussing his experiences on the delegation together with other international campaigns he has been involved in. There will also be an […]

Event on the UNISON Northern site.

One Day Without Us

Today, thousands of migrant workers will take part in the UK’s first day of action under the banner, One Day Without Us. This is a day of awareness and celebration of the contribution of migrant workers who live, work and study in this country. UNISON is also supporting this event and has joined other campaigning […]

Article, News on the UNISON Northern site.

Preview Screening of Nae Pasaran

In 1974, factory workers in Scotland refuse to repair jet engines from Chilean Air Force in protest against Pinochet’s brutal dictatorship. Four years later, the engines mysteriously disappeared ending the longest single action of international solidarity in the UK. The workers never found out the scale of their impact. Until now. As September marks the 45th […]

Article on the UNISON Northern site.

Miami Five Freedom Tour Hits Cardiff

  The Cardiff public will be able to hear first-hand this week from two Cuban patriots who spent 16 years in US jails for trying to stop terrorist attacks on Cuba. Public services trade union, UNISON Cymru/Wales will host a meeting at 12pm at Cardiff City Hall on Fri 15 July where the guests of […]

News, Press release on the UNISON Cymru/Wales site.

‘Free protesters and trade unionists,’ UNISON urges Iran

General secretary Dave Prentis writes to President Hassan Rouhani in wake of arrests following recent protests

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Briefing on DFID support for low fee private schools

UNISON is working with sister unions, campaigning groups and Public Services International to stop aid and development funds being used to subsidise multinational education corporations and their chains of fee charging private schools in Africa and Asia

Media on the UNISON National site.

UNISON prepares for a campaigning year

First NEC of 2017 covers campaigning to defend the NHS, anti-Trump protests, industrial action and preparations for national delegate conference

News on the UNISON National site.

How I became a Brit with a German passport, and why I no longer am

Anke Plummer blogs about her experience as an EU migrant in the UK

Blogs on the UNISON National site.

Help campaign against FGM and child marriage

Donate now to the UNISON-supported fundraising campaign to support West African activists working to end FGM and child marriage: donate by 18 July and your gift will be doubled

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Government told to think again on promoting private healthcare

UNISON report shows up role of Department for International Development in promoting healthcare privatisation to some of the world’s poorest countries

Article, News on the UNISON National site.