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Challenging South Korea’s war on workers

South Korea may have hosted the Winter Olympics to warm applause, but the country’s trade unionists remain in the cold

Behind the headlines, Magazine on the Magazine site.

Grounding a coup

A new documentary celebrates an act of international solidarity by Scottish factory workers that has entered into union folklore

Article, Magazine, moving on the UNISON National 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.

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.

PSI general secretary: ‘We must stop the race to the bottom’

Rosa Pavanelli tells delegates that “we must take democracy very seriously,” as she outlines global threat by multinational corporations

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Help campaign against FGM and child marriage

“Many women and girls are living with the consequences of FGM and early marriage. “Their right to education and health are violated and must be protected. I urge our members […]

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

We may not be in Europe, but the threat of TTIP remains

UNISON will continue the fight to exclude public services from secret trade agreements

Article 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.

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.

UNISON urges Colombia to protect activists from paramilitaries

More than 500 Colombian trade unionists and human rights campaigners murdered in the past five years as threat increases

News on the UNISON National site.

Helping tackle Ebola in west Africa

NEC agrees to help fund international work with west African unions to build public health response

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON calls on EU governments to strike out controversial clause from draft trade treaty

Clauses in the draft EU/US trade deal – the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) – that would allow big corporations to sue the UK government must be scrapped or the draft treaty could end up harming the NHS, says UNISON today (Monday) as EU trade commissioner arrives in London to give a speech on the treaty talks.

Article, Press release on the UNISON National site.

The global battle against international trade agreements

This week I am taking our battle to save our public services from privatisation to Washington DC.  Joining forces with other public sector trade unions from Europe, North America, Asia, Africa and Latin America to lobby against from international trade agreements. We in UNISON have been alerting the public in the UK to the danger […]

General secretary's blog on the UNISON National 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.

UNISON seeks peaceful resolution in Venezuela

Union issues statement on the current situation in the south American country

Article on the UNISON National site.