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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.

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.

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.

For UNISON, it’s solidarity forever, pledges Dave Prentis

General secretary praises the union’s growth and how solidarity is seeing strikes and success stories around the UK

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Workers’ and Human Rights in Turkey: Campaign Briefing

Media on the UNISON National site.

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.

Tackling modern slavery through global supply chains

Tackling modern slavery through global supply chains

Media 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.

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.

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

I came on a three-week student exchange to Ramsgate in 1981. What I took back with me was the […]

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

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.

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.