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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.

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.

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.

Latin America: politics, trade unions + solidarity

Briefing on current situation in Latin America vis-a-vis politics and trade unions

Media 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.

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.

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.

Workers’ and Human Rights in Turkey: Campaign Briefing

Media on the UNISON National 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.

Tackling modern slavery through global supply chains

Tackling modern slavery through global supply chains

Media on the UNISON National site.

Conference urges an end to the detention of Palestinian children

National delegate conference hears emotive speeches on the mistreatment of Palestinian children

Article on the UNISON National site.

Letter to Iranian president Hassan Rouhani

Dave Prentis writes to President Hassan Rouhani calling for the release of imprisoned protesters and trade unionists

Media on the UNISON National site.

Preparing for Holocaust Memorial Day

The Holocaust Memorial Trust has a wide range of resources that can help union branches organise events this Holocaust Memorial Day

Article, News on the UNISON National site.