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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.

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.

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.

International Rally Flyer 2019

Media on the UNISON National 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.

Workers’ and Human Rights in Turkey: Summary

Media on the UNISON National site.

UNISON demands justice for Abdullah Karacan

General secretary writes to Turkish ambassador over murder of trade union leader

Article 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.

Behind the headlines, Magazine on the Magazine site.

Tackling Modern Slavery through global supply chains Poster Exhibition June 2018

This photo exhibition accompanies the Unison Tackling Modern Slavery Booklet. It can be downloaded and printed for local activities. The original copies can also be loaned for events by contacting i.relations@unison.co.uk

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.

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

Magazine, moving on the UNISON National site.