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Trade unionists on trial in Turkey

Arzu Çerkezoğlu is just one of many trade union leaders facing trial in Turkey for speaking out and defending workers’ rights – UNISON is standing alongside her

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON International Seminar 2020

Date
6 – 8 March 2020
Location
Croyde Bay Resort, Croyde, Braunton, Devon, EX33 1QB

The annual seminar for branch international relations officers (BIROs) to discuss implementing UNISON international policies as well as receive training. UNISON’s annual international seminar event is for branch international relations officers (BIROs) and others to discuss implementing UNISON international policies as well as undertake training. The international seminar is a great opportunity to discuss implementing […]

Event on the UNISON National site.

Responsible procurement workshop background

Media on the UNISON National site.

Zimbabwean union leader talks of battle against injustice

“The situation resembles a war zone in a country that is not at war.”

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Blog: Proud of our internationalist union

I have always believed that internationalism matters. I have always been an internationalist. But right now, when Brexit threatens to make Britain an inward looking tax haven on the coast of mainland Europe, I think it’s time to be more internationalist in our outlook, more collaborative with our brothers and sisters around the world and more dedicated to building a global movement for change.

General secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON suspends Aung San Suu Kyi’s membership

Honorary membership suspended as international pressure grows over Myanmar’s humanitarian crisis

Article on the UNISON National site.

Open University should not be closed to Cubans

UNISON has issued a statement criticising the Open University for banning students from Cuba.

Article on the UNISON National site.

Trade unionists can ‘globalise solidarity and co-operation’

Cuban public service union leader challenges delegates to help build a better world for all

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

A dangerous occupation. The impact of 50 years of occupation on Palestine workers. Poster exhibition.

Photographic exhibition of 12, A2 size panels that can be downloaded at www.unison.org.uk/international
Available as a download pdf only.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Help to tell the London recruits’ story of fighting apartheid

London trade unionists ran clandestine missions to South Africa to help the fight against apartheid – and now you can help get their story told on screen

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Dave Prentis calls for full transparency on EU negotiations

General secretary will urge the government to consult trade unions throughout negotiations to leave the European Union when he meets cabinet minister David Davis

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Finding a way through Brexit

As the UK wonders what happens next in a post-Brexit world, UNISON is acting now

Magazine on the UNISON National site.

Does your employer have an ethical procurement policy?

Are the goods it buys as part of delivering key public services produced without abusing workers?

Article on the UNISON National site.

Playfair Qatar weekend of action

Date
15 – 16 October 2016
Location
Around the country

The weekend will see football fans and trade unionists get together to call on FIFA and Qatar to take urgent action to protect the rights and lives of the workers preparing the country to host the 2022 World Cup Fans will register their support for the campaign at game around the country, from Premiership clashes to keenly […]

Event on the UNISON National site.

Voices for Palestine won’t be silenced

Conference hears that the boycott and disvestment campaign is working well

Article on the UNISON National site.