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Unions vote to stand up for migrants and refugees

Public Services International congress hears of the plight of refugees and migrants

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Marking 50 years of a dangerous occupation

UNISON/PSC exhibition and book offers union branches a resource for this year’s 50th anniversary of the Palestinian occupation

Article on the UNISON National site.

Women’s conference condemns child marriage

Delegates debate emergency motion that triggers shocking emotional testament and call for ILO action to stop girls vanishing from child labour statistics because they are ‘married’

Article on the UNISON National site.

CETA is not dead yet, UNISON warns

With the EU-Canada trade deal in limbo, the union calls for full parliamentary scrutiny of all post-Brexit trade agreeements

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Urge your MEPs to halt damaging trade deal with southern Africa

UNISON calls for aaction on trade deals with global South which stress liberalisation and threaten to damage economies and workers’ rights

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

The price of fashion

The collapse of the Rana Plaza building in Bangladesh shocked the world – since then, UNISON has helped the garment workers fight for their rights

Magazine, moving on the UNISON National site.

“My employer ‘gave’ me to someone else”

Through its International Development Fund, UNISON is supporting efforts to protect Indian workers from exploitation when migrating to the Gulf

Blogs, Magazine on the UNISON National site.

UNISON takes the ‘route of shame’ in defence of workers’ rights

The union marks Human Rights Day by targeting countries that are the ‘worst’ abusers of trade union rights

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Paris climate demos cancelled – join the marches in the UK

Demonstrations and marches cancelled after Paris attacks

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

A view of the world: meeting Colombia’s sugar cane cutters

UNISON members are inspired by the women of Colombia’s sugar cane communities

Magazine on the UNISON National site.

A view of the world: Nicaragua

Despite poverty, Nicaraguans are no longer down in the dumps

Magazine on the UNISON National site.

Colombia still needs human rights monitoring despite peace deal

UNISON calls for renewed pressure on right-wing paramilitary groups, as the peace process moves towards a referendum

News on the UNISON National site.

Campaign against TTIP gains momentum

Councils sign up to support campaign against transatlantic trade deal that threatens democracy

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

North West activists take TTIP struggle to Brussels

Activists from UNISON’s North West region are travelling to Brussels today to take part in two days of protest and lobbying against TTIP

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON wins support at Labour policy forum

UNISON has negotiated a series of amendments on key policy issues which will shape the Labour general election manifesto and programme in government

Article on the UNISON National site.