Delegates at UNISON national Black members conference hold up '2023 year of Black workers' banners

The Year of Black Workers

A year-long focus on the important issues that affect Black members and their everyday lives

Adejare Oyewole from the national Black members’ committee

Black members’ conference confronts cost of living crisis

Delegates back call to fight for above-inflation pay rises

Delegates voting at Black members' conference

UNISON demands action on migrant worker health surcharge

Conference hears the surcharge is a form of tax mainly targeting Black people

Black members pass motions on disability and cost of living crisis

The second day of the UNISON national Black members’ conference, hosted in Edinburgh, passed a number of key motions affecting Black workers

Rod Leon

Carol Sewell wins 2023 UNISON Nelson Mandela Award

UNISON presents the Nelson Mandela Award every year to someone who has ‘gone above and beyond to represent Black members’

‘Let’s raise the bar,’ Christina McAnea tells Black members

Welcoming UNISON’s Year of Black Workers, the general secretary said: “Our union is stronger because of our Black members”