Organising to defeat the far right

With fascism on the rise, a workshop at the Black members’ conference explored how it can be defeated

Too many unanswered questions

In 2014, toxic gases from a landfill site killed seven-year-old Zane. Six years on, his family is still awaiting justice.

Young Black member of the year – ‘I’m just trying to fight injustice’

Funmi Ayeni addresses conference after winning inaugural award

2020 Nelson Mandela Award presented to ‘pioneering’ woman

Yvonne Green honoured by Black members’ conference for going ‘above and beyond’

‘Our strength comes from you’, president tells conference

Josie Bird salutes UNISON’s Black members for their work in fighting back against increasing racism and intolerance

‘Getting actively involved with UNISON … got me out of the abyss’

Delegates applauded Charmaine Blaze at the Black members’ conference today, when she movingly described how UNISON helped her secure a managerial role at NHS Scotland after years of being under-employed, under-valued and lacking career progression. She observed that, for Black women in particular, the gender pay gap is “less of a gap and more of […]

‘This is our time’, Prentis tells Black members

On ‘Brexit Day’ Dave Prentis spoke of the importance of protection for immigrants and justice for the Windrush generation

‘It’s our responsibility to kick racism out of our society’

Show Racism the Red Card launches this year’s schools competition at UNISON Centre

UNISON celebrates the Amos Bursary

UNISON is a partner of the Amos Bursary, which supports talented year 12 students from challenging environments for a total of five years, through their university experience and into the world of work or further study

Making the NHS a positive and friendly place for everyone

UNISON ‘proud’ to sponsor inaugural health BAME award as it launches Race for Equality campaign

‘I wasn’t sure what was going on. I was struggling to concentrate and work was getting too much’

As the union of over a million women, and with nearly 8 out of 10 menopausal women in work, UNISON is raising awareness and understanding of the menopause. Because it’s a work issue

Race for Equality campaign launch

As part of Black History month, UNISON’s health team is proud to launch its Race for Equality Campaign. Let’s stamp out racism in the NHS.

Tahir’s youth mission

Peterborough youth worker is a Local Service Champion and has been honoured by the Queen

Stand up to racism and fascism on 16 March

Major demonstrations are being organised in Cardiff, Glasgow and London

Conference backs UNISON campaign on social care

Delegates reiterate that ‘social care is the bedrock of our society’