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’

Black members debate how to tackle knife crime

On the final morning of UNISON’s Black member’s conference, delegates opened with an emotional debate on the tragic toll of knife crime and how to combat the problem. Paulette Whyte for the national Black members’ committee reported that police had recorded over 39,000 knife offences for the year to the end of June 2018 – […]

Former vice president issues inspiring call to action

Carol Sewell urges Black members to be the ‘best they can be’ in UNISON

Windrush ‘nightmare’ won’t end until ‘hostile environment’ does

Black members share stories of individuals and families whose lives have been affected by the scandal

President thanks Black members for all their work

Gordon McKay uses speech to damn a government working to ‘undermine and punish working people’

Nelson Mandela Award winner issues challenge to employers

Mo Mohammed says it’s one thing for public services to recruit a diverse workforce but another to retain it

Black workers are vital to the future of our public services, says UNISON general secretary

Speaking at UNISON’s annual Black Members Conference today (Friday) in Llandudno, general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Last the NHS celebrated its 70th anniversary, yet the descendants of those that came from Africa, Asia and the Caribbean to help build it are still facing barriers.

Footballers wearing show racism the red card t shirts

Kick it out

UNISON marks the 25-year fight against racism in football

Race equality in the UK is going backwards, says conference

Delegates have grim view of progress despite 50 years of race relations legislation

Evelyn Beckley: ‘a shining example of hard-working NHS support staff’

UNISON member wins award for ‘operational services excellence’ at NHS England Windrush Awards to mark 70th anniversary of NHS

UNISON equality survey – with prizes

Help us campaign for equality by filling in our survey – and maybe win a holiday for two at Croyde Bay Holiday Resort in north Devon

‘The greatest fight in the long and illustrious history of our NHS’

Campaigning is the key to building on the legacy of the NHS’s first 70 years, says Dave Prentis

How UNISON has helped beat the January blues

The union kicked off 2018 with a month of individual successes, stirring calls to action and an ingenious new campaign. And that was just in January. Here are our ‘high 5’ highlights