Ameen Hadi was nominated as a passionate and dedicated anti-racist and advocate for equality, equity, diversity and inclusion.
Our Motions The National Black Members’ Committee submitted two motions to National Delegate Conference (NDC). Motion 4 – Equality is UNISON Business Motion – 52 – The Cost of Living Crisis and Black Workers If you are attending conference, please think about speaking on these important motions. The full text of each motion can be […]
The scapegoating of refugees and migrants – spearheaded by Suella Braverman’s talk of the ‘invasion’ of Southern England by ‘illegal immigrants’, and her ‘obsession’ with deporting refugees to Rwanda – is opening the door to the far right. We have seen distressing scenes of violent attacks on asylum seeker accommodation by far-right activists. HOPE not […]
In the joint submission of the Northern Ireland Council for Racial Equality and the APG on Ethnic Minority Community to Northern Ireland Affairs Committee on the experience of minority ethnic and migrant people in Northern Ireland, we highlighted the fact that disparities and inequalities do persist. Racism and discrimination remain a factor in shaping people’s […]
UNISON were delighted to be joined by Chris Smalls, the founder and President of the Amazon Labor Union (ALU) and his colleagues, Gerald Bryson, President and Co-Founder of The Congress of Essential Workers (TCOEW) and Jordan Flowers, Co-Founder of the ALU and TCOEW. In 2020, Chris led a staged walk out that garnered national attention […]
Written by Davis Mac-Iyalla, Interfaith Diversity Network of West Africa (IDNOWA) Fellow Comrades and Allies, I want to share my journey with you. It involves my mission for LGBT+ inclusion in eleven West African countries. While I would have enjoyed sharing some of the pleasant parts of my story, now is not the time. We […]
Equality and Human Rights Commission COVID-19 race probe announced
Employers, unions and other stakeholders sign memorandum of understanding
Tackling racism ‘is one of our most urgent tasks – we cannot let it slide off our agenda,’ general secretary tells London celebration
UNISON encourages members to mark Black History Month every year and to organise and recruit around it.
UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis speaks at TUC race relations fringe