I am proud that UNISON supported WAC-MAAN to organise Palestinian workers in the illegal Israeli industrial zones, and we stood with them in their fight for justice for Hatem and the workers at the Zarfarti garage. Wins like this are rare for Palestinian workers living under occupation, so when they happen they should be celebrated. Especially in heart unions week.
First NEC of 2017 covers campaigning to defend the NHS, anti-Trump protests, industrial action and preparations for national delegate conference
With the EU-Canada trade deal in limbo, the union calls for full parliamentary scrutiny of all post-Brexit trade agreeements
Are the goods it buys as part of delivering key public services produced without abusing workers?
UNISON calls for aaction on trade deals with global South which stress liberalisation and threaten to damage economies and workers’ rights
UNISON calls for renewed pressure on right-wing paramilitary groups, as the peace process moves towards a referendum
Joint statement from general secretary Dave Prentis and president Eric Roberts
Conference hears that the boycott and disvestment campaign is working well
Rosa Pavanelli tells delegates that “we must take democracy very seriously,” as she outlines global threat by multinational corporations
EPSU general secretary tells local government conference that Brexit would not ‘cure what is wrong in the EU, in the UK or elsewhere’
UNISON congratulates south Wales council on adopting motion condemning secretary trade deal
On Holocaust Memorial Day, light a candle as a sign of remembrance and hope
Branches and activists have asked for union advice on how they might offer practical solidarity and support
Demonstrations and marches cancelled after Paris attacks