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‘Together we are stronger’ NEC hears after Derby success

School support staff congratulated after for successful dispute; Syria statement; conference preparations

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UNISON NEC statement on Syria

UNISON condemns ‘horrific chemical attack’ and ‘any bombing raids by foreign governments which could exacerbate and prolong the conflict’

Women’s conference condemns child marriage

Delegates debate emergency motion that triggers shocking emotional testament and call for ILO action to stop girls vanishing from child labour statistics because they are ‘married’

Blog: Heart Unions, Heart Palestinian workers’ rights

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.

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UNISON prepares for a campaigning year

First NEC of 2017 covers campaigning to defend the NHS, anti-Trump protests, industrial action and preparations for national delegate conference

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Help to tell the London recruits’ story of fighting apartheid

London trade unionists ran clandestine missions to South Africa to help the fight against apartheid – and now you can help get their story told on screen

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The price of fashion

The collapse of the Rana Plaza building in Bangladesh shocked the world – since then, UNISON has helped the garment workers fight for their rights

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Dave Prentis calls for full transparency on EU negotiations

General secretary will urge the government to consult trade unions throughout negotiations to leave the European Union when he meets cabinet minister David Davis

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CETA is not dead yet, UNISON warns

With the EU-Canada trade deal in limbo, the union calls for full parliamentary scrutiny of all post-Brexit trade agreeements

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How I became a Brit with a German passport, and why I no longer am

Anke Plummer blogs about her experience as an EU migrant in the UK

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UK urged to act before bulldozers enter The Jungle at Calais

UNISON urges members to sign petition calling on UK to accept responsibilities and allow children on their own to come to UK

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Does your employer have an ethical procurement policy?

Are the goods it buys as part of delivering key public services produced without abusing workers?

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Urge your MEPs to halt damaging trade deal with southern Africa

UNISON calls for aaction on trade deals with global South which stress liberalisation and threaten to damage economies and workers’ rights

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Finding a way through Brexit

As the UK wonders what happens next in a post-Brexit world, UNISON is acting now

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Government told to think again on promoting private healthcare

UNISON report shows up role of Department for International Development in promoting healthcare privatisation to some of the world’s poorest countries