I have always believed that internationalism matters. I have always been an internationalist. But right now, when Brexit threatens to make Britain an inward looking tax haven on the coast of mainland Europe, I think it’s time to be more internationalist in our outlook, more collaborative with our brothers and sisters around the world and more dedicated to building a global movement for change.
Public Services International congress hears of the plight of refugees and migrants
Dave Prentis opens the Public Services International congress with a speech to delegates from across the world
Public service workers from around the world travel to attend Public Services International congress.
Honorary membership suspended as international pressure grows over Myanmar’s humanitarian crisis
UNISON has issued a statement criticising the Open University for banning students from Cuba.
Unions call on foreign secretary to help stop the imminent execution of 14 pro-democracy activists in Saudi Arabia
National conference calls on ILO to count girls in forced childhood marriage as child labour
Cuban public service union leader challenges delegates to help build a better world for all
UNISON/PSC exhibition and book offers union branches a resource for this year’s 50th anniversary of the Palestinian occupation
School support staff congratulated after for successful dispute; Syria statement; conference preparations
UNISON condemns ‘horrific chemical attack’ and ‘any bombing raids by foreign governments which could exacerbate and prolong the conflict’
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’
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