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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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

Working Internationally

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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Colombia still needs human rights monitoring despite peace deal

UNISON calls for renewed pressure on right-wing paramilitary groups, as the peace process moves towards a referendum

Chilcot report: UNISON statement

Joint statement from general secretary Dave Prentis and president Eric Roberts

Voices for Palestine won’t be silenced

Conference hears that the boycott and disvestment campaign is working well

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PSI general secretary: ‘We must stop the race to the bottom’

Rosa Pavanelli tells delegates that “we must take democracy very seriously,” as she outlines global threat by multinational corporations

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‘We can fight together for a more social Europe’

EPSU general secretary tells local government conference that Brexit would not ‘cure what is wrong in the EU, in the UK or elsewhere’

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Rhondda Cynon Taf becomes latest council to condemn TTIP

UNISON congratulates south Wales council on adopting motion condemning secretary trade deal

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Remembering the Holocaust

On Holocaust Memorial Day, light a candle as a sign of remembrance and hope

Working Internationally

Refugee Christmas appeals

Branches and activists have asked for union advice on how they might offer practical solidarity and support

UNISON takes the ‘route of shame’ in defence of workers’ rights

The union marks Human Rights Day by targeting countries that are the ‘worst’ abusers of trade union rights

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Paris climate demos cancelled – join the marches in the UK

Demonstrations and marches cancelled after Paris attacks