Black History Month 2022 graphic. Black background. UNISON logo in white at top left. October in grey capitals over 2/3 of the background, with UNISON Black members webpage url over that, in white. In the right third, the words UNISON celebrating in grey, with Black History Month below in rainbow colours

Blog: Power and unity – the theme for this year’s Black History Month

COVID-19 has had a disproportionate impact on Black workers and communities and it is vital to focus on challenging racism in the workplace

Article, General Secretary's blog on the UNISON National site.

‘A struggle is a struggle. That’s why we’ve got to stick together’

UNISON president Andrea Egan outlines her vision, pledging: “I use every power and opportunity I’ve got, and I won’t leave any equality group behind”

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
Nicky Ramanandi

Wealth inequality in the UK is ‘entrenched’ under the Tories

As UNISON conference lays waste to the levelling up agenda, delegates say that the current government is ill-placed to fix problems that it caused in the first place

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON fights to protect rights of workers with long COVID

UNISON says that the Equality Act 2020 is being misrepresented by the Equality and Human Rights Commission

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
Logo - 2022 Year of disabled workers

Introducing the year of disabled workers

Why 2022 is ‘an exciting opportunity to showcase the skills, experience and qualities that disabled people bring to the workplace and to society’

Article on the UNISON National site.
Red stop sign with the word violence on it

UNISON welcomes government pledge to end violence at work

ILO convention says no one should be in fear of physical, physiological or sexual violence from just going about their daily work

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
Vice president Andrea Egan with North West delegates at LGBT+ 2021

LGBT+ conference applauds organising award winners

Presentation caps a busy morning that saw delegates debate a wide range of topics, including the climate crisis

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
Taiwo Owatemi MP speaking remotely

Shadow equalities minister pledges equalisation of hate crime law

Taiwo Owatemi MP – a UNISON member – addressed UNISON’s LGBT+ conference and thanked members for their work in the pandemic

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
Rostrum and stage set at LGBT+ conference

Delegates pledge to fight back against rising tide of transphobia

Meeting on Transgender Day of Remembrance, LGBT+ conference backs a raft of motions to fight back against ‘an attack on all of us’

Article on the UNISON National site.
Christina McAnea addressing LGBT+ conference

Christina McAnea thanks activists at LGBT+ conference

Christina McAnea took to the rostrum at UNION’s LGBT+ conference in Brighton this morning, to deliver a message of hope, of pride and of gratitude, mixed with anger at the antics of the Tory government in Westminster. After a very warm greeting for what was her first live speech to a conference since becoming UNISON’s […]

Article on the UNISON National site.