We are proud in the East Midlands region of our Equalities agenda.

In our Self Organised Groups and other sections we have activists and members who come together to share common concerns have discussions and campaign and organise around specific issues that affect them. Our groups are;

  • Black members
  • Women
  • Disabled members
  • LGBT+
  • Retired members
  • Young members (27 years old or younger)

Every one of these groups has a structure with a regional committee raising awareness of topical issues that affect members, campaigning to change legislation and using the bargaining power of their collective voice.

At region we also have an Equalities Network which meets twice a year and comprises of delegates from all the groups to address matters of common concern and to raise the profile of our Equalities work.

LGBT+ Members

  News from UNISON East Midlands Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender +  (LGBT+) Self Organised Group (SOG) Hi My name is Louisa Wass Griffiths, and I have recently taken over supporting the Regional LGBT+ SOG.  Have you heard of us? Anybody who identifies as LGBT+, may come to the meeting.  We have fun.  We discuss issues which […]

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Women Members

UNISON East Midlands women’s member group (known as a self-organised group) campaigns for equality in the workplace and for improvements to women’s rights in the workplace and in the wider community. It also supports campaigns aimed at improving women’s lives – for example, to change the law to protect women experiencing domestic violence, or to […]

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