United in Hope

On Saturday I had the pleasures of joining the annual general meeting of our Regional Black Members self-organised group. Self-organised groups are an important part of UNISON’s internal structures. Members who identify with an under-represented group take the opportunity to come together, to lead their own agenda, and develop their own campaigns in a safe […]

Racism in the Workplace

The uncomfortable conversation that needs to be had

Black Lives Matter – equality and human rights above wealth, power and oppression

This weekend has been dominated by mass protests and demonstrations across the globe against the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis. One murder of a Black man at the hands of White police officers was the last of many, his life like those that went before should not be lost in vein, but serve as a catalyst for the outpouring of pent up anger at the discrimination Black people face […]