UN Anti-Racism Day

#WorldAgainstRacism Day of Action Saturday 20th March 1pm #TakeTheKnee – 5pm Online Rally The #WorldAgainstRacism international day of action this Saturday 20 March comes in the wake of the shocking events of the last few days that have again highlighted the discrimination and inequality at the heart of our society. The police response to the Clapham Common vigil for […]

Coronavirus: your rights at work

UNISON is working proactively with the UK governments and other bodies to keep you safe at work. On 4 January 2021 national lockdowns were announced for England and Scotland. New guidance has been published on what restrictions are in place and they can be accessed here: The Government’s Advice for England For sector-specific advice see: […]

Labour leadership latest: Starmer wins backing of second Trade Union as Phillips quits.

Shadow Brexit secretary assured of place on final ballot after nomination by Usdaw, the shop workers union. Unison’s National Labour Link has decided, rather quickly, to back Kier (who backed remain in the Brexit vote) as leader. With two unions in the bag he moves forward to the next round of voting. He is also […]

Labour Candidates Line Up

Corbyn ally Rebecca Long-Bailey has announced she is standing as a candidate for labour Leader. In Tribune magazine  she says “Labour needs a socialist leader who can work with our movement, rebuild our communities and fight for the policies we believe in – that’s why I’m standing ” She also mentions her comittment to Green Deals […]