Category Archives: Anti Racism

March Against Racism 17 March Glasgow

UNISON Scotland, EIS and the STUC are backing Stand Up To Racism’s #MarchAgainstRacism on United Nations Anti-Racism Day on Saturday 17 March 2018. Assemble Holland St, Glasgow at 11.30, then march to George Square rally. The UN’s International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination was inaugurated in 1966 to commemorate the 1960 Sharpeville massacre […]

Stand Up to Racism events 3 Feb and 17 March

On February 3rd in Glasgow our ‘Confronting the rise of Racism, Islamophobia & Anti-Semitism’ conference will discuss how we can build that movement. It will bring together organisations and individuals from across Scotland to discuss how we tackle racism and defend civil liberties. Please share and join us on the day: https://www.facebook.com/events/203717656833780/ Speakers include: Richard […]

St Andrew’s Day rallies: Educate, agitate, organise, and reject the politics of hate

UNISON members were out in Glasgow and Aberdeen today in the traditional Scottish Trades Union Congress St Andrews’ Day marches and rallies against racism and fascism. This year, there was also a Stand Up To Racism event in Edinburgh with the theme ‘No to Racism, No to Islamophobia! Football for All!’. The protest was organised […]

Stand up to racism 25 Nov Edinburgh and Glasgow

The Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) is supporting the ‘No to Racism, No to Islamophobia! Football for All!’ anti-racism event organised by Stand up to Racism, this Saturday 25 November in Edinburgh. The protest is being organised to highlight the racist and Islamophobic basis on which the Football Lads Alliance (FLA) are organising. The FLA […]

Keep racism out of the election

Stand Up to Racism Scotland is calling for days of action to keep racism out of the council and general elections. We’re encouraging activists to mass leaflet transport hubs, colleges, workplaces and public areas The first two dates are: • May Day events over the May bank holiday weekend • Wednesday 10 May The snap election called […]

St Andrew’s Day rallies against racism 26 November

STUC St Andrew’s Day 2016 – Rallies in Glasgow and #WeAreAberdeen Glasgow: ‘No Racism: Protecting Rights, Defending Communities’ Saturday 26 November MARCH: Gather Glasgow Green 10:30 RALLY: Glasgow Film Theatre 12 noon More details on the STUC website Aberdeen: ‘Celebrating diversity in the North East of Scotland’ Saturday 26th November MARCH: Assemble 11am in the St […]

Anti-Racism

UNISON is at the forefront of campaigning against racism in Scotland. UNISON members care for the whole community – we won’t allow racists to wreck Scotland’s economic and cultural future. We have adopted three key objectives: – Tackling racism in the workforce/effective implementation of the Race Relations (Amendment) Act 2000 – Promoting respect for asylum […]