Category Archives: Black Members

STUC needs your views on hate crime law

The Scottish Government is currently consulting on hate crime legislation. Across the STUC’s equality structures trade union members have raised concerns about hate crime and highlighted examples of how hate crime has affected them in their lives or at work. It is clear from these discussions and debates that hate crime is a workplace issue. As […]

Scottish Black Members AGM 2106

SCOTTISH BLACK MEMBERS AGM: SATURDAY 12 NOVEMBER 2016 UNISON, 14 WEST CAMPBELL ST, GLASGOW, G2 6RX  The Annual General Meeting of the Scottish Black Members Group will take place on Saturday 12 November 2016 from 10.30 am until 1.00 pm approximately in the UNISON office, 14 West Campbell Street, Glasgow, G2 6RX. Anyone wishing to attend […]

Austerity – worse for Black members

#uNDC16 Austerity has had a negative and disproportionate impact on Black people so it is imperative that Black Members are at the forefront of campaigns against cuts. Conference backed a range of measures in Wednesday to support and encourage Black Members to stand as elected representatives and to take on key roles to work with communities and […]

Scotland at National Black Members Conference

Conference was well attended by UNISON visitors, guest speakers, serving members and delegates around the UK. It was a great event, delivered to a high standard. It was designed to meet the needs of UNISON members from around various regions in the UK. 668 delegates were recorded to have attended this year’s conference which was chaired […]

Black Members Committee Members

Scottish Black Members Committee and office bearers 2015/2016 Chair: Rakiya Suleiman Vice Chair: Kashina Kashina Secretary: Peter Sharma Membership Officer  Ego Olori Publicity/Campaigns Raza Sadiq Education Officer Priscilla Maramba National Black Members Ctte R Suleiman, P Sharma Scottish Committee Rakiya Suleiman Scottish Council Peter Sharma, Kashina Kashina Womens Committee Priscilla Maramba Communications Ctte Raza Sadiq International […]