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UNISON Scotland International CommitteeUNISON Scotland’s International Committee builds on the trade union movement’s long history of solidarity with other workers around the world. These pages bring news and updates on the Committee’s work.

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  • Brazil blog: Descalvado field trip and thanks

    24 June 2017 Brazil blog: Descalvado field trip and thanksFrom Kaila: Friday 23rd June, last day in Araraquara. Field trip to Descalvado. This settlement started in 1998, there are 42 families settled here. We met ...
  • Brazil blog: January 2 settlement visit

    23 June 2017 Brazil blog: January 2 settlement visitThursday 22 June from Kaila: Another early start, with a long road trip to Descalvado to visit a settlement called ‘January 2’ where we met ...
  • Brazil blog: Coffee plantation claimed by the people

    22 June 2017 Brazil blog: Coffee plantation claimed by the peopleOn Wednesday our delegation visited a settlement to meet Brazilian people who have occupied land and exercised their legal right to remain if they can ...
  • Brazil blog: Araraquara – meeting FERAESP reps

    21 June 2017 Brazil blog: Araraquara - meeting FERAESP reps Louise Giblin reports: “We arrived in Araraquara late Sunday evening. On Monday we had our first meeting with 10 representatives from FERAESP (Federation of rural ...
  • Brazil blog: Tour of Sao Paulo

    18 June 2017 Brazil blog: Tour of Sao Paulo Saturday 17th from Kaila McCulloch We had a tour of São Paulo, visiting some fantastic sights, including the University of São Paulo, where Larissa works. Huge ...
  • We’ve arrived in Brazil

    17 June 2017 We've arrived in BrazilAfter three flights, 33 hours and 9,884 kilometres we arrived safely in Brazil, reports Louise Giblin. Louise Giblin (Member of UNISON’s Scottish International Committee) & Kaila ...
  • Brazil field trip to link with rural workers’ union

    9 June 2017 Brazil field trip to link with rural workers' unionLouise Giblin (Member of UNISON’s Scottish International Committee) & Kaila McCulloch (Vice Chair of the committee) are gearing up to join a field trip to ...

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