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. You can also find news and links on our Facebook page.

STUC Conference on Palestine Wed 24 April

thumbnail of STUC Palestine Conference agenda morning event
STUC conference on Palestine. 9.30am-4.30pm. Wed 24 April at STUC, 333 Woodlands Road, Glasgow G3 6NG. The morning event, Scottish Trade Union Solidarity with Palestinians, includes ‘voices from Palestine’ and ... Read More

International solidarity at the heart of trade unionism

Sam Macartney
#stuc19 The international section of the Congress agenda saw delegates support action to address oppression and inequality across the world. Bhopal survivors must have justice It called for action to ... Read More

Nae Pasaran – a moving tale of international solidarity

Jane Aitchison
#stuc19 Congress congratulated the East Kilbride Rolls Royce workers, and documentary maker Felipe Bustros Sierra, for the fabulous Nae Pasaran film. The film tells the tale of workers in the 1970s ... Read More

Campaign to defend all workers’ rights under Brexit

Davena Rankin
#stuc19 Congress pledged to work with national and international trade union organisations to protect workers’ rights and to prevent a hard border in Ireland in the event of Brexit. It ... Read More

STUC pledges action to highlight and support Kurdish hunger strikers

Stephen Smellie
#stuc19 Depute Convener Stephen Smellie seconded an emergency motion on the Kurdish hunger strikers, who are calling for an end to the isolation in a Turkish prison of the Kurdish ... Read More

STUC condemns raids and harassment of Scottish Kurdish community

Stephen Smellie
#stuc19 The STUC backed a call to condemn police raids and harassment of the Kurdish community in Scotland and will call on the Scottish Government to ensure these attacks stop ... Read More

International Workers Memorial Day 2019 remember the dead fight for the living

Workers' Memorial Day
On 28 April each year - International Workers’ Memorial Day - we remember the dead and fight for the living. This year's theme is 'dangerous substances – get them out ... Read More

Cuban trade unionists visit UNISON

Cuban trade unionists visit UNISON
As part of the 60 years celebration of Cuba UNISON Scotland hosted Yelena Gomez & Yuniel Espinosa Reyes two young Cubans trade unionists on a fact finding visit to Scotland ... Read More


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