Anti-Racism

manyculturesUNISON 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 seekers and humane immigration rules – Combating the far right and promoting community cohesion

We have a comprehensive action plan to address these objectives. Actions to improve member and community awareness, negotiating meaningful race equality schemes with employers and challenging the BNP.

Refuge and Asylum in Scotland – a guide for members

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Asylum seekers in Scotland do not get the support services they are entitle to because of inadequate support for social ...

UNISON Week 289 – Cash for councils, economic recovery & a bigger union

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UNISON Week 289 - Cash for councils, economic recovery & a bigger union ... and more. Read full newsletter here ...

UNISON WEEK 287 – Coronavirus next steps, Safety Reps, Black Lives Matter & more

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UNISON WEEK 287 - Coronavirus next steps, Safety Reps, Black Lives Matter & more ... read full newsletter here ...

St Andrew’s Day march and rally: 30 November

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The STUC St Andrew's Day march and rally will take place on Saturday, November 30. The march will assemble at ...

Let’s recognise our shared humanity and welcome migrant workers and refugees

Helen Duddy
Women’s conference sent our thoughts to the 39 victims who died in the back of the lorry last week and ...

Immigration advice for UNISON members

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Are you a member who has come to work in the UK from another country? If so, UNISON can provide ...

Demanding justice for the Windrush generation

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Speaker after speaker condemned the appalling treatment by this Tory government of the Windrush generation, as conference pledged to continue ...

UN Anti-Racism Day Demonstration 16 March Glasgow

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UNISON Scotland, the Scottish Trades Union Congress and many more are backing the Stand up to Racism UN Anti-racism demonstration ...

St Andrew’s Day rallies 24 Nov: Still We Rise: Internationalism, Freedom, Justice

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The STUC St. Andrew's Day Anti-Racism March & Rally will take place on Saturday 24th November in Glasgow organised by ...

Wear Red Day 5 October – Show Racism the Red Card

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Show Racism the Red Card is holding the fourth Wear Red Day this year. UNISON Scotland has long supported the campaign ...

Serco evictions condemned: Herald letter from UNISON, SASW and academics

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We note with serious concern Serco’s stated intent to evict up to 300 people who have been told they cannot ...

The full might of UNISON standing with the Windrush generation

Davena Rankin
On the 70th anniversary of the arrival of the Empire Windrush at Tillbury Docks, conference delegates slammed the terrible treatment ...
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