Black Members Group

Black members in UNISON work to improve equality in the workplace and challenge racism and discrimination. They have many of the same concerns as other members regarding access to employment, pay, promotion and training. However, racist discrimination can deepen the impact of problems faced in the work place.


Reasons for Having a Branch Black Members Group:

Encourages the development of Black members into active members and activists.
Promotes and encourages collective working in the branch on race equality issues.
Promotes the Recruitment of Black members
Empowers Black members
Develops a greater understanding of trade unions and the history of Black trade unionism.
Provides opportunity for training, improving confidence of Black members.
Informs Branch bargaining agenda with employers.
Helps Branch and employers focus on race issues facing Black members.
Promotes representation of Black members as activists and in Branch positions.
Informs the use and promotion of the unions Race Discrimination Claims Protocol and best practice in Branch.

For More Information please click the link below:

https://www.unison.org.uk/about/what-we-do/fairness-equality/black-members/

Agenda 31st May 2017Black Members Meeting - click here to open

Agenda 29th March 2017Black Members Meeting - click here to open

Agenda 25th January 2017 - Black Members Meeting - click here to open

Black History Month Event October 2016 - click here to open

Newsletter Sept 2016 - click here to open

AET Tour July 2016 - click here to open

Newsletter June 2016 - click here to open

Programme for 2015- click here to open

Bio on Performers for 2015- click here to open

Timings for 2014- click here to open



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