Genocide, Ecocide and Workers

Genocide, Ecocide and Workers

All around us an ecocide of our planet is in motion impacting food security as well as health from increasingly extreme weather and conflict. We are also watching in real-time the modern era of genocides, as one currently manifests on our screens. The two are...
Petition in support for Palestine

Petition in support for Palestine

UWE UNISON is supporting our student cohort at UWE Friends of Palestine Society and join the endorsement with many other UWE student and staff societies. UWE UNISON encourages all staff, especially trade union members to sign the petition calling UWE management to: 1....
Open letter to VC in light of ICJ ruling

Open letter to VC in light of ICJ ruling

Dear Steve CC: Chair of Board of Governors We are writing to draw your attention to the implications of the 26 January ruling of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) for The University of the West of England and to demand that The University of the West of England...
Joint trade unions statement on Gaza

Joint trade unions statement on Gaza

“We, the joint trade union branches of UNISON at the University of the West of England (UWE) and the University of Bristol (UOB) call on the universities of Bristol to publicly support a ceasefire in Gaza.  Israel’s attacks on Gaza since October 7th 2023 have...
Palestine a Trade Union issue

Palestine a Trade Union issue

Tamsila Tauqir, Vice-Chair UNISON branch of University of the West of England, at Palestinian Solidarity Campaign and Stop the War Coalition march for a Ceasefire in Gaza, 4th November 2023 in Bristol, UK. “Some years ago I went to the West Bank in Palestine....
UWE UNISON in solidarity with the Palestinians

UWE UNISON in solidarity with the Palestinians

Tamsila Tauqir, Vice-Chair of the University of the West of England UNISON branch. Speech at Palestinian Solidarity Campaign and Stop the War rally for Palestine on 13th October 2023 in Bristol, UK. “UNISON, the largest trade union in the UK has stated that the...