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...
Wages not war!

Wages not war!

A couple of weeks ago I attended the Stop the War Annual General Meeting (AGM) on behalf of our UWE UNISON branch. The afternoon session was focused on the role of trade unions in opposing war. After all, it’s often us, the working class who are the cannon fodder for...
Catastrophe = Nakba!

Catastrophe = Nakba!

UNISON has a long-standing affiliation with the Palestinian Solidarity Campaign (PSC). Join the protest march and rally for Palestine taking place online or in person

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day It’s 8 March and around the world we are celebrating International Women’s Day.  This years theme is #BreakTheBias. Imagine a gender equal world. A world free of bias, stereotypes and discrimination. A world that is diverse, equitable,...