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Equalities in UNISON

Equality is at the heart of UNISON. We challenge discrimination and win equality in the workplace and beyond.

UNISON has set groups for people who have interests in common, and who have traditionally been under-represented in many organisations. These groups are called self-organised groups and cover women, Black members, disabled members and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender members.

There is also a retired members group and a young members group, which work in a slightly different way to the other self-organised groups.

If you would like to find out more about self-organised groups in your  branch or region, your branch will be able to give you contact details.

Or look at this weblink for more information https://www.unison.org.uk/about/what-we-do/fairness-equality/

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Promote equality at UNISON conferences

National delegate conference is UNISON’s big conference of the year at which members decide the issues and policies that UNISON takes forward. Every UNISON branch elects delegates to attend and vote on behalf of their local branch members – and we want to make sure women, Black, LGBT, disabled, retired and young members are represented […]

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Promote equality for disabled people

Disabled members of UNISON come together to challenge discrimination and to break down the barriers that prevent them playing a full and equal role in society, both inside and outside of work. There are regional disabled members groups that hold a range of different meetings and social events, so why not go along and find […]

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