International

UNISON Scotland International CommitteeUNISON Scotland’s International Committee builds on the trade union movement’s long history of solidarity with other workers around the world. These pages bring news and updates on the Committee’s work. You can also find news and links on our Facebook page.

UK unions must stand with their Turkish and Kurdish brothers and sisters at this time

Solidarity with Turkish trade unionists
The trade union confederations in Turkey, KESK and DISK, along with the Engineers and Architects Association and the Medical Association organised the demonstration and rally in Ankara on Saturday which ... Read More

International Newsletter Summer 2015

International Newsletter Summer 2015
Scottish International Committee Calls for Action against Pensions fund investments into Israeli Arms Trade Report by Sam Macartney & Mick Napier Help re-build the Kobane Health Sector Scotland Against TTIP ... Read More

Scotland v Qatar game – SFA must challenge Qatar on workers rights

Scotland v Qatar game - SFA must challenge Qatar on workers rights
From Simon McFarlane, secretary UNISON Scotland International Committee: As you will have seen the FIFA story is continuing to grow and run. We need to ensure everything possible is done ... Read More

International Newsletter Spring 2015

International Newsletter Spring 2015
UNISON Marks 30th Anniversary of Bhopal Disaster... Report by Tony Caleary UNISON Stirling Branch Save Kobane: Update on the Plight of Kurdish Refugees … Stephen Smellie of South Lanarkshire Branch ... Read More

Scotland Against TTIP Campaign launch

Stop TTIP
Public meeting to launch the Scotland against TTIP Campaign Renfield St Stephen’s Church, 260 Bath Street, Glasgow from 11.00 am to 2.00 pm on Saturday, 11 April 2015 UNISON Scotland ... Read More

Support for Bhopal

Bhopal the second poisoning
UNISON delegation marks 30th anniversary of disaster The Chairs of UNISON Scotland’s International Committee, Sam Macartney and Health & Safety Committee, Scott Donohoe are taking part in a delegation to ... Read More

Palestinian footballer joins UNISON in call for sporting boycott of Israel

Palestinian footballer joins UNISON in call for sporting boycott of Israel
Date: Thu 13 June 2013 Mahmoud Sarsak Meeting 12.30pm - Friday 14th June 2013 UNISON, 14 West Campbell Street, GLASGOW G2 6RX Palestinian international footballer Mahmoud Sarsak – recently released ... Read More

UNISON marks International Workers’ Memorial Day with call for safer workplaces

UNISON marks International Workers’ Memorial Day with call for safer workplaces
Date: Fri 26 April 2013 UNISON today warned that the appalling toll of death and injuries from the collapsed clothes factory in Bangladesh highlights the vital importance of strong health ... Read More

 

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