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.

UNISON pays tribute after sudden death of Sam Macartney

Sam Macartney
UNISON Scotland has paid tribute to Sam Macartney, a committed trade unionist and internationalist, who died suddenly on Friday morning. Sam was a UNISON activist for 35 years, beginning as ... Read More

Scottish Venezuela Solidarity Campaign AGM & Conf – Sat 8 Feb, Glasgow

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All friends and supporters of the Scottish Venezuela Solidarity Campaign’s aims are welcome to attend Entrance £5.00 (£2.00 if unwaged) to be paid on the door Lunch will be provided ... Read More

UNISON solidarity with trade unions in Chile / Climate COP25 Chile solidarity

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UNISON Scotland will be sending a message of solidarity (UPDATE: Now sent. Text here) to Chilean trade unions following a report  to our International Committee on the massive protests against ... Read More

UNISON Week 271 – Get Registered, mental health & more

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UNISON 271 : Get Registered, mental health, international seminar update & more  ......   read full newsletter here ... Read More

Davena brings greetings from TUC Women’s Committee

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UNISON’s Davena Rankin brought greetings from the TUC Women’s Committee, standing in from Chair, Philipa Harvey who was unable to attend. Davena promised not to say much about Brexit but ... Read More

Glasgow protest: Free all Catalan Political Prisoners – October 26

Glasgow protest: Free all Catalan Political Prisoners - October 26
Catalan Defence Committee Scotland are organising a demonstration on Saturday (October 26) against Spanish state repression and to demand the release of the political leaders sentenced on Monday. UNISON has ... Read More

Take One Action Film Festival – 18-29 Sept

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The fantastic Take One Action Film Festival is back for 2019 with a brilliant programme of global change films in Edinburgh and Glasgow in September. Take One Action celebrates the ... Read More

Solidarity with Cuba is vital and can bring success

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The focus on humanitarian work will go on in Cuba as they celebrate 60 years of the revolution, Lilian Macer, Regional Rep, told delegates, as she spoke about the UNISON ... Read More


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