Black Members

About UNISON South East's Black Members' Committee

Black members in UNISON work to improve equality in the workplace and challenge racism and discrimination. Black members have many of the same concerns as other members regarding access to employment, pay, promotion and training. However, race discrimination can deepen the impact of problems faced in the workplace.

UNISON South East’s Black members' committee (known as a self-organised group) campaigns for equality in the workplace and the wider community. UNISON South East is committed to increasing its representation and participation of Black people within the union.

It is important that there is a visible and vocal presence of the Black members' experience. Black members' self-organised groups (SOGs) work in partnership with other parts of the union to identify and promote our race equality agenda.

UNISON Definition of Black

Black members: in UNISON 'Black' is used to indicate people with a shared history. Black with a capital 'B' is used in its broad political and inclusive sense to describe people in Britain that have suffered colonialism and enslavement in the past and continue to experience racism and diminished opportunities in today's society. 

 Please check out and like our SE Regional Black members committee Facebook page it can be found here

UNISON Race Protocol

Please click on the link for the UNISON Race Protocol document

UNISON Black History Month Members Quiz

Please click on the links for the Black History Month members Quiz and Answers


UNISON 2017 RBMC Meetings:

18th March 2017 @ Guildford office

3rd June 2017 @ Guildford office

2nd Sept 2017 @ Guildford office

 AGM: 18th November 2017 @ UNISON Centre, London



Regional Black Members Chair

Rosita Ellis 

Regional Black members Budget Holder

Sam Wines

Regional Black members Administrator

Danielle Bruce


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