Live reports from delegation to Palestine – unions, working conditions and learning

Third report from a delegation to Palestine and Israel by Sam Macartney, UNISON Scotland International Chair: Early start this morning to beat the traffic and the check points, yes there is wall to wall check points – makes a few people feel safe but many others living under occupation.

Sam Macartney at the Yasser Arafat memorial

Reached Ramallah, and it felt good to be in a Palestinian cityRead more…

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Glenrothes to London – How are our pensions invested? To ensure success for the BDS movement (boycott disinvestment sanctions) against Israel; Sam Macartney urged trade unions and civil rights groups to find out where our pensions are being invested.

UNISON Joint International Seminar, Newcastle Upon Tyne A report by Tony Caleary / Hamid Rasheed

TTIP Commission Recognises ISDS is FundamentallyRead more…