Working with HIV webinar

1 December 2020 11:00am–12:00pm

Online

A webinar for all activists on World AIDS Day. What will this webinar cover?  What is HIV/ AIDS? Health, safety and training Fighting discrimination Impact of employer policies Representing members with HIV This webinar is being run jointly for all activists in South East and South West region. It is free to attend, to apply […]

POSTPONED: SE Healthcare Committee

1 December 2020 11:00am–3:00pm

UNISON Centre, Euston Road, London, NW1 2AY

Covid-19: All physical meetings and events postponed until end of December 2020.  UNISON represents people employed in all areas of public services, and in the region we organise our members into six service groups (SGs). There is a SG committee for each and they coordinate campaigning and organising in their respective employers and workplaces. The […]

Cancer in the workplace

2 December 2020 2:00pm–3:00pm

Online event

Trade Unions have been at the forefront of the campaign against the use of carcinogens in the workplace, including asbestos, which UNISON members are still working around. UNISON reps can offer practical advice and assistance to members suffering from a range of cancers who might need adjustments to roles, working hours, place of work throughout […]

Power to be you

3 December 2020 1:00pm–2:00pm

Online event

UNISON South East have created a webinar series, ’Time for change’ that hope to offer members information and support on a variety of topics that have become a concern since the coronavirus pandemic. This webinar will allow attendees to find out more about building confidence, speaking skills and find out more about the education opportunities […]

POSTPONED: Retired Members AGM and Branch Committee

3 December 2020 11:00am–4:00pm

UNISON Centre, Euston Road, London, NW1 2AY

Covid-19: All physical meetings and events postponed until end of December 2020.  Both Retired Members Committee and Young Members Forum are regional bodies that are classed as standing committees, but their participants are not elected by the Regional Council. Instead, the committees are elected by young and retired members in the region at their own […]

LGBT+ AGM 2020

5 December 2020 11:00am–12:30pm

Online meeting

In accordance with national guidance, the Regional LGBT+ AGM 2020 will be taking place this year virtually. AGM ATTENDENCE All delegates and visitors to the LGBT+ AGM 2020 must themselves be lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender plus UNISON members from the South East region. Branches are invited to register up to five AGM delegates who […]

POSTPONED: Publicity and Campaigning Committee Meeting

5 December 2020 10:30am–1:00pm

Guildford Regional Office

Covid-19: All physical meetings and events postponed until end of December 2020.  This committee is responsible for the focus & direction of regional campaigning and communications work (including the regional website) and adjudicates on bids made by branches and other groups to the General Political Fund, the Campaign Outreach Fund, the Regional Campaign Fund, and […]

POSTPONED: International Relations Committee

8 December 2020 10:30am–1:00pm

Guildford Regional Office

Covid-19: All physical meetings and events postponed until end of December 2020.  International Relations oversees our links with trade unions in other countries and also coordinates with international campaigns on a wide range of human rights issues and international development. Outcome

Coping With Christmas and Beyond

8 December 2020 12:00pm–1:00pm

Online course

Christmas takes its toll on our mental health and wellbeing every year, and this year it could be exceptionally difficult for many UNISON members. All UNISON members are all invited to sign up for our online webinar from 12 – 1 on Tuesday 8 December, where we will consider: What makes Christmas so Stressful? Christmas […]

Be on the Safe Side – an introduction to becoming a Health & Safety rep

8 December 2020 2:00pm–3:00pm

Online event

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted why workplace safety is so important. But we can’t make workplaces across the public sector safe without YOU. The words Health and Safety may conjure up visions of clipboards, regulations and paperwork, but it’s really not like that. Being a Safety rep means you will be playing a crucial role […]

Disabled Members AGM

9 December 2020 12:00pm–1:30pm

Online meeting

In accordance with national guidance, the Regional Disabled Members AGM will be taking place this year virtually. AGM ATTENDENCE All delegates and visitors to the Disabled Members AGM 2020 must themselves be disabled UNISON members from the South East region. Branches are invited to register up to five AGM delegates who will be able to […]

Finance Committee Meeting

10 December 2020 10:00am–11:30am

Online Meeting

The Finance Committee is accountable to the Regional Council for all finances in the region relating to the lay member budget. It produces and monitors the regional budget, and reports to the Regional Council regularly. Outcome

Labour Link Committee

15 December 2020 10:30am–12:00pm

Online meeting

UNISON is affiliated to the Labour Party and the Labour Link committee coordinates our joint campaigning work with the Party within our branches and across the region. Outcome

Using the Equality Act webinar

15 December 2020 12:00pm–1:30pm

Online event

This webinar is open to UNISON Activists. Since 2010 UK employees have been protected from discrimination by the Equality Act – so how come there are still around 35,000 such claims in England and Wales each year? This Webinar clarifies the legislation and invites participants to give judgement on case studies. We will also examine […]

Changing Workplaces: Becoming Active in Health & Safety

17 December 2020 11:00am–12:00pm

This webinar is for all UNISON members who would like to know more about the Health and Safety representative role within UNISON. COVID-19 has prompted huge changes in the way workplaces operate and Health and Safety reps have played a key part in protecting UNISON members throughout the pandemic. We will discuss the importance of […]