Know your Rights: Social Care

29 July 2021 1:00pm–2:00pm

This workshop is open to all UNISON members working in social care. The workshop will discuss your rights at work, listen to your concerns and offer advice on issues affecting you in the workplace. To reserve a space, please email your membership number to membereducationse@unison.co.uk. Introduction by Gavin Edwards, UNISON National Officer for Social Care. Your […]

Regional Equality Action Group

9 August 2021 11:00am–12:30pm

Online meeting

The Regional Equality Action Group focuses on improving equalities in the region on behalf of our branches and regional SOGs.

Regional Objectives Group

1 September 2021 2:00pm

Online meeting

The Regional Objectives Group agrees the region’s objectives for the year ahead in order to deliver the union’s priority policies.

Unconscious Bias Workshop

3 September 2021 1:00pm–4:00pm

Online

In this workshop you will learn about what unconscious bias actually is and how our brains process information. Why does unconscious bias happen and where does it come from? What are the effects and impact of unconscious bias on individuals in society and in the workplace? How can we address our own and other people’s […]

Online Organising Stewards Course

6 September 2021

This online course will be spread between Monday 6 September 2021 to Friday 15 October 2021. The course is a combination of fixed tutorial times and independent flexible working. There will be 5 hours of work a week (for every week of the 6 week course), inclusive of the tutorial times. There are a number […]

Community Committee

6 September 2021 2:00pm–3:30pm

Online Meeting

The regional Community Committee represents our members working across the South East’s charities, voluntary organisations and some private sector care providers.

Young Members Forum

7 September 2021 3:00pm–4:30pm

Online Meeting

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Publicity and Campaigning Committee Meeting

9 September 2021 10:30am–12:00pm

Online Meeting

This committee is responsible for the focus & direction of regional campaigning and communications work.

Online Health & Safety Representatives Course

13 September 2021

This online course will be spread between Monday 13 September 2021 to Monday 18 October 2021. As the course involves group work and discussion, you will be expected to attend webinar based tutorials at fixed times. There are a number of other criteria which you must be able to commit to before embarking on the […]

Negotiating Skills Workshop

13 September 2021 1:00pm–4:00pm

Online

This workshop is aimed at UNISON representatives who are involved in negotiations or who are likely to become involved in negotiations with management on policies, pay, change management, and conditions. It will help participants to: develop and practice negotiating skills be more effective team negotiators understand the process of negotiating be familiar with different styles […]

ERA Refresher Training

14 September 2021

Online event

By law, all workplace representatives are required to undertake training at least once every five years to keep up to date and maintain their ERA certification. The refresher course aims to update reps on new legislation which is relevant to their role and introduce new developments within UNISON. Much like a face to face course, […]

Police and Justice Committee

15 September 2021 11:00am–12:30pm

Online Meeting

The Regional Police & Justice Committee represents members across the regional service group and helps to develop campaigns and inform UNISON policy on behalf of Police & Justice workers.

Finance Committee Meeting

16 September 2021 11:00am–12:30pm

Online Meeting

The Finance Committee is accountable to the Regional Council for all finances in the region relating to the lay member budget.

SE Healthcare Committee

28 September 2021 11:00am–12:30pm

Online Meeting

The Regional Healthcare Committee represents members across the regional service group and helps to develop campaigns and inform UNISON policy on behalf of Healthcare workers.

Regional Womens’ Forum and AGM

1 October 2021 1:00pm–5:00pm

Online meeting (physical meeting in Eastbourne if allowed)

With 1 million women members, the Women’s Forum aims to boost the confidence and skills of women with a focus on building knowledge and involvement in UNISON at branch and regional level. This yearly event is open to all UNISON women members and is a great opportunity for you to meet with other like minded […]