Dealing with the Menopause

18 October 2021 4:00pm–5:00pm

Online event

The majority of our members are women which means they are likely to experience the menopause at some stage of their life. The menopause is not something spoken about often so it can cause difficulties at work and even discrimination. We will be exploring the ways in which menopause affects women and how UNISON can […]

Online Organising Stewards Course

25 October 2021

This online course will be spread between Monday 25 October 2021 to Friday 3 December 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 […]

Online Health & Safety Representatives Course

26 October 2021

This online course will be spread between Tuesday 26 October 2021 to Tuesday 30 November 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 […]

ERA Refresher Training

26 October 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, […]

Regional Young Members AGM

4 November 2021 3:00pm–4:30pm

Online Meeting

This year’s Regional Young Members AGM will take place virtually on Thurs 4th Nov 2021.

Community Committee

9 November 2021 10:30pm–12:00pm

Online Meeting

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

Bullying in the Workplace: How to beat the bullies

16 November 2021 12:00pm–1:00pm

Online event

This webinar will give participants some of the tools and knowledge needed to recognise and deal with bullying in the workplace. Topics covered: Recognising bullying The impact of Workplace Bullying Workplace bullying and the law How to fight back with UNISON’s help If you would like to register to attend please email membereducationse@unison.co.uk with your […]

Education, Training & Development Committee

17 November 2021 1:00pm–2:30pm

Online meeting

ETD plans our activist education programme and is responsible for overseeing member recruitment, organising and branch democracy and governance.

SE Region Womens Committee

18 November 2021 5:00pm–6:30pm

Online Meeting

The Women’s Committee campaign for improvements to women’s rights in the workplace and in the wider community and support campaigns aimed at improving women’s lives.

SE Region Womens Committee Physical Meeting

20 November 2021 11:00am–12:30pm

UNISON Centre

The Women’s Committee campaign for improvements to women’s rights in the workplace and in the wider community and support campaigns aimed at improving women’s lives.

Disabled Members Committee Meeting

23 November 2021 1:00pm–2:30pm

Online Meeting

UNISON supports networks of self organised groups (SOGs) in branches and regions across the union. Our SOGs campaign for equality in the workplace and for improvements to legislation for workplaces and the wider community. The SOGs are represented at Regional Council and most other regional committees, but are accountable to their respective national group. Outcome

Coping With Christmas and Beyond

1 December 2021 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 Wednesday 1 December, where we will consider: What makes Christmas so Stressful? Christmas […]

Police and Justice Committee Seminar

2 December 2021 11:00am–3:00pm

Online Meeting

This is a provisional date Outcome

Finance Committee Meeting

7 December 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.

International Relations Committee

9 December 2021 11:00am–12:30pm

Online Meeting

International Relations oversees our links with trade unions in other countries and also coordinates with international campaigns.