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 […]

Negotiating Skills Workshop

10 December 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 […]

Online Organising Stewards Course

10 January – 7 February 2022

Microsoft Teams

This online course will be spread between Monday 10 January 2022 to Monday 7 February 2022. 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 […]

TUC Mental Health in the Workplace

17 – 19 January 2022

Online event

TUC Mental Health in the Workplace- Monday 17 January to Wednesday 19 January 2022 This course is to assist reps to understand the role they could play in raising awareness of mental health as a workplace issue. This course will cover Awareness. Knowledge. Representing and supporting. How to organise around mental health. Tutorial dates: Monday […]

Regional Young Members Forum

3 February 2022 5:30pm–6:30pm

Online Meeting

The Young Members Forum represents young members at a regional level, helping to develop campaigns and inform policy.

Branch Succession Planning

7 February 2022

Online

Branch Succession Planning This one hour workshop is aimed at stewards who are currently representing members online in Grievance or Disciplinary Hearings This workshop will cover: This course will : Examine why succession planning is so important for your branch. Discuss ways of talent spotting existing and new activists. Explore creative solutions to this problem. […]

Online ERA Refresher Training

15 – 25 February 2022

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, […]

Online Health & Safety Representatives Course

7 – 11 March 2022

This online course will be spread between Monday 7 March 2022 – Friday 11 March 2022 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 […]

Online Organising Stewards Course

14 March – 11 April 2022

Microsoft Teams

This online course will be spread between Monday 14 March 2022 to Monday 11 April 2022. 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 […]

Representing Members at Virtual Hearings

18 March 2022

Online

Representing Members at Virtual Hearings This one hour workshop is aimed at stewards who are currently representing members online in Grievance or Disciplinary Hearings This workshop will cover: This course will : How to approach online hearings. Preparation for an online hearing. Communicating with the member about the case. UNISON’s representation protocols. 18 March 2022 […]

Regional Womens’ Forum

1 April – 3 March 2022

Eastbourne

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

Regional Young Members Forum

14 April 2022 5:00pm–6:30pm

Online Meeting

The Young Members Forum represents young members at a regional level, helping to develop campaigns and inform policy.

Online ERA Refresher Training

19 – 29 April 2022

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, […]

OLBA (Branch Treasurer) Training

6 May 2022 9:00am–2:30pm

Online

This course is aimed at new Branch Treasurers and Assistant Treasurers. This course will cover: An overview of the OLBA system – functionality and report Showing you how your accounts are completed. Entering your receipts and payments with help and support from course tutor(s). Completing reconciliations for your bank/savings accounts. An overview of the new […]

Online Organising Stewards Course

16 May – 13 June 2022

Microsoft Teams

This online course will be spread between Monday16 May 2022 to Monday 13 June 2022. 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 of […]