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 […]

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

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 […]

Education Update

5 January 2021 2:00pm–4:00pm

Online webinar

This update is open to all activists with an interest in learning and education.  Hosting the event is Sam Raymond – Regional Education Officer , Vicki Gibbs – Equalities and Education/Area Organiser and  Abbey Dunn – Regional Learning and Development Organiser.  Discussion points; Online courses for 2021 Branch Officer training Union Learning Rep training Union […]

Online Organising Stewards Course

11 January 2021

This online course will be spread between Monday 11 January 2021 to Friday 19 February 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 […]

Labour Link Regional Forum

13 January 2021 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

Regional Women’s AGM

14 January 2021 5:00pm–6:30pm

Online meeting

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

ETD Committee Meeting

16 January 2021 10:45am–1:00pm

Ranger House, Walnut Tree Close, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 4UL

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

Online Health & Safety Representatives Course

18 January 2021

This online course will be spread between Monday 18 January 2021 to Friday 26 February 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 […]

Regional Committee

19 January 2021 10:00am–11:30am

Online Meeting

The Regional Committee is the operational body of the Regional Council. The Regional Committee exercises the functions of the Regional Council between meetings and is accountable to Regional Council, to which it submits regular reports.   Outcome

Regional Young Members AGM

28 January 2021 10:00am–11:30am

Online Meeting

The Regional Young Members’ AGM 2021 will be taking place virtually. The Young Members’ Forum provides an opportunity to meet likeminded young members to discuss important issues affecting young workers. It is an opportunity to create and execute activities and campaigns and ensure that young members are fairly represented within UNISON democratic structures. A guide […]

ERA Refresher Training

16 February 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, […]