Budget Busting

17 January 2022 1:00pm–2:00pm

Webinar

This course will look at the issue of debt and how it may affect our members, consider how we can support and signpost members in difficult financial situations, and look at basic budgeting. To sign up please email your membership number to: membereducationse@union.co.uk Outcome

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.

Cancer in the Workplace (World Cancer Day)

4 February 2022 1:00pm–2:00pm

Webinar

Find out more about cancer in the workplace, the impact of Covid-19 and how to support colleagues experiencing cancer-related ill-health. To sign up please email your membership number to: membereducationse@union.co.uk Outcome

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 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 […]

Digital Skills: Confidence

10 February 2022 1:00pm–2:00pm

Webinar

Build your confidence! The use of digital technology is increasing in our workplaces and in our personal lives, from accessing digital payslips to paying council tax online. We all need to develop our digital skills to keep up with changing technologies. To sign up please email your membership number to: membereducationse@union.co.uk   Outcome

Regional Council AGM 2022

12 February 2022

TBC

The Regional Council is the governing body of the region and all branches are invited to participate. We run on an annual cycle, meeting three times a year to develop regional policies and determine the region’s objectives and priorities.

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, […]

Understanding Access to Work

4 March 2022 1:00pm–2:00pm

Webinar

Learn more about Access to Work. It is a publicly funded employment support programme that aims to help more disabled people start or stay in work. It can provide practical and financial support if you have a disability or long term physical or mental health condition.   An Access to Work grant can pay for […]

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 […]

Women’s History: Suffragettes

8 March 2022 1:00pm–2:00pm

Webinar

Learn about the women who fought for our right to vote, and discuss why they are still relevant to women in UNISON today. To sign up please email your membership number to: membereducationse@union.co.uk   Outcome

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 – 3 April 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.