Negotiating Skills Course

24 – 26 February 2020

Brighton Regional Office

This course is aimed at UNISON representatives who are involved in negotiations or who are likely to become involved in negotiations with management on pay and conditions of service. This course will cover: Understanding the process of negotiating Becoming familiar with different styles of negotiating Working effectively as part of a team Understanding how to […]

ERA Refresher Training

27 – 28 February 2020

Guildford Regional Office

This refresher course aims to update reps on new legislation which is relevant to their role and introduce new developments within UNISON. UNISON South East Training Application Form   Outcome

Organising Stewards Course Part 1 and 2

2 – 6 March 2020

Southampton City College

This course is aimed at newly elected and less experienced UNISON stewards. As a steward, you are a vital link in the union chain and have an important role to play in organising members at local level. UNISON South East Training Application Form   Outcome

Women’s History Course Part 1

6 – 8 March 2020

The View Hotel Eastbourne

This course is open to all women members who are interested in learning more about the history of women’s struggle for equality. This course will look at some of the many women’s rights campaigns led by the women of the first wave feminist movement. This course will also give you the opportunity to examine the […]

Health and Safety Representatives Course

9 – 13 March 2020

Guildford Regional Office

This course is aimed at newly elected and less experienced Health & Safety reps organising at a local level and incorporates Risk Assessment training. This course will help you: Find out more about your role as a UNISON Health & Safety rep Practice the skills you will need Develop your confidence to represent your members […]

Pregnancy, Maternity and Parental Rights Course

17 – 18 March 2020

Guildford Regional Office

This course is aimed at Branch Women’s Officers and women Stewards. The Equality and Human Rights Commission estimate that up to 53,000 women are sacked every year after declaring that they are pregnant to their employer. returning to work after maternity leave can be equally problematic for women. For example, there still remains a huge […]

UN International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

21 March 2020 12:00pm

Portland Place, London, W1A 1AA

21 March is the UN’s International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Stand up to Racism is organising a march and rally in Central London, which will assemble from midday at Portland Place London, W1A 1AA. Branches wishing to arrange coaches to the march can make a bid to the region’s Outreach Fund. More information […]

Developing Representation Skills Course

26 – 27 March 2020

Southampton City College

This course is aimed at existing UNISON Stewards and is structured and based around a DVD of an extended case-study concerning a member who is called to disciplinary action for making excessive personal telephone calls. Based on the same set of core facts from the member and management, the course looks at three different ways […]

Mental Health at Work Course

30 – 31 March 2020

UNISON Centre, London

This course is aimed at stewards and branch officers that may have to face the challenge of dealing with members who ahve mental health problems. Examine what we mean by ‘mental illness’ Look at what employers can do to maintain mental health at work Common signs and symptons of poor mental health at work Strategies […]

Women, Work and Health Course

31 March 2020 9:30am–5:00pm

Guildford Regional Office

This course is aimed at Branch Women’s Officers, women health and safety reps and women branch officers and stewards. UNISON recognises that everyone has an equal right to protection from harm at work, but that doesn’t mean treating everyone as if they were all the same. For example, jobs that women and men do, their […]

Organising Stewards Course Part 1

1 – 3 April 2020

Oxford Town Hall

This course is aimed at newly elected and less experienced UNISON stewards. As a steward, you are a vital link in the union chain and have an important role to play in organising members at local level. UNISON South East Training Application Form   Outcome

ERA Refresher Training

6 – 7 April 2020

Brighton Regional Office

This refresher course aims to update reps on new legislation which is relevant to their role and introduce new developments within UNISON. UNISON South East Training Application Form   Outcome

Organising Stewards Course Part 2

16 – 17 April 2020

Reading Business Centre, Fountain House, 2 Queens Walk, Reading RG1 7QF

This course is designed to follow on from the 3 day Organising Stewards course and is aimed at existing UNISON stewards. This course will cover: Process for identifying needs and exploring what is and isn’t a case Recap on sources of information especially the ACAS code Preparing for a grievance and a capability case Planning […]

Organising Stewards Course Part 1 and 2

20 – 24 April 2020

Guildford Regional Office

This course is aimed at newly elected and less experienced UNISON stewards. As a steward, you are a vital link in the union chain and have an important role to play in organising members at local level. UNISON South East Training Application Form   Outcome

New Activist Briefing – Maidstone

20 April 2020 9:30am–5:00pm

Rianos, Kent

This course is aimed at newer UNISON stewards who have completed their initial training in the last year. The briefing will cover: Mentoring Learning opportunities Networking Localised workplace issues It’s a chance to meet with other activists in your area, share experiences, and learn from each other. With five dates around the region, this is […]