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 […]

ERA Refresher Training

9 – 10 March 2020

RMT Learning Centre, Dover

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

SE Police and Justice AGM

11 March 2020 9:00am–4:00pm

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

UNISON represents people employed in all areas of public services, and in the region we organise our members into six service groups (SGs). There is a SG committee for each and they coordinate campaigning and organising in their respective employers and workplaces. The SGs are represented at Regional Committee and most other regional committees, but […]

SE Health and Safety Committee Meeting

14 March 2020 11:00am–1:00pm

TBC

This committee’s function is to coordinate and develop campaigning for improved health & safety provision across the South East. Outcome

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 […]

Publicity and Campaigning Committee Meeting

19 March 2020 10:30am–1:00pm

Guildford Regional Office

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 the Regional Pool. Outcome

Black Members Committee Meeting

20 March 2020 10:00am–1:00pm

UNISON Centre

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

Union Learning Reps Network Day

23 – 25 March 2020

Guildford Regional Office

This course is aimed at all members. Union learning reps are enthusiasts and advocates for learning in their own workplaces. Their role will  vary according to their own circumstances. The course aims to: Raise awareness of lifelong learning issues in the workplace Raise awareness of lifelong learning opportunities amongst members and potential members, and finding […]

SE LGPS Forum

23 March 2020 10:30am–1:00pm

Guildford Regional Office

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Finance Committee Meeting

24 March 2020 10:30am–2:00pm

Guildford Regional Office

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

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