Mental Health Awareness

10 September 2021 12:00pm–1:00pm

Online course

This webinar is open to all members in the South East. Topics include: What is good Mental Health? The links between good Wellbeing habits and Mental Health, Stress and the workplace Assessing the impact of COVID-19 Enquiries and applications should be sent to membereducationse@unison.co.uk Outcome

Online Health & Safety Representatives Course

13 September 2021

This online course will be spread between Monday 13 September 2021 to Monday 18 October 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 […]

Negotiating Skills Workshop

13 September 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 […]

ERA Refresher Training

14 September 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, […]

Police and Justice Committee

15 September 2021 11:00am–12:30pm

Online Meeting

Outcome

Finance Committee Meeting

16 September 2021 11:00am–12:30pm

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

SE Healthcare Committee

21 September 2021 10:30am–12:00pm

Online Meeting

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 […]

Regional Womens’ Forum and AGM

1 October 2021 1:00pm–5:00pm

Online meeting (physical meeting in Eastbourne if allowed)

With 1 million women members, the Women’s Forum aims to boost the confidence and skills of women with a focus on building knowledge and involvement in UNISON at branch and regional level. This yearly event is open to all UNISON women members and is a great opportunity for you to meet with other like minded […]

Higher Education Committee

5 October 2021 10:00am–11:30am

Online Meeting

Outcome

Disabled Members Committee Meeting

6 October 2021 2:00pm–3:30pm

Online Meeting

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

International Relations Committee

14 October 2021 11:00am–12:30pm

Online Meeting

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

SE Welfare Committee

14 October 2021 11:00am–12:30pm

Online Meeting

The Welfare Committee is uniquely able to intervene with individual members in cases of great need. UNISON Welfare is a vital part of our work for which many members have personal reason to be grateful. The Welfare Committee coordinates this work in the region. Outcome

Regional Committee

16 October 2021 11:00am–12:30pm

Online meeting (physical meeting if allowed)

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

Online Organising Stewards Course

25 October 2021

This online course will be spread between Monday 25 October 2021 to Friday 3 December 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 […]

ERA Refresher Training

26 October 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, […]