World Menopause Day

18 October 2020

This Sunday, 18 October, is World Menopause Day. This day is to raise awareness of the health issues women face when approaching, during and beyond the menopause. UNISON has over a million women members working in public services. So we take the menopause seriously. It’s a workplace issue – nearly 8 out of 10 menopausal […]

Regional Strategy Weekend 2019

20 – 21 September 2019

Pentahotel, Reading

The Strategy Weekend brings together UNISON activists from Branches and Regional Committees and Groups to discuss the key challenges we face and to plan our activity for the year ahead.

Health and Safety Seminar 2018

4 December 2018 10:30am–3:30pm

UNISON Centre, London

This will be a jam packed day with presentations on Mental health, Health and safety and Brexit updates Resilience v overload and Menopause . Agenda National view on H&S from Robert Baughan Assistant National officer UNISON Ann-Marie Christie, Personal Injury Solicitor, Thompsons, Speaking on stress claims: PI legal update: Brexit implications Sam Gurney TUC LESE […]

UNISON South East Suffragette Tour

24 November 2018 10:15am–3:00pm

Museum of London Docklands

Continuing our celebrations of 100 years since the vote for women, we have organised a brilliant opportunity for women members to learn more about the history of the suffragette movement with a guided bus tour of suffragette London. If you wish to attend please fill in the application form below, if you need more information […]

Slough Women Leading Women

17 November 2018 11:30am–2:00pm

The Curve, Slough

Showcasing the women of Slough, past, present, and future. Please note this is an external event The event will include an opportunity to network over lunch with inspirational women and girls from across Slough. And for you to select one of the 100 inspiring Women Leading Women portrait exhibition. This is a great way to […]

Equal Pay Day 2018

10 November 2018

Equal Pay Day comes around once a year because but despite the Equal Pay Act in 1970, women still earn less than men in Britain today. The current Gender Pay Gap means women effectively stop earning relative to men on a day in November. This day is referred to as ‘Equal Pay Day’ and the […]

Regional Strategy Weekend 2018

5 – 6 October 2018

Arora Hotel Gatwick-Crawley

The Strategy Weekend brings together UNISON activists from Branches and Regional Committees and Groups to discuss the key challenges we face and to plan our activity for the year ahead.

Joint Regional International Relations Seminar 2018

27 September 2018 10:30am–3:30pm

UNISON Centre, London

The International Seminar is our annual joint event run by by UNISON’s South East and Eastern regions. During the day speakers will consider immediate issues affecting Trade Unions and workers in the global south, as well as the impact of Government policy on workers in the UK. Invited speakers/subjects include: Alison Roche – UNISON Policy […]

Sylvia: an Old Vic, Sadler’s Wells, Zoonation, Kate Prince Company production

3 – 22 September 2018

The Old Vic, London

Votes for Women and a fractured family at a momentous hour in British history. 100 years after the first women in Britain were granted the vote, Kate Prince combines dance, hip hop, soul and funk to shed new light on a remarkable story at the heart of the Suffragette movement. Co-written by Kate Prince and […]

Health and Safety Meeting

5 September 2018 9:00am–4:00pm

Ranger House, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 4UL

Outcome

Day of Memory – Honour Based Abuse

13 July 2018 9:15am–1:00pm

Surrey Police and charity Karma Nirvana are hosting an event to support the annual Day of Memory for victims of honour based abuse. The annual commemoration falls on 14 July, the birthday of Shafilea Ahmed, who was aged 17 when she was murdered by her parents in 2003 for refusing a forced marriage and being ‘too […]

Sleep in Payments | Home Counties Branch

24 May 2018 12:00pm–3:00pm

The Grange Moor Hotel 4-8 St Michael’s Road Maidstone ME16 8BS

Join representatives from UNISON’s Home Counties Community & Voluntary Sector branch for an information and discussion forum on Sleep in Payments. Discussions at the event will include: Understanding what people are paid at the moment What is the legal position? How this issue affects you as a worker. Do invite your colleagues that are non-members […]

A cup of LGBT history

22 February 2018 6:30pm–9:00pm

Surrey History Centre, 130 Goldsworth Road, Woking, GU21 6ND

Join Surrey Heritage and Outline, Surrey’s LGBT organisation for a cup of LGBT history to celebrate LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans) History Month. As well as free coffee and cake there will be talks about popular 1920s and 1930s music hall performers Gwen Farrar and Norah Blaney, Surrey History Centre and Outline. Surrey Heritage will […]

Free screening of Suffragette

5 February 2018 7:30pm–10:00pm

Harlequin Theatre, Redhill

Reigate & Banstead Branch would like to invite you to come and celebrate the 100 year anniversary of women beginning to have the right to vote. To celebrate, they will be hosting a free screening of the film Suffragette, featuring Meryl Streep and Helena Bonham-Carter and focusing on the life of Suffragette Emily Davison. For […]

Never Again Exhibition

20 January 2018 10:00am–6:00pm

Long Room, Oxford Town Hall

To commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day 2018 there will be a “Never Again” educational exhibition in Oxford Town Hall to remind us of the horror of the Holocaust and remind us why we need to counter racism and intolerance today. The exhibition will comprise of a series of displays of text and pictures that will take […]