Equality Officer Training

13 June 2021 9:30am–4:30pm

Online

This course is aimed at all new and untrained Branch Equality Co-ordinators, Black Members Officers, Disabled Members Officers and LGBT+ Officers. What will this course cover? Find out about Equality and Self Organisation in UNISON Equality Act (2010) Discrimination and victimisation Equality and Organising. To reserve your space, please email educationse@unison.co.uk with your membership number […]

Women’s Officer Training

12 June 2021 9:30am–4:30pm

Online

This course is aimed at all new and untrained Branch Women’s Officers. What will this course cover? To define the role of a UNISON Branch Women’s Officer To establish how to access resources, make useful links and develop strategies for supporting women members in their branches To consider how to campaign and get women’s issues […]

Finance Committee Meeting

10 June 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

Regional Honoraria Panel

10 June 2021 10:30am–11:00am

Online Meeting

Covid-19: All physical meetings and events postponed until end of December 2020.  Outcome

SE Welfare Committee

9 June 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

Negotiating Skills Workshop

8 June 2021 10:00am–1:00pm

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 […]

Publicity and Campaigning Committee Meeting

8 June 2021 10:30am–12:00pm

Online Meeting

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

Promoting Positive Behaviour in Schools / Dealing with Pupil Violence

4 June 2021 1:00pm–3:30pm

We are running this online workshop aimed at schools support staff. The event will help UNISON members to: Understand how to prevent and manage challenging and violent behaviour developing Understand how to recognise and respond effectively to pupils/people presenting challenging or violent behaviour To examine the reasons why young people can display challenging behaviour To […]

Promoting Positive Behaviour in Schools / Dealing with Pupil Violence

4 June 2021 9:30am–12:00pm

We are running this online workshop aimed at schools support staff. The event will help UNISON members to: Understand how to prevent and manage challenging and violent behaviour developing Understand how to recognise and respond effectively to pupils/people presenting challenging or violent behaviour To examine the reasons why young people can display challenging behaviour To […]

Online Organising Stewards Course

3 June 2021

This online course will be spread between Thursday 3 June 2021 to Thursday 15 July 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 […]

OLBA (Branch Treasurer) Training

1 June 2021 9:00am–2:30pm

Online

This course is aimed at new Branch Treasurers and Assistant Treasurers. The course will consist of: An overview of the OLBA system – functionality and reports Showing you how your accounts are completed. Entering your receipts and payments with help and support from course tutor(s). Completing reconciliations for your bank/savings accounts An overview of the […]

Health and Safety Committee

26 May 2021 1:00pm–2:30pm

Online Meeting

Outcome

Business and Environment Committee AGM

26 May 2021 10:00am–11:30am

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 […]

Disabled Members Training – Lunch and Learn: Mental Health in the Workplace

25 May 2021 12:00pm–1:00pm

Online Meeting

Our Disabled Members Training is made up of 4 sessions, combining workshops and guest speakers. Members will have the opportunity to attend any of the 4 sessions via Teams. Please use the link below to register for: 12.00-1pm  25th May 2021 Mental Health in the Workplace Lunch and Learn with Abbey Dunn Sign up for […]

Confidence building for Black members

20 May 2021 10:30am–2:30pm

Online webinar

We have an exciting training session coming up next month, for our Black members who sit on our Black Members Regional Committee and we are also opening it up to newly elected Black member reps and Black members who are interested in becoming more involved in UNISON. The focus will be on Confidence Building and […]