LGBT+ History Month Webinar: UNISON’s Role as a Champion of LGBT+ Equality

24 February 2021 12:30pm–1:30pm

Online webinar

All UNISON members are invited to join us for this special webinar in celebration of LGBT+ History Month. We are delighted that Susan Mawhood, UNISON National Officer for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender+ Equality, will be with us to discuss UNISON’s history supporting the LGBT+ Community and the excellent work the LGBT+ Self Organised Group continues […]

Online Organising Stewards Course

24 February 2021

This online course will be spread between Wednesday 24 February 2021 to Wednesday 7 April 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 […]

LGBT+ History Month Quiz

18 February 2021 7:30pm–8:45pm

Online quiz

Test your knowledge of LGBT+ history (and other topics!) by joining our special online quiz, hosted by the Regional LGBT+ Group. Everyone is welcome to pit their wits and try to win one of our excellent prizes, and friends and family of UNISON members can also join in the fun. Please email p.young@unison.co.uk to register, […]

ERA Refresher Training

16 February 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, […]

Online Organising Stewards Course

11 January 2021

This online course will be spread between Monday 11 January 2021 to Friday 19 February 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 […]

Education Update

5 January 2021 2:00pm–4:00pm

Online webinar

This update is open to all activists with an interest in learning and education.  Hosting the event is Sam Raymond – Regional Education Officer , Vicki Gibbs – Equalities and Education/Area Organiser and  Abbey Dunn – Regional Learning and Development Organiser.  Discussion points; Online courses for 2021 Branch Officer training Union Learning Rep training Union […]

Changing Workplaces: Becoming Active in Health & Safety

17 December 2020 11:00am–12:00pm

This webinar is for all UNISON members who would like to know more about the Health and Safety representative role within UNISON. COVID-19 has prompted huge changes in the way workplaces operate and Health and Safety reps have played a key part in protecting UNISON members throughout the pandemic. We will discuss the importance of […]

Coping With Christmas and Beyond

8 December 2020 12:00pm–1:00pm

Online course

Christmas takes its toll on our mental health and wellbeing every year, and this year it could be exceptionally difficult for many UNISON members. All UNISON members are all invited to sign up for our online webinar from 12 – 1 on Tuesday 8 December, where we will consider: What makes Christmas so Stressful? Christmas […]

Working with HIV webinar

1 December 2020 11:00am–12:00pm

Online

A webinar for all activists on World AIDS Day. What will this webinar cover?  What is HIV/ AIDS? Health, safety and training Fighting discrimination Impact of employer policies Representing members with HIV This webinar is being run jointly for all activists in South East and South West region. It is free to attend, to apply […]

Mental Health & Wellbeing

27 November 2020 12:00pm–1:00pm

Online course

  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

Transgender Remembrance Day

20 November 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

Online course

Transgender Remembrance Day is an annual observance on November 20 that honours the memory of the transgender people whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence. This year, UNISON South East’s LGBT+ committee is organising a two hour online training event aimed at supporting activists representing trans members in the workplace. We will look […]

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 […]

ERA Refresher Training

12 October 2020

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. The structure of this course means that […]

CANCELLED: Union Learning Reps Network Day

29 September – 1 October 2020

Guildford Regional Office

Covid-19: All Education  classroom courses and network days have been cancelled until end of March 2021. Visit the Education page for more information. 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 […]

POSTPONED: Regional Honoraria Panel

17 September 2020 2:00pm–3:00pm

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

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