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 […]

Get that job – preparing for interviews

15 October 2020 1:00pm–2:00pm

Online event

UNISON South East have created a webinar series, ’Time for change’ that hope to offer members information and support on a variety of topics that have become a concern since the coronavirus pandemic. This session will allow attendees an insight on how to prepare for face to face interviews as well as virtual ones. It […]

Black Members Tackling Racism

13 October 2020 11:00am–12:00pm

Online event

This webinar is aimed at Black members and will cover the definition of racism and the ways in which racism can be experienced. We will then look to why victims and onlookers do not always report racism when it happens before exploring what legal protections – both inside and outside the workplace are available to […]

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 […]

How to write a successful CV and covering letter

1 October 2020 1:00pm–2:00pm

Online event

UNISON South East have created a webinar series, ’Time for change’ that hope to offer members information and support on a variety of topics that have become a concern since the coronavirus pandemic. We will explore how to write a CV and covering letter, the use of positive words and the universal format of the […]

Moving On: an introduction to finding a new job

17 September 2020 1:00pm–2:00pm

Online event

UNISON South East have created a webinar series, ’Time for change’ that hope to offer members information and support on a variety of topics that have become a concern since the coronavirus pandemic. A webinar designed to help those who are changing career, looking at the reasons why people move jobs. We will look at […]

POSTPONED: New Activist Briefing – Havant

30 April 2020 9:30am–5:00pm

Public Services Plaza, Havant

Covid-19: All UNISON South East meetings and events are postponed until end of May 2020.  This course is aimed at newer UNISON stewards who have completed their initial training in the last year. The briefing will cover: Mentoring Learning opportunities Networking Localised workplace issues It’s a chance to meet with other activists in your area, […]

POSTPONED: New Activist Briefing – Guildford

28 April 2020 9:30am–5:00pm

Guildford Regional Office

Covid-19: All UNISON South East meetings and events are postponed until end of May 2020.  This course is aimed at newer UNISON stewards who have completed their initial training in the last year. The briefing will cover: Mentoring Learning opportunities Networking Localised workplace issues It’s a chance to meet with other activists in your area, […]

POSTPONED: Online Branch Accounts (OLBA) Course

27 April 2020 9:30am–5:00pm

Guildford Regional Office

Covid-19: All UNISON South East meetings and events are postponed until end of May 2020.  This course is aimed at Branch Treasurers and Branch Officers who are interested in the role of branch finances. The course runs for one day and involves individual activities, group work and discussion as well as finding out information about […]

POSTPONED: New Activist Briefing – London

24 April 2020 9:30am–5:00pm

UNISON Centre, London

Covid-19: All meetings, events and courses are postponed until the end of May 2020 This course is aimed at newer UNISON stewards who have completed their initial training in the last year. The briefing will cover: Mentoring Learning opportunities Networking Localised workplace issues It’s a chance to meet with other activists in your area, share […]

POSTPONED: Organising Stewards Course Part 1 and 2

20 – 24 April 2020

Guildford Regional Office

Covid-19: All meetings and events are postponed until end of May 2020 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 […]

POSTPONED: New Activist Briefing – Brighton

22 April 2020 9:30am–5:00pm

Brighton Regional Office

Covid-19: All meetings, events and courses are postponed until the end of May 2020 This course is aimed at newer UNISON stewards who have completed their initial training in the last year. The briefing will cover: Mentoring Learning opportunities Networking Localised workplace issues It’s a chance to meet with other activists in your area, share […]

POSTPONED: New Activist Briefing – Maidstone

20 April 2020 9:30am–5:00pm

Rianos, Kent

Covid-19: All meetings, events and courses are postponed until the end of May 2020 This course is aimed at newer UNISON stewards who have completed their initial training in the last year. The briefing will cover: Mentoring Learning opportunities Networking Localised workplace issues It’s a chance to meet with other activists in your area, share […]

POSTPONED: Organising Stewards Course Part 2

16 – 17 April 2020

Reading Business Centre, Fountain House, 2 Queens Walk, Reading RG1 7QF

Covid-19: All meetings and events are postponed until end of May 2020 This course is designed to follow on from the 3 day Organising Stewards course and is aimed at existing UNISON stewards. This course will cover: Process for identifying needs and exploring what is and isn’t a case Recap on sources of information especially […]