Branch Chairpersons’ Training

19 – 21 May 2017

The View Hotel, Eastbourne

This course is aimed at anyone that has to chair a formal trade union meeting. Find out how to practice the skills needed to run a meeting so as to be fair to all participants. Outcome

Branch Health & Safety Branch Officer Training

19 – 21 May 2017

The View Hotel, Eastbourne

This course covers the strategic role of organising Health and Safety reps and members around health and safety issues. It is not suitable for Health adn Safety reps who have no training or have just been trained. Outcome

Equality Officer Training

19 – 21 May 2017

The View Hotel, Eastbourne

This course is open to all Branch Equality Officers and Branch Officers for Self-Organised Groups. This course looks at the role of the Equality Officer and how to organise for eqaulities in branches. Outcome

Branch Education Co-ordinator Training

19 – 21 May 2017

The View Hotel, Eastbourne

This course will look at how to identify your branch education needs, how to plan and budget for education and how to support and encourage representatives in training. Outcome

Communications Officer Training

19 – 21 May 2017

The View Hotel, Eastbourne

This course is for those activists who are already, or wish to become involved in brnach publicity, producing leaflets, newsletters and branch magazines. It will cover writing copy, headlines and captions, photographs and cartoons and how to use the best layout to produce finished newsletters using computers and modern technology. Outcome

Branch International Relations Officer Training

19 – 21 May 2017

The View Hotel, Eastbourne

UNISON works with individual unions and global union federations to defend public services and fight against austerity around the world. We also have a responsibility to defend human and trade union rights wherever they are under attack. This course is aimed at understanding why international work is a trade union issue and understanding UNISON’s structures for carrying […]

Regional Equality Conference

17 May 2017 9:30am–4:30pm

UNISON Centre

A one day conference with invited guest speakers who will provide insight and guidance on anti discrimination legislation and case law.

Organising Steward

10 – 16 May 2017

UNISON Office, Brighton

This course is aimed at new UNISON stewards and combines the previous New Stewards course and Grievance & Disciplinary Handling (ERA Accreditation will only be received on completion of the 5 day course. Please note this course takes place on 10th-12th May and then 15th-16th May Outcome

STP Branch Briefing

11 May 2017 11:00am–3:00pm

UNISON Office, Ranger House, Guildford

Outcome

Mental Health at Work

4 – 5 May 2017

UNISON Office, Guildford

Introduction To Equal Pay

27 – 28 April 2017

UNISON Guildford Office

The first time equal pay was raised as an issue for women was during the industrial revolution in the 1830’s!  Over 140 years later the Equal Pay Act (1970) came into force and yet still in 2014 there is a gender pay gap of 19.6%. This course is aimed at branch women’s officers and women […]

Developing Representation Skills

27 – 28 April 2017

Reading (Venue TBC)

Organising Steward

29 March – 26 April 2017

Reading International Solidarity Centre

This course is aimed at new UNISON stewards and combines the previous New Stewards course and Grievance & Disciplinary Handling (ERA Accreditation will only be received on completion of the 5 day course. Please note the course takes place on 29th March, 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th March. Course Documents Course Application Form Course Information […]

U in UNISON

18 April 2017 9:30am–5:00pm

UNISON Office, Guildford

Dealing with Bullying & Harassment

13 – 14 April 2017

UNISON Office, Brighton