UNISON National Disabled LGBT Members Caucus Network meetings

28 June 2017 11:00am–4:00pm

UNISON Centre

A voice for you at disabled members conference. Meetings have been arranged to ensure that members from under-represented groups within disabled member self organisation have better access to the disabled members conference agenda. These caucus meetings allow these groups to submit motions and amendments in line with the conference timetable –as set out by the […]

Developing Representation Skills

26 – 27 June 2017

Southampton City College

Organising around Employment Law

19 – 21 June 2017

UNISON Office, Brighton

There for You AGM

20 June 2017 12:45pm–2:00pm

The Brighton Centre

Organising Steward

5 – 16 June 2017

Reading (Venue TBC)

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 5th-7th June and then 15th-16th June Outcome

Finance in the Organised Branch

13 June 2017 9:30am–5:00pm

UNISON Office, Guildford

Canterbury Pride

9 June 2017 12:00pm–10:00pm

Dane John Gardent, Canterbury

Mentoring in the UNISON Branch

8 – 9 June 2017

UNISON Office, Guildford

Disabled Members Training Weekend

2 – 4 June 2017

The View Hotel, Eastbourne

Oxford Pride

3 June 2017 11:00am–11:30pm

Oxford Castle Quarter & Paradise Street

Oxford Pride is a celebration of lesbian, gay, bi, trans and queer life in Oxfordshire. The events supporting or arranged by Oxford Pride promote awareness of LGBT+ issues by providing information, education and entertainment in a safe and encouraging environment. Outcome

Organising Steward

2 May 2017

Kent (Venue TBC)

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 over 5 weeks, starting on 2nd of May and running every Tuesday until 30th May Outcome

Equality in your Branch

22 – 23 May 2017

UNISON Office, Guildford

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 […]

Branch Women’s Officer

19 – 21 May 2017

The View Hotel, Eastbourne

This course is aimed at newly elected Branch Women’s Officers and will provide you with a brief overview of some of the issues that affect women in the workplace and society, and equip you with the knowledge and resources that you need to assist members. Outcome