POSTPONED: Pregnancy, Maternity and Parental Rights Course

17 – 18 March 2020

Guildford Regional Office

Due to the escalating effects of Covid-19, all UNISON South East events and training courses are cancelled until the end of May 2020. This course is aimed at Branch Women’s Officers and women Stewards. The Equality and Human Rights Commission estimate that up to 53,000 women are sacked every year after declaring that they are […]

Health and Safety Representatives Course

9 – 13 March 2020

Guildford Regional Office

This course is aimed at newly elected and less experienced Health & Safety reps organising at a local level and incorporates Risk Assessment training. This course will help you: Find out more about your role as a UNISON Health & Safety rep Practice the skills you will need Develop your confidence to represent your members […]

Regional Honoraria Panel

13 March 2020 2:00pm–3:00pm

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

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Finance Committee Meeting

13 March 2020 10:30am–2:00pm

Guildford Regional Office

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

Local Government Spring Conference

12 March 2020 10:30am–4:30pm

UNISON Centre, Euston Road, London, NW1 2AY

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 […]

SE Police and Justice AGM

11 March 2020 9:00am–4:00pm

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

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 […]

TUC (London, East and South East) Race Relations Committee – Windrush Campaign meeting

10 March 2020 6:00pm–8:30pm

TUC Congress House, 23-28 Great Russell St, London WC1B 3LS

#WidenWindrush Campaign is a legal and political campaign to win an amendment to the Windrush Scheme. Join the TUC at this open campaign meeting, with guest speakers: Antonia Bright, Movement for Justice Campaign Coordinator Declan Owens, Solicitor at Thompsons Solicitors Grace Brown, Barrister at Garden Court The event is free to attend, but you must […]

Women’s History Course Part 1

6 – 8 March 2020

The View Hotel Eastbourne

This course is open to all women members who are interested in learning more about the history of women’s struggle for equality. This course will look at some of the many women’s rights campaigns led by the women of the first wave feminist movement. This course will also give you the opportunity to examine the […]

International Women’s Day film screening – ‘9 to 5’

6 March 2020 5:30pm–8:00pm

Palmerston Lecture Theatre, Solent University (The Spark building), East Park Terrace, Southampton SO14 0YN

Southampton District UNISON is holding a film screening to celebrate International Women’s Day. The 1980 film 9 to 5 is an office satire about three female secretaries who decide to get revenge on their tyrannical, sexist boss by abducting him and running the business themselves. Times: 5:30 pm – doors open 5:45 pm – pre-film […]

Organising Stewards Course Part 1 and 2

2 – 6 March 2020

Southampton City College

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   Outcome

Retired Members Committee

5 March 2020 11:30am–3:30am

UNISON Centre, Euston Road, London, NW1 2AY

Both Retired Members Committee and Young Members Forum are regional bodies that are classed as standing committees, but their participants are not elected by the Regional Council. Instead, the committees are elected by young and retired members in the region at their own respective AGMs and these committees work on a wide range of issues […]

Disabled Members Committee Meeting

4 March 2020 10:30am–1:00pm

Guildford Regional Office

UNISON supports networks of self organised groups (SOGs) in branches and regions across the union. Our SOGs campaign for equality in the workplace and for improvements to legislation for workplaces and the wider community. The SOGs are represented at Regional Council and most other regional committees, but are accountable to their respective national group. Outcome

Committee Chairs Training

3 March 2020 10:00am–4:00pm

Guildford Regional Office

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ERA Refresher Training

27 – 28 February 2020

Guildford Regional Office

This refresher course aims to update reps on new legislation which is relevant to their role and introduce new developments within UNISON. UNISON South East Training Application Form   Outcome

Negotiating Skills Course

24 – 26 February 2020

Brighton Regional Office

This course is aimed at UNISON representatives who are involved in negotiations or who are likely to become involved in negotiations with management on pay and conditions of service. This course will cover: Understanding the process of negotiating Becoming familiar with different styles of negotiating Working effectively as part of a team Understanding how to […]