Unconscious Bias Workshop

12 May 2021 10:00am–1:00pm

Online

In this workshop you will learn about what unconscious bias actually is and how our brains process information. Why does unconscious bias happen and where does it come from? What are the effects and impact of unconscious bias on individuals in society and in the workplace? How can we address our own and other people’s […]

OLBA (Branch Treasurer) Training

7 May 2021 9:00am–2:30pm

Online

This course is aimed at new Branch Treasurers and Assistant Treasurers. The course will consist of: An overview of the OLBA system – functionality and reports Showing you how your accounts are completed. Entering your receipts and payments with help and support from course tutor(s). Completing reconciliations for your bank/savings accounts An overview of the […]

Disabled Members Training – Workshop: Year of the Disabled Worker

5 May 2021 12:00pm–1:00pm

Online Meeting

Our Disabled Members Training is made up of 4 sessions, combining workshops and guest speakers. Members will have the opportunity to attend any of the 4 sessions via Teams. Please use the link below to register for: 12.30-1.00pm 5th May 2021 Workshop on Organising for the Year of the Disabled Worker 2022 with Vicki Gibbs, […]

Regional Committee

5 May 2021 11:00am–12:30pm

Online Meeting

The Regional Committee is the operational body of the Regional Council. The Regional Committee exercises the functions of the Regional Council between meetings and is accountable to Regional Council, to which it submits regular reports.   Outcome

Young Members Forum

27 April 2021 3:00pm–4:30pm

Online Meeting

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Disabled Members Training – Panel Event

27 April 2021 12:00pm–1:00pm

Online Meeting

Our Disabled Members Training is made up of 4 sessions, combining workshops and guest speakers. Members will have the opportunity to attend any of the 4 sessions via Teams. Please use the link below to register for the: PANEL EVENT – 27th April 12:00pm – 1:00pm Henrietta Phillips from Thompsons to talk about the safe […]

Disabled Members Committee Meeting

26 April 2021 2:00pm–3:30pm

Online Meeting

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

Regional Equality Conference

23 April 2021 10:00am–5:00pm

Online

Everyone is entitled to be treated with dignity and respect. The ability to live and work without prejudice is a fundamental right, regardless of your background, identity and experiences. You are invited to the UNISON South East Equality Conference which will help to equip your branch with the tools and resources to raise awareness of […]

Local Government AGM 2021

22 April 2021 10:30am–12:00pm

Online meeting

The Regional Local Government service group AGM 2021 will be taking place virtually. The AGM provides an opportunity to meet likeminded members working in local government and to discuss important issues affecting the sector. AGM ATTENDENCE All delegates and visitors to the Local Government AGM 2021 must be UNISON members of the service group from […]

Higher Education AGM 2021

20 April 2021 10:00am–11:30am

Online Meeting

Members working in Higher Education in the region are invited to join us for for 2021 AGM.

Online Health & Safety Representatives Course

20 April 2021

This online course will be spread between Tuesday 20 April 2021 to Friday 28 May 2021. As the course involves group work and discussion, you will be expected to attend webinar based tutorials at fixed times. There are a number of other criteria which you must be able to commit to before embarking on the […]

Online Organising Stewards Course

19 April 2021

This online course will be spread between Monday 19 April 2021 to Friday 28 May 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 […]

Community Service Group Committee AGM

14 April 2021 6:30pm–8:00pm

Online Meeting

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 […]

ERA Refresher Training

13 April 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, […]

Publicity and Campaigning Committee Meeting

30 March 2021 1:30pm–3:00pm

Online Meeting

This committee is responsible for the focus & direction of regional campaigning and communications work (including the regional website) and adjudicates on bids made by branches and other groups to the General Political Fund, the Campaign Outreach Fund, the Regional Campaign Fund, and the Regional Pool. Outcome