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

SE Region Womens Committee

25 March 2021 5:00pm–6:30pm

Online Meeting

Outcome

SE Welfare Committee

22 March 2021 11:00am–12:30pm

Online Meeting

The Welfare Committee is uniquely able to intervene with individual members in cases of great need. UNISON Welfare is a vital part of our work for which many members have personal reason to be grateful. The Welfare Committee coordinates this work in the region. Outcome

Online Health & Safety Representatives Course

1 March 2021

This online course will be spread between Monday 1 March 2021 to Friday 9 April 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 […]

LGBT+ History Month Webinar: UNISON’s Role as a Champion of LGBT+ Equality

24 February 2021 12:30pm–1:30pm

Online webinar

All UNISON members are invited to join us for this special webinar in celebration of LGBT+ History Month. We are delighted that Susan Mawhood, UNISON National Officer for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender+ Equality, will be with us to discuss UNISON’s history supporting the LGBT+ Community and the excellent work the LGBT+ Self Organised Group continues […]

Online Organising Stewards Course

24 February 2021

This online course will be spread between Wednesday 24 February 2021 to Wednesday 7 April 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 […]

Young Members Forum

23 February 2021 3:00pm–4:00pm

Online Meeting

Outcome

Disabled Members Committee Meeting

23 February 2021 1:00pm–2:30pm

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

LGBT+ History Month Quiz

18 February 2021 7:30pm–8:45pm

Online quiz

Test your knowledge of LGBT+ history (and other topics!) by joining our special online quiz, hosted by the Regional LGBT+ Group. Everyone is welcome to pit their wits and try to win one of our excellent prizes, and friends and family of UNISON members can also join in the fun. Please email p.young@unison.co.uk to register, […]

SE Local Government Committee (online meeting)

16 February 2021 10:00am–11:30am

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

16 February 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, […]

Online Organising Stewards Course

11 January 2021

This online course will be spread between Monday 11 January 2021 to Friday 19 February 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 […]

Education Update

5 January 2021 2:00pm–4:00pm

Online webinar

This update is open to all activists with an interest in learning and education.  Hosting the event is Sam Raymond – Regional Education Officer , Vicki Gibbs – Equalities and Education/Area Organiser and  Abbey Dunn – Regional Learning and Development Organiser.  Discussion points; Online courses for 2021 Branch Officer training Union Learning Rep training Union […]

Changing Workplaces: Becoming Active in Health & Safety

17 December 2020 11:00am–12:00pm

This webinar is for all UNISON members who would like to know more about the Health and Safety representative role within UNISON. COVID-19 has prompted huge changes in the way workplaces operate and Health and Safety reps have played a key part in protecting UNISON members throughout the pandemic. We will discuss the importance of […]