Local Government Conference & AGM 2018

16 – 17 November 2018

Holiday Inn, Portsmouth, PO1 2TA

As well as the chance to network and socialise we have a great programme, including the MP for Portsmouth South, Stephen Morgan, as a speaker on the Friday evening. On the Saturday we have a documentary about the impact of the decline in social housing, followed by workshops on housing policy in UNISON. This is […]

Slough Women Leading Women

17 November 2018 11:30am–2:00pm

The Curve, Slough

Showcasing the women of Slough, past, present, and future. Please note this is an external event The event will include an opportunity to network over lunch with inspirational women and girls from across Slough. And for you to select one of the 100 inspiring Women Leading Women portrait exhibition. This is a great way to […]

Equal Pay Day 2018

10 November 2018

Equal Pay Day comes around once a year because but despite the Equal Pay Act in 1970, women still earn less than men in Britain today. The current Gender Pay Gap means women effectively stop earning relative to men on a day in November. This day is referred to as ‘Equal Pay Day’ and the […]

Regional Strategy Weekend 2018

5 – 6 October 2018

Arora Hotel Gatwick-Crawley

The Strategy Weekend brings together UNISON activists from Branches and Regional Committees and Groups to discuss the key challenges we face and to plan our activity for the year ahead.

Joint Regional International Relations Seminar 2018

27 September 2018 10:30am–3:30pm

UNISON Centre, London

The International Seminar is our annual joint event run by by UNISON’s South East and Eastern regions. During the day speakers will consider immediate issues affecting Trade Unions and workers in the global south, as well as the impact of Government policy on workers in the UK. Invited speakers/subjects include: Alison Roche – UNISON Policy […]

Sylvia: an Old Vic, Sadler’s Wells, Zoonation, Kate Prince Company production

3 – 22 September 2018

The Old Vic, London

Votes for Women and a fractured family at a momentous hour in British history. 100 years after the first women in Britain were granted the vote, Kate Prince combines dance, hip hop, soul and funk to shed new light on a remarkable story at the heart of the Suffragette movement. Co-written by Kate Prince and […]

Health and Safety Meeting

5 September 2018 9:00am–4:00pm

Ranger House, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 4UL

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Day of Memory – Honour Based Abuse

13 July 2018 9:15am–1:00pm

Surrey Police and charity Karma Nirvana are hosting an event to support the annual Day of Memory for victims of honour based abuse. The annual commemoration falls on 14 July, the birthday of Shafilea Ahmed, who was aged 17 when she was murdered by her parents in 2003 for refusing a forced marriage and being ‘too […]

National Delegate Conference

19 – 22 June 2018

Brighton Centre, Kings Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 2GR

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Local Government Conference

17 – 18 June 2018

Brighton Centre, Kings Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 2GR

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National Young Members Weekend 2018

8 – 10 June 2018

Jurys Inn, Milton Keynes

UNISON’s young members’ weekend brings together more than 100 young members from across the UK to find out more about the union and, more importantly, how they can play a part in the union’s campaigning to defend public services. It will take place against a background of a Conservative government hell-bent on demolishing public services […]

Sleep in Payments | Home Counties Branch

24 May 2018 12:00pm–3:00pm

The Grange Moor Hotel 4-8 St Michael’s Road Maidstone ME16 8BS

Join representatives from UNISON’s Home Counties Community & Voluntary Sector branch for an information and discussion forum on Sleep in Payments. Discussions at the event will include: Understanding what people are paid at the moment What is the legal position? How this issue affects you as a worker. Do invite your colleagues that are non-members […]

Equality Conference

19 April 2018 10:00am–4:00pm

UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London, NW1 2AY

UNISON campaigns to raise awareness of and to progress equality in our branches, workplaces and society. The regional Equality Conference will give your branch the tools and resources to raise awareness of equality issues in the workplace and assist branches with meeting UNISON equality principles and objectives as set out in the union Rule Book. […]

Health Conference

16 – 18 April 2018

The Brighton Centre, Kings Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 2GR

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A cup of LGBT history

22 February 2018 6:30pm–9:00pm

Surrey History Centre, 130 Goldsworth Road, Woking, GU21 6ND

Join Surrey Heritage and Outline, Surrey’s LGBT organisation for a cup of LGBT history to celebrate LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans) History Month. As well as free coffee and cake there will be talks about popular 1920s and 1930s music hall performers Gwen Farrar and Norah Blaney, Surrey History Centre and Outline. Surrey Heritage will […]