Branch Education Co-ordinator Training

19 – 21 May 2017

The View Hotel, Eastbourne

This course will look at how to identify your branch education needs, how to plan and budget for education and how to support and encourage representatives in training. Outcome

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

Branch Secretary Training

19 – 21 May 2017

The View Hotel, Eastbourne

This course is designed to help existing and potential UNISON Branch Secretaries carry out their role effectively. The course looks at the role of Branch Secretary and the branch, and focuses on the skills needed and the development of a team appraoch to branch work. Outcome

Branch Chairpersons’ Training

19 – 21 May 2017

The View Hotel, Eastbourne

This course is aimed at anyone that has to chair a formal trade union meeting. Find out how to practice the skills needed to run a meeting so as to be fair to all participants. Outcome

Branch Health & Safety Branch Officer Training

19 – 21 May 2017

The View Hotel, Eastbourne

This course covers the strategic role of organising Health and Safety reps and members around health and safety issues. It is not suitable for Health adn Safety reps who have no training or have just been trained. Outcome

LGBT Committee

20 May 2017 10:30am–3:00pm

UNISON Centre

This meeting will include a guest speaker- Jasna Magic from the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA). Jasna is from Slovenia and represented her organisation on the ILGA Europe Board for a number of years.  She also worked for ILGA Europe as a researcher in 2012/2013. She has always worked closely with UNISON and […]

Retired Members’ Committee

18 May 2017 10:00am–3:00pm

UNISON Guildford Office

Regional Equality Conference

17 May 2017 9:30am–4:30pm

UNISON Centre

A one day conference with invited guest speakers who will provide insight and guidance on anti discrimination legislation and case law.

Welfare Committee

17 May 2017 2:00pm–4:00pm

UNISON Office, Guildford

Health care Committee

16 May 2017 11:00am–3:00pm

UNISON Centre

Organising Steward

10 – 16 May 2017

UNISON Office, Brighton

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 10th-12th May and then 15th-16th May Outcome

STP Branch Briefing

11 May 2017 11:00am–3:00pm

UNISON Office, Ranger House, Guildford

Outcome

Disabled Members’ Committee

11 May 2017 10:00am–1:00pm

UNISON Centre