Scrap the Cap Pay Rally

22 July 2017 11:00am–1:00pm

Guildhall Square, Portsmouth

Opening rally followed by a short march through Commercial Road returning to Guildhall Square for some concluding speakers at 12 Noon This weak government is deeply divided over public sector pay. Firefighters have been offered 2% but the Fire Brigades Union has quite rightly said this is not enough. Teachers have only been offered 1% […]

Organising Steward

23 June – 21 July 2017

UNISON Office, Guildford

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 runs over 5 weeks, starting on Friday 23rd June, and continuing every Friday until 21st July Outcome

U in UNISON

11 July 2017 9:30am–5:00pm

UNISON Office, Guildford

Negotiating Skills

5 – 7 July 2017

Southampton City College

Dealing with Reorganisation and Redundancy

29 – 30 June 2017

UNISON Office, Brighton

Developing Representation Skills

26 – 27 June 2017

Southampton City College

Organising around Employment Law

19 – 21 June 2017

UNISON Office, Brighton

Organising Steward

5 – 16 June 2017

Reading (Venue TBC)

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 5th-7th June and then 15th-16th June Outcome

Finance in the Organised Branch

13 June 2017 9:30am–5:00pm

UNISON Office, Guildford

Mentoring in the UNISON Branch

8 – 9 June 2017

UNISON Office, Guildford

Organising Steward

2 May 2017 12:00am–12:00am

Kent (Venue TBC)

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 over 5 weeks, starting on 2nd of May and running every Tuesday until 30th May Outcome

Equality in your Branch

22 – 23 May 2017

UNISON Office, Guildford

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 […]