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Regional Council AGM: UNISON SE Declares a Climate Emergency

UNISON South East’s Regional Council Annual General Meeting took place on 8  February 2020 in London. Along with the usual business of electing our committees and representatives for the year ahead, the packed meeting heard a range of motions including calling on the union to declare a climate emergency. Two motions were selected as regional […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Regional Council AGM Sends Message of Solidarity

24 February’s AGM sent a message of support to striking Birmingham Home Carers

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Big changes at the 2017 Regional Council AGM

UNISON delegates say ‘Dump Trump’ in message of solidarity to people around the world standing united against the politics of hate

Article on the UNISON South East site.

About UNISON South East

UNISON is one of the UK’s largest trade unions, serving more than 1.3 million members. We represent full-time and part-time staff who provide public services, although they may be employed in both the public and private sectors. What we do UNISON represents and acts for members working in a range of public services and utilities. […]

Page on the UNISON South East site.

Young Members

UNISON has almost 5,000 young members in the South East. If you are a UNISON member and under 27 years of age you are automatically entitled to participate as a young member. Young members’ groups work to: encourage recruitment, organisation and participation of young workers provide a powerful voice for young members give young members […]

Page on the UNISON South East site.

Democracy

Democracy is at the heart of everything we do in UNISON, from what we campaign on, to the rules governing membership of our organisation. All members in UNISON belong to a local branch. Over 100,000 members in 109 local branches form UNISON South East. Our members are our strength and our democracy is how members […]

Page on the UNISON South East site.

Update on regional events into 2021

The Regional Convenor Team and Regional Secretary continue to express dismay over the Government’s handling of the pandemic and deep concerns over the sharp rise in cases across the UK. The region’s priorities remain to protect the health and wellbeing of our members, their colleagues and families, and to support members working on the front-line of this […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

UNISON cancels annual health conference

NHS needs put before annual gathering UNISON has cancelled its annual health conference that was due to take place in Brighton from 6-8 April. The decision has been taken in light of the escalation of the response to the Covid-19 pandemic. The safety of participants and their families was also at the forefront of the […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Nominations are open for 2017 NEC election

Nominations are now open for this years elections to the union’s national executive council (NEC), the senior body of the union made up of elected union members. The nomination period opened on Monday 9 January and will close at 5pm on Friday 10 February 2017. The NEC is made up of representatives of the union’s […]

Article, News on the UNISON South East site.

South East regional council nominates Paul Holmes in general secretary election

Voting in the election opens to all eligible UNISON members on 28 October

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Branch Honoraria

These guidance notes are designed to help branches and organisers navigate the regional and national processes for the payment of branch honoraria. COVID-19 The following process has been put in place for branches that intended to award honoraria at their branch AGM, but had to delay the meeting because of the Covid-19 outbreak. Please complete […]

Page on the UNISON South East site.

Regional events and meetings for the remainder of 2020

Covid-19 has meant that we have been unable to proceed with several routine meetings and events since March this year. Although society has begun to open up again, the threat of the virus is still very much present, as can be seen across the country, with local lockdowns taking place in towns and cities. When […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Dave Prentis to stand down as UNISON general secretary

Serving public service workers for two decades has been ‘honour and privilege’

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Regional events through July and August

The last twelve weeks have seen the country on lockdown due to Covid-19. Restrictions are beginning to lift in many areas. However, it remains the case that ‘business as usual’ is still some way off in almost all sections of society. The region’s priorities throughout this crisis have been to protect the health and wellbeing […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Campaigning and networking at Regional Strategy Weekend 2017

UNISON members were joined by MPs and campaigners to help build our movement

Article on the UNISON South East site.