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Activist Spotlight | Jenny Ford Life Long Learning Coordinator

Jenny Ford, Lifelong learning Coordinator and Joint Branch Secretary, Portsmouth Health branch. Facilities manager for Solent NHS Trust, based at St James’s Hospital in Portsmouth. How long have you been a UNISON member? Gosh I can’t remember! I think around 18 years! How long have you been involved in member learning? The same amount of […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Disability discrimination law

Date
13 – 14 November 2018
Location
UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London, NW1 2AY

This course will help activists when representing members and negotiating with employers around disability issues by increasing their understanding of how often disability discrimination law applies and how it can be used to put pressure on employers to take positive steps.

Event on the UNISON Learning & Organising site.

Disability discrimination law

Date
22 – 23 May 2018
Location
UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London, NW1 2AY

This course will help activists when representing members and negotiating with employers around disability issues by increasing their understanding of how often disability discrimination law applies and how it can be used to put pressure on employers to take positive steps.

Event on the UNISON Learning & Organising site.

New stewards receive a surprise visitor at their training

Newly trained stewards who attended a networking and training event on the 20th September at UNISON Centre were treated to a surprise visitor partway through the morning. The Leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, stopped in with Dave Prentis to say hello and talk about the value and importance of stewards. Mr Corbyn spoke […]

News on the UNISON South East site.

Training for health and safety representatives

You can complete follow-on training on topics such as display screen equipment, manual handling, mental health at work, and more. […]

Page on the UNISON Learning & Organising site.

Additional training for reps and branch officers

Employment law Introductory courses on a range of employment law subjects are offered at regional level. Contact your regional education team for details. Experienced reps can build their skills and knowledge with advanced courses delivered at national level. Lay tutor training Discussion leaders training and lay tutor training is available for lay members who want […]

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Developing and supporting workplace contacts Trained and active plan

Developing and supporting workplace contacts
Trained and active plan

Media on the UNISON National site.

Three steps to becoming a Trained & Active rep

shadow a rep at a grievance or disciplinary meeting ... undertake Stage 1 Stewards Training Click here to download the Trained & Active Plan for activists Rep Trained, active […]

Learning news on the UNISON Learning & Organising site.

National courses

UNISON Learning and Organising Services offers a limited number of courses at national level. To see upcoming courses please use the links in the sections below. Advanced employment law Experienced reps can build their employment law skills and knowledge with Advanced courses delivered at national level. These are intended to supplement the range of training offered […]

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Getting to grips with GDPR: what you really need to know

What were you doing in May? You might have been booking accommodation for last-minute visitors to National Delegate Conference. You might have been putting the finishing touches to a Learning At Work Week celebration. And you were almost certainly wading through an inbox full of emails from organisations you support, or from companies from whom you […]

Learning news on the UNISON Learning & Organising site.

Race and Sex Discrimination Law

Date
10 – 12 July 2018
Location
UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London, NW1 2AY

This course will help activists to recognise direct and indirect race and sex discrimination when dealing with casework in the branch. It will help them understand the questions to ask when interviewing members with potential cases.

Event on the UNISON Learning & Organising site.

Training for workplace representatives

Once you have been elected as a workplace representative (steward) you will be invited to complete the short online module introducing the role. You can find this on our e-learning site. You should then contact your branch education officer and arrange to attend a face to face course. Training for new stewards takes place over […]

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New Stewards Network and Training Day

Date
20 September 2017 10:30am–3:30pm
Location
UNISON Centre

Event for all new UNISON stewards trained in 2017 to network and provide supplementary training.

Event on the UNISON South East site.

Activist training

UNISON training is designed to give our activists the skills they need to carry out their roles and to ensure that they can perform them with confidence. All courses are free to the UNISON member, although there may be a charge to the branch. Click the buttons below to find out about the training available […]

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Supporting education, supporting activists

Branch education co-ordinators from all the regions and nations of UNISON came together on Tuesday 11 September to learn about new developments in trade union education, to discuss the training needs of activists in their sector, and to find out about the resources available to them. UNISON Education Officer Sarah Hayes affirmed that the role […]

Learning news on the UNISON Learning & Organising site.