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Regional Council AGM Sends Message of Solidarity

UNISON South East’s Regional Council Annual General Meeting took place on 24 February 2018 in Woking. Along with the usual business of electing our committees and representatives for the year ahead, the meeting heard a range of motions including on the union’s response to the #metoo and #timesup campaigns and the need to develop new […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Big changes at the 2017 Regional Council AGM

Big changes were agreed at the region’s Annual General Meeting on 4 February, which this year took place at Friends House in Euston. Delegates from across the South East came to the AGM to debate policy and the region’s priorities for the year ahead. UNISON members also joined their voices with people around the world in opposition to the policies […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

PSI general secretary: ‘We must stop the race to the bottom’

Rosa Pavanelli tells delegates that “we must take democracy very seriously,” as she outlines global threat by multinational corporations

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON must ‘lead the fightback’ against threats to democracy

Conference hears that plans for regional ‘devolution’ have nothing to do with improving the lives of the majority in those areas

Article, News on the UNISON National 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.

NEC by-election

Nominations open on 1 December for by elections to the NEC higher education general and Northern region male seats

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Campaigning and networking at Regional Strategy Weekend 2017

This year’s Regional Strategy Weekend took place on 29 and 30 September at the Arora Hotel in Crawley. 90 delegates from across the length and breadth of the South East came together to find out more about UNISON’s priority campaigns and plan our activity for the year ahead. We were joined by Angela Rayner MP […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Regional Campaign Funds Update

Branches, Regional Committees and Regional Self Organised Group can bid for pots of funding for recruitment and campaigning initiatives.

Article, News on the UNISON South East site.

End-of-year accounts for 2016 – branch audits

Branch treasurers have received notification of the procedures to apply on the closedown of the online branch accounts package (OLBA) for 2016. The branch authorisation sheet which includes the branch auditors’ statement must be signed by the branch auditor and should be sent to: IMPS Team, 1 Hunts Bank, Manchester, M3 1UN. It must arrive by […]

News on the UNISON South East site.

The voluntary sector has become just another front in Cameron’s clampdown on free speech

Despite the government’s claims to the contrary, their plans are about gagging charities and charity workers from conducting necessary scrutiny.

General secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.

General secretary election 2015: advance notification

UNISON’s national executive council has agreed a general secretary election will take place this year

Article, News on the UNISON National site.