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It’s Young Workers’ Month!

Young Workers Month is an opportunity for union reps, activists and campaigners to reach out and inform young workers about trade unions and ensure that there are sufficient opportunities for young people to get involved and play an active role in shaping the movement. It’s also a chance for unions to demonstrate to young people […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Young members weekend 2016 – just two weeks left to register

Applications for the weekend in Leicester on 13-15 May must be received by 5 April

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Young workers – your pay your rights

Young workers and the minimum wage. A5 leaflet with information on the basic employment rights. Of particular use to UNISON members working with young people in schools, colleges, careers services, youth services, leisure centres and through social services.

Media on the UNISON National site.

‘Once in a generation opportunity to put younger workers at the heart of our union’

Health delegates embrace the commitments of UNISON’s year of young workers

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

One wage for all ages

UNISON launches #OneWageAnyWage campaign is it celebrates 20 years of the national minimum wage

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Preparing for a year of Young Member activity: 2019

The 2018 National Young Members’ Weekend took place in Milton Keynes this year with 120 young members from around the country attending. South East Young Members turned out in force, with 13 delegates from a variety of local government, health, police and higher education branches coming together to discuss activism, recruitment and campaigns. The weekend […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

South West young members

Under-27s organise in UNISON to combat the challenges of being a young public service worker. South West young members cover everything from the transition from education to employment, tackling the spread of insecure and low-paid work, and broader problems like the cost of housing or transport. Who are you? The South West Regional Young Members Forum And […]

Page on the UNISON South West site.

Young workers postcard – we negotiate pay

A set of postcards have been created to help recruit and organise young workers, by appealing to the issues they face. Order them from UNISON’s Online Catalogue or download here.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Young workers postcard – better balance

A set of postcards have been created to help recruit and organise young workers, by appealing to the issues they face. Order them from UNISON’s Online Catalogue or download here.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Young workers postcard – life takes planning

A set of postcards have been created to help recruit and organise young workers, by appealing to the issues they face. Order them from UNISON’s Online Catalogue or download here.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Making 2019 the year for young workers

Conference agrees to organise and recruit more workers under 25

Article on the UNISON National site.

Young public-sector workers launch campaign against sexual harassment

Young trade unionists launch a campaign today tackling sexual harassment in the workplace. UNISON Eastern’s young workers committee is distributing thousands of postcards to UNISON members across the region, raising awareness of sexual harassment and advising people how to deal with it. The ‘Uncomfortable Yet?’ campaign includes a video and posters to display in hospitals, […]

News, Press release on the UNISON Eastern site.

Young workers need UNISON

Date
23 October 2018 – 22 January 2021

Young workers need trade unions more than ever. The houseless generation are contending with low wages, insecure jobs and no voice at work. Get involved in our campaign to recruit and organise young workers and secure protection at work for future generations.

Campaign on the UNISON National site.

UNISON and Queen Elizabeth Hospital sign apprenticeship agreement

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital at King’s Lynn has signed a formal apprenticeship agreement with the local UNISON branch. The agreement is a declaration of intent between the Trust and trade unions to work together in partnership around apprentices. The agreement sets out the Employer’s processes around designing structured apprentice job roles, apprentice pay and conditions, […]

Article, News on the UNISON Eastern site.

It’s time to take a stand against bullying

This year the region’s young members group will be focusing on the problems of bullying and harassment in the workplace. Three quarters of young members experience bullying and harassment at work – with 7% of those experiencing violence, a survey carried out by UNISON in Scotland has found. The survey also showed that over 50% of these cases were not […]

Article, News on the UNISON Eastern site.