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‘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.

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.

UNISON launches Burston booklet for Year of the Young Worker

Often trapped by the challenges of low pay, in precarious, insecure jobs, struggling with rising housing costs, or just finding it difficult to get onto the next rung of the career ladder, young workers need trade unions. And trade unions need young workers — they are the here and now of our movement. UNISON places […]

News on the UNISON Eastern 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.

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.

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 yearning for learning

Conference hears how young workers are often denied training because of austerity, yet this will mean a skills shortage in the future

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.

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.

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 – 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 – 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.

South West Young Members

The South West Young Members Forum act as the voice of young workers in the South West, bring together active young UNISON members, and help to facilitate new young members’ involvement in the union. The Forum organises and runs campaigns on issues that impact young members, including housing, respect at work, and pay. Anyone under […]

Page on the UNISON South West site.