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South West Women in UNISON

In the South West 81% of UNISON members are women. Our members are taking big steps for gender equality, but there’s a lot further to go. On average women still earn a lot less than men and face sex discrimination and harassment at work. Women are often the primary carers and work part-time leaving them juggling […]

Page on the UNISON South West site.

Women members

UNISON has one million women members – more than two thirds of our union. Women still earn a lot less than men and face sex discrimination and harassment at work. Our members also juggle work and home commitments. Many have caring responsibilities and almost half work part-time. This is why UNISON takes a lead on […]

Page on the UNISON Greater London site.

Women’s Officer Passport

UNISON has a proud history of providing quality training and education courses for all elected Branch Officers and union members. We have put together a16-day programme of training which we recommend to all new Branch Women’s Officers, to help you understand your role and help you acquire the knowledge and skills to support and advise members and your […]

Page on the UNISON South East site.

Health and Safety Reps

If you have recently been elected as a UNISON Health and Safety rep, you are probably feeling slightly anxious about what you have let yourself in for. Don’t panic! UNISON South East have put together a 14-day programme of training which we recommend for all new Health and Safety reps, and for which your employer should give you […]

Page on the UNISON South East site.

Finding your way back into learning

These 10-week courses are designed for members who may have been away from learning for some time. Run for us by the Workers Educational Association (WEA), these courses offer a welcoming and supportive route back into education. The courses are run in a welcoming and supportive environment and there are no exams to take. It’s nothing […]

Page on the UNISON Learning & Organising site.