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UNISON secures employment tribunal win for careers advisers

UNISON has won a hard fought victory for workers in the careers service against Prospects Limited

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

UNISON welcomes an end to speculation that free school meals face the axe

Free school meals are a ‘lifeline’ to many families

Article, Press release on the UNISON National site.

GLR Education Programme 2018

Media on the UNISON Greater London site.

College staff need training in handling weapon-related incidents

Staff and students have suffered serious injuries as a result of offensive weapons being brought into colleges, according to a UNISON survey published today (Tuesday). Machetes, hammers, metal bars and even a gun are among the items either recovered or that have been used in pupil-on-pupil assaults, gang attacks or in violent incidents against staff, […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Young workers – your wages your rights. Young members leaflet

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.

Organising Stewards: Part 2

Date
5 – 6 December 2019
Location
Southampton City College

This course is designed to follow on from the 3 day Organising Stewards course and is aimed at existing UNISON stewards. This course will cover: Process for identifying needs and exploring what is and isn’t a case Recap on sources of information especially the ACAS code Preparing for a grievance and a capability case Planning […]

Event on the UNISON South East site.

Organising Stewards: Part 2

Date
16 – 17 December 2019
Location
Guildford UNISON Office

This course is designed to follow on from the 3 day Organising Stewards course and is aimed at existing UNISON stewards. This course will cover: Process for identifying needs and exploring what is and isn’t a case Recap on sources of information especially the ACAS code Preparing for a grievance and a capability case Planning […]

Event on the UNISON South East site.

Organising Stewards Course Part 1 and 2

Date
27 – 31 January 2020
Location
Guildford Regional Office

This course is aimed at newly elected and less experienced UNISON stewards. As a steward, you are a vital link in the union chain and have an important role to play in organising members at local level. UNISON South East Training Application Form   Outcome

Event on the UNISON South East site.

Health and Safety Representatives Course

Date
9 – 13 March 2020
Location
Guildford Regional Office

This course is aimed at newly elected and less experienced Health & Safety reps organising at a local level and incorporates Risk Assessment training. This course will help you: Find out more about your role as a UNISON Health & Safety rep Practice the skills you will need Develop your confidence to represent your members […]

Event on the UNISON South East site.

ERA Refresher Training

Date
20 – 21 January 2020
Location
Southampton City College

This refresher course aims to update reps on new legislation which is relevant to their role and introduce new developments within UNISON. UNISON South East Training Application Form   Outcome

Event on the UNISON South East site.

Labour’s plans will improve education for all

Schools are paying a high price for government cuts

Article on the UNISON National site.

Techognition

Date
1 – 5 March 2020
Location
Online Event

Following the success of #TECHOGNITION 2019 we will be running the event again this year #TECHOGNITION is a national celebration school  and college Technicians, recognizing the importance of this essential role in  education During #TECHOGNITION week: Take a photo of yourself or a technician colleague at work. It can be something spectacular or routine but […]

Event on the UNISON National site.

A win-win opportunity

UNISON learning reps from across the South East region gathered in Guildford for a network day earlier this month. Vicki Gibbs, Area Organiser for education and equalities, organised the event, and spoke about the ‘many joys’ of lifelong learning. The learning reps discussed their experiences so far.  Presenting learning as a ‘win-win’ opportunity for employers […]

Article, News on the UNISON South East site.

POSTPONED: ERA Refresher Training

Date
6 – 7 April 2020
Location
Brighton Regional Office

Covid-19: All meetings and events postponed until end of May 2020 This refresher course aims to update reps on new legislation which is relevant to their role and introduce new developments within UNISON. UNISON South East Training Application Form   Outcome

Event on the UNISON South East site.

POSTPONED: New Activist Briefing – Brighton

Date
22 April 2020 9:30am–5:00pm
Location
Brighton Regional Office

Covid-19: All meetings, events and courses are postponed until the end of May 2020 This course is aimed at newer UNISON stewards who have completed their initial training in the last year. The briefing will cover: Mentoring Learning opportunities Networking Localised workplace issues It’s a chance to meet with other activists in your area, share […]

Event on the UNISON South East site.