Tackling Stress at Work (Exeter)

22 – 23 November 2018

Exeter

This course is open to all Health and Safety Representatives, Stewards and activists.

Developing Leadership with Black Members

24 – 25 November 2018

Bristol

This course is open to Black activists and members within the South West Region. In UNISON Black is used in its political sense to describe people of all heritages. The training aims to build confidence and encourage more Black members to become active in UNISON at all levels and also to become leaders in your […]

Young members Parliament trip

27 November 2018 8:00am–5:30pm

Houses of Parliament

An exciting opportunity to join our young members parliament trip, where UNISON South West members will visit the House of Commons and House of Lords, as well as the wider Parliamentary estate. This is a chance to discover the fascinating blend of history and politics in one of the most instantly recognisable buildings in the world. We […]

Regional Welfare Committee Seminar

7 December 2018 10:30am–4:30pm

UNISON House, Exeter

In these times of austerity and cuts lots of members are turning to UNISON welfare for support and advice. Why not take advantage of this great learning opportunity and attend the seminar to arm yourself with up to date knowledge from a number of guest speakers who can inform and supply you with an interesting […]

Further Representation Skills (Bristol)

16 – 17 January 2019

Bristol

This course reinforces some approaches and procedures introduced in the 5 day Stewards course and explores in more detail: 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 and building a case including interviewing […]

Equality Matters (Bristol)

22 January 2019 1:00am–1:00am

Bristol

This course covers UNISON’s commitment to reflecting the diversity of its members and an introduction to equality legislation. It is designed to raise awareness of potential discrimination in the workplace. The course will help participants to: review UNISON’s rules in relation to proportionality, fair representation and self-organisation have an understanding of the development of anti-discrimination […]

Further Representation Skills (Truro)

5 – 6 February 2019

Truro

This course reinforces some approaches and procedures introduced in the 5 day Stewards course and explores in more detail: 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 and building a case including interviewing […]

Introduction to Bargaining (Bristol)

14 March 2019 10:30am–5:30pm

Bristol

The course focuses on talking to employers as an essential part of the steward’s role and stresses the importance of preparation and practice.

Introduction to Bargaining (Exeter)

14 March 2019 10:30am–5:30pm

Exeter

The course focuses on talking to employers as an essential part of the steward’s role and stresses the importance of preparation and practice.

School Support Staff Training Weekend

22 – 24 March 2019

Croyde Bay

This event is for school support staff to develop their skills, to network with other members working in schools and to share ideas and good practice. Workshops will include: Making Literacy Fun Managing Classroom Behaviour Power to be You Your Rights At Work Workshops will be delivered by the Open University & UNISON. Places will […]

Equality Matters (Exeter)

16 April 2019 10:30am–5:30pm

Exeter

This course covers UNISON’s commitment to reflecting the diversity of its members and an introduction to equality legislation. It is designed to raise awareness of potential discrimination in the workplace.

Further Representation Skills (Bristol)

7 – 8 May 2019

Bristol

This course reinforces some approaches and procedures introduced in the five day Stewards course and explores in more detail; preparing for a case, building confidence, getting organised and looking after yourself.