Further Representation Skills (Taunton)

26 – 27 March 2019

Taunton

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 (Taunton)

28 March 2019 9:30am–4:30pm

Taunton

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

Union Inclusion in Football Day

30 March 2019 11:00am–10:00pm

Exeter

Devon County UNISON, in conjunction with Exeter Trades Council, is sponsoring a match at Exeter City on Saturday 30th March 2019. Events are planned through the day and include Q&A sessions with speakers from UNISON and Hope Not Hate and a evening gig at the Centre Spot. Event Posters Exeter City – Match Poster Exeter City […]

Stress & Workload Management (Truro)

2 April 2019 9:30am–4:30pm

Truro

This course focuses on equipping stewards with the knowledge and skills needed to be able to look after their own wellbeing and manage the workload of the steward. This course will help participants to: identify and manage sources of stress develop effective ways to manage workload find practical ways of managing and dealing with problems […]

Stress & Workload Management (Exeter)

2 April 2019 9:30am–4:30pm

Exeter

This course focuses on equipping stewards with the knowledge and skills needed to be able to look after their own wellbeing and manage the workload of the steward. This course will help participants to: identify and manage sources of stress develop effective ways to manage workload find practical ways of managing and dealing with problems […]

Writing Effective Motions (Bristol)

3 April 2019 9:30am–4:30pm

Bristol

The course is designed to give all UNISON activists the knowledge, confidence and skills required to write and move effective motions. The course will help activists to: understand how an effective motions is constructed understand UNISON’s rules on motions and UNISON’s structures practice writing motions that effectively deliver on their contents develop the confidence to […]

Maternity & Parental Rights (Taunton)

3 April 2019 9:30am–4:30pm

Taunton

This course is for UNISON activists who need to advise members on maternity and parental rights or who are looking to improve on statutory rights through negotiation. It will help you understand the complex law relating to these rights and give you an opportunity to compare negotiated contractual agreements with statutory rights to identify opportunities […]

Introduction to Employment Law (Bristol)

1 March – 12 April 2019

Bristol

This is a five day course aimed at all stewards, reps and activists. The course introduces learners to the main concepts of employment law and how the law relates to the workplace. Topics covered include: how the law has developed over time how laws are made contracts of employment the law on redundancy, TUPE and […]

South West Young Members Annual General Meeting

13 April 2019 11:00am–3:00pm

The Station (Creative Youth Network), Silver Street, Bristol, BS1 2AG

If you are a UNISON member under the age of 27 (as of 13 April 2018) you are eligible to attend – so why not come along? You will meet other young members from the South West Region Find out more about what UNISON does for Young Members, nationally, regionally and at branch level You […]

Equality Matters (Truro)

16 April 2019 9:30am–4:30pm

Truro

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 […]

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.

The Organising Steward (Wareham)

23 April – 21 May 2019

Wareham

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. This course is the first in a pathway of training to enable you to undertake your role.

Communicating with Members (Exeter)

23 April 2019 9:30am–4:30pm

Exeter

This is a one-day course aimed at helping stewards communicate effectively with members from an organising perspective.

Communicating with Members (Truro)

23 April 2019 9:30am–4:30pm

Truro

This is a one-day course aimed at helping stewards communicate effectively with members from an organising perspective.

Equality Matters (Wareham)

24 April 2019 9:30am–4:30pm

Wareham

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 […]