Equality Matters (Wareham)

24 April 2019 8:30am–3:30pm

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 […]

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.

Mental Health Awareness (Taunton)

9 – 10 May 2019

Taunton

Who is it for? The two-day course is aimed at Stewards, Health & Safety Reps, Equalities Reps and Branch Officers, to help them deal with the increasingly common situation of employees who are diagnosed with mental health issues. What will I learn? The course aims to help Reps to: outline some commonly held preconceptions about […]

Stress & Workload Management (Bristol)

14 May 2019 8:30am–3:30pm

Bristol

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 […]

Mental Health Awareness – Mental Health at Work Week (Bristol)

17 May 2019 8:30am–3:30pm

Bristol

A one day course to help young members understand the issues around mental health in the workplace and deal with the increasingly common situation of employees who are diagnosed with mental health issues. Who is it for? Members and Activists who are 26 years old and under. What will I learn? The course aims to […]

Further Representation Skills (Wareham)

22 – 23 May 2019

Wareham

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)

23 May 2019 8:30am–3:30pm

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 […]

Equality Matters (Taunton)

23 May 2019 8:30am–3:30pm

Taunton

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 […]

Negotiating with Employers on Mental Health (Taunton)

4 June 2019 12:00am–12:00am

Taunton

A one day course looking at negotiating with employers around mental health in more depth. Who is it for? The two-day course is aimed at Stewards, Health & Safety Reps, Equalities Reps and Branch Officers. What will I learn? This course will cover: identifying negotiating issues negotiating a workplace mental health policy negotiating around sickness […]

Further Representation Skills (Truro)

5 – 6 June 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 […]

Trade Union History (Taunton)

2 July 2019 8:30am–3:30pm

Taunton

A one day course to learn about the history of unions, the victories we have had, and how unions have influenced the society we live in now. Who is it for? Members and Activists who are 26 years old and under. What will I learn? The course aims to help learners to understand: how and […]

Stress & Workload Management (Exeter)

3 July 2019 8:30am–3:30pm

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 […]

Stress & Workload Management (Truro)

3 July 2019 8:30am–3:30pm

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 […]

Public Speaking & Speech Writing (Exeter)

9 – 10 July 2019

Exeter

The course is designed to give all UNISON activists the knowledge, confidence and skills required to write and deliver effective speeches. This course will be a mixture of theory, practice and will involve analysing and understanding lessons from speeches from history – from Martin Luther King Jr. via Tony Benn to Michelle Obama. The course […]

Introduction to Bargaining (Bristol)

10 July 2019 8:30am–3:30pm

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.