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 […]

Introduction to Bargaining (Truro)

14 March 2019 9:30am–4:30pm

Truro

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.

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.

Communicating with Members (Bristol)

19 March 2019 9:30am–4:30pm

Bristol

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

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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.