The Organising Steward (Wareham)

15 January – 12 February 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.

The Organising Steward (Taunton)

16 January – 13 February 2019

Taunton

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.

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 […]

The Organising Steward (Bristol)

17 January – 14 February 2019

Bristol

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.

The Organising Steward (Exeter)

17 January – 14 February 2019

Exeter

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.

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 […]

Mental Health at Work Symposium: the role of trade unions

22 January 2019 10:30am–3:30pm

Exeter Corn Exchange

This event is being organised by TUC South West A mental health training day for trade union members, reps, officers, and organisers to learn more about: how to support members negotiating and enabling better mental health at work practices and policies the role of trade unions in developing mentally healthy workplaces All attendees will receive a […]

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 […]

Further Representation Skills (Exeter)

5 – 6 February 2019

Exeter

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.

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.

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.

Communicating with Members (Exeter)

23 April 2019 10:30am–5:30pm

Exeter

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

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.