7 – 9 November 2017
UNISON Centre, London
This course will help activists develop their understanding of contracts of employment and member’s potential rights on redundancy. It will enable them to recognise relevant legal issues when dealing with casework, campaigning and negotiating. It also covers unilateral variation of contract; TUPE; unfair dismissal in the context of changing contracts; redundancy & TUPE.
It does not cover unfair dismissal in the areas of capability and misconduct.
To apply, complete the form in the resources section below and return it to:
Learning & Organising Services, UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London, NW1 2AY
Allocation of course places
To ensure the effective application of UNISON principles of Proportionality and Fair Representation, places are allocated on national courses immediately after the closing date instead of on a first come first served basis. If courses are oversubscribed, selections are made on the basis of achieving Fair Representation and Proportionality, as set out in UNISON Rules, and to ensure a fair spread of participants from regions and sectors where appropriate.
Branches will be charged the following course fees:
- IF THE PARTICIPANT STAYS OVERNIGHT: £325 for 3-day courses, £200 for 2-day courses and £125 for 1-day courses. Accommodation, travel and care costs and a £5 per day out-of-pocket allowance will be paid from national level.
- IF THE PARTICIPANT IS NON RESIDENTIAL: £225 for 3-day courses, £150 for 2-day courses and £75 for 1-day courses. Travel and care costs and a £5 per day out-of-pocket allowance will be paid from national level.