Making Equality Central to your Union Practice – Bristol

7 November 2023 9:30am–4:30pm


Making Equality Central to your Union Practice Bristol 7th November

Equality is written into our rule book and into our objectives and policies but making equality part of everyday business is no small task. Making equality central to your union practice is a course that explores internal and external tools, which can support equality bargaining, negotiating, and representation. The course also looks at how to identify equality themes in organising and recruitment, as well as considering the different equality roles in UNISON and how you can utilise their support. 

This course is open to all activists and covers 

  • Putting equality to the heart of what we do 
  • UNISON race protocol 
  • Equality Impact Assessment 
  • Bargaining and negotiating 
  • Organising and recruitment
  • Building your equality team
  • Equality in action
  • Next Steps



You should make your Branch aware that you are attending this course in order for them to keep their records up to date and ensure you receive up to date information relevant to your role.

If you are in need of support to request time off from your work to attend please talk to the branch to gain support.

You may have a local policy to support with gaining reasonable time off to attend training from your employer. There is also guidance via ACAS – Time off advice

If you have any questions about the course please do not hesitate to get in contact with us

To be added to our waiting list please email the Education & Equalities Team. We also have other dates available on our events page.

Email: SW Education Enquiries