TD young members parliament trip

Young members Parliament trip

21 November 2017 9:00am–6:30pm

An exciting opportunity to join our young members parliament trip, where UNISON South West members will visit the House of Commons and House of Lords, as well as the wider Parliamentary estate. Bristol West Labour MP Thangam Debbonaire has kindly agreed to meet the young members Parliament trip and answer questions. Sign up for the […]

Making Equalities Central to Your Practice

14 November 2017 9:30am–4:30pm

Truro / Wareham

Contracts, Redundancy and TUPE

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 […]

Making Equalities Central to Your Practice

7 November 2017 9:30am–4:30pm

Bristol / Exeter / Taunton

Apprenticeships forum

7 November 2017 11:00am–4:00pm

UNISON South West Region and UNISON Learning and Organising Services apprenticeship forum. Apprenticeships and the new apprenticeship levy – a conference for UNISON officers and activists Tuesday 7th November 2017 Museum of Somerset, Taunton 10am – 3pm An opportunity for reps and branch officers to find out more about the new apprenticeship levy on employers, […]

Better jobs for Bristol

Proper job: better jobs for Bristol

1 November 2017 2:00pm–6:00pm

City Hall, College Green, Bristol

The Better Jobs for Bristol plan set out by trade unions will call on the City Council and businesses to fight five problems hitting Bristol’s workers. Themes to be covered will consider how we can: make sure everyone has a fair and living wage? help people gain new skills and advance careers? promote safe and […]

Further Representation Skills

18 – 19 October 2017

Bristol / Exeter / Taunton / Truro / Wareham

Black leadership taster – Bristol

6 October 2017 11:00am–1:00pm

The training aims to build confidence and encourage more Black members to become active in UNISON at all levels and also to become leaders in your workplace. 2017 Black leadership training flyer Course Booking form 2017 Content This course is open to Black activists and members within the South West Region. In UNISON Black is […]

Black leadership taster – Taunton

5 October 2017 5:00pm–7:00pm

The training aims to build confidence and encourage more Black members to become active in UNISON at all levels and also to become leaders in your workplace. 2017 Black leadership training flyer Course Booking form 2017 Outcome This course is open to Black activists and members within the South West Region. In UNISON Black is […]

Health and Safety forum 2017

14 September 2017 10:30am–6:30pm

Join UNISON members from all over the South West for a day’s workshops and discussions on the latest updates and challenges in workplace health and safety. Details The South West Regional health and safety Committee invites you to our annual Health and Safety Forum to be held at The Albermarle Centre, Albermarle Road,Taunton, Somerset, TA1 […]

Communicating with Members

14 September 2017 9:30am–4:30pm

Wareham / Truro

Introduction to bargaining (stewards pathway)

12 September 2017 10:30am–5:30pm

Bristol

Introduction to bargaining skills course The course focuses on talking to employers as an essential part of the steward’s role and stresses the importance of preparation and practice. Further info The course aims to develop your skills, knowledge and will help stewards to: Understand what negotiating is Understand how to negotiate and appreciate different management […]

Rally for Bristol – invest in our city!

9 September 2017 1:00pm–5:00pm

Join the rally for Bristol and tell the government: invest in our city! With local services at breaking point, the leaders of the ten biggest UK cities have called a day of action on 9 September. Theresa May’s government lost support at the last election and needs to listen to what the public is saying […]

Communicating with Members

7 September 2017 9:30am–4:30pm

Bristol / Exeter / Taunton

Developing Black leadership taster Plymouth

5 September 2017 11:00am–1:00pm

The training aims to build confidence and encourage more Black members to become active in UNISON at all levels and also to become leaders in your workplace. 2017 Black leadership training flyer Course Booking form 2017 Content This course is open to Black activists and members within the South West Region. In UNISON Black is […]