ERA Refresher Exeter

14 – 15 February 2024

Exeter

This course is designed to meet the requirements of the Employment Relations Act (ERA) recertification, which states that Stewards need to update their skills and training every 5 years. It involves group work and discussion. It is also a good opportunity to network and share ideas and experiences.

Regional Council

10 February 2024 10:00am–4:00pm

Holiday Inn, Taunton

The next South West Regional Council takes place on Saturday 10 February 2024. We have a packed agenda, see you there!

Protect the Right to Strike – TUC march and rally

27 January 2024 12:00pm–4:00pm

Montpellier Gardens, Cheltenham, GL50 1UL

On Saturday 27th January, the South West will host the TUC’s next big march and rally ‘Protect the right to strike’.

Communicating with Members – Exeter

20 September 2023 9:30am–4:30pm

Exeter

This is a one-day course aimed at helping stewards communicate effectively with members from an organising perspective. It provides an opportunity to develop skills in a variety of communication methods including starting conversations, managing discussions, listening to members’ views, and using emails and other media.

Health and Safety Fest 2023 (BOOKING CLOSED)

15 – 16 September 2023

Croyde Bay, North Devon

Our regional Health & Safety Forum takes on a new name for 2023, out with the ‘Forum’ and in with the ‘Fest’!

Risk Assessments – Online

14 September 2023 9:30am–4:30pm

ONLINE

This course is designed for new or inexperienced Health and Safety reps. It can also be used as refresher for more experienced reps.

The History of Trade Unions & Employment Law – NEW!

13 September 2023 9:30am–12:30pm

Online

To understand employment law as it is now, and how it may change in the future, we need to understand the past.

Health & Safety Refresher Course

7 September 2023 9:30am–4:30pm

Exeter

This one day course is aimed at experienced Health and Safety Representatives and provides both an update on Health and Safety law and the opportunity to discuss how we organise around Health and Safety issues.

Writing Effective Motions – Online

4 September 2023 9:30am–12:30pm

ONLINE

The course is designed to give all UNISON activists the knowledge, confidence and skills required to write and move effective motions.

ERA Refresher Bristol

31 August – 1 September 2023

Bristol

This course is designed to meet the requirements of the Employment Relations Act (ERA) recertification, which states that Stewards need to update their skills and training every 5 years. It involves group work and discussion. It is also a good opportunity to network and share ideas and experiences.

“We Demand Better” – TUC parliamentary lobby and rally

2 November 2022 11:00am–5:00pm

House of Commons, Westminster, London and rally at Methodist Central Hall

UNISON and the TUC are holding a cost of living rally and lobby of Parliament on Wednesday 2nd November. UNISON is calling on members to set up meeting with MPs, to explain what the cost of living crisis means for them and their families, the need for a pay rise and the pressures on public services. […]

Vote Yes for the NHS – Online Rally

26 October 2022 6:00pm–6:30pm

Online

A short online rally for UNISON members and activists ahead of the NHS pay industrial action ballot, which opens on 27 October.

Regional Council

21 May 2022 2:00pm–4:00pm

Croyde Bay

Our Regional Council meets three times a year and is the main democratic forum in the region.