The Organising Steward (Exeter)

26 January – 23 February 2017

Exeter

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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.

Details

The course will help you to:

  • understand the role of an organising union in public services;
  • recognise the importance of equalities in UNISON;
  • work with members to tackle issues in the workplace;
  • work with members in resolving cases;
  • know where and when to seek advice and guidance;
  • understand how procedures work in practice;
  • handle grievance and disciplinary and similar types of cases as the representative of UNISON members within your workplace;
  • be certified as competent to accompany members at a disciplinary and grievance hearing in line with Employment Relations Act 1999;
  • understand the broader roles in which UNISON operates, including internationally.

Training Dates

This course will run for five consecutive Thursday’s on the following dates;

  • Thursday 26th January
  • Thursday 2nd February
  • Thursday 9th February
  • Thursday 16th February
  • Thursday 23rd February