Q4 -Employment Law Workshops for Activists – Understanding Trade Union Law

12 November 2021 10:30am–1:30pm


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Employment Law Workshops for UNISON Activists

Understanding Trade Union Law 

12 November

9.30am – 12.30pm 

The UK has some of the most restrictive legislation on what trade unions can do, and how we operate. This workshop will cover:  

  • Who decides if a trade union is legally a trade union?  
  • Industrial action – how the law on strike action works  
  • Union political funds 
  • Trade Union recognition  



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

Email: SW Education Enquiries

Tutored by Mark Everden Regional Organiser Education

UNISON South West