LGBT+ Branch Officer and Contacts Training

25 March 2020 10:30am–4:30pm

UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London, NW1 2AY

The course is appropriate for LGBT+ Branch officers or contacts and for UNISON LGBT+ Members who want to find out more about getting active in the branch and LGBT+ organisation in UNISON. The course aims to: Define the role of an LGBT+ Branch officer or contact Establish how to access resources, make useful links and […]

Negotiating for activists in Community and Private Contractors (Stage 1)

19 – 21 November 2019

Birmingham

A three day introduction to negotiating course for activists in Community and Voluntary and Private Company sectors

Branch Education Co-Ordinators’ Seminar

13 November 2019 11:00am–4:00pm

UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London, NW1 2AY

Following the success of last year’s BEC Seminar, this year will continue to focus on the crucial role that branch education co-ordinators have in ensuring that training and development of activists is at the heart of the union.

Shaping our future: ULR conference 2019

7 November 2019 11:00am–4:00pm

UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London, NW1 2AY

Hear the findings of our landmark Skills for the Future survey and join the debate about how UNISON can help shape the future of learning at our 2019 ULR conference.

Functional Skills Webinar

16 September 2019 1:00pm–1:45pm

How do we help develop our members’ English, maths, and digital skills and promote learning in the workplace? Join us for this lunchtime webinar and find out…

LGBT Branch Officers and Contacts training

27 March 2019 10:30am–4:30pm

UNISON North West, Arena Point, 1 Hunts Bank, Manchester, M3 1UN

Training for UNISON branch LGBT officers and contacts

Contracts, Redundancy and TUPE

20 – 22 November 2018

UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London, NW1 2AY

This course will help activists develop their understanding of contracts of employment and members’ potential rights on redundancy. It will enable them to recognise relevant legal issues when dealing with casework, campaigning and negotiating.

Disability discrimination law

13 – 14 November 2018

UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London, NW1 2AY

This course will help activists when representing members and negotiating with employers around disability issues by increasing their understanding of how often disability discrimination law applies and how it can be used to put pressure on employers to take positive steps.

Maternity and Parental Rights

19 October 2018 11:00am–4:30pm

UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London, NW1 2AY

This course is for UNISON activists who need to advise members on maternity and parental rights or who are looking to improve on statutory rights through negotiation. It will help you understand the complex law relating to these rights, including the recently introduced Shared Parental Leave rights. It will also give you an opportunity to compare negotiated contractual agreements with statutory rights to identify opportunities for seeking improvements.

Stepping Up Another Level

3 – 4 October 2018

UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London, NW1 2AY

Last year’s Stepping Up workshop invited ULRs to take English and maths learning in their workplace to the next level. Now we’re stepping up again! This workshop will boost your confidence to lead English and maths workshops, and will explore some creative takes on functional skills.