UNISON learning reps (ULRs): online course

29 September – 20 October 2021

Induction training for new UNISON learning reps (ULRs).

Poems for Change: poetry workshop

7 October 2021 10:00am–1:00pm

Everyone has a poem waiting to be written. Everyone has a story to spin or a truth to tell. We all wrote poems when we were children but then most of us stopped. So if you’ve ever wanted to rediscover the poet in you then this enjoyable, practical and interactive workshop is for you.

Sex Discrimination Law

14 October 2021

It can be difficult to recognise when members have a realistic chance of proving sex discrimination and activists may feel unconfident in this area. This course will give practical skills for discussing the matter with members and recognising possible cases. More generally, it will build skills of interviewing members and analysing evidence which can be applied to any work problem.

Mental Health First Aid

18 – 28 October 2021

An advanced course for UNISON reps who have already completed the UNISON or TUC Mental Health At Work course.

Health and Safety reps – online course

25 – 29 October 2021

Our Organising for Health and Safety course is essential for new health and safety representatives and we are now offering an autumn course whereby reps can complete the course in one week.

Introduction to employment rights and contract law

16 November 2021 9:30am–12:30pm

This three week course is designed as a general introduction to the law on employment rights and contracts of employment and is aimed at stewards with little experience of employment law and no previous training in employment law beyond what is covered in the general stewards’ induction course: The Organising Steward.