Stand Up To Racism – week of action

Stand Up To Racism has initiated a week of action from Saturday 22 May to mark a year since George Floyd’s murder in solidarity with the BLM movement in the US and highlighting issues of institutional racism and disproportionate policing in the UK. On Monday 17 May at 6pm the TUC is holding a joint mobilising meeting for trade […]

Who will represent you on the National Executive Council (NEC) – you decide

You have the chance to decide who will represent you on the national executive council (NEC). You have the chance to cast your vote and help shape the UK’s biggest trade union. The people on the NEC are ordinary UNISON members – just like you. These members make key decisions on your behalf and, every […]

Short courses available in June and July

Please find below details of forthcoming courses. These are free to UNISON members.  To book your place, contact the relevant person of the course you are interested in with your name, membership number (if you have it to hand) and your email address.  We look forward to hearing from you. Experience Matters (ages 45+):  10th June at 1.00pm – 2.00pm Delivered Via MS […]

Latest learning opportunities

Hope not Hate: Difficult conversations workshop for UNISON members People are becoming increasingly intolerant of inappropriate comments being made in the workplace.  However, is there a way we can call people out on these comments without creating arguments?  This session offers effective methods for allowing people to reflect on the problems of their comments without […]

Financial Wellbeing Week for Members

UNISON’s National Office have organised a national Financial wellbeing week for members with a selection of training, webinars and information to enable members to gain some insight into their finances and their financial wellbeing, This will run during the week commencing 3rd May. There are webinars from our UNISON Living partner Lighthouse Financial on financial […]

Unison member learning opportunities

Makaton taster session in May and June There are a few places left but these are limited.  Priority was given to those who had previously registered for the workshop last year but then had to cancel due to Covid.  It is now open for ULRs. This is a free workshop, no cost to your branch.  Please […]

Annual General Meeting – 17 March 2021 at 5.00pm

The AGM is an important meeting for all members. It provides an opportunity for you to ask questions about the work of the union, you can see how branch finances have been used and you can help to set policy and agree priorities for the year ahead.  The AGM also provides an opportunity for you […]

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There for You launches COVID-19 response fund

There for You is UNISON’s unique charity, set up to help members in difficulties – and this year, the COVID-19 crisis is making life harder for many of our already-stretched members. Because more of you are struggling, There for You has set up a special fund to respond to calls for help needed especially because […]

Coronavirus: Important advice

As the COVID-19 virus spreads, find out what your rights at work are if taking sick leave or self-isolating. UNISON National advice UK Government advice ACAS (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service) Universal Credit website