CANCELLED New Stewards – (five days from 13 September)

13 – 17 September 2021

UNISON Eastern, Higdon House, Kempson Way, Bury St Edmunds, IP32 7AR

This course is for all new UNISON stewards and workplace representatives. Please note that you must have been elected as a representative by your branch and be showing as such on the membership system.   What will the course help me to do? The course will help you to: Understand the role of an organising […]

Financial wellbeing for UNISON members

28 September 2021 2:00pm–3:00pm

This free 1-hour webinar hosted by UNISON’s charity There for You is delivered by The Money Charity. It’s designed to help UNISON members manage their money better, stay on top of their finances and plan for the future. It also offers the latest in money saving tips. More information Find out more and register on […]

Assertiveness for women (five sessions running from 30 September 2021)

30 September 2021 2:00am

We are pleased to offer a fully interactive online version of our popular assertiveness for women course. Who is the course for? The course is design for women activists and reps in UNISON Eastern region. What will the course help me to do? Understand the meaning of assertive, passive and aggressive behaviour, Consider the nature and […]

International Seminar 2021

30 September 2021 11:30am–3:00pm

Our ever-popular International Seminar returns virtually for 2021. Now in its eighth year, there’ll be solidarity speakers from around the globe joining us. Tell me more We’ll be running two sessions over the day, the first will feature speakers from Cuba Solidarity Campaign, Justice for Colombia, Venezuela Solidarity Campaign, Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign and Action for […]

DATES CHANGED New stewards online (six weeks from 4 October 2021)

4 October 2021 10:00am

This online course is for all new UNISON stewards in the Eastern region. It introduces the role, details responsibilities and gives information about support and resources available and leads to ERA accreditation. This blended course combines online educational materials and opportunities for interaction online. What will the course help me to do? The course will […]

New stewards online (six weeks from 7 October 2021)

7 October 2021 2:00am

This online course is for all new UNISON stewards in the Eastern region. It introduces the role, details responsibilities and gives information about support and resources available and leads to ERA accreditation. This blended course combines online educational materials and opportunities for interaction online. What will the course help me to do? Understand the role […]

Dealing with difficult and challenging situations (two sessions beginning from 7 October 2021)

7 – 8 October 2021

We are pleased to offer a fully interactive online version of our popular dealing with difficult situations course. Who is the course for? The course is designed for UNISON Eastern representatives with some experience of dealing with members’ problems. What will the course help me to do? Understand the effects of body language and behaviour in […]

Online Stewards Recertification Course (4 x sessions over 2 weeks beginning from 7 October)

7 – 15 October 2021

Every five years UNISON expects our reps to participate in a course to learn about the new requirements, processes, legal changes and organising initiatives from across the union. This blended course combines online educational materials and opportunities for interaction online and is delivered by experienced TUC tutors. Why take it? This is an opportunity for […]

Tackling Bullying and Harassment at Work – virtual version

18 October 2021 10:00am–3:00pm

We are pleased to offer this online course for trained activist and representatives who would like to learn more about bullying and harassment in the workplace. What will the course help me to do? The aims of this course are to: Give participants an understanding of the issues of bullying and harassment at work Encourage […]

Black Mental Health webinar

18 October 2021 6:00pm–7:00pm

We are pleased to announce that Karen Carberry — lecturer, consultant family therapist and systemic supervisor, and co-editor of The International Handbook of Black Community Mental Health — will be hosting a two-part webinar on Black Mental Health. Tell me more! These sessions will be interactive, experiential and strength-based to assist in destigmatising, knowledge building […]

Black members’ education weekend

12 – 14 November 2021

Five Lakes Resort, Colchester Road, Essex CM9 8HX

Sorry, but registration is now closed. This weekend is open to any Black Member in the Eastern region who is involved in their branch or the Self Organised Group – or thinking about getting more active. What’s on There will be a range of workshops during the weekend including: Tim Roberts, UNISON Eastern regional secretary, […]

Health and safety reps online (five weeks from 18 November 2021)

18 November 2021 2:00am

Our online health and safety course is essential for new health and safety representatives in the Eastern region. This blended course combines online educational materials and opportunities for interaction online and is delivered by experienced TUC tutors. What will the course help me to do? Understand the health and safety rep role; Carry out the […]

Black Mental Health webinar

22 November 2021 6:00pm–7:00pm

We are pleased to announce that Karen Carberry — lecturer, consultant family therapist and systemic supervisor, and co-editor of The International Handbook of Black Community Mental Health — will be hosting a two-part webinar on Black Mental Health. Tell me more! These sessions will be interactive, experiential and strength-based to assist in destigmatising, knowledge building […]