Organising Steward

1 March 2017 9:30am–4:30pm

Kings House, Bedford, 245 Ampthill Road, Bedford, MK42 9AZ

This course will run on 1, 8th, 14th, 22nd and 29th of March 2017.

Organising Stewards

Who is it for?
This 5 day Organising Stewards course is the essential course for stewards who are either newly appointed, or who have been stewards for a little while and have never attended a Stewards course.

What will it be about?
This course aims to develop your skills, knowledge and confidence to enable you to carry out the role of a steward in UNISON, including to
• understand the role of an organising union in public services
• recognise the importance of equalities in UNISON
• work with members to tackle issues in the workplace
• work with members in resolving cases
• know where and when to seek advice and guidance
• understand how procedures work in practice
• handle grievance and disciplinary and similar types of cases as the representative of UNISON members within your workplace
• be certified as competent to accompany members at a disciplinary and grievance hearing in order to comply with Employment Relations Act 1999
• understand the broader roles in which UNISON operates, including internationally

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