Advanced employment law: gender identity discrimination

4 April 2024 9:00am–1:00pm

Online

This half-day course is part of an expanding set of nationally provided sessions on discrimination under the 2010 Equality Act. Intended for activists who have already completed an introductory employment law course, it looks at the protection against discrimination in relation to gender reassignment and the limitations of that protection in terms of gender identity […]

Branch education coordinators

26 – 27 March 2024

Higdon House, Kempson Way, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP32 7AR

This course is for branch education coordinators and/or members of the branch education team. The course will also be useful to other branch officers wishing to use UNISON education and training resources as part of the branch development process. (Please note, this course has been rescheduled from January 2024.) What will the course help me […]

Advanced employment law – contracts, redundancy and TUPE

11 – 14 March 2024

Online

This nationally provided course will help seasoned activists gain a good understanding of contracts of employment and members’ potential rights when facing redundancy. Intended for activists who have already completed an introductory employment law course, It will help identify relevant legal issues when dealing with casework, campaigning and negotiating. It also covers unilateral variation of […]

Advanced employment law: sexual orientation discrimination

7 February 2024 9:00am–1:00pm

Online

This half-day course is part of an expanding set of nationally provided sessions on discrimination under the 2010 Equality Act. Intended for activists who have already completed an introductory employment law course, it looks at the protection against discrimination in relation to sexual orientation. It covers how to interview a member sensitively; what constitutes legal harassment […]

What is a union learning rep and why do we need more?

2 February 2024 12:30pm–1:30pm

Online

Have you ever wondered what a union learning rep (ULR) does? Are you curious about how a learning rep could benefit your branch and your members? Join us for this webinar to explore the role of a union learning rep, the types of issues they deal with and practical tasks they are likely to undertake […]

Migrant workers, know your rights: the sponsored workers visa

29 June 2023 6:00pm–7:00pm

Online

Do you want to know your rights about your sponsored workers visa (including health and social care visa)? Then join us to hear from immigration and employment experts at UNISON Essex and UNISON Hertfordshire’s second know your rights session. What’s on? You’ll have the opportunity to learn more about sponsored worker visas and ask general […]

What is a union learning rep and why do we need more?

21 June 2023 12:30pm–1:30pm

Online

Have you ever wondered what a union learning rep (ULR) does? Are you curious about how a learning rep could benefit your branch and your members? Join us for this webinar to explore the role of a union learning rep, the types of issues they deal with and practical tasks they are likely to undertake […]

Introduction to employment tribunal deadlines and limitations

10 May 2023 1:30pm–3:30pm

Online

In this short webinar we will cover the time limitations involved in different types of employment cases including discrimination claims. We will look at the ACAS early conciliation process and time limits for an employment tribunal claim following early conciliation. We will also look at interim relief cases as this covers the time limits for […]

Introduction to workplace pensions

29 March 2023 10:30am–12:30pm

Online

Join this webinar with UNISON head of pensions Glyn Jenkins to gain an understanding of some of the basic terms and arrangements involved with workplace pensions such as the local government and NHS pension schemes. Can I get time off to learn? Yes, if you are in a recognised workplace the Trade Union and Labour […]

Beginner’s guide to equal pay

27 March 2023 1:30pm–3:30pm

Online

Have you heard the term equal pay used and wondered what it actually means? Wonder no more, this is the webinar for you. Tell me more! More than 50 years since Labour brought in the 1970 Equal Pay Act, employers still think they can get away with paying women less. In fact, women effectively work […]

What is a union learning rep and why do we need more?

16 March 2023 1:30pm–3:30pm

Online

Have you ever wondered what a union learning rep (ULR) does? Are you curious about how a learning rep could benefit your branch and your members? Join us for this webinar to explore the role of a union learning rep, the types of issues they deal with and practical tasks they are likely to undertake […]

Menopause in the Workplace – Lunch and Learn [Last few places available]

3 February 2022 11:00am–12:30pm

Book your place, don’t forget to bring your lunch and join us for this online interactive session exploring the issue of Menopause in the Workplace, open to both UNISON members and activists. With many workplaces finding themselves with a predominantly aging workforce, where menopausal women are finding themselves working harder for longer, this virtual session […]

Menopause in the Workplace – Lunch and Learn [SESSION NOW FULL]

14 December 2021 11:00am–12:30pm

Book your place, don’t forget to bring your lunch and join us for this online interactive session exploring the issue of Menopause in the Workplace, open to both UNISON members and activists. With many workplaces finding themselves with a predominantly ageing workforce, where menopausal women are finding themselves working harder for longer, this virtual session […]