Suffolk Pride celebration and networking

27 June 2024 6:00pm–8:00pm

Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich, IP1 2BX

Suffolk County Council and SNEE ICB’s Pride networks are joining together with UNISON for a Pride celebration and networking event. This celebration is open to everyone—whether you identify as a member of the LGBT+ community or as an ally and friend. The staff networks promise an evening filled with fun, camaraderie, and inspiring guest speakers. […]

One Weekend 2024

11 – 12 May 2024

Wyboston Lakes, Great North Road, Bedford, MK44 3AL

We’re heading back to the superlative surroundings of Wyboston Lakes in Bedfordshire for UNISON Eastern One Weekend 2024 on 11 and 12 May. There’ll be the usual mix of training for new branch officers and activist workshops, but this time ’round we’re also offering sessions for UNISON members who aren’t active in their branches yet […]

Members of the brigade visit a hospital where they hold a UNISON flag with a doctor

Cuba May Day Brigade

21 April – 3 May 2024


UNISON Eastern is sending two young members on the 2024 May Day Brigade to Cuba. This is a unique opportunity to experience the gains of the Cuban revolution first hand, meeting ordinary Cubans in their workplaces, communities and trade unions. The two Eastern young members will take part in the UNISON delegation, joining delegates from […]

UNISON Eastern Labour Link AGM

19 March 2024 11:00am–2:00pm

UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London NW1 2AY

The 2024 UNISON Eastern Labour Link annual general meeting and forum will be held at UNISON Centre in London. It is open to any Labour Link-affiliated UNISON member in the Eastern region. Tell me more The forum and AGM will Receive the secretary’s and chair’s reports from 2023, Review the annual spend from regional budget […]

Regional disabled members committee annual general meeting

16 December 2023 10:30am–12:30pm

Online via Teams

All disabled UNISON members in the Eastern region are welcome to attend this online annual general meeting. It’s a great opportunity to network virtually and share common experiences as well as elect your committee members to represent the common issues affecting disabled people in society and the the workplace. We also elect members to other […]

Police and Justice training day

21 November 2023 9:30am–4:00pm

Hybrid: online and at UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London NW1 2AY

Activists from Eastern region Police and Justice are invited to this training day. It promises to be a fantastic chance to meet other activists and exchange ideas, while covering a variety of important topics. It will take place in London with full hybrid facilities to encourage maximum participation. Agenda 9.30am: Arrival, coffee, registration 10am: Start, […]

International seminar 2023

10 November 2023 10:00am–12:00pm

Online via Teams

The ever-popular UNISON Eastern international seminar returns for 2023. Join us online to find out more about some of UNISON’s international campaigning and what’s going on around the world. Speakers Cuba Solidarity Campaign, Justice for Colombia, War on Want and Palestine Solidarity Campaign. Sign up! Please fill in the form below to receive the sign-up […]

Norfolk celebrates Year of Black Workers

28 October 2023 1:00pm–5:00pm

Norfolk County Social Club, County Hall, Martineau Lane, Norwich NR1 2DH

UNISON invites you to a special Black History Month event celebrating the legacy of the Grunwick strike. Grunwick saw a largely female Black workforce stand up to racist bullying managers in west London, attracting solidarity from their white fellow workers across Britain. Guest speakers will cover Grunwick and other examples of diverse working class struggle. […]

The Anti-Racism Charter: Sharing best practice

14 August 2023 12:00pm–1:00pm

UNISON Eastern brings together Black trade unionists and local  employers for a lunchtime webinar on implementing the Anti-Racism Charter. Whether you’re a senior employer or a UNISON member, this is a great chance to see how the Anti-Racism Charter can make a difference in your workplace. Speakers Stephen Moir, CEO of Cambridgeshire County Council Nicole […]

One Weekend 2023

20 – 21 May 2023

The jewel in the crown of UNISON Eastern activist education returns for 2023. We’re returning to the picturesque and well-equipped Wyboston Lakes resort near Bedford for a weekend of officer training and education courses, plus our gala dinner and award ceremony. Courses start at 10am on Saturday and will be finished by 1pm on Sunday […]

UNISON Eastern Labour Link AGM

10 March 2023 6:00pm–7:00pm

The 2023 UNISON Eastern Labour Link annual general meeting and forum will be held online via Microsoft Teams. It is open to any Labour Link-affiliated UNISON member in the Eastern region. Tell me more The forum and AGM will Elect the Eastern regional committee for 2023 (committee members must be full Labour Party members), Review […]

Young members annual general meeting

11 January 2023 6:30pm–7:30pm

Online via Teams

Our regional young members committee annual general meeting is open to all UNISON Eastern members aged 26 or under. It’s a fantastic way to get involved with UNISON and make sure that young workers have a clear voice across the union. If you have not been to a UNISON meeting before, we make sure that […]

Disabled members regional annual general meeting

17 December 2022 11:30am–1:30pm


All disabled members of UNISON Eastern are invited to the 2022 virtual AGM. You can attend online from an internet-connected place of your choosing via Microsoft Teams. If you’re not familiar with Teams we will send a guide closer to the time. This is your chance to get involved in the work of UNISON disabled […]

One Team Day

9 November 2022

One Team Day is a chance to celebrate the work of NHS support staff, particularly those working in operational services. UNISON’s One Team campaign recognises the porters, cleaners, admin and clerical staff, catering staff and all support workers who work tirelessly in the NHS, often without the recognition they deserve. This year, One Team Day […]

Ipswich Demands Better

20 October 2022 7:00pm–9:00pm

Waterfront Building, University of Suffolk, IP4 1QJ

Don’t get angry – get organised. Join the Ipswich leg of the TUC’s Demand Better roadshow. What’s it all about? This meeting is organised by Ipswich and District trades council, supported by the TUC region that is responsible for the East of England. We will hear from very senior trade union speakers, including Paul Nowak, […]