Lobby the ESNEFT board

4 July 2024 8:30am–10:00am

Kingsland Church, 86 London Road, Colchester CO3 9DW

ESNEFT’s board is meeting on 4 July and UNISON members will be there urging bosses to end their outsourcing obsession and commit to delivering services in house. We will be handing in the hundreds-strong staff petition for in-house services and making our voices heard. Make sure you’re there! The Colchester and Ipswich Area Health branch […]

Save Suffolk’s Services march and rally

8 June 2024 10:30am–1:00pm

Wolsey Theatre car park 5 Chapman Ln, Ipswich IP1 9SA

Suffolk County Council wants to make £65 million of cuts over the next two years, shedding 350 jobs. UNISON says our communities can’t take this and is leading the fight against the attacks on Suffolk’s services. Join the march and rally in Ipswich. Gather at the Wolsey Theatre from 10.30am before a march to the […]

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 […]

Protect the right to strike march and rally

27 January 2024 12:00pm–2:00pm

Montpellier Gardens, Cheltenham GL50 1UL

The TUC has called a national demonstration to defend the right to strike as the government brings in minimum service levels. Trade unionists from across the country will head to Cheltenham, marking 40 years since workers Thatcher sacked from Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) for refusing to abandon their trade union. GCHQ workers won their fight […]

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 […]

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 […]

Postponed: Norwich North: meet your candidate

9 February 2023 6:00pm–8:00pm

Phoenix Centre, 132A Mile Cross Rd, Norwich

This event has now been postponed until Spring. — UNISON members in Norwich North are invited to an event with Alice Macdonald, Labour’s parliamentary candidate for Norwich North. Alice is keen to meet with local UNISON members to hear your priorities and thoughts on the action needed to support workers in Norwich North. This will […]

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 […]

People protest outside Suffolk County Council HQ in support of care workers

Stand up for social care: Suffolk demonstration

1 December 2022 12:00pm–1:00pm

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

Join UNISON to push Suffolk County Council to: Invest more in recruitment and retention of care staff, Halt the haemorrhaging of staff leaving the care sector, Ensure any underspend is dedicated to raising the level of staff in social care. This protest is part of UNISON Suffolk County’s You Care, We Care campaign. Outcome