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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Retired members annual seminar

27 September 2022 10:00am–4:00pm

Back after a three-year wait, the Eastern region retired members’ seminar will be focused on the cost of living crisis, with additional sessions on intergenerational fairness and scams. Speakers include UNISON head of energy Matt Lay, UNISON national retired members committee chair Rosie McGregor and Independent Age’s Thom Harmsworth. Programme 10am Arrival and Registration 10.30am […]

Support an NHS pay rise

1 April 2022 9:30am–10:30am

Colchester Hospital, Turner Road, Colchester CO4 5JL

NHS staff should be getting their pay rise on 1 April. Instead, government delays mean the independent pay review board that makes recommendations on pay will not even report until May. Years of below-inflation increases have eroded the real value of pay. It took staff 111 days to get their 3% rise in 2021, by […]

REARRANGED DATE Preventing Sexual Harassment at Work – TUC Framework Briefing

28 March 2022 12:15pm–1:15pm

We are pleased to be joined by Nikki Pound, TUC Women’s Policy Officer, at this online briefing where she will take people through the elements of a new TUC resource toolkit around preventing sexual harassment in the workplace. Nikki is the TUC’s Women’s Policy Officer and has worked with the TUC for two and a […]

CANCELLED Tackling Bullying and Harassment at Work – virtual version

15 March 2022 8:30am–2:00pm

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 […]