UNISON’s social workers’ manifesto and your professional registration

12 July 2024 12:00pm–1:00pm

Online

Social workers from the east of England are invited to this fantastic webinar to explain the new social workers’ manifesto and get information on how UNISON can help when problems with your Social Work England registration arise. Hear from UNISON local government national officer Gill Archer and Rhea Mills of UNISON’s Professional Services Unit, with […]

Understanding market-related pay and market forces supplements

19 June 2024 12:30pm–1:30pm

Online

Ever wondered what phrases like market supplements mean? Has your employer proposed that some staff get a pay increase but not others because of market factors? Curious about whether this is something we can agree to and what the implications might be for UNISON? Look no further! Join us for a complete beginners guide to […]

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Cuba May Day Brigade

21 April – 3 May 2024

Cuba

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 […]

Council and school pay – what’s happening?

2 May 2024 1:00pm–2:00pm

Online

Local council and school staff provide essential public services but are struggling with the cost of living after years of sub-par pay rises. UNISON members are fighting for a pay rise that undoes years of austerity. Find out what’s happening at our webinar with UNISON Eastern regional organisers Winston and Shane. Come along and stand […]

Beginner’s guide to equal pay

1 May 2024 12:30pm–1:30pm

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 […]

Council and school pay – what’s happening?

29 April 2024 1:00pm–2:00pm

Online

Local council and school staff provide essential public services but are struggling with the cost of living after years of sub-par pay rises. UNISON members are fighting for a pay rise that undoes years of austerity. Find out what’s happening at our webinar with UNISON Eastern regional organisers Winston and Shane. Come along and stand […]

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 […]

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 […]

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Ever wanted to work for UNISON Eastern?

22 January 2024 6:00pm–7:00pm

Online

If you’re passionate about public service workers getting a fair deal and want to help them win one, a job with UNISON could just be for you. We’re getting ready to recruit two new local organisers to get stuck into strategic organising projects across the Eastern region. Join one of our two, one-hour Ever Wanted […]

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Ever wanted to work for UNISON Eastern?

16 January 2024 12:30pm–1:30pm

Online

If you’re passionate about public service workers getting a fair deal and want to help them win one, a job with UNISON could just be for you. We’re getting ready to recruit two new local organisers to get stuck into strategic organising projects across the Eastern region. Join one of our two, one-hour Ever Wanted […]

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. […]

Assertiveness for young workers

7 September 2023 10:00am–2:00pm

Online

We are pleased to offer a dedicated training course for all young workers to help them be more assertive. Young workers may be particularly vulnerable to things like, bullying, harassment, negligence by their employer and physical and emotional stress. Who is the course for? The course is designed for all young members, activists and reps […]