International Women’s Day 2021

8 March 2021

Every International Women’s Day, all of us – women and men together – celebrate women’s history and recognise our global struggles. This year’s global theme is #ChooseToChallenge, and that’s exactly what one million working women do every day through UNISON.

Health & safety live

9 – 12 March 2021

Online

A series of events, under the collective name of “Health & Safety Live”. These will include a number of speakers, including the new UNISON General Secretary, Christina McAnea, and Shelly Asquith, the TUC’s lead officer on health & safety. It will also include workshops and other interactive sessions These events will use a combination of […]

Supporting yourself and others – Coping with grief and bereavement

10 March 2021 7:00pm–8:30pm

Online

Many UNISON activists have been affected by grief and bereavement during the pandemic, either directly or indirectly through supporting other members. Join this webinar – open to all UNISON activists in health and social care – to discover what support and resources are available. This is also an opportunity to learn about UNISON’s partnership with CRUSE Bereavement Care who offer in depth courses for those dealing with loss.

Exclusive preview of our new digital workplace risk assessment tool

15 March 2021 11:00am–12:00pm

Online

This short webinar is aimed at UNISON members thinking of taking the first steps to become more active in health and safety in the workplace. This includes finding out about the role of a UNISON Safety rep and what training and development is available. As more workers start to go back to workplaces in the […]

Student Nurse Debate

15 March 2021 6:30pm–8:00pm

Online webinar

A debate for student members

Come and join our first ever live debate. The motion for debate is:

“This UNISON network of students believes that the number of hours required in clinical placements for student nurses should be reduced.”

Community Live 2021

16 – 20 March 2021

Online webinars

Community Live will be held between 16-20 March, and is a series of short, hour-long seminars aimed at community members. You can take part in one, several or all of the sessions, which will include presentations on issues in social care and housing, others on workplace issues, and a talk by our general Secretary on […]

Welcoming overseas nurses to UNISON

17 March 2021 7:00pm–8:30pm

Coming to work as a nurse in the UK can be very daunting.

It’s important you have advice and support from a union when you practice.

Join this monthly session to hear from officers and nurses from the UNISON Health Team about the support and help you can get by being a member of UNISON.

UN Anti-Racism Day – National Day of Action

20 March 2021

Online

March 20 2021 is UN Anti-Racism Day. This event will be marked with an online national rally with speakers representing the broad alliance of communities and organisations that make up the anti-racist movement. The growth of the Black Lives Matter movement has shone a fresh spotlight on the horrific levels of racism around the world. […]

UNISON Deaf (Native BSL users) network meeting

23 June 2021

Join us to learn more about the work that the UNISON Deaf network does and how you can get involved and help shape this work. This meeting will take place in the morning. We will decide nearer the time whether this happens at UNISON Centre, or online or a mixture of the two. For more […]

UNISON network meeting for disabled LGBT+ members

23 June 2021

Join us to learn more about the work that the UNISON disabled LGBT+ network does and how you can get involved and help shape this work. This meeting will take place in the afternoon. We will decide nearer the time whether this happens at UNISON Centre, or online or a mixture of the two. For […]

UNISON network meeting for disabled Black members

24 June 2021

Join us to learn more about the work that the UNISON disabled Black network does and how you can get involved and help shape this work. This meeting will take place in the afternoon. We will decide nearer the time whether this happens at UNISON Centre, or online or a mixture of the two. For […]

UNISON network meeting for disabled women members

24 June 2021

Join us to learn more about the work that the UNISON disabled women’s network does and how you can get involved and help shape this work. This meeting will take place in the morning. We will decide nearer the time whether this happens at UNISON Centre, or online or a mixture of the two. For […]

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UNISON network meeting for trans members

8 July 2021 10:30am–1:00pm

UNISON network meeting for trans members.

UNISON network meeting for bi+ members

8 July 2021 2:00pm–4:30pm

Join us to learn more about the work that the UNISON Bi+ network does for Bi+ equality and how you can get involved and help shape this work. We will decide nearer the time whether this happens at UNISON Centre, or online or a mixture of the two. For more information contact: out@unison.co.uk

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UNISON network meeting for Black LGBT+ members

17 September 2021 10:30am–1:00pm

Network event for all UNISON Black LGBT+ members