School Funding Mass Lobby

24 October 2017 9:30am

Emmanuel Centre, Marsham St, Westminster SW1P 3DW

On Tuesday 24 October UNISON and other education unions will hold a mass lobby of Parliament to protest against education funding cuts. MPs will be asked to put pressure on the Chancellor to find the funding needed to reverse the cuts and invest in our children and young people in his upcoming budget. Click here […]

Stand up for Social Work: Facebook Live

24 October 2017 7:00pm–7:30pm


We are hosting our first social worker Facebook meet-up. Social workers will come together to discuss the issues impacting their profession – and social workers throughout the UK can get involved, from the comfort of your own home! Click attending on the Facebook event. We will broadcast live via Facebook at 7pm, to ensure social […]

TUC National Inspection Day 2017

25 October 2017 12:00am–12:00am

The TUC National Inspection Day falls on the Wednesday of each European Health and Safety Week. This year UNISON is encouraging safety reps to specifically consider inspections focusing on whether the workplace is healthy for all ages. With the working population ageing and apprenticeship schemes being introduced as an alternative to schooling, this focus is […]

Health and Safety Week 2017 – Healthy workplaces for all ages

23 – 29 October 2017

UNISON supports the campaign for safer and healthier work, so promotes the European Health and Safety Week and the UK National Inspection Day on the Wednesday of the Week. This year’s theme remains  “Healthy workplaces for all ages” and good workplace design and well managed health and safety benefit all of those at work; whether […]

2017 Disabled Members’ Conference

28 – 30 October 2017

Manchester Central Convention Centre

The national conference of UNISON’s disabled members’ service group.

UNISON National Stress Seminar 2017

1 November 2017 9:30am–4:00pm

130 Euston Road London NW1 2AY

To coincide with National Stress Awareness Day on Wednesday 1 November, UNISON is holding a Stress Seminar at UNISON Centre in London UNISON is marking National Stress Awareness Day with a one-day seminar to be held at UNISON Centre, Euston Road, London NW1 2AY. We will be discussing the origins of stress in the workplace […]

woman holding living wage sign

Living Wage Week

5 – 11 November 2017

Across the UK

Living Wage Week runs from Sunday 5 to Saturday 11 November this year. The new rates for the UK and for London will be announced on Monday 6 November. Living Wage Week takes place each year during the first week of November. It is a great opportunity to raise awareness of the work undertaken by UNISON and the […]

Private contractors seminar

11 – 12 November 2017

Holiday Inn Hotel, Leicester

UNISON’s seminar private contractors will be held this autumn in Leicester and will provide the opportunity to network and participate in a number of workshops; learning new skills and sharing experiences of working in the private sector.

UNISON’s higher education seminar

15 – 16 November 2017

Hilton Belfast, 4 Lanyon Place Belfast, BT1 3LP

Delegates will have an opportunity to participate in workshops and hear from several key note speakers on a range of interesting topics relevant to the higher education sector. 

2017 LGBT Conference

17 – 19 November 2017

Brighton Centre

The annual conference for all UNISON LGBT members.

Occupational Therapy Stewards’ National Seminar

30 November – 1 December 2017

Conference Aston Meeting Suits (CAMS), Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham B4 7ET

The seminar provides an opportunity for OT stewards from both health and local government to come together to discuss key employment relations and professional issues.  The seminar will include presentations and a range of practical workshops to assist OT stewards in their trade union role, and will provide an opportunity for stewards to network in […]

2018 Higher Education Conference

11 January 2018 9:30am–5:00pm

Crowne Plaza Hotel, Chester

The annual conference for UNISON’s higher education service group

2018 Black Members’ Conference

19 – 21 January 2018

BT Centre, Liverpool

The national conference of UNISON’s Black members’ self-organised group.

2018 Women’s Conference

1 – 3 February 2018

BT Centre, Liverpool

The national conference of Women members self-organised group.

2018 Community Conference

2 – 4 March 2018

Southport Convention Centre

The national conference of UNISON’s community service group.