UNISON Cymru Wales School Support Staff Seminar

28 September 2017 9:30am–4:00pm

Marriott Hotel, Mill Lane, Cardiff CF10 1EZ

Help build the vision for the future of schools in Wales. Share your views and hear from the experts. Meet people from right across the school team and from right across Wales.

March for decent health, homes, jobs and education – national demonstration

1 October 2017 12:00pm–6:00pm

Castlefield Arena, Rice Street, Manchester M3 4JR

National demonstration as part of the week-long Take Back Manchester festival organised by the People’s Assembly Against Austerity to coincide with the Conservative Party conference.

A tribute to Jayaben Desai: An unlikely and reluctant star of the British trade union movement

2 October 2017 5:30pm–8:30pm

Congress House, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3LS

A SERTC Black History Month event celebrating the life of Jayaben Desai who fought for better pay, conditions and dignity for workers in 1976 and 1977, on behalf of 137 sacked and poorly paid Asian women.

2017 Retired Members’ Conference

10 – 11 October 2017

Venue Cymru, Llandudno

The annual conference for UNISON’s retired members.

2017 Police and Justice Conference

12 – 14 October 2017

Venue Cymru, The Promenade, Llandudno, Conwy LL30 1BB

The national conference of UNISON’s Police and Justice Service Group.

UNISON and TUC lobby of Parliament on pay

17 October 2017 2:00pm–8:00pm

Parliament Square, Westminster, London

UNISON and the TUC are lobbying MPs, and particularly Conservative MPs, on public service pay and lifting the pay cap.  The lobby of MPs starts at 2pm. Meet for rally at 6.30pm; speakers start at 7pm. For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1764165350279336/ Outcome

SOS Day for libraries

19 October 2017

Across the UK

This year’s Save Our local Services day of action focuses on libraries – a hub and a have in our communities

UNISON celebrates the journey of Black trade unionism

20 October 2017 11:00am–6:30pm

UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London. NW1 2AY

A networking and community event to celebrate Black History Month. A free one-day event focusing on the journey and link with trade unionism that brought many Black people to the shores of Great Britain. The theme for the event is “The History of Black Trade Unionism across the Diaspora – The Journey”. There will be […]

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.

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 […]