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 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 […]

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.

2017 LGBT Conference

17 – 19 November 2017

Brighton Centre

The annual conference for all UNISON LGBT members.

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.

2018 Health Conference

16 – 18 April 2018

Brighton Centre

The national conference of UNISON’s health care service group, to discuss issues and set policy affecting members working in the health sector.

2018 National Young Members’ Weekend

11 – 13 May 2018

Jury's Inn, Milton Keynes

UNISON’s young members’ weekend brings together more than 100 young members from across the UK to find out more about the union and, more importantly, how they can play a part in the union’s recruitment, organising and campaigning work.

2018 Water, Environment and Transport Conference

17 June 2018 10:00am–5:00pm

The Brighton Centre, Kings Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 2GR

The national conference of UNISON’s water, environment and transport service group, to discuss issues and set policy affecting members working in the water, environment and transport sector.

2018 Local Government Conference

17 – 18 June 2018

The Brighton Centre, Kings Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 2GR

The national conference of UNISON’s local government group, to discuss issues and set policy affecting members working in the local government sector.