2017 LGBT Conference

17 – 19 November 2017

Brighton Centre

The annual conference for all UNISON LGBT members.

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. 

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.

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 rate for the UK is £8.75 per hour, and for London it is £10.20 per hour. 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 […]

Save Our Services march and rally

4 November 2017 1:00pm–3:00pm

King’s Square, Barry, CF63 4RW

Join us for Fair Funding for Wales, for an end to austerity, and for public sector workers to get the long overdue pay rise they have been denied for seven years

UNISON National Stress Seminar 2017

1 November 2017 10:30am–5:00pm

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 […]

2017 Disabled Members’ Conference

28 – 30 October 2017

Manchester Central Convention Centre

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

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 […]

TUC National Inspection Day 2017

25 October 2017 1:00am–1:00am

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 […]

Stand up for Social Work: Facebook Live

24 October 2017 8:00pm–8:30pm


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 […]

National hate crime awareness week

14 October 2017 1:00am–1:00am

Hate is a workplace issue that UNISON is determined to address.  We can tackle hate crime by raising awareness, encouraging reporting, supporting our members and negotiating workplace policies which promote zero tolerance and provide support for staff affected.  National hate crime awareness week https://www.nationalhcaw.uk/ is the ideal time to raise this issue.  New UNISON guidance […]

UNISON celebrates the journey of Black trade unionism

20 October 2017 12:00pm–7:30pm

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 […]

UNISON and TUC lobby of Parliament on pay

17 October 2017 3:00pm–9:00pm

Parliament Square, Westminster, London

UNISON’s Pay Up Now! campaign is putting real pressure on MPs and the Westminster Government to end the pay cap for all public sector workers, and give everyone the pay rises they need and deserve. The pressure we are putting on Conservative MPs is already beginning to pay off, but we’re saying loud and clear […]

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.

2017 Retired Members’ Conference

10 – 11 October 2017

Venue Cymru, Llandudno

The annual conference for UNISON’s retired members.