Organising and recruiting Young Members

30 April 2021 1:00pm–2:00pm

Record numbers of young workers have joined UNISON in the last year – but how can we support them to become lifelong activists? UNISON’s young members present a webinar introducing the resources available to develop and support young members. All welcome, both young and not-so-young members.

Welcoming overseas nurses to UNISON

15 April 2021 7:00pm–8:00pm

Online

Coming to work as a nurse in the UK can be very challenging. 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. […]

CANCELLED Moving on: life after Young Members

9 April 2021 12:30pm–1:30pm

Are you about to turn 27 and keen to stay involved in UNISON? Or would you like to learn what resources are available to support and develop younger activists in your branch? UNISON’s young members present a webinar on how to stay active in UNISON after ageing out of being an official ‘young member’ – the roles available, and how to support young activists to stay involved. Panel discussion with young members who have gone on to take other roles in their branches and regions.

Community Live 2021

15 – 19 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 […]

What does a Young Members Officer do?

19 March 2021 11:30am–12:30pm

Online via GoToWebinar

Outcome

Welcoming overseas nurses to UNISON

17 March 2021 6:00pm–7:30pm

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.

Student Nurse Debate

15 March 2021 5:30pm–7:00pm

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.”

Exclusive preview of our new digital workplace risk assessment tool

15 March 2021 10:00am–11:00am

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 […]

Supporting yourself and others – Coping with grief and bereavement

10 March 2021 6:00pm–7:30pm

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.

Race for Equality logo giving details of the event

Challenging racism at work – join our webinar

25 February 2021 6:00pm–7:00pm

Online webinar

Health branch activists and members across the UK are invited to a webinar to hear about our Race for Equality campaign and to find out how branches have started to challenge racism in their workplaces.

Welcoming overseas nurses to UNISON

24 February 2021 2:00pm–3:30pm

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

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.

Empowering women in UNISON – Live!

16 – 19 February 2021

Online

Dear UNISON Member We hope you are well and keeping safe. 2020 has been a year of change, challenge and uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result of COVID-19, many conferences and meetings have had to be cancelled. But we still want to involve you, and to let you know how women members […]

CANCELLED – 2021 Women’s Conference

18 – 19 February 2021

The national conference of Women members self-organised group.

Never forget, never again: be the light in the darkness, Image of a lit candle.

Holocaust Memorial Day 2021

26 January 2021 11:00pm–11:00pm

Everywhere

Holocaust Memorial Day takes place every year on 27 January. This year, the theme is ‘Be the light in the darkness’

CANCELLED – 2021 Black Members’ Conference

22 – 24 January 2021

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