National young members’ weekend

8 – 10 June 2018

Jury's Inn, Milton Keynes

PLEASE NOTE: CHANGE OF DATES

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 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.

Rodney Bickerstaffe memorial

12 April 2018 12:00pm–3:00pm

Central Hall Westminster, Storey's Gate, London

Rodney was a giant of the trade union movement and he is greatly missed – UNISON is organising a memorial event to celebrate his life, his humour, his work, his achievements and his comradeship

#TECHOGNITION 5-9 March 2018

4 – 8 March 2018

Nationwide

This week long #TECHOGNITION event is to help raise the public profile of School Science Technicians.

2018 Community Conference

2 – 4 March 2018

Southport Convention Centre

The national conference of UNISON’s community service group.

2018 Women’s Conference

1 – 3 February 2018

BT Centre, Liverpool

The national conference of Women members self-organised group.

2018 Black Members’ Conference

19 – 21 January 2018

BT Centre, Liverpool

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

2018 Higher Education Conference

11 January 2018 8:30am–4:00pm

Crowne Plaza Hotel, Chester

The annual conference for UNISON’s higher education service group

2017 LGBT Conference

17 – 19 November 2017

Brighton Centre

The annual conference for all UNISON LGBT members.

2017 Disabled Members’ Conference

28 – 30 October 2017

Manchester Central Convention Centre

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

National hate crime awareness week

14 October 2017

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 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 […]

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.

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.