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That was the year that was – the year in UNISON

As 2018 draws to a close we look back on a memorable year with the UK’s biggest union

Article on the UNISON National site.

How to … recruit new members

Like any union, UNISON is only as strong and effective as our members acting together – the more of us there are, the better we are.

recruit on the UNISON National site.

International Workers’ Memorial Day – unionised workplaces are safer workplaces!

Date
28 April 2018 9:00am
Location
World-wide

International Workers’ Memorial Day (IWMD) on 28 April is our day to remember the dead and fight for the living. International Workers’ Memorial Day (IWMD) on 28 April is our day to remember the dead and fight for the living. Up to 50,000 people die each year in the UK from work-related ill health and […]

Event on the UNISON National site.

How to… get marching

Expert advice on how to plan and get the most out of marches and demonstrations

Article, Magazine, moving on the UNISON National site.

Why did I get involved?

Unpaid, risking trouble at work and not always thanked – why do UNISON’s 40,000 activists do it?

Magazine on the UNISON National site.

Planting, growing, flourishing: using UNISON’s member learning programme to recruit

UNISON offers a wealth of learning opportunities to our members. From bite-sized online learning to improve maths and English, to our ten week Return to Learn and Women’s Lives courses, our member learning programme is an incentive in itself! Here are just a few of the opportunities on offer: Our continuing professional development workshops, run […]

Learning news on the UNISON Learning & Organising site.

The Organising Steward (Taunton)

Date
3 October 2018 9:30am–4:30pm
Location
Taunton

As a steward you are a vital link in the union chain and have an important role to play in organising members at local level. This course is the first in a pathway of training to enable you to undertake your role.

Event on the UNISON South West site.

Darren Barber – top organiser

Regional convenor honoured at TUC congress in Brighton

Article, News on the UNISON Eastern site.

Regional convenor to be honoured with TUC organising award

Darren Barber honoured after branch more than doubles membership

Uncategorized on the UNISON Eastern site.

Branch development and organising courses

A range of courses intended to encourage members into activism, and to help the UNISON branch become better organised and more efficiently run. Pathways into UNISON Pathways into UNISON is a two-day course that helps women members to explore the possibilities of getting more involved in the union. It gives an outline of the way […]

Page on the UNISON Learning & Organising site.

The Organising Steward (Bristol)

Date
29 April – 10 June 2019
Location
Bristol

The course will help you to: understand the role of an organising union in public services; recognise the importance of […]

Event on the UNISON South West site.

Organising for Equality SE Region Booklet

Media on the UNISON South East site.

Developing and supporting UNISON reps Trained and active plan

Developing and supporting UNISON reps Trained and active plan

Media on the UNISON National site.

UNISON’s joint branch and regional assessments enter the digital age

A key organising tool is updated to help the union ‘better face the challenges of the future’

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Delegates stress the need to build the union through organising

Raising the union’s profile is “like joining a gym: you don’t buy your ticket and then sit around waiting to get fit”

Article on the UNISON National site.