If you’re setting up a Facebook page or group, or any kind of discussion forum, it’s useful to have ground rules that everyone can agree to. Feel free to adapt these guidelines for your own use, but try and keep them friendly and encouraging – we don’t want to scare nervous members off!
What if you had to give two weeks’ warning to the police and your employer every time you wanted to post something important on Twitter or Facebook? The Trade Union bill currently before Parliament suggests unions do just that when they take action. Ridiculous? Yes. But also very scary, as unions may be just the […]
Communicating WhatsApp WhatsApp is the world’s most popular messaging application with over a billion users. It’s a great way to share information quickly and securely around groups of friends and colleagues. You can share text messages, pictures, videos or documents and files. It’s being used for class parents groups, course groups, making event and party […]
Remember February? I do! I remember discussing UNISON’s campaign against the Trade Union Bill with the team at our UNISON Essex team away day. I remember how concerned I and others were that our members – including activists – might not have even heard of it. And even if they had, did they really understand the momentous negative impact it would […]
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 […]
This year’s UNISON national delegate conference called on all branches to commit to running at least one activity during November to raise the profile of young workers and young union members. UNISON’s national young members forum has come up with a range of suggested activities that branches can run – but stress that it’s just as […]