Search tagged Year of Young Workers

Council’s Chief Executive meets with Apprentices for National Apprenticeship Week 2019

We’ve been following the Apprentice Learning Network at Poole Borough Council for a while now, and we’ve been consistently impressed by the way that the apprentices have supported each other, made use of the resources available to them, and promoted learning opportunities. In this piece Freya Kendall, one of the founder members, explains how the […]

Learning news on the UNISON Learning & Organising site.

‘Once in a generation opportunity to put younger workers at the heart of our union’

Health delegates embrace the commitments of UNISON’s year of young workers

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Sisters are doin’ it for themselves

Being young and female in 2019

Magazine, UNISON people on the Magazine site.

UNISON launches Burston booklet for Year of the Young Worker

Often trapped by the challenges of low pay, in precarious, insecure jobs, struggling with rising housing costs, or just finding it difficult to get onto the next rung of the career ladder, young workers need trade unions. And trade unions need young workers — they are the here and now of our movement. UNISON places […]

News on the UNISON Eastern site.

One wage for all ages

UNISON launches #OneWageAnyWage campaign is it celebrates 20 years of the national minimum wage

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Young public-sector workers launch campaign against sexual harassment

Young trade unionists launch a campaign today tackling sexual harassment in the workplace. UNISON Eastern’s young workers committee is distributing thousands of postcards to UNISON members across the region, raising awareness of sexual harassment and advising people how to deal with it. The ‘Uncomfortable Yet?’ campaign includes a video and posters to display in hospitals, […]

News, Press release on the UNISON Eastern site.

Regional Apprenticeship Forum (Taunton)

Date
15 July 2019 8:30am–3:30pm
Location
Taunton

The one day forum is an opportunity for reps and branch officers to find out more about apprenticeships and how the apprenticeship levy on employers is working, discuss issues related to apprenticeships and plan branch involvement. The day includes: apprentices – policy, legislation and the levy: an update. negotiating around apprenticeships developing plans for supporting […]

Event on the UNISON South West site.

Young workers yearning for learning

Conference hears how young workers are often denied training because of austerity, yet this will mean a skills shortage in the future

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Youth Charter

Date
1 September 2019 – 1 May 2020

UNISON Young Members have developed five key employer pledges that we believe will make a real difference to our quality of life.

Campaign on the UNISON South West site.

Trade Union History (Taunton)

Date
2 July 2019 8:30am–3:30pm
Location
Taunton

A one day course to learn about the history of unions, the victories we have had, and how unions have influenced the society we live in now. Who is it for? Members and Activists who are 26 years old and under. What will I learn? The course aims to help learners to understand: how and […]

Event on the UNISON South West site.

Mental Health Awareness – Mental Health at Work Week (Bristol)

Date
17 May 2019 8:30am–3:30pm
Location
Bristol

A one day course to help young members understand the issues around mental health in the workplace and deal with the increasingly common situation of employees who are diagnosed with mental health issues. Who is it for? Members and Activists who are 26 years old and under. What will I learn? The course aims to […]

Event on the UNISON South West site.

Young workers: ‘You need us and we need you’

Young members talk about their concerns, their hopes and their achievements at national delegate conference

Article on the UNISON National site.

Mobilising young people around six core issues – a UNISON workshop

Media on the UNISON National site.

South West Young Members Annual General Meeting

Date
13 April 2019 10:00am–2:00pm
Location
The Station (Creative Youth Network), Silver Street, Bristol, BS1 2AG

If you are a UNISON member under the age of 27 (as of 13 April 2018) you are eligible to attend – so why not come along? You will meet other young members from the South West Region Find out more about what UNISON does for Young Members, nationally, regionally and at branch level You […]

Event on the UNISON South West site.

Regional Young Members Weekend (Bristol)

Date
1 – 3 November 2019
Location
Bristol

Our Regional Young Members weekend is designed by young members for young members. It’s a residential weekend of workshops, speakers and training events and is open to all UNISON Young Members who want to develop their skills and knowledge in campaigning and organising around the issues they face. There has never been a more important […]

Event on the UNISON South West site.