3 Day Union Learning Representatives

10 March 2020 8:00am–4:00pm

UNISON Northern, 140 - 150 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6TH

10, 17, 24 March (3 consecutive Tuesdays) This course has been customised for union members who wish to become Learning Reps. The course will enable them to: develop their skills and knowledge about the role of union learning representative understand union learning agenda and strategy consult with work colleagues and identify their learning needs work […]

Menopause Awareness

23 March 2020 8:00am–4:00pm

UNISON Northern , 140 - 150 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6TH

Please note, this course is being run by our partner, Bridges to Learning. Menopause is a natural part of aging there are 3.5 million women workers over the age of 50 in the UK. This is an interactive training session that will look at what the menopause is and explore the symptoms. It will also […]

Understanding Your Flexible Retirement Options in Local Government

19 March 2020 8:00am–4:00pm

UNISON Northern, 140 - 150 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6TH

What is Flexible Retirement? Flexible retirement enables employees (over 55) to continue working in some reduced capacity (e.g. part time) while at the same time drawing some of their pension benefits. You don’t need to retire and return to work – you negotiate flexible retirement while remaining employed. This course aims to: Help you understand […]

Mental Health Awareness

9 March 2020 8:00am–4:00pm

UNISON Northern , 140 - 150 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6TH

Please note, this course is being run by our partner, Bridges to Learning. This training course focuses on raising awareness and understanding of the most common mental health disorders. You will also look at some of the myths surrounding mental illness. In addition to learning how to recognise early signs and symptoms, delegates receive practical […]

International Women’s Day Summit & AGM

7 March 2020 8:30am–2:00am

UNISON Northern, 140 - 150 Pilgrim Street , Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6TH

The women’s network is holding an International Women’s Day Summit for UNISON members. The summit will begin with the Annual General Meeting at 9:30am. Refreshments will be provided from 9am and lunch will be provided. Please confirm your attendance, any access requirements, childcare requirements or dietary requirements to Joanne Whittaker at j.whittaker@unison.co.uk by no later […]

Approaches to effective leadership, management and supervision

25 February 2020 8:00am–4:00pm

UNISON Northern , 140 - 150 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6TH

Please note, this course is being run by our partner, Bridges to Learning. Are you new to leading, managing or supervising others, or do you want to know more about what is involved so you can refresh your learning or take a first step and learn more in future? This workshop provides an introduction to […]

Young Members Annual General Meeting

13 February 2020 4:30pm–6:30pm

UNISON Northern, 140 - 150 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6TH

Under 27? UNISON Northern Young Members are holding our Annual General Meeting on Thursday 13 February to review our work during 2019’s “Year of the Young Worker” as well as planning the year ahead. We will be discussing ways on how to get more young workers active within our region and workplaces as well as organising […]

LGBT+ Annual General Meeting

8 February 2020 8:30am–12:30pm

UNISON Northern, 140 - 150 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6TH

If you are a UNISON member who identifies as LGBT+ you can have your say in what our LGBT+ priorities are in the region and nationally. Want to attend? Contact: Paul Riley, Regional LGBT+ Lead Phone: 0191 245 0800 Email: n.region@unison.co.uk Outcome

Regional Black Members Meeting

23 November 2019 9:00am–11:00am

UNISON Northern 140 - 150 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6TH

Want to get involved? Contact: Alastair MacDonald, Regional Black Members Lead Phone: 0191 245 0800 Email: n.region@unison.co.uk Outcome

Steward Course Stage Two – 2 days

18 – 19 November 2019

UNISON Northern, 140 - 150 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6TH

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