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As cities march across the world to mark UN anti-racism day, join them to say #NoRacismNoFascism Saturday 16 March, London (coach leaving from Sheffield 8am, Paternoster Row) For furthers details and to book a coach ticket click here
Assertiveness Workshop 9 November 2018
This one day workshop will help you to:
• Understand the meaning of assertive, passive and aggressive behaviour,
• Consider the nature and impact of behaviour on ourselves and on others,
• Practise a more assertive approach to a range of situations,
• Speak with more confidence.
Cost to Branch: FREE
Member Learning Weekend – 24-25 November 2018
(apply by 22 October 2018, places subject to availability)
1 night Residential at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Leeds
Cost to branches: FREE
Download an application form at:- http://www.unison-yorks.org.uk/education.html . Application forms must then be approved by your branch; please email email@example.com.
Fri 7 December 2018 (Apply by: 5 November 2018)
Non-residential at UNISON Regional Centre, Commerce House, Leeds
This workshop, run by True Bearing Chartered, will make you aware of your choices and aid you in your decision making around retirement.
Is this workshop for me?
If you are retiring imminently or considering retiring within the next 18 months and want to be informed of the issues affecting your retirement you need to plan for your next phase of life.
By the end of the workshop you will be able to:
• Create your own route path from the world of work to the world of retirement,
• Identify changes in both pensions and financial regulations which will affect your retirement decisions,
• Identify the long term issues affecting your retirement,
• Identify personal and lifestyle actions which will help to improve your retirement,
• Start the process of planning for a successful retirement.
At True Bearing Chartered we can provide you with comprehensive independent financial advice to improve your financial security.
Cost to Branches: £10
If you would like to attend please email
Saturday 10 November 2018
This one day event is ideal for women to build their
skills and confidence to be more active in the union and everyday life.
It is an informal event open to all women UNISON members, covering:
Confidence & Assertiveness skills How UNISON works
Building women’s involvement in UNISON
Writing and presenting motions for conferences
negotiating skills Women inspiring Women
– please ask your branch to send a completed education form to: Joanne Turnbull, Commerce House, Wade Lane, Leeds, LS2 8NJ or by e-mail to To attend firstname.lastname@example.org
Cost £25.00 (expenses to be met by branches)
Creche can be provided on request
Our AGMs need to be quorate and to achieve this we need you.
Come and hear what the branch has been doing over the last year and where we are going in the future.
This is an opportunity to have your voice heard – and enjoy a free lunch! The meeting can be taken as work time so there’s no need to use up your flexi (lunch is in your own time).
Book your ticket >
agm2018 for one of the following events.
This course is a one day session delivered by an Open University lecturer and is open to UNISON members and activists.
Objectives for the day
Understand the main mental health problems that people face
Gain an insight into the experience of having mental distress
Explore some strategies for promoting good mental health
Be able to take a revised awareness to the workplace
What the day covers
Mental health issues
Perception of mental health
Experiencing mental health problems
Types of mental health problems (including anxiety, depression, suicide and self harm, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, personality disorders, eating disorders)
What can individuals do
Medication and treatment
Useful organisations and signposting
If you’re interested in attending, please email email@example.com
Are you a Branch Women’s Officer or interested in becoming one?
Come to our one-day Branch Women’s Officer course.
Saturday 21 October
UNISON Regional Office, Commerce House, Wade Lane, Leeds, LS2 8NJ
Cost is £25, payable by your branch.
Contact Jo Turnbull (firstname.lastname@example.org / 0113 218 2322) by Friday 6 October 2017 if you would like to attend.