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E17 Protest March against education cuts – Friday 26th May 3.30-5pm

Join UNISON and the NUT to march together and say No to Waltham Forest Schools losing over £25m by 2020.  Click here for more information.

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Posted in Demonstrations/rallies, Education/Training, Events

Working time, breaks and holidays

The law relating to your working time is complicated. Some bad employers take advantage of this to deny staff their rights. Others may not understand what the law requires. Step by step, this leaflet explains weekly hours limits and night

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Posted in Education/Training, Miscellaneous

Supporting apprentices’ development

8 March 2017 12:00pm–4:00pm – Radisson Blu Edwardian Grafton, 130 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 5AY A half-day workshop for apprentices. aimed at helping help your career planning and progression. Come along, build your skills and meet other apprentices. Lunch and travel costs

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Posted in Education/Training, Young Members

Specific Learning Difficulties in the workplace Including Dyslexia – a Guide for employers

The attached booklet gives guidance to Employers for staff who have specific learning difficulties in the workplace including Dyslexia.  It gives advice as to entitlement to reasonable adjustments in the workplace and other support available which members may find useful.

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Posted in Education/Training

LGBT Training and Organising Day

Friday 24th February 2017, UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London NW1 2AY 9.30am-4.30pm. This training day is open to all members who are interested in find out more about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues in the workplace.  You do

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Posted in Education/Training, LGBT Members

Learning and Open University grants for UNISON members

Grants available to support members studying in further and higher education UNISON is offering grants to members studying at further education or first degree levels as part of the support we offer to help members get ahead and develop their

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Posted in Education/Training

Managing My Money – free online course

Get your finances on track in the New Year.  The Open University are running an award-winning free online course “Managing My Money.” It starts on 5 January and lasts eight weeks.

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Posted in Education/Training

Unionlearn regional Learning and Skills conference – London

September 26th at 10am.  The event is free and aimed at trade unionists and employers to help improve apprenticeships programmes and English and Maths provision.  https://www.unionlearn.org.uk/events.  A draft agenda is attached.    

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Posted in Education/Training, Reps

Welfare Seminar – 15th April

The Regional Welfare Committee will be holding a Seminar on Friday 15th April as part of their AGM and would like to extend the invitation to this meeting to UNISON members.

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Posted in Education/Training, Events, Welfare

TUC: Each year more than 230,000 people get training and learning opportunities through their union

For every £1 spent on union supported learning and training, the economy gets £9.15 back, according to a new study the TUC published this month.  Click here to read more

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