Casework in UNISON

This three day course is aimed at stewards and branch officers who have already undertaken initial basic training and may have had experience since, of handling some casework directly or have shadowed more experienced reps. If you are a UNISON activist and handle cases in the branch this course is essential for re registering ERA certification in UNISON.

This course is not suitable for newly elected stewards – they should take the 5 day New Stewards programme first.

The content of the course covers the following

  • UNISON case form and representation guidance
  • The North West Regional Case Unit
  • The legal framework, ACAS guidance and Thompson protocols
  • Procedures and agreements governing Grievance, Discipline and Capability
  • Establishing the facts of the case
  • Analysing and Preparing the case
  • Presenting the case

There is a mix of theory and practice sessions.

This three daycourse start dates are as follows:-

22nd Jan
Manchester
24th Jan
Preston
19th Mar
Liverpool
19th Mar
Manchester
09th April
Manchester
24th Sep
Crewe
24th Sep
Manchester
24th Sep
Preston
24th Sep
Workington
19th Nov
Liverpool
19th Nov
Manchester

Click here to download an application form – ask your branch education coordinator to authorise your application and return the completed form to Arena Point.