Neurodiversity At Work Course - 23rd March 2023



Make Menopause Matter- March 8th 2023

📣Calling all young members

Young members are invited to attend this years political school in Liverpool. Contact Bob Kelly for more details or to apply [email protected] 

Neurodiversity At Work Course - 19th December 2022



This course is now sold out. We will be running another on January 23rd same place/time. Email [email protected] to reserve a place.




Recruiting New Members

Recruitment Skills

To build a powerful workplace union we need to recruit new members 

A one day course to help reps recruit new members. It will include:

  • Mapping
  • Using campaigns
  • One to one conversations
  • Finding new activists.

Manchester City Centre 

3rd November

Mersey Travel Black History Month Events


UNISON Mersey Travel branch are hosting a series of events to mark Black History Month.


Places are free but we would have to have an initial  limited to 10 for non-Mersey Travel Branch members.  Members can contact Norman Hunter direct by email at [email protected] 


Thursday 13 October 16:00 - 18:00  Liverpool and Slavery - Laurence Westgaph from Liverpool Slavery Museum will lead a two hour walking tour highlighting the often overlooked and unknown history of the city and its connections with the history of slavery. Start Point & finish point Mann Island  Funded by UNISON.  To book a place email: [email protected] 

Friday 14 October 12:00 - 14:30 The World Reimagined. Guided tour lead by UNISON Black Members Officer Maleka Egeonu-Roby, visit the Globe Sculptures within Liverpool City Centre Start Point & finish point Mann Island about 10,000 steps.  To book a place email: [email protected] 

Thursday 28 October 12:30 - 13:30  The World Reimagined. guided tour lead by Learning Team member, Norman Hunter, visit the Globe Sculpture at Birkenhead Priory,  Start point Woodside Ferry Terminal and finish point  Birkenhead Tunnel staff carpark, about 2,500 steps. To book a place  email: [email protected] 

September Learning Update



Skills Academy

No matter where you work, you can find an online course to help you hone some part of your practice with our partnership with the Skills Academy. With over 600 courses free to UNISON members, Skills Academy offers a great opportunity to learn what you like, at your own pace.

Regionally we offer short courses and one day workshops from the Open University and the Workers’ Education Association in popular subjects e.g.

• Menopause in the Workplace
• Dementia Awareness
• Autism Awareness
• Managing Challenging Behaviour
• Attachment in the Early Years
• Mental Health Awareness
• Drug calculations

We work with other partner organisations to deliver exciting, innovative learning opportunities, for example Show Racism the Red Card and Writing on the Wall. Please see our website for more information or get in touch with Diana Warren [email protected]

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Preparing For Retirement Workshop

Preparing For Retirement Workshop

The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority is hosting a Preparing For Retirement Workshop 09:00 – 16:30 on  Thursday 18 August 2022.


Open to all Public Sector staff considering, or eligible, for retirement. Staff may invite their partner to accompany them on this workshop. The course is delivered by True Bearing Chartered, in partnership with Merseylearn and UNISON. True Bearing Chartered can provide you with comprehensive independent financial advice to improve your financial security.

Course Aim:
 The workshop will make you aware of your retirement choices and aid you in your decision making.

Course Outcomes:  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.

To enrol contact Norman Hunter direct via email : [email protected]

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Activist Courses 2022

Our 2022 Brochure is now out, copies have been sent to branches

For more information about courses or becoming active Contact Bob Kelly [email protected]

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