Equality Reps Course

Working with the Branch Equality Officer EQUALITY REPS will

  • advocate good equality practices
  • support UNISON’s Equality Scheme
  • raise awareness within the workplace of the work the union and the branch does around equality
  • be certified as competent to accompany members at a disciplinary and grievance hearing in order to comply with Employment Relations Act 1999 – you may not  directly representing members in this role but you may help and assist the work of a steward 
  • support branch negotiators by identifying and analysing information about the employer’s equality performance
  • organise around equality
  • learn more about sector specific equalities law

    o  The Equality Duties

    o  Single Status

    o  Agenda for Change

    o  The Knowledge and Skills Framework

We are  holding a waiting list so please express an interest now – and once we our minimum numbers we will advertise separate dates – ask your branch education coordinator for more details