UNISON Northern Ireland

Dealing with Grievances and Disciplinaries

Event Date: 
7 Mar 2019 - 10:00 to 8 Mar 2019 - 16:00

UNISON Belfast

This two day course is a follow on to the Organising Stewards course and looks particularly at the how to support members involved in grievance and disciplinary processes.   Day One will covers the policy elements of grievance and disciplinary procedures, how to ensure you have all the facts and can make the best case for your member.  Day Two will deal particularly with Sickness Absence meetings including understanding processes around ill health retirement, defending members from unfair pressure to return to work and supporting those who do come back to work.  It will also explore supporting a member at a stressful time, tactics and pitfalls as well as sources of help.    If participants have already completed the Case Representation course, they can attend Day Two on Sickness Absence.   The tutor is Fidelma Carolan, Regional Organiser (Day One) and Ray Rafferty. RVH Branch (Day Two)

Future sessions of the course will run 

Thursday 26 & Friday 27 September – Belfast

Thursday 28 & Friday 29 November - Derry