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Equality reps

This two day course is aimed at UCU equality officers, equality reps, and other branch officers, who want to learn more about how to use equality legislation to tackle discrimination at work and how to develop and promote a branch based equality agenda.

Why attend?

UCU equality reps and officers will work within branches to promote equality with the employer and union members. This could include looking at issues such as flexible working, absence management, discriminatory practices, equal pay and equality impact assessments. This course will give reps an introduction to the knowledge and skills that they will need to carry out their role.

Please be aware that this is a two day course - please ensure you can commit to both days of the course prior to submitting your application form. thank you.

This course will help you:

  • understand the role of the UCU equality rep or equality officer
  • ensure equality is embedded within the branch bargaining and organising agenda.
  • find out more about discrimination legislation
  • improve equality policies and agreements
  • find out about good practice and share success stories
  • promote equality in the workplace, branch and the union
  • develop tools and techniques for raising equality issues
  • develop equality networks
  • sharpen negotiating skills.

If there are no course dates listed below, or if you'd like to be made aware of further dates, please register your interest here.


Equality reps: 8 May & 29 May 2019, London

This course is aimed at all new equality reps and other officers with an interest in learning more about campaigning and bargaining around equality.

Equality reps: 8 November & 29 November 2018, London

Please note; this is a two day course. This course is open to all new Equality reps or Rep who have an interest in bargaining around equality.