Lambeth UNISON LGBT Group

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Lambeth UNISON LGBT Group usually meets at Lambeth Council on the 3rd Wednesday of each month.

Co-Chairs

  • Jackie Lewis and Eddie Wilde
  • contact via Lambeth UNISON at Lambeth Council

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Meetings

Meetings are only open to UNISON members and the time of the meetings rotate each month between lunchtime meetings and after work meetings.

  • Wed 20th April  meeting at 16:30  followed by bi-monthly meal at 18:00
  • Wed 18th May 12:30 meeting
  • Wed 8th June meeting at 16:30 followed by bi-monthly meal at 18:00
  • Wed 20th July 12:30 annual general meeting
  • Wed 17th Aug meeting 16:30 followed by bi-monthly meal at 18:00
  • Wed 21st Sept 12:30 meeting
  • Wed 19th Oct meeting at 16:30 followed by bi-monthly meal at 18:00
  • Tue 15th Nov meeting at 16:30
  • Wed 21st Dec meeting at 16:30 followed by bi-monthly meal at 18:00
  • Wed 18th Jan 12:30 meeting
  • Wed 15th Feb meeting at 16:30 followed by bi-monthly meal at 18:00
  • Wed 15th March 12:30 meeting

Agenda of Meetings

  1. Welcome, attendance and apologies
  2. Minute of last meeting
  3. Matters arising from meeting
  4. Discussion subject of the month (see below)
  5. What is happening around the workplace
  6. Publicising the group
  7. UNISON regional and national LGBT updates
  8. Other branch and union news
  9. Any other business
  10. Next meeting

Discussion subjects of the month

  • April
  • May – The IDAHOT (17th May) Theme this year is mental health.
  • June
  • July – Annual General Meeting
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
  • January
  • February
  • March

Bi-monthly LGBT Social/Meal

Every other month the group organises a group social, usually a group meal in the Brixton area. These are open events – non-UNISON members are welcome. They will start at 6pm.

UNISON Greater London LGBT Group

The UNISON Greater London Region LGBT training and organising day has been arranged for Friday 10th June 2016. Open to UNISON members only. Deadline to register is the 20th May 2016.

  • UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London NW1 2AY  9.30am-4.30pm
The LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans) Training and Organising day is aimed at all activists in the region – Branch Officers, Equality Reps, LGBT members and all other activists interested in learning about LGBT equalities. In fact we welcome all members in the region who are interested in fighting for equality.
Come along to hear keynote speakers, get practical help for LGBT equality in the workplace, find out more about how to set up a branch LGBT group and meet other members and activists in the region interested in LGBT equalities. Lunch will be provided. And we promise to make it FUN!
 
Lunch is provided. There will also be a chance to network with other members from across the region, watch a short film and to take part in a fun quiz!
 
More information about the programme will be out soon, but in the meantime please do save the date and if you would like to attend, please register by emailing your details to outinlondon @unison.co.uk by the 20th May 2016.

Other UNISON LGBT events

  • 15th June – Next Regional LGBT Group open meeting
  • 15th July – Trans members network meeting (Morning) and Bi members network meeting (afternoon)
  • 16th Sept – Disabled LGBT members network meeting
  • 17th Sept – Black LGBT members network meeting
  • 18-20th November – National LGBT UNISON Conference

For more information check out our UNISON page here.

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