Maternity and Parental Rights (For Workplace Stewards)

12 March 2024 10:00am–4:00pm

UNISON West Midlands Regional Centre, 24 Livery Street, Birmingham, B3 2PA

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This course will help participants to understand the law on maternity and parental rights. It will focus on how stewards and health & safety representatives can advise members of their rights with employers.

The course will also explore how to negotiate improvements to contractual agreements in the workplace.

Stewards must have completed either the 5-day Organising Steward course or the 10-day TUC Union Representatives Stage 1 course before applying for this course.

Please note there is a £30 per head branch charge for this course

Application Details

To apply for a place please register your interest via your MyUnison account by logging in here: and then clicking on ‘UNISON Courses’.

Instructions for how to do so can be downloaded here: Registering your interest in a course online.

If you have any difficulty creating or accessing a MyUNISON account, please get in touch with UNISONdirect for assistance on 0800 0857 857 or via their online form at

If you have any further queries about this course, please get in touch with the West Midlands Education Team by emailing or calling 0121 685 3104.