Introduction to Employment Law

18 April – 2 May 2024

Virtual Training via Zoom (3 x Thursdays, 9.30-13.00)

To register your interest for this course please contact your branch. You will need approval from your branch to attend.

This course is designed as a general introduction to the law on employment rights and contracts of employment and is aimed at stewards with little experience of employment law and no previous training in employment law beyond what is covered in the general stewards’ induction course: The Organising Steward.

The course will cover:

  • Employment rights – what they are, how they are defined.
  • The basics of contracts of employment
  • The different types of dismissal
  • An overview of discrimination law

The course will be delivered via zoom and take place over 3 morning sessions

  • Thursday 18 April – 9.30 am to 13.00 pm
  • Thursday 25 April – 9.30 am to 13.00 pm
  • Thursday 2 May – 9.30 am to 13.00 pm

To apply, you must -:

  • Be able to commit to attending on the above dates for the full 3 hours.
  • Be able to access a secure internet connection and have a computer or tablet on which to access to zoom
  • Have permission from your employer if you are using their IT equipment
  • Have agreed Facility Time (time off) from your employer to attend the full 3-hour session if attending during working hours.
  • Be prepared to spend a total of approx. 2 hours at home before and in between training sessions on exercises which we will send you in advance.
  • Have agreement from your branch to attend.

Branch Charge: £50 per delegate