Update – Women’s & Black Members Trip to Liverpool

On Saturday 30th September, Birmingham Branch Women’s and Black Members SOG’s held a joint group trip to Liverpool  to celebrate the Year of Black Workers. The trip was to attend the International Slavery Museum, with some free time afterward. Despite the bad weather, all 56 people who attended said they had a great time. Tracey […]

NJC Pay Update

Explaining the delay with your pay Since the start of this year, UNISON has been working on securing a fair pay increase for council and school workers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. We appreciate that the wait to receive that increase has been challenging, and we want to thank you for your patience as […]

Protest the Tory Party Conference

Birmingham UNISON are supporting the National demonstration, protesting the Tory Party conference on Sunday 1st October 2023. With that, we we have 10 seats on a coach to Manchester: places available for UNISON members on a first come first served basis, please email info@birminghamunison.co.uk info@birminghamunison.co.uk  

UNISON Women & Black Members Joint Trip

UNISON Women & Black Member’s Self Organised Groups joint trip Liverpool for all Unison Members. Only £10 deposit to secure your place, this will be returned on the day of the trip. Places are limited and non refundable if you do not turn up. Please book now! This trip is FREE to members. Unison Birmingham […]

Pensions Roadshow

The pension roadshow bus is back on tour across the West Midlands, why not come along and bring your pension queries? They will be at Woodcock street on: Wednesday 20th September 10am – 3pm Opposite the Sack of Potatoes Pub Fund officers will be available to offer general scheme information. They will assist you with: […]

UNISON urges government to make schools safe now

Scores of schools that could be at risk of collapse have been warned to be ready for the possibility that they could have to close part or all of their buildings within days, according to reports in the Mirror. The affected schools were built with “crumbly” reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC) from the 1960s to […]

Able Futures Mental Health Support Service

“If you live with mental health difficulties, you know there are good days and bad days. You also know the bad days can affect you at work. You probably find it hard to focus or perform at your best. The aim of Able Futures is to help you enjoy more good days. Access to Work […]

UNISON Comment on S114

Commenting on the issuing of the section 114 notice at Birmingham City Council, Ravi Subramanian, UNISON West Midlands Regional Secretary said: “Since the new political leadership team of John Cotton and Sharon Thompson have been in place UNISON have seen first-hand how they have worked hard to get a firm grip on improving industrial relations, […]

Letter to Members on MARS (Mutually Agreed Resignation Scheme)

Dear UNISON member, On Monday 21st August the Council launched its Mutually Agreed Resignation Scheme (MARS) for staff.  To see the Councils MARS information about the scheme please follow this link from your BCC log on . Mutually Agreed Resignation Scheme (MARS) (sharepoint.com) For months we have been requesting a copy of the legal settlement […]

Disabled Members SOG Meeting – September 2023

Calling Notice Birmingham Branch Disabled Members meeting Date: Monday 11th September 2023 Time: 17.45-19.15 Zoom virtual meeting If you would like to attend the meeting, please email: Philippa Hands at Philippa.hands@birminghamunison.co.uk by Friday 8th September 2023 for the Zoom link, ID and password to join the meeting.