UNISON 2023 Equalities Survey

Every year, UNISON surveys its members to get a better understanding of their experiences over the last 12 months – both in and out of work – and how that is bound up with equalities. The results help us understand more clearly what our members are experiencing and to shape our work in campaigning for […]

Retired Members Newsletter – Summer 2023

The Retired Members Summer newsletter is out now. Featuring these items: Keep rail ticket offices open! Defend the Triple Lock Off to Chester A sunny day out at Winterbourne Gardens Coming up – diary dates Retired Members Conference 2023 Understanding the power of attorney  Staying cool: top tips Quiz time Did you know? And MORE! […]

Branch Vacancy – LGBT+ Officer

We currently have a Branch vacancy for the LGBT+ Officer role, this is an important role within our equalities Self Organised Groups.   Equality is at the heart of UNISON. We challenge discrimination and win equality in the workplace and beyond. Everyone shares responsibility for equality in UNISON.   But our equality work includes groups […]

Reports from National Conference 2023

This year the Branch sent a number of delegates to Local Government and National Delegate Conference in June. Many of our delegates to the conference wrote reports of their experiences, to read their reports, click below for the full document. Branch Conference Reports 2023

Branch Newsletter August 2023

The Birmingham Branch newsletter for August is out now. The newsletter has information on: UNISON DBS Survey Further cuts to train services – and trying to stop them. The presentation of honorary UNISON membership to Dr Neville Lawrence at National Delegate Conference 2023. High Court finding strike breaking legislation – rules unlawful. Unison is 30! […]

Disabled Members SOG Meeting – August 2023

Calling Notice Birmingham Branch Disabled Members meeting Date: Monday 14th August 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 11th August 2023 for the Zoom link, ID and password to join the meeting.

Women Members SOG Meeting – August 2023

Calling Notice All Women Members Birmingham UNISON Branch Women’s Self-Organised Group next meeting will be held: Wednesday 2nd August 2023 17:00 to 19:30 Venue: Unison Birmingham Branch Office Women Members, please come and join us! This meeting will be a social meeting, For us to have a chat and catch up, having a relaxing drink […]

Branch Newsletter – June 2023

The Birmingham Branch June newsletter has now been published, click below to download a copy: Unison Birmingham Branch Newsletter June 2023 Including articles on: Rise up to get pay up – NJC pay campaign Taxing oil and gas giants An equalities page with updates from the self organised groups UNISON free accidental death cover Upcoming […]

NJC Pay Ballot

What is the offer? Care workers, refuse collectors, social workers, teaching assistants, street cleaners and so many more go above and beyond every single day. Local government staff keep communities safe, clean and accessible, yet there is often little or no recognition for your hard work. With the cost-of-living skyrocketing to new highs every day, […]

NEC Election Results

The results of the 2023 NEC election are now available. A summary list of the newly elected members is available here. Your West Midlands NEC Representatives: Female Seats Caroline Johnson – Birmingham Branch Mandy Buckley – Birmingham Branch Male Seat Rob Birch Reserved Seat Nici Moran – Birmingham Branch These members will take office following the […]