The Amazon Is Burning

You may have seen in the news that the Amazon has been burning at a rapid rate. This is heart breaking for the planet and will no doubt have an effect on our ecosystem. The Amazon is a wet jungle, which means that it should not burn but over the last decade, vast areas of […]

Upcoming Member Courses- UNISON West Midlands

West Midlands Regional Office are providing the following members courses, which will take place at the Regional Office in Birmingham. details below: 082 Managing Behaviour 9th October 2019 079 Microsoft Word 16th October to 6th November (3 Wednesday Afternoons) 085 Maintaining Work Life Balance 22nd October 2019 086 Managing Stress in the Workplace 8th November […]

Disability Dicrimination Workshop with Hubbub and Face Up Theatre

UNISON Workshop in collaboration with Hubbub and Face Up Theatre on Friday October 11th 1.00-4.00pm At HLS Room in the Library of Birmingham -4th Floor With funding from UNISON’s General Political Fund and in collaboration with Hubbub and Face Up Theatre UNISON Birmingham Branch has organised a workshop to highlight the discrimination disabled people still […]

Birmingham Branch Disabled Members’ meeting

Calling Notice Birmingham Branch Disabled Members’ meeting Date: Monday October 14th  Venue:  UNISON Birmingham Branch 19th Floor McLaren Building Priory Queensway   Time: 17.30-19.30   UNISON Disabled Members are welcome to attend the above meeting. If you have any specific access requirements please contact:   Philippa Hands: 464 1048 or 200 7107       […]

NEW! November Training Workshops

UNISON Birmingham Branch November 2019 UNISON Birmingham Branch will be offering the following training workshops , which are open to all:- Tuesday 12th November 2019 1.30-4.00 Stress Management & Tai Chi. Thursday 14th November 2019 2.30 – 4.30 Challenging Bullying at work Monday 18th November 2019 1.30-4.00 Interview Skills/Get that job Thursday 21stth November 2 […]

Not in the course of employment

  Labour & European Law Review Weekly Issue 638 18 September 2019 Although posting an offensive image on Facebook could constitute an act done “in the course of employment”, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held in Forbes v LHR Airport Ltd that when an image is posted on the employee’s own computer at home, did […]

Unison support for Climate Change activists

On Friday 20th September 2019 there were Climate Change protests across the globe, with Youth Strike 4 Climate leading the way. The young activists asked working people to come out on strike with them for the planet. The Branch showed support to the demonstrators by protesting outside the Council House with the other Trade Unions […]

Pay Up Now – Campaigners in Brum

Birmingham UNISON stewards attended the lobby at the Pay Roadshow on 17th September 2019, where the Local Government Association were meeting with the Midlands Councils on responding to our pay claim. UNISON is campaigning for Fair Pay Now in the forthcoming pay settlement. It, along with other unions, wants a minimum of £10 per hour […]

Disability awareness theatre production coming soon.

UNISON event in collaboration with Hubbub and Face Up Theatre to celebrate  the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on Monday December 2nd 1.00-4.00 At the Studio Theatre in the Library of Birmingham With funding from UNISON’s General Political Fund and in collaboration with Hubbub and Face Up Theatre UNISON Birmingham Branch has organised a […]

Disability workshop event

UNISON Workshop in collaboration with Hubbub and Face Up Theatre on Friday October 11th 1.00-4.00 At HDL Room in the Library of Birmingham With funding from UNISON’s General Political Fund and in collaboration with Hubbub and Face Up Theatre UNISON Birmingham Branch has organised a workshop to highlight the discrimination disabled people still face to […]