BRUM RISE UP!

Activists and unions come together in Birmingham to resist municipal devastation Morning Star editor BEN CHACKO attends a vibrant meeting bringing together anti-cuts campaigns and local unions to co-ordinate a fightback against the biggest cuts faced by any city in the country Birmingham People’s Assembly’s Kate Taylor addresses the room. On the platform from left […]

Black Members SOG AGM

Calling Notice Black Members Self Organised Group Annual General Meeting. Tuesday 27th February 2024 18:00 – 20:00 At the Branch Office – 19th Floor, The McLaren Building, 46 The Priory Queensway, B4 7LR Agenda: Welcome & housekeeping Annual financial reports Conference report Constitution Elections AOB The posts up for election at the meeting are: Black […]

Help Save Birmingham City Council

The government caused this. Help us make them put it right. Birmingham City Council is facing an unprecedented financial crisis which, if it isn’t sorted, will result in major cuts to vital services and thousands of job losses. This isn’t the result of financial mismanagement by the Council. Since 2014/5 government funding has fallen by […]

Year of Black Workers Legacy and Change Memorabilia

2023 was the Year of Black Workers in UNISON, which empowered Black members, their allies and the union. The year focused on ensuring that everyone is committed to challenging racism and discrimination in the workplace. The Legacy and Change Memorabilia booklet has been created to celebrate the work done by members locally, regionally and nationally. […]

Black Members SOG Meeting – January 2024

Birmingham Branch meeting of the Black Members Self Organised Group. Date: Tuesday 9th January 2024 Time: 6pm Venue: Microsoft Teams Agenda: Welcome & Introductions Apologies Conference Motions Upcoming Events Workplace Issues Membership Drive Any Other Busines Please contact the Branch Black Members Officer Jennifer via email: Jennifer.mackintosh@birminghamunison.co.uk for any additional information or if you have […]

Young Black Workers – Join UNISON today

The below poster was produced with information from our Young Members Officer, Ramla Jama to recruit young Black Members to UNISON. If you are a Young Member you can contact Ramla via email here: ramla.jama@birminghamunison.co.uk

Black Members SOG Meeting – December 2023

Birmingham Branch meeting of the Black Members Self Organised Group. Date: Tuesday 12th December 2023 Time: 6pm Venue: The McLaren Building* Agenda: Welcome Apologies Conference Motions Upcoming Events Workplace Issues Any Other Business Followed by a Christmas celebration. Mince pies, nibbles and refreshments will be available. Please contact the Branch Black Members Officer Jennifer via […]

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 […]

Unite in Solidarity: Joint Union Rally on September 25th

Dear Birmingham Unison Members, I trust this message finds you well. As you know, Birmingham City Council is facing unprecedented challenges, including Tory government commissioners taking over for up to 5 years. This could result in a fire sale of valuable assets, including iconic institutions like the Library of Birmingham and Birmingham Museum and Art […]