Unison National Delegate Conference 2024 Branch Report

Unison National Delegate Conference this year took place in thecontext of Tory austerity, racism, attacks on Trans rights and the genocide in Gaza.

Make Birmingham Council cuts a General Election issue

With the focus on the General Election and considerable concern around “Broken Britain” you would think that the funding of local councils would be high on the political agenda.

David Hughes re-elected to Local Government Service Group Executive

David Hughes, Branch Treasurer and Communications Officer has been re-elected to the Local Government Service Executive.

Have your say on the Employers 2024 pay offer

Have your say on the Employers 2024 pay offer Members should receive an email this week from the national union with a personal secure web link to vote on the employers 2024 pay offer. The consultation period opens on Wednesday 5 June and closes on Friday 28 June at midday. How to vote Each member […]

Mother’s concern over proposed day centre closure

A mother has said she is “heartbroken” over the proposed closure of day centres which provide care for disabled adults.

How to become active in UNISON

There are lots of ways you can develop in your job – and gain lots of life skills – by becoming active in UNISON.

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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 […]

Branch Newsletter – Here for You Special – February 2024

The Branch newsletter for February 2024 is out now, this is a special issue with lots of tips for help with the cost of living, mental health support etc. In this newsletter you will find: The Branch Annual General Meeting date Stop the cuts – date to lobby the Full Council Thank you to Janet […]

Save Our Services – EIP Libraries & Neighborhood Advice & Information Service

The presentation for the future operating model for the merged Early Intervention Programme Libraries and Neighborhood Advice and Information reads as what is on offer is a new, improved and extended service. What is actually happening is a drastic reduction in staff resources 22%, the closure of up to 25 Community Libraries, and the closure […]

Protect the Right to Strike Rally Branch Photos

The Protect the Right to Strike march and rally took place on Saturday 27th January 2024 in Cheltenham. Members of our Branch attended the rally that was organised by the TUC. See photos below with Mandy Buckley (Women’s Officer) and Caroline Johnson (Joint Branch Secretary). Caroline Johnson and Mandy Buckley, photo taken by an attendee […]