Women, Neurodiversity and Reasonable Adjustments

The National Disabled Members Committee are holding a webinar to mark International Women’s Day where you will be able to hear from UNISON women members living with neurodiversity and autism. This is an opportunity to find out first-hand how reasonable adjustments at work can help neurodiverse women to achieve their potential. Tuesday 12th March 2024 […]

Disabled Members AGM – February 2024

Calling Notice Disabled Members Annual General Meeting – at this meeting the election will take place for the Disabled Members Officer, along with other posts within the group.  Monday 12th February 2024 18:00 – 19:30 Zoom Virtual Meeting The following positions will be elected at the meeting: Disabled Members Officer Chair of the group Secretary […]

Disabled Members SOG Meeting – January 2024

Calling Notice Birmingham Branch Disabled Members Self Organised Group Meeting. Date: Monday 15th January 2024 Time: 18.00-19.30 Zoom virtual meeting If you would like to attend the meeting, please email: Philippa Hands at Philippa.hands@birminghamunison.co.uk by Friday 12th January 2024 for the Zoom link, ID and password to join the meeting. Download the calling notice below: Disabled Members Calling Notice […]

Retired Members Conference 2023 Reports

Below you will find reports from Retired Members Conference 2023, from our Branch’s delegation. UNISON Retired Members National Conference took place in Edinburgh this year, on 3 – 4 October. Around 500 delegates attended, with 30 branch delegates from the West Midlands branches, and five other West Midlands members there in different capacity. So our […]

Retired Members Newsletter – Autumn 2023

The Retired Members Autumn newsletter is out now. Featuring these items: The fight goes on for WASPI women Rail ticket offices – a victory for ‘people power’ Members join fight to defend Birmingham Council services Palestine: it is time to resolve the conflict Edinburgh ’23 Reports from Retired Members Conference In fields near us… The […]

National Disability History Month Event

To celebrate Disability History Month, UNISON is holding a free event for members to launch our campaign to change the law so that disabled workers get a response to requests for reasonable adjustments within a new two week deadline. The event will see the launch of our campaign for a new two-week deadline for reasonable […]

Disabled Members SOG Meeting – November 2023

Calling Notice Birmingham Branch Disabled Members meeting Date: Monday 13th November 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 10th November 2023 for the Zoom link, ID and password to join the meeting.

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 […]

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.

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! […]