International Women’s Day Event

To celebrate International Women’s day UNISON Birmingham branch have brought together some fantastic speakers including Angela Rayner – MP (and currently in the running for Deputy Leader of the Labour Party), and UNISON’s own Carol Sewell from the NEC as well as other amazing women. Come along for an interesting event at the Rep. Get […]

Women’s Self Organised Group – Gong Bath Meditation

Lie down in a candlelit room with a snug blanket and pillow whilst the gongs sounds and vibrations wash through and over you. This truly beautiful experience is like no other and will take you on a wonderful journey to your inner peace. Releasing stress and tension leaving you feeling blissfully at peace in body […]

Women’s Self Organised Group – Aromatherapy Workshop

Unison Birmingham Branch Women’s Self Organised Group are hosting an Aromatherapy workshop. 19th February 2020 5.30pm-7pm The McLaren Building, 46 The Priory Queensway, Birmingham B4 7LR Aromatherapy has an array of benefits and can improve your mood and help you relax and even sleep. It is also great for stress relief pain management, and mental health. Join […]

Women’s Officer Election

UNISON women campaign in a self-organised group for equality in the workplace and for improvements to women’s rights in the workplace and in the wider community. Our women’s group meet once a month to plan activities and to support members with issues. Election’s for the Women’s Officer Post will take place on: Wednesday 19th February […]

Womens Group Meetings 2020

The Women’s Self Organised Group meet once a month to plan activities and to support members with issues. Meetings are open to all women members and take place at the branch office. If you are passionate about women’s issues please join us. The meetings take place from 5.30pm till 7pm at the Branch office. Dates […]

WASPI Women get Corbyn’s support.

Birmingham Branch have supported the case for WASPI (Women Against State Pension Inequality) for some time. Women who received no notice were suddenly forced to wait up to six years longer to retire and suffered financially because of this. The WASPI Women lost their court case recently, so Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn has announced if […]

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Please sign the Pension Justice for 1950s Women petition

We want the Government to admit the failings behind both the 1995, 2011 and 2016 Pensions Acts, and make proper restitution to all the women involved. The decision to let media inform us of the changes in the 1995 Act has had serious consequences for many thousands of women. This was compounded by ignoring the […]

Women’s Group meeting dates

Wednesday 30th October 2019 – jewellery making 5.30pm – 7.30 pm Wednesday 27th November 2019 – activity to be confirmed 5.30pm Wednesday 18th December 2019 – activity to be confirmed 5.30pm contact: mandy.buckley@birminghamunison.co.uk    

Women’s Group Cheshire Oaks Trip

Saturday 2 November 2019 Cheshire Oaks Shopping Outlet, Kinsey Rd, Ellesmere Port CH65 9JJ Coach leaving McClaren House at 8.30 a.m., leaves Chehire Oaks at 4pm. Booking advised. Contact Mandy Buckley (Women’s Officer)  for details. mandy.buckley@birminghamunison.co.uk or call 01221 200 3331

Menopause Survey

Menopause Survey The branch Women’s self-organised group have decided to try and get the council to have a proper policy on the menopause.  It was agreed at Branch Committee in August to submit a draft policy to HR. We want to back that up with a survey to show that a policy is needed. Members […]