Solidarity with the West Midlands WASPI Women

UNISON Birmingham Branch support all West Midlands WASPI groups in their proposal to give 1950’s born women early access to their pensions. This will help the economy, vacate jobs and enable them to spend on the high street. Women Against State Pension Injustice www.waspicampaign2018.co.uk UNISON extends solidarity to Women in pensions appeal hearing Court of […]

BCC Vulnerable Residents Support Helpline

Birmingham City Council has launched an emergency response hub to ensure access to support is available. This is for the most vulnerable citizens in the city who have no assistance from family or friends and need help from voluntary organisations and community groups for support, which may be provided by the council or the voluntary […]

International Women’s Day 2020

On Saturday 7th March, the Branch Women’s Self Organised Group held our International Women’s Day event. It was a wonderful celebration of Women, sisterhood and what we can achieve as women; With great speakers and questions from the attendees the feeling in the room was positively unexplainable. It was incredibly empowering and a very friendly, […]

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 […]