Webinar: Women behind the chains

To mark International Women’s Day, the National Women’s Committee has organised a webinar on ‘Women Behind the Chains’. Around 200 million hidden women workers worldwide are behind the global supply chains that produce the solar energy panels, electronic devices, and rubber gloves we rely on to do our jobs. As the world face multiple crisis of worsening […]

Women’s SOG – A Magical Gong Bath Experience

Birmingham Branch Women’s Self Organised Group presents a magical gong bath experience with Manjit Sohal. Thursday 14th March 2024 17:00 – 18:00 Birmingham Branch Office, 19th Floor, McLaren Building, B4 7LR Dale End Entrance Come and join our magical Gong Bath experience where you will bathe in the healing sounds. Sound healing uses the power […]

Women’s SOG AGM – February 2024

Calling Notice UNISON Birmingham Branch Women’s Self Organised Group Annual General Meeting Wednesday 21st February 2024 17:00 – 19:00 Unison Birmingham Branch – 19th Floor, McLaren Building, 46 Priory Queensway, Birmingham, B4 7LR The Women’s Group will be holding elections for the Women’s Officer post, Chair and Secretary. Only the women’s officer post comes with […]

Birmingham Branch AGM

We would like to invite all members of our Branch to attend our  Annual General Meeting that is taking place on: Wednesday 6th March 2024 At 5pm UNISON West Midlands, Livery Street, B3 2PA This is your opportunity as a member of UNISON to see what the branch has achieved over the last 12 months […]

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 […]

The financial crisis in Birmingham

The council forecast an overspend of £87million for this financial year (23/24), and a gap of £164m for 2024/5. Councillors have come up with a savings programme to address this budget gap and need to find over £250m worth of savings over the next 12 months. That means cuts to services. The current situation is […]

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 […]

The Big Birmingham Demo for Palestine

Join Birmingham UNISON Branch on The Big Birmingham Demo for Palestine. Saturday 20th January 2024 Assemble at 12pm Sparkhill Park, Birmingham, B11 4LX Confirmed special guest speakers are Jeremy Corbyn MP and the rapper/activist Lowkey. Birmingham Unison Branch is a proud supporter of the Palestinian people. Please come and join us on the trade union […]

Don’t throw the baby out with the bathwater!

In the recent report from Mike Davis, NAIS Head of Service to the Cabinet Member – Social Justice, Community Safety & Equalities there is clear evidence that the NAIS service provides excellent support to the citizens of Birmingham. The main performance measure for the NAIS service, that appears in BCC corporate reports, is the amount […]

Women’s SOG Trip to Cheshire Oaks

Birmingham UNISON Women’s Self Organised Group trip to Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet. Saturday 2nd December 2023 Leaving at 8.30am  From the McLaren Building* This trip is self-funded and not subsidized by UNISON and is coordinated and organised by Birmingham UNISON Women’s Self Organised Group. The trip is available for all UNISON members. There are limited […]