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 […]

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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BRUM RISE UP!

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 […]

Black Members SOG AGM

Calling Notice Black Members Self Organised Group Annual General Meeting. Tuesday 27th February 2024 18:00 – 20:00 At the Branch Office – 19th Floor, The McLaren Building, 46 The Priory Queensway, B4 7LR Agenda: Welcome & housekeeping Annual financial reports Conference report Constitution Elections AOB The posts up for election at the meeting are: Black […]

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 […]

Year of Black Workers Legacy and Change Memorabilia

2023 was the Year of Black Workers in UNISON, which empowered Black members, their allies and the union. The year focused on ensuring that everyone is committed to challenging racism and discrimination in the workplace. The Legacy and Change Memorabilia booklet has been created to celebrate the work done by members locally, regionally and nationally. […]

Black Members SOG Meeting – January 2024

Birmingham Branch meeting of the Black Members Self Organised Group. Date: Tuesday 9th January 2024 Time: 6pm Venue: Microsoft Teams Agenda: Welcome & Introductions Apologies Conference Motions Upcoming Events Workplace Issues Membership Drive Any Other Busines Please contact the Branch Black Members Officer Jennifer via email: Jennifer.mackintosh@birminghamunison.co.uk for any additional information or if you have […]

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 […]