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 […]

Your Views on NJC Pay Claim 2020 Urgently Needed

UNISON Birmingham Branch are seeking your views on local government pay and conditions 2020. As your negotiators it is vital that we know what you think. For more on the offer see https://www.unison.org.uk/content/uploads/2019/08/NJC-Pay-Claim-2020-FINAL-24-July.pdf Some of you will have responded via an online survey which has been part of an e-mail sent. However, if you have […]

Coronavirus: H&S UPDATE

If you want information on the Coronavirus and the situation here in the UK, please go to the below links: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-and-avian-flu-advice-for-travel-to-china https://www.gov.uk/guidance/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-information-for-the-public   If you have access to the Birmingham City Council intranet, please look at these links to help advise you: https://intranet.birmingham.gov.uk/news/article/613/coronavirus_advice_from_public_health https://intranet.birmingham.gov.uk/info/20203/occupational_health_and_wellbeing_service https://intranet.birmingham.gov.uk/homepage/234/your_wellbeing

March Against Racism: UN anti-racism day protest

With Trump in the White House, Johnson in Downing Street and the racist and fascist right winning mass support internationally we need to build the resistance. The London and Glasgow demonstrations to mark UN Anti Racism Day are part of a co-ordinated wave of international demonstrations. From Washington to Warsaw we will be marching for […]

Stand Up to Racism Trade Union Conference

Building on the success of the last couple of years’ trade union conferences, the event will bring together trade unionists from across different industries and sectors to discuss and organise how we can raise anti racism in our unions and workplaces.   The Stand Up to Racism Trade Union conference is taking place on: Saturday […]

Job Vacancy – Temporary Receptionist/Clerical Assistant

UNISON Birmingham Branch Temporary Receptionist/Clerical Assistant Salary: Starting Salary £21,696 Hours: Full Time (35 hours per week) Fixed Term Contract (9 months Maternity cover) About The Job: UNISON Birmingham Branch is looking for an enthusiastic and flexible individual to join our Administration and Clerical Team. You will be the first point of contact for our […]

Low Cost Christmas Ideas

Christmas is an expensive time of year for all, and this often leads to lots of pressure to buy items outside of our budgets, there are lots of different ways to get good deals on items as well as going low cost for some items and sharing some of the responsibility too – for example, […]

Mental Health at Christmas

Christmas time is often a great bringer of joy to many, but it can also be a really lonely time for some. During this period there can be worries about money, spending time with people who don’t always make you feel at your best and sometimes Christmas may be a time we feel loss most. […]

UNISON Birmingham Branch Learning at Work

UNISON Birmingham Branch will be offering the following training workshops , which are free and open to all: February Monday 17th February 2020 1.30-4.00 Equality & Diversity Workshop Tuesday 18th February 2020 1.30-4.00 Stress Awareness & Tai Chi Wednesday 19th February 2020 1.30-4.00 Get That Job March Monday 2nd March 2020 1.30-4.00 Menopause Workshop Tuesday […]

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Birmingham Branch elections

Birmingham UNISON Annual Elections Every year UNISON holds elections for all its officers, senior stewards and workplace stewards at branch level. Any member can stand to become a workplace steward or a branch officer. This is not extra paid work – you would be doing this as part of your working week. UNISON Branch Officers […]