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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Young Black Workers – Join UNISON today

The below poster was produced with information from our Young Members Officer, Ramla Jama to recruit young Black Members to UNISON. If you are a Young Member you can contact Ramla via email here: ramla.jama@birminghamunison.co.uk

Black Members SOG Meeting – December 2023

Birmingham Branch meeting of the Black Members Self Organised Group. Date: Tuesday 12th December 2023 Time: 6pm Venue: The McLaren Building* Agenda: Welcome Apologies Conference Motions Upcoming Events Workplace Issues Any Other Business Followed by a Christmas celebration. Mince pies, nibbles and refreshments will be available. Please contact the Branch Black Members Officer Jennifer via […]