Black Members & Women’s Group Joint Meeting

UNISON Black members and Women’s Group present an evening with Andrea Maynard-Brade, discussing domestic violence. Wednesday 29th September 2021 17:30 – 19:00 On Zoom Andrea Maynard-Brade will be speaking on domestic violence, her autobiography ‘Suffering in Silence’, her new book ‘Surviving Queens’ and future activities. There will be an opportunity for members to discuss and […]

BCC Women’s Wellbeing Wednesday’s

Caroline Johnson recently met with the lead for the BCC menopause support group – who shared the Birmingham City Council ‘Women’s Wellbeing Wednesdays’ which we thought would be of interest to our members: Together with the Active Wellbeing Society and the This Girl Can campaign we bring ’Women’s Wellbeing Wednesdays’, with a focus on menopause and […]

Women’s Group Picnic July 2021

Birmingham Women’s Self Organised Group invites women members to join them for a socially distanced picnic in the park. Saturday 31st July 12pm to 3pm Canon Hill Park Members are requested to bring their own lunch up to the price of £4.00 and will be refunded up to that amount only with a receipt to […]

Women’s SOG – Picnic in the Park

Birmingham Women’s Self Organised Group invites women members to join them for a socially distanced picnic in the park. Saturday 26th June 2021 12pm-3pm Cannon Hill Park Meeting Point: Outside Midlands Art Centre (MAC) in the park at 12pm. A Packed Lunch will be provided for all members! Bring picnic blankets or something comfy to […]

Online Learning Opportunities

UNISON has lots of forthcoming online learning opportunities for members. These are a great opportunity to consider for your continual professional development. There has been a slight decline in the uptake of training, but there are lots of courses on offer that may be of interest, and the list is updated regularly. All courses with […]

Women’s SOG meeting

Women members are invited for an evening of laughter, fun and giggles. Thursday 27th May 2021 18:00 till 19:30 pm Laugh Yourself Happy with the Power of Laughter Resources: Please bring a pocket mirror and a sock, and an open-mind! We will be doing deep belly breathing and laughter exercises throughout the session (note: please […]

UNISON NEC ELECTIONS 2021

From the 4th to 27th May this year you will have the opportunity to vote to determine who sits on UNISON’s National Executive Council (NEC). UNISON Birmingham Branch has nominated the following people because we believe they are committed to ensuring our union challenges Government nationally and won’t leave members and Branches to fight alone. […]

Farewell from Donald McCombie, Lifelong Learning Coordinator

Sadly, I have to say farewell as the Branch Lifelong Learning Coordinator. The Tory Government has ended the Union Learning Fund (ULF). The ULF was created in 1998 by the then Labour Government and has provided workplace learning to thousands of workers on hundreds of subjects. This is a blatantly political attack on union learning […]

Women’s SOG Meeting

The next meeting of our Branch Women’s Self Organised Group is due to take place: Thursday 15th April 18:00 – 20:00 We have arranged a chair yoga session which will last for 1hr 30mins and then there will be time for us to discuss other issues. The meeting will be held virtually on Zoom and […]

Branch Equality Survey Results

Recently the Branch completed an equality survey, where members were asked a series of questions themed around disabilities, health conditions, home working, flexible working and a return to work. We now have the results of this. We had a total of 369 responses from members, some partially filled in and some completed the whole survey. […]