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Workplace Stewards Needed!

Workplace stewards are an important part of the union and of our Branch, they are the first contact for members when there are problems in the workplace and for representation. Stewards are also vital workplace contacts for the Branch. To become a Steward there are regular training sessions provided by UNISON. At the end of […]

UNISON’s Proposal for the 2020 NJC Pay Claim Agreed

The UNISON NJC Committee met on June 11th to consider feedback on its recommendation for the 2020/21 NJC pay claim.  The Committee had consulted members via branches on the following proposal: 10% or £10 per hour minimum hourly rate on all pay points, whichever is greater There was 94% support for the Committee’s recommendation and […]

WASPI event success!

The recent meeting WASPI (Women Against State Pension Injustice) information session for West Midlands members held at the Regional Centre in Birmingham was a success. Indeed comments about the issue , has been inundating our Facebook page, with hundreds of engagements and many comments.. The event was well attended and Carol Garfield (Assistant Branch Secretary – […]

WASPI Bus pass news

We’ve been supporting the WASPI campaign at Birmingham Branch. There is now an announcement about Bus Passes being available. Are you a West Midlands woman born between 6/03/1954 and 05/11/1954? if so you are eligible for a Women’s Bus and Metro Pass valid from 02/07/2019. apply Now online at Network West Midlands or call 0345 […]

Branch officers win NEC seats!

Birmingham Branch has officers that have been elected to serve on Unison’s National Executive Council. The recent election results have been published and  Branch Secretary Caroline Johnson has been elected to the female West Midlands seat. Our Young Members Officer (and joint Communications Officer) Nicola Moran is elected for the female Young Members seat. Candidates will […]

Updated ! August and September Courses!

August 2019 UNISON Birmingham Branch will be offering the following training workshops , which are open to all:- Tuesday 6th August 2019 1.30-4.00 Stress Management & Meditation  Tuesday 20th August  2019  1.30 – 4.00 Stress Management  Wednesday 21st  August  2019  1.30 – 4.00 Dementia Awareness Workshop September 2019 Activist Courses at Regional West Mids Branch Birmingham […]

Victory for the Home Care Workers

The Home Care strikers have won their dispute against Birmingham City Council which has been ongoing for 2 years.  Birmingham City Council has now withdrawn all their proposals regarding cuts in hours and shift changes, along with pay cuts. Industrial action has been susupended. Congratulations to the Home Care Workers and their supporters in a […]

Disabled Members Newsletter

Disabled Members Newsletter May 2019

Birmingham Branch Newsletter May 2019

Please click the below for the May newsletter: Unison Birmingham Branch Newsletter May 2019

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WASPI Information Session for UNISON members

WASPI_Information_Session_Application_Form_-_10_June_2019 (1))WASPI (Women Against State Pension Injustice) have organised an information session for UNISON members to be held: Monday 10 June 2019 11.00am-1.00pm at UNISON Regional Centre, 24 Livery Street, Birmingham B3 2PA WASPI is the campaign group representing women born in the 1950’s who are adversely affected by the great state pension robbery. The […]