Able Futures Mental Health Support Service

“If you live with mental health difficulties, you know there are good days and bad days. You also know the bad days can affect you at work. You probably find it hard to focus or perform at your best. The aim of Able Futures is to help you enjoy more good days. Access to Work […]

Statement over Bin workers pay out.

There have been a number of enquiries from members  to us about recent settlement payments made to the Bin workers. Enquires  with a view to asking for an Equal Pay case to be made.  Regional Unison has released the following response to members enquiring about  this. Statement from UNISON Region Office around refuse collection (Waste) […]

Want to be a Welfare Officer?

Birmingham Unison now has a vacancy for a Welfare Officer. This is an important role , giving welfare advice to members . The closing date is April 26th. If you are interested , contact the Branch office for a nomination form. Each nomination must have two members as nominees to second you. You must also […]

Branch Newsletter April 2019

Please see the April 2019 Birmingham Branch Newsletter

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Unison to visit workplaces

Our membership officer Martin Carroll will be out and about visiting the following places with our Unison stall. Come along and visit, to join, learn more about what Unison can do for you or discuss work matters, which we may be able to help you with. Please see upcoming UNISON stall Dates. (10.30-2pm) Lifford House […]

Members invited to the A.G.M.

Dear Member We are inviting you to attend the UNISON Birmingham Branch’s Annual General Meeting.  The meeting is to take place on Tuesday 5th March at 5.30pm at the UNISON branch office, 19th Floor, McLaren Building, 46 The Priory Queensway, Birmingham B4 7LR.  The agenda will be as follows: Branch Officer Reports Directorate Officer Reports Branch […]

BCC Announces Job Losses

  Birmingham City Council job loss stories appeared in the local media yesterday (25/02/19). The figure at the moment is 1,095 jobs to go. The jobs to go have not yet been identified but the losses will happen over the next financial year. There has recently been a VR trawl but very few people have […]

Was there a secret Bin deal?

Interesting to read that Councillor Majid Mahmood, Bin supremo , is already making a pre-emptive bid to explain the new Bin strike as happening because of Council secrecy on GMB payments. The issue is that payments were made to the non striking GMB members in the last bin strike and this has made Unite bosses and […]

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New home care strike and protest

Once again there will be a march and strike rally to defend the Homecare service.  It’s this Saturday 15th September 12 noon in Victoria Square, Birmingham. The Council want to make cuts to the service and change working conditions for Home carers, which may see workers losing £11,000 a year,  all this whilst they pay external […]