Birmingham Branch Disabled Members AGM meeting

Calling Notice Birmingham Branch Disabled Members AGM meeting Date: Monday February 10th     Venue:  UNISON Birmingham Branch 19th Floor McLaren Building Priory Queensway   Time: 17.30-19.30 The following positions will be elected at the meeting: Disabled Members Officer Chair Secretary Regional Council reps Local Government Conference rep National Conference rep Please send nominations to […]

Retired Members Newsletter – January 2020

The Retired Members Newsletter for 2020 has been released. Please see below:  You can also download the Retired Members Newsletter here: Retired Members Newsletter – January 2020

Women’s Self Organised Group – Aromatherapy Workshop

Unison Birmingham Branch Women’s Self Organised Group are hosting an Aromatherapy workshop. 19th February 2020 5.30pm-7pm The McLaren Building, 46 The Priory Queensway, Birmingham B4 7LR Aromatherapy has an array of benefits and can improve your mood and help you relax and even sleep. It is also great for stress relief pain management, and mental health. Join […]

Labour leadership latest: Starmer wins backing of second Trade Union as Phillips quits.

Shadow Brexit secretary assured of place on final ballot after nomination by Usdaw, the shop workers union. Unison’s National Labour Link has decided, rather quickly, to back Kier (who backed remain in the Brexit vote) as leader. With two unions in the bag he moves forward to the next round of voting. He is also […]

Legal representation at disciplinary hearings: when is there a right?

There is no statutory right for a worker to be accompanied by a legal representative at a disciplinary hearing. However, cases have arisen in which workers have argued that the legal right to be accompanied should extend to legal representation. So where do employers stand? Ashok Kanani rounds up the case law on the right […]

Women’s Officer Election

UNISON women campaign in a self-organised group for equality in the workplace and for improvements to women’s rights in the workplace and in the wider community. Our women’s group meet once a month to plan activities and to support members with issues. Election’s for the Women’s Officer Post will take place on: Wednesday 19th February […]

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 […]

Birmingham Branch Disabled Members’ meeting

Calling Notice     Birmingham Branch Disabled Members’ meeting   Date: Monday January 13th   Venue:  UNISON Birmingham Branch 19th Floor McLaren Building Priory Queensway   Time: 17.30-19.30   UNISON Disabled Members are welcome to attend the above meeting. If you have any specific access requirements please contact:   Philippa Hands: 464 1048 or 200 […]

Labour Candidates Line Up

Corbyn ally Rebecca Long-Bailey has announced she is standing as a candidate for labour Leader. In Tribune magazine  she says “Labour needs a socialist leader who can work with our movement, rebuild our communities and fight for the policies we believe in – that’s why I’m standing ” She also mentions her comittment to Green Deals […]

Womens Group Meetings 2020

The Women’s Self Organised Group meet once a month to plan activities and to support members with issues. Meetings are open to all women members and take place at the branch office. If you are passionate about women’s issues please join us. The meetings take place from 5.30pm till 7pm at the Branch office. Dates […]