NEW! November Training Workshops

UNISON Birmingham Branch November 2019 UNISON Birmingham Branch will be offering the following training workshops , which are open to all:- Tuesday 12th November 2019 1.30-4.00 Stress Management & Tai Chi. Thursday 14th November 2019 2.30 – 4.30 Challenging Bullying at work Monday 18th November 2019 1.30-4.00 Interview Skills/Get that job Thursday 21stth November 2 […]

Not in the course of employment

  Labour & European Law Review Weekly Issue 638 18 September 2019 Although posting an offensive image on Facebook could constitute an act done “in the course of employment”, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held in Forbes v LHR Airport Ltd that when an image is posted on the employee’s own computer at home, did […]

Unison support for Climate Change activists

On Friday 20th September 2019 there were Climate Change protests across the globe, with Youth Strike 4 Climate leading the way. The young activists asked working people to come out on strike with them for the planet. The Branch showed support to the demonstrators by protesting outside the Council House with the other Trade Unions […]

Pay Up Now – Campaigners in Brum

Birmingham UNISON stewards attended the lobby at the Pay Roadshow on 17th September 2019, where the Local Government Association were meeting with the Midlands Councils on responding to our pay claim. UNISON is campaigning for Fair Pay Now in the forthcoming pay settlement. It, along with other unions, wants a minimum of £10 per hour […]

Disability awareness theatre production coming soon.

UNISON event in collaboration with Hubbub and Face Up Theatre to celebrate  the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on Monday December 2nd 1.00-4.00 At the Studio Theatre in the Library of Birmingham With funding from UNISON’s General Political Fund and in collaboration with Hubbub and Face Up Theatre UNISON Birmingham Branch has organised a […]

Disability workshop event

UNISON Workshop in collaboration with Hubbub and Face Up Theatre on Friday October 11th 1.00-4.00 At HDL Room in the Library of Birmingham With funding from UNISON’s General Political Fund and in collaboration with Hubbub and Face Up Theatre UNISON Birmingham Branch has organised a workshop to highlight the discrimination disabled people still face to […]

Pay Up Now campaign

  After ten years of real terms pay cuts, you deserve a decent pay rise. If you’re a council or school worker, make sure you have your say on pay. UNISON submitted a pay claim for all council and school workers, employed on NJC pay in England, Wales and Northern Ireland on 24 July 2019. UNISON, […]

October Learning

UNISON Birmingham Branch will be offering the following training workshops , which are open to all:- Thursday 3rd October 2019 1.30 – 4.00 Creative Writing Workshop for National Poetry Day  – Bring a poem/Write a poem Wednesday 16th October 2019 Interview Skills/Get That Job Monday 28th October 2019 1.30-4.00 Menopause Workshop    Tuesday 29th October  […]

Pay Up Now campaign meeting

The PAY UP NOW campaign to all members PAY UP NOW members meeting 050919 .We will be holding meeting at 10 Woodcock st, G13 (ground floor) on Thursday 05/09/2019 from 12.30pm. The Local Government Association (LGA) is consulting councils on our pay claim and holding a series of regional meetings in September and October.  Make […]

Friendship festival fun!

Birmingham Unison’s Friendship festival was held at Martineau Gardens, Edgbaston on Saturday 31st August. The event was attended by both old and young ,with music led by Donald McCombie’s Gospel Bell and friends, Blue Smoke Union with their set of Americana songs  and poetry readings , a Tai Chi session and even a short joke […]