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, […]

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 […]

Menopause Survey

Menopause Survey The branch Women’s self-organised group have decided to try and get the council to have a proper policy on the menopause.  It was agreed at Branch Committee in August to submit a draft policy to HR. We want to back that up with a survey to show that a policy is needed. Members […]

Workplace Meeting for Members In Finance

A meeting to discuss any workplace issues with the Assistant Branch Secretary for Economy from UNISON Birmingham Branch. Tuesday 24th September 2019 Woodcock Street, G08 12.00 to 14.00 This is also an opportunity to elect workplace stewards for finance. Please come along if you have any issues to raise.

August 2019 Newsletter – Climate Emergency Special

The latest Branch newsletter is below, in this special Climate Emergency issue we discuss the impact on the planet that climate change is having, the solutions and ways we can be more sustainable. Unison Birmingham Branch Newsletter August 2019