Health and Safety Reporting Process for Members

What to do in the event of an accident In the event of an accident occurring, the following steps should be taken: Complete the accident/incident reporting form and notify local steward or Branch Health and Safety Officer. If you are unable to complete accident/incident reporting form yourself advise your manager who must do it for […]

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

UNISON Flags

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 […]

Women’s Group Meetings 2019

Below are the dates for your diaries, for the Women’s SOG meetings in 2019 – Wednesday 30th January – 5-6pm – At this meeting there will be  debate on the emergency motion for Women’s conference on the threat that is faced by the withdrawal of the free TV licence on retired women members. Wednesday 27th […]

We are 25!

Unison celebrated 25 years on Saturday 15th December and we had a party at Ladywood Social Club. There was food and a disco and of course, the cake!

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 […]