Black Members SOG Meeting – January 2024

Birmingham Branch meeting of the Black Members Self Organised Group. Date: Tuesday 9th January 2024 Time: 6pm Venue: Microsoft Teams Agenda: Welcome & Introductions Apologies Conference Motions Upcoming Events Workplace Issues Membership Drive Any Other Busines Please contact the Branch Black Members Officer Jennifer via email: Jennifer.mackintosh@birminghamunison.co.uk for any additional information or if you have […]

Retired Members Conference 2023 Reports

Below you will find reports from Retired Members Conference 2023, from our Branch’s delegation. UNISON Retired Members National Conference took place in Edinburgh this year, on 3 – 4 October. Around 500 delegates attended, with 30 branch delegates from the West Midlands branches, and five other West Midlands members there in different capacity. So our […]

Don’t throw the baby out with the bathwater!

In the recent report from Mike Davis, NAIS Head of Service to the Cabinet Member – Social Justice, Community Safety & Equalities there is clear evidence that the NAIS service provides excellent support to the citizens of Birmingham. The main performance measure for the NAIS service, that appears in BCC corporate reports, is the amount […]

Retired Members Newsletter – Autumn 2023

The Retired Members Autumn newsletter is out now. Featuring these items: The fight goes on for WASPI women Rail ticket offices – a victory for ‘people power’ Members join fight to defend Birmingham Council services Palestine: it is time to resolve the conflict Edinburgh ’23 Reports from Retired Members Conference In fields near us… The […]

Young Black Workers – Join UNISON today

The below poster was produced with information from our Young Members Officer, Ramla Jama to recruit young Black Members to UNISON. If you are a Young Member you can contact Ramla via email here: ramla.jama@birminghamunison.co.uk

Black Members SOG Meeting – December 2023

Birmingham Branch meeting of the Black Members Self Organised Group. Date: Tuesday 12th December 2023 Time: 6pm Venue: The McLaren Building* Agenda: Welcome Apologies Conference Motions Upcoming Events Workplace Issues Any Other Business Followed by a Christmas celebration. Mince pies, nibbles and refreshments will be available. Please contact the Branch Black Members Officer Jennifer via […]

National Disability History Month Event

To celebrate Disability History Month, UNISON is holding a free event for members to launch our campaign to change the law so that disabled workers get a response to requests for reasonable adjustments within a new two week deadline. The event will see the launch of our campaign for a new two-week deadline for reasonable […]

Women’s SOG Trip to Cheshire Oaks

Birmingham UNISON Women’s Self Organised Group trip to Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet. Saturday 2nd December 2023 Leaving at 8.30am  From the McLaren Building* This trip is self-funded and not subsidized by UNISON and is coordinated and organised by Birmingham UNISON Women’s Self Organised Group. The trip is available for all UNISON members. There are limited […]

Women’s SOG Cinema Night – November 2023

Unison Birmingham Women’s Self Organised Group cinema night will be showing the brilliant film, She Said. Friday 17th November 2023 5pm -7:30pm Birmingham Branch, 19th Floor McLaren Building, 46 Priory Queensway Birmingham B46 (Dale End Entrance) This event is FREE to all UNISON Women members. Popcorn treats and refreshments will be provided on the evening. […]

Disabled Members SOG Meeting – November 2023

Calling Notice Birmingham Branch Disabled Members meeting Date: Monday 13th November 2023 Time: 17.45-19.15 Zoom virtual meeting If you would like to attend the meeting, please email: Philippa Hands at Philippa.hands@birminghamunison.co.uk by Friday 10th November 2023 for the Zoom link, ID and password to join the meeting.