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 […]

Job Vacancy – Temporary Receptionist/Clerical Assistant

UNISON Birmingham Branch Temporary Receptionist/Clerical Assistant Salary: Starting Salary £21,696 Hours: Full Time (35 hours per week) Fixed Term Contract (9 months Maternity cover) About The Job: UNISON Birmingham Branch is looking for an enthusiastic and flexible individual to join our Administration and Clerical Team. You will be the first point of contact for our […]

Low Cost Christmas Ideas

Christmas is an expensive time of year for all, and this often leads to lots of pressure to buy items outside of our budgets, there are lots of different ways to get good deals on items as well as going low cost for some items and sharing some of the responsibility too – for example, […]

Mental Health at Christmas

Christmas time is often a great bringer of joy to many, but it can also be a really lonely time for some. During this period there can be worries about money, spending time with people who don’t always make you feel at your best and sometimes Christmas may be a time we feel loss most. […]

UNISON Birmingham Branch Learning at Work

UNISON Birmingham Branch will be offering the following training workshops , which are free and open to all: February Monday 17th February 2020 1.30-4.00 Equality & Diversity Workshop Tuesday 18th February 2020 1.30-4.00 Stress Awareness & Tai Chi Wednesday 19th February 2020 1.30-4.00 Get That Job March Monday 2nd March 2020 1.30-4.00 Menopause Workshop Tuesday […]

Third-Party Harassment case

Labour & European Law Review Weekly Issue 650 11 December 2019 Section 26 of the Equality Act stipulates that harassment is “unwanted conduct related to a relevant protected characteristic”. The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held in Bessong v Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust that section 26 cannot be interpreted in such a way that […]