Unite in Solidarity: Joint Union Rally on September 25th

Dear Birmingham Unison Members, I trust this message finds you well. As you know, Birmingham City Council is facing unprecedented challenges, including Tory government commissioners taking over for up to 5 years. This could result in a fire sale of valuable assets, including iconic institutions like the Library of Birmingham and Birmingham Museum and Art […]

UNISON Women & Black Members Joint Trip

UNISON Women & Black Member’s Self Organised Groups joint trip Liverpool for all Unison Members. Only £10 deposit to secure your place, this will be returned on the day of the trip. Places are limited and non refundable if you do not turn up. Please book now! This trip is FREE to members. Unison Birmingham […]

UNISON urges government to make schools safe now

Scores of schools that could be at risk of collapse have been warned to be ready for the possibility that they could have to close part or all of their buildings within days, according to reports in the Mirror. The affected schools were built with “crumbly” reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC) from the 1960s to […]

Disabled Members SOG Meeting – September 2023

Calling Notice Birmingham Branch Disabled Members meeting Date: Monday 11th September 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 8th September 2023 for the Zoom link, ID and password to join the meeting.

UNISON 2023 Equalities Survey

Every year, UNISON surveys its members to get a better understanding of their experiences over the last 12 months – both in and out of work – and how that is bound up with equalities. The results help us understand more clearly what our members are experiencing and to shape our work in campaigning for […]

Retired Members Newsletter – Summer 2023

The Retired Members Summer newsletter is out now. Featuring these items: Keep rail ticket offices open! Defend the Triple Lock Off to Chester A sunny day out at Winterbourne Gardens Coming up – diary dates Retired Members Conference 2023 Understanding the power of attorney  Staying cool: top tips Quiz time Did you know? And MORE! […]

Branch Vacancy – LGBT+ Officer

We currently have a Branch vacancy for the LGBT+ Officer role, this is an important role within our equalities Self Organised Groups.   Equality is at the heart of UNISON. We challenge discrimination and win equality in the workplace and beyond. Everyone shares responsibility for equality in UNISON.   But our equality work includes groups […]

Branch Newsletter August 2023

The Birmingham Branch newsletter for August is out now. The newsletter has information on: UNISON DBS Survey Further cuts to train services – and trying to stop them. The presentation of honorary UNISON membership to Dr Neville Lawrence at National Delegate Conference 2023. High Court finding strike breaking legislation – rules unlawful. Unison is 30! […]

Disabled Members SOG Meeting – August 2023

Calling Notice Birmingham Branch Disabled Members meeting Date: Monday 14th August 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 11th August 2023 for the Zoom link, ID and password to join the meeting.

Women Members SOG Meeting – August 2023

Calling Notice All Women Members Birmingham UNISON Branch Women’s Self-Organised Group next meeting will be held: Wednesday 2nd August 2023 17:00 to 19:30 Venue: Unison Birmingham Branch Office Women Members, please come and join us! This meeting will be a social meeting, For us to have a chat and catch up, having a relaxing drink […]