SOG’s News

Black Members SOG Meeting -16th May 2023

Black Members SOG Meeting Tuesday 16th May 2023 18.00 – 19.30 UNISON Office, 19th Floor, McLaren Building, 46 The Priory Queensway, Birmingham B4 7LR. Further info and agenda below: AGENDA • Welcoming & Housekeeping • Previous Minutes and Matters Arising • Conference / Motions • Events • Membership • AOB Next Meeting Date: Tuesday 13th […]

Retired Members Conference Reports

Four members of Birmingham UNISON Retired Members SOG attended this year’s National Retired Members Conference in Telford in October. The members – Liz Hobbs, Maureen Wade, Brian Allbutt and Eleanor Dixon – listened to a wide range of debates, from the cost-of-living crisis through to the problems in the social care sector. The Birmingham Branch […]

Women Members SOG Meeting – November 2022

Calling Notice All Women Members Birmingham UNISON Branch Women’s Self-Organised Group next meeting will be held: Thursday 17th November 2022 17:00 to 18:30 Venue: Unison Birmingham Branch Office* Women Members, please come and join us, refreshments will be provided. Agenda:  The Election of 3 Women Delegates for National Women’s Conference 16th -18th February 2023 Held in Bournemouth. […]

Disability History Month Training Courses

During UNISON’s Year of Disabled members UNISON Birmingham Branch is celebrating Disability History month and the International Day of Persons with Disabilities by running the following training courses around disability. These will be hybrid sessions held in the Branch Office with the option to join online via ZOOM. The following sessions will be available: Disability […]

Disabled Members SOG Meeting – November 2022

Calling Notice Birmingham Branch Disabled Members meeting Date: Monday 14th November 2022 Time: 17.45-19.00 Zoom virtual meeting If you would like to attend the meeting, please email: Philippa Hands at Philippa.hands@birminghamunison.co.uk by Friday 11th November for the zoom link, id and password to join the meeting.

Retired Members Coffee Morning – October 2022

The monthly Retired Members Coffee Morning is due to take place: Wednesday 19th October 2022 11am Birmingham Midland Institute, 9 Margaret Street, B3 3BS Speaker: Julian Hunt on ‘The History of the Bluebird Toffee factory’ All retired members of UNISON are welcome to attend, socialise, make friends and discuss any matters relevant to the group, […]

Disabled Members SOG Meeting – October 2022

Calling Notice Birmingham Branch Disabled Members meeting Date: Monday 10th October 2022 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 7th October for the zoom link, id and password to join the meeting. Disabled Members Meeting Calling Notice

Black Members SOG Newsletter – August 2022

The Black Members Self Organised Group Officer has produced a newsletter for August 2022, with articles titled as below: UNISON Activist Events and Activities Commonwealth Games Black History Expo Windrush Generation Memories Remembering Enslaved Africans Remembering Stephen Lawrence Mental Health Awareness Nelson Mandela Day To download a copy of the newsletter click below: Unison Black […]

Disabled Members Meeting – July 2022

Calling Notice Birmingham Branch Disabled Members meeting Date: Monday 4th July 2022 Time: 17.45-19.00 Zoom virtual meeting Please note the meeting is a week earlier than usual. The deadline for registering a motion for Disabled Members Conference is 8th July, so the meeting will be on the 4th so that the Group can discuss and agree the […]

Disabled Members Meeting – June 2022

Calling Notice Birmingham Branch Disabled Members meeting Date: Monday 13th June 2022 Time: 17.45-19.00 Zoom virtual meeting If you would like to attend the meeting please email: Philippa Hands, Disabled Members Officer on Philippa.hands@birminghamunison.co.uk by Friday 10th June for the zoom link, id and password to join the meeting.