Black Members Group

It is acknowledged through the Birmingham City Council’s recently published report on Workforce Diversity that employees of Black/Black British heritage are twice as likely to be disciplined. 

Also employees of Black/Black British origin are 1.5 times over represented in compulsory redundancies.    The figures highlighted are alarming; unfortunately with further cuts pending these figures will potentially increase. 

UNISON’s Black Members Self Organised Group has been established to effectively challenge inequality by working together to share concerns and aspirations, including establishing their own priorities .  It is important to stress that the group is not associated with any existing employee groups. 

However if you are a Black member of UNISON who has experienced racial harassment/discrimination in the workplace or within the community, but have felt that there is no one to talk to for advice and support.  Then why not join our group? 

We usually meet the first  Wednesday of each month .

For further details please contact:- gillian.mcpherson@birminghamunison.co.uk

 Telephone  0121-200-7122

Newsletters are available to download at the bottom of the page

 

 Black members Group at Simmer Down Festival

 

 

 

 

We will have a stall at this event,  Handsworth Park, on Sunday 23rd July, 2017.  

 

Come and talk to us if you have a workplace issue.

Find out more about our monthly meetings.

We will be recruiting New members, on the day.

Giving out Freebies and Advice. 

Any queries please phone 07584707258.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Download Black Members Newsletter August 2016
Download December 2016 newsletter
Download Black Members Newsletter April 2016
Download Black Members Newsletter Spring 2017
Download Black Members Maxie Event May 2017
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