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We're on the road!
A series of site visits by the branch  will be coming to workplaces. Unison...
Tue, 17 April 2018
School cuts protests this week...
  Protests against school budget cuts will be in Birmingham this weekend. ...
Tue, 17 April 2018
Workers Memorial Day event to ...
 An event will take place called Remember the Dead- Fight for the Living in...
Tue, 17 April 2018
New courses for members announ...
 Courses on Key Skills and Counselling, Job Search Skiils and Dementia Awar...
Tue, 27 March 2018
Learning at Work Workshops
UNISON Birmingham Branch will be offering the following training workshops, whic...
Thu, 15 March 2018
Home Care strike continues
On Saturday March 24th Home Care workers and supporters held another day of acti...
Tue, 23 January 2018
Pay offer officially accepted
National Unison has offically announced today (10/04/18) that it has accepted th...
Tue, 20 June 2017
Unison issues election manifes...
Birmingham local elections are coming up in May and Unison has issuede a series ...
Tue, 27 February 2018
demo Speaking

Enablement update

Birmingham City Council are planning to cut the enablement service by 40% which will mean some staff will be made voluntarily redundant, if enough staff do not apply for redundancy then there will be a selection process to see who will keep their jobs and who will be made redundant.

Birmingham City Council also plan to implement a rota which would mean that grade 2 staff potentially would have to work 3 shifts per day (7-10am, 12-14:00 & then 15:00-20:00 or even extended to 10pm.

Unison does not agree with these rotas as staff would be out of the house for up to 13 hours a day and not get paid during the hours in between that they don’t work.
We handed in a petition to Councillor Hamilton to oppose these cuts and rota’s and will be hopefully  holding members meetings on 24th, 26th and 27th October (venues to be confirmed). 

We would ask that members attend these meetings and we will keep you all up to date so please make sure that Unison has your correct contact details including your email address and telephone number.

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