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Pay Update .
PAY UPDATE (21/11/17).  The Local Government employers are meeting on 13 D...
Tue, 20 June 2017
We are award winners!
There was recognition for the hard work done at the branch at the Unison Regiona...
Tue, 21 November 2017
New Autumn Courses announced
UNISON Birmingham Branch Learning at Work    NEW Autumn Courses UN...
Tue, 12 April 2016
Living wage rise
  The living wage has risen to £8.75 an hour across the UK (and &p...
Tue, 14 November 2017
Branch to host Dyslexia event
UNISON event to celebrateInternational Day of People with a Disability Monday D...
Tue, 07 November 2017
World Mental Health Day event
    Birmingham Branch were active in World Mental Health Day. This w...
Tue, 03 October 2017
Stewards Resources
This page will link to some resources that may be useful for stewards Health &a...
Tue, 10 October 2017
Enablement Update
Enablement update Birmingham City Council are planning to cut the enablement se...
Thu, 05 October 2017
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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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