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Are low pay and high prices hitting you?

As part of the local government NJC 2014 pay campaign in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, UNISON is running a survey to check the impact of falling pay and rising prices

Article on the UNISON National site.

Last week for local government members to vote for strike action over pay

There is just one week left in the NJC strike ballot with the last chance to request ballot papers on 18 June at noon, and the ballot closing on Monday 23 June.

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON calls on trust to clarify position

Union calls for clarification and for procurement process to be put on hold as George Eliot Hospital is ‘buddied’ with University Hospitals Birmingham

Article on the UNISON National site.

Support grows for living wage at Solihull Council

Lib Dem and Green councillors add support to Labour for the living wage to be implemented at Solihull Council

Article on the UNISON National site.

Wolverhampton council members to discuss strike

As council plans to axe 1,000 jobs, UNISON members will meet to discuss strike action

Article on the UNISON National site.

Union wins more pay for school support workers

Oasis Community Learning agrees to pay £250 to support staff earning £21,000 a year or less

Article on the UNISON National site.

Time to celebrate teaching assistants

29 November is the chance to celebrate the valuable contribution made by teaching assistants to the education system

Article on the UNISON National site.

Unemployment spells misery for thousands in the West Midlands

A slight fall in UK jobless figures masks a dismal picture for the West Midlands, says UNISON

Article on the UNISON National site.

Charity with caring image bullies its staff with threats of the sack

Turning Point told to practice what it preaches – and to stop tormenting its staff

Article on the UNISON National site.

Union campaigning persuades council to convene full meeting

Herefordshire council cabinet decides to call a special meeting of the full council on Friday 24 May for an open debate on cuts proposals

Article on the UNISON National site.

TUC National Inspection Day 2017

Date
25 October 2017

The TUC National Inspection Day falls on the Wednesday of each European Health and Safety Week. This year UNISON is encouraging safety reps to specifically consider inspections focusing on whether the workplace is healthy for all ages. With the working population ageing and apprenticeship schemes being introduced as an alternative to schooling, this focus is […]

Event on the UNISON National site.

Regional Council

Date
15 February 2018 10:30am–1:00pm
Location
Carrs Lane Conference Centre, Birmingham

A meeting for all delegates elected to Regional Council

Event on the UNISON West Midlands site.

Retired Members Committee

Date
15 November 2017 1:00pm–3:30pm
Location
UNISON Regional Office - Birmingham

For retired members

Event on the UNISON West Midlands site.

Health and Saftey Forum

Date
19 October 2017
Location
UNISON Regional Office - Birmingham

A meeting for branch Health and Saftey reps from across the West Midland

Event on the UNISON West Midlands site.

Labour Link Committee

Date
24 November 2017
Location
UNISON Regional Office - Birmingham

For members elected to the Labour Link Committee and those paying in to the Affiliated Political Fund.

Event on the UNISON West Midlands site.