Fantastic Offer for Apprentices

If you are an Apprentice you can join Sandwell General UNISON Branch for just £10 for the whole year. Furthermore if you join and return the attached slip to Sandwell UNISON at West Bromwich Town Hall, Lodge Road, B70 8DY then we will send you a £25 one4all gift card. By becoming a member of …

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Come to Your Union’s AGM 28 February

Sandwell UNISON invites all members to come along to our AGM which takes place Thursday 28 February 5:45pm Buffet refreshments from 5:00pm – meet up with former Sandwell colleagues At Christchurch CofE Primary school, Albert Street, Oldbury (behind the Court of Requests pub) Agenda includes: Guest Speaker invited Officers for 2019 Motions Free Prize draw …

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School Members Ballot

UNISON’s 250,000 school members (alongside the Teacher trade unions) are set to receive a consultative ballot against the impact of the cuts in our schools. UNISON knows that the cuts have hit you with job losses and extra work. The UNISON consultative ballot opened on 22 January and will be undertaken by email – giving …

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2019 Pay Deal Agreed with Sandwell Council

April 2019 will see the implementation of the new nationally agreed pay award for Sandwell Council employees (including schools maintained by Sandwell MBC). UNISON has been negotiating with Sandwell Council over how the new proposals can be implemented at local level to ensure fairness and equality. During the negotiations UNISON raised concern about the number …

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A Thank You to UNISON

Sandwell UNISON has sponsored a potential future medal winner who is the son of a Branch steward. Ben was selected to represent GB after a series of selection races held back in March 2018. He managed to secure places on the GB team in both his K1 and his C1. Ben paddled both boats in Ivrea …

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FSA Consultative ballot result – WM Region

89% of members working for the Foods Standards Agency across the West Midlands voted to reject the employers pay offer, with 11% voting to accept. Thanks to all those members that returned consultative ballot papers over the Xmas period.    

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FSA Members to be balloted over 1.5% pay offer

Ballot papers to FSA members have been issued as part of the national consultative ballot over the pay offer from the FSA. The national recommendation is to reject the pay offer for 2018/19. If you work for the FSA and have not received a ballot paper over the festive period, then please call the Branch …

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Your Branch Wins Regional Award

Sandwell General Branch won the West Midlands Regional Award for recruitment innovation with our Branches initiative to recruit apprentices. Over 30 apprentices have been recruited so far. The offer from the Branch, outlined at the top of the website, remains open. We urge all apprentices in Sandwell working for Sandwell Council to join UNISON. We …

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Stars in Our Schools Winners’ 2018

The Winners of the Sandwell UNISON Stars in our Schools Award for 2018 are Neil Matthews and Charlie McAllister from George Salter Academy. Their nomination from a colleague read, “Charlie and Neil are fantastic support staff. Helpful and friendly in carrying out all tasks, big or small. All schools need efficient site staff and George …

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Sandwell UNISON on the march for libraries

Sandwell UNISON activist, Shazziah Rock, spoke at the national demonstration in support of libraries, museums and culture on Saturday 3 November. Pictured in the Guardian newspaper website on Monday 5 November, Shazziah, placed Sandwell UNISON firmly at the front of the action.

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Thank you to Sandwell UNISON

‘The players, coaches and parents would like to thank Sandwell UNISON for their sponsorship for last season which enabled the club to purchase a new kit to allow the children to continue playing. As a thank you we have had the UNISON logo printed on the kits and also presented UNISON with a glass trophy …

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