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 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://sandwellunison.co.uk.c31.sitepreviewer.com/fantastic-offer-for-apprentices/

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.

Permanent link to this article: http://sandwellunison.co.uk.c31.sitepreviewer.com/sandwell-unison-on-the-march-for-libraries/

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 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://sandwellunison.co.uk.c31.sitepreviewer.com/thank-you-to-sandwell-unison/

UNISON Activist meets Corbyn in Halesowen

Assistant Branch Secretary for Education, Louise Harrisen-Powis, met Jeremy Corbyn in Halesowen town centre on Saturday 29 September, after he made a rousing speech to hundreds of supporters. Corbyn condemned the current government for continuing to give tax hand-outs to the rich whilst schools were being starved of funds. Making reference to the two thousand …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://sandwellunison.co.uk.c31.sitepreviewer.com/unison-activist-meets-corbyn-in-halesowen/

UNISON members survey at Sandwell Children’s Trust

During the summer, UNISON conducted a survey of members working at Sandwell Children’s Trust after numerous members had raised concerns around workloads, stress levels, oppressive management and ultimately the service provided to Sandwell’s vulnerable children. A third of our members responded. Despite the Trust launching in April the results show serious issues remain to be …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://sandwellunison.co.uk.c31.sitepreviewer.com/unison-members-survey-at-sandwell-childrens-trust/

UNISON helps secure improvements to restructures in Place

UNISON members going through restructures in Housing Choice and Business Excellence will no longer have to undertake competitive interviews for future positions where there are more posts than people for the graded ring-fenced positions. In addition, staff who currently have permanent positions will remain permanent employees if they end up in one of the two-year …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://sandwellunison.co.uk.c31.sitepreviewer.com/unison-helps-secure-improvements-to-restructures-in-place/

Stars in Our Schools Nominations Open

UNISON will award prizes for the winner of this years Stars in Our Schools event on 23rd November. It is open to members to nominate their colleagues for the work they undertake in one of Sandwell’s schools. Nominations must be in by 9th November. Please use the attached nomination form and check out the Stars …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://sandwellunison.co.uk.c31.sitepreviewer.com/stars-in-our-schools-nominations-open/

Solidarity with Care Workers taking 14 days strike action

Home Carers in Birmingham have been in dispute against managements plans to introduce a 3-split daily shift pattern that means staff must work from 7am until 10pm. Despite trying to settle the dispute through limited action and negotiations, Birmingham City Council intend to plough ahead. In response home carers have re-balloted, beat the Tory ballot …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://sandwellunison.co.uk.c31.sitepreviewer.com/solidarity-with-care-workers-taking-14-days-strike-action/

Happy 70th Birthday to our NHS

The NHS was created by a Labour Government on 5 July 1948. Since then it has touched all our lives. Before the NHS all healthcare, visits to the Doctor and treatment had to be paid for. The free service, based on need, not what money you have, is something that has become cherished by generation …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://sandwellunison.co.uk.c31.sitepreviewer.com/happy-70th-birthday-to-our-nhs/

As the temperature rises….

Although there is no legal maximum temperature for workplaces employers do have a responsibility to take all reasonable steps to achieve a comfortable temperature to work in. Please see the attached briefing for further detail. If you believe your management should be doing more to assist during this heatwave then please discuss with your local …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://sandwellunison.co.uk.c31.sitepreviewer.com/as-the-temperature-rises/

Dump on Trump’s Visit to UK Friday 13 July

A national demonstration in London has been called against the visit of Trump to the UK on Friday 13 July. Your Branch Committee of stewards has unanimously passed a motion to support those wishing to attend this huge demonstration. The sexism and racism from Trump is against the values of equality held by UNISON. Trump’s …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://sandwellunison.co.uk.c31.sitepreviewer.com/dump-on-trumps-visit-to-uk-friday-13-july/

Older posts «