Women Chainmakers’ Festival – Midlands

On Saturday, 06 July 2019, residents of Cradley Heath in the West Midlands will take a step back in time, in honour of the women who fought to secure better rights for female workers, as part of the Women Chainmakers’ Festival.  Read the full event...

What you need to know on The Equality Act 2010

Protected Characteristics The Equality Act covers the same groups that were protected by existing equality legislation – age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership and pregnancy and...

Workers Memorial Day 2019

International Workers’ Memorial Day (IWMD) on 28 April is our day to remember the dead and fight for the living. Up to 50,000 people die each year in the UK from work-related ill health and accidents.  Although few UNISON members die in workplace incidents, many...

2020 – 21 NJC Pay Claim: Branch Consultation

FOR ALL UNISON MEMBERS EMPLOYED UNDER NJC TERMS & CONDITIONS(Please note the 2018-2020 pay deal has been agreed and is a separate pay deal to this one and is due to be implemented and back pay will be paid as appropriate)The UNISON NJC Committee met on Tuesday...

Regional Retired Members News – April 2019

The Regional Retired Members Newsletter is available here.  The plan is to issue a newsletter each month. Please contact the Branch Retired Members Secretary on 01785 245000 or via email if you wish to publicise or contribute material to this...