Coronavirus Guidance – Useful Links

COVID 19 – UNISON Support Please check the links below for information you may find useful: UNISON COVID 19 – Your Rights at Work UNISON COVID 19 Social Care Advice UNISON Financial Support UNISON Advice Job Retention Scheme Q&A NHS COVID 19 Guidance NHS...

2021/22 NJC Pay Claim: Branch Consultation

The options on the pay claim were discussed and agreed by the UNISON NJC Committee on 5 October 2020. Branches are asked to consult members as widely as possible on the proposed options for the claim to find out members’ views and preferences.  If you want to know...

Personal Injury Settlements – August 2020

In August, UNISON helped members in the West Midlands receive £155,384  in Personal Injury Settlements. UNISON provides quality legal services for employment-related and non-work issues at no extra cost to members and their family. In fact, UNISON provides the...

The £95k cap on exit payments

Despite continued opposition from UNISON and others – the government is about to bring in a cap of £95,000 on public sector exit payments. The last vote in Parliament has taken place and the final regulations are awaited. Once this happens, there will be a 21-day...

Black History Month

For UNISON, Black History Month is a time to acknowledge and celebrate achievements of Black people throughout history. So Black History Month is a key time to Organise and provide an opportunity to discuss wider issues affecting the Black community. There are also...

Local Government Pension Scheme

The Local Government Pension Schemes (LGPS) has more than five million members – contributors, ‘deferred members’ and pensioners and is made of individual funds with assets running into billions of pounds. It has members in local government, education from primary to...

Calling potential Health & Safety Reps

UNISON believe that all workers deserve to be treated fairly at work.  This includes fair pay, favourable terms and conditions and well managed health and safety conditions. Every worker has the right to leave work at the end of their shift, in as good or better...

UNISON Members Online Courses

UNISON West Midlands Region are pleased to be able to release a wide variety of online courses for UNISON members coming up in the West Midlands region over the next few months. All of the courses will be held online and run by our partners at the WEA and Open...

UNISON Women’s Conference 2021

UNISON has made the decision to begin the democratic processes for the re-commencement of UNISON Rule Book Conferences for 2021. Under current government guidelines, UNISON would not be able to hold a physical conference, but with the dynamic COVID-19 situation we...