UoB UNISON Women’s Officer proposes a new University policy on domestic violence and stalking – read the full draft

On the UNISON committee we support our members who find themselves in a wide range of difficulties. This sometimes means helping you get support from the University if you go through a time of family crisis. Statistics show that every week women are killed by their partners, but in addition to this many people (mostly, […]

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Concerns raised with the University of Birmingham regarding the Durham University PhD student detained in UAE

Following the devastating news that appeared this week in the media regarding the detention in UAE of a Durham University PhD student since May 2018, UNISON emailed the University of Birmingham on Friday 12th October to raise our concerns, and to find out whether our institution has done anything to facilitate Matthew Hodges’ release. We […]

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UNISON Members reject the University of Birmingham’s first pay offer of 2%

Update regarding the branch members’ meeting on 18/09/2018 At yesterday’s branch meeting the emergency motion on pay (see below) passed with overwhelming support from those attending.   I’ve recorded a video to explain why we recommended rejection of the University’s pay offer and why we feel the time is right for the University to invest in all […]

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