Living Wage Event on campus (Thursday 30th May) with Liam Byrne MP | Don’t break the union, vote in the strike ballot now!

On Thursday 30th May, Liam Byrne MP, will be on campus (12.30pm – 1.30pm, Murray Learning Centre, UG07) to talk about how to persuade the University to become a Real Living Wage employer. Liam made headlines recently when he turned down an honour from the University because of its ongoing refusal to formally accredit as […]

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Liam Byrne MP and the Real Living Wage – UoB UNISON welcomes MP’s decision to turn down a Honorary Position at the University of Birmingham

An important step was recently taken by local MP Liam Byrne, who refused to accept the offer of an Honorary Senior Research Fellowship position at the University of Birmingham, explaining that his decision was based on the fact that the University is not an accredited living wage employer. The MP for Birmingham Hodge Hill noted […]

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