September payday.. The New Core mayhem continues. Senior management need to be accountable for this mess

We would like to thank University of Birmingham Student Workers’ group for the fantastic work they have done over the past month, in collecting case studies, writing demands, and working closely with us on the issues that are faced by casual student workers. UBSW’s statement on Friday can be found here. They have also been […]

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Birmingham Justice for Workers (UNISON, UCU, UBSW) – Joint student-staff meeting (2nd Oct, 1-2pm)

Following the success of our recent strike days & negotiations with University Management and ACAS (The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service) we have decided to call a Joint Union members meetings on Wednesday 2nd October, 1.00pm (102 Biosciences) with Salma Yaqoob as guest speaker. This will be a fantastic opportunity to hear from an activist who […]

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Further strike action on the University of Birmingham campus – Thu 3rd October (6th day!)

Strike Action – Thu 3rd October   Living Wage Accreditation | End the gender pay gap | Fair pay rise | Restructure the pay spines | Negotiate on the joint unions demands uobunison.org.uk/demands2018 Don’t go to work – join the pickets instead! We’ll be picketing all University entrances from 4.30am and 7.30am. Rally by the […]

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Media reports on our strike action days (2nd & 3rd September)

BBC West Midlands interviewed branch secretary Mike Moore: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R3ZLOGrRhHM&t=3s ———– Birmingham Mail article: https://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/university-birmingham-staff-strike-two-16850516 ‘University of Birmingham staff to strike for two days – what you need to know Unison union members at the University began two days strike action with a rally in Victoria Square protesting for better pay and work conditions. Unison members said […]

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UNISON University of Birmingham branch passes motion calling for a national boycott of Edgbaston Park Hotel

UNISON University of Birmingham branch passes motion calling for a national boycott of the University’s wholly-owned subsidiary company, the Edgbaston Park Hotel and Conference Centre (EPH) until the University ends outsourcing on campus and brings all Hotel staff back in-house. Members voted unanimously in favour of the motion presented below, committing the branch to a […]

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Early September strike press release

University of Birmingham UNISON Press release    Support staff at University of Birmingham UNISON are due to take further strike action on Monday and Tuesday next week in their long-running industrial dispute with the University over fair pay, equality, and improved working conditions. The strike action follows an intervention by 7 of the city’s 9 MPs […]

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