Make a donation towards our Strike Fund

We welcome donations from branches and individuals, so we can cover the costs of the publicity materials, and to compensate the members who are taking strike action. Here’s how you can donate: via our gofundme page: https://www.gofundme.com/uob-unison-strike-fund via a cheque. Please send it to Union Office, WLG2 Aston Webb, University of Birmingham, B15 2TT Your support […]

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[TODAY] University of Birmingham UNISON Strike Action – press release

UNISON strike action at the University of Birmingham – ‘Real Birmingham Heroes’ support staff are demanding better pay, equality, and improved working conditions Hundreds of caterers, cleaners, security guards and other support staff who are members of UNISON at the University of Birmingham are taking strike action on the University of Birmingham’s Open Day on […]

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Strike Action Q&A

For information regarding the logistics and agenda for the strike day, please visit this page: http://uobunison.org.uk/strike-info Questions about strike action We’re starting to put together the questions you’ve asked us about strike action into a complete FAQ about what striking means and the protection the law gives you. Here’s a few of the questions we’ve been […]

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Information regarding the strike day (for members & non-members)

At the bottom of the page you can find our poster and leaflets for the strike – please read them carefully and if you can, print them and distribute them among your colleagues, or collect hard copies from our Union office ASAP. Strike action Q&A: http://uobunison.org.uk/strike-action-qa More information about the context of the strike: http://uobunison.org.uk/dispute Strike action […]

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Times Higher Education publishes article about our upcoming strike

Times Higher Education have just published a new article regarding our upcoming strike action. It will take place on University of Birmingham’s Open Day, Friday 28th of June. Join us! Link to article   Very quick comments in response to the University’s quotes: A Birmingham spokesman said the university was “disappointed” by the strike ballot, highlighting […]

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