All staff meetings (9.15am & 12pm) and Q&A with students (1pm) on the 22nd November
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All staff meetings (9.15am & 12pm) and Q&A with students (1pm) on the 22nd November

An all staff meeting will be held on Thursday 22nd November in the Dome Lecture Theatre, Aston Webb, between 12.00pm – 12.50pm (please invite non-members!) It will be followed by a session between 1-2pm (in the same LT) where students will be able to join us and ask questions about our current priorities and how…

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

The University of Birmingham management refuse to match any of the branch’s pay demands
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The University of Birmingham management refuse to match any of the branch’s pay demands

We had the 2nd Pay Talks meeting with the University on 13/09/2018, and they have: – rejected our demand for the institution to become a Living Wage Accredited Employer, leaving many staff on poverty wages – rejected our 7.5% pay claim and offered us 2% instead (which is below inflation!) – been unwilling to commit…