The University of Birmingham puts students at risk of injury in order to break UNISON’s strike

This is how the University of Birmingham were trying to break the strike earlier this week – by asking students to come in for ‘last minute shifts’ tomorrow. The email was sent out during our negotiators’ meeting with management (during which they made no new offer!). For information, Worklink is a university department (which they call […]

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Strike Action on The University of Birmingham’s Graduation Days (16th & 17th June)

UNISON strike action at the University of Birmingham – ‘Real Birmingham Heroes’ support staff are demanding better pay, equality, and improved working conditions UNISON branch’s demands are that the University:  Gives an above RPI inflation pay increase to all support staff; Becomes a Living Wage Accredited employer; Eliminates the gender pay gap by 2020; Fixes the […]

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Hundreds support a letter written by a member of support staff at the University of Birmingham, challenging Senior Management to live off low pay for a month

Read the letter here: uobunison.org.uk/challenge List of supporters: http://uobunison.org.uk/supporters-of-the-challenge Hundreds of higher education staff, students, and alumni have endorsed a letter challenging University of Birmingham senior managers to live off the salary of a typical member of support staff for a month. Other signatories include Birmingham MP Preet Gill and local councillors. The list can be […]

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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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