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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Student Workers’ Letter to VC David Eastwood highlights late and wrong payments, and over-taxation. Please sign their petition!

A group of amazing student workers has come together to address the injustices that student casual workers are facing on our campus. Some of the issues include wrong payments, over taxation, delayed payments (by months), and being treated unfairly.   Please make the time to read their letter, sign it, and share it as widely […]

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