Updates – April 2020

Negotiations update Your UNISON representatives and those from the other campus trade unions are continuing to negotiate with the University to keep staff safe and to look after your rights in these very difficult times. Our priority remains pressing the University to limit the number of staff on campus, to protect those who have underlying […]

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FAQs regarding Coronavirus

Last updated 24.03.20 19:00 Government advice / instruction On the 23.03.20 the UK government moved to enforce social distancing, stating that everyone in the country should remain indoors apart from when: Buying food and other essential items Exercising (once per day)  Addressing a medical need or providing care or assistance to a vulnerable person Travelling […]

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UNISON’s committee has taken the very difficult decision that tomorrow’s AGM should be postponed.

While the UK government and official scientific advisors are not yet recommending gatherings and meetings are cancelled, Birmingham University UNISON have decided to follow a precautionary approach, not least because we recognise that a number of members would have felt particularly anxious about attending a meeting of 50+ people in the current climate.    Under […]

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