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Norfolk trade unionists send solidarity to Birmingham homecare strikers

Trade unionists in Norwich collected over £400 for striking homecare workers in Birmingham last week at a screening of inspirational new documentary Nae Pasaran. Nae Pasaran tells the true story of how workers in East Kilbride struck a blow against General Pinochet’s fascist regime by refusing to service Rolls Royce fighter engines for the Chilean […]

Article, News on the UNISON Eastern site.

‘Get angry – then get organised’ to defend social care

UNISON local government conference hears rallying call in the fight to defend and promote social care

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Birmingham City Council must stop burying its head in the sand, says UNISON

Hundreds of Birmingham care workers take strike action

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

It’s time to value our care workers

Birmingham care workers are on strike because the council thinks they’re an easy target for cuts

Article on the UNISON National site.

Blog: These victories show that this is a union on the march

Victories like these for Birmingham care workers and probation services being brought back in-house, show what UNISON can achieve

General secretary's blog on the UNISON National site.

Birmingham care workers celebrate momentous victory

Long-running strike looks to be over

Press release on the UNISON National site.

Blog: An honour and a privilege to stand with the Birmingham homecare workers

It is incredible to see how these care workers stand together, fight back and strike – day after day after day.

General secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.

End threats to pay and hours for Birmingham care workers now

UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis is due to show his support this evening (Tuesday) for homecare workers in Birmingham who have been involved in a year-long dispute over their pay and working hours. He is attending a solidarity rally in the city to pledge his continued backing for the staff who have so far taken […]

Press release on the UNISON National site.

The Birmingham homecare workers fighting for their jobs

Homecare workers are not taking proposed changes to their contracts lying down

Article, Magazine on the UNISON National site.

Birmingham City Council is cutting care workers’ hours at the expense of local people

Dozens of Birmingham care workers are planning to travel to Liverpool today (Monday) to lobby delegates attending the Labour Party Conference over the City Council’s plans to cut their hours.

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

The Birmingham homecare workers fighting for their jobs

Homecare workers are not taking proposed changes to their contracts lying down.

Magazine on the Magazine site.

May is bloomin’ magic as our wins grow

From Birmingham to Bangor, from Doncaster to Sandwell, UNISON members were winning in May – and their union was growing stronger too

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Birmingham care striker brings conference to its feet

Mandy Buckley tells delegates that the Birmingham strikers are not going to give in

Article, News on the UNISON National site.