Branch AGMS February 2019

The branch has organised two AGMS as follows:

Tuesday 12 February 2019 at 12.30 pm, Tolkien Room, City Central Library, Hanley.  Buffet at 12 midday – must be pre-ordered by Friday 1 February 2019.

Wednesday 20 February 2019 at 12.30 pm, Windsor Room, Stoke Town Hall.  Buffet at 12.15pm – must be pre-ordered by Tuesday 12 February 2019.

Enclosed are promotional posters for displaying on your local notice board –

AGM City Central Library 12 February 2019

AGM Windsor Room 20 February 2019

If you would like to order food for one of the meetings please e-mail the branch at stating:

  • Date of meeting you wish to attend
  • Name
  • Workplace address
  • Any special requirements

by the required deadline.


Unison Branch Elections 2019-2020

The branch is now inviting nominations for anyone who is interested in becoming an officer, convenor, steward/health and safety rep for the branch for 2019/2020.

Posters have been produced detailing who to speak to in case of interest, what the job entails, how to apply and the deadline date for nominations.

Labour Link Officer – Labour Link Fund Election 2019-2020

All other posts – branch officers, convenors, stewards/health and safety reps  – Annual Elections Exec


There For You Winter Fuel Grant 2018-2019

There For You, Unison’s Welfare Charity are now inviting applications from members who meet the required eligibility criteria for a £60 one off payment to help with fuel costs.

FAQS – including eligibility conditions – Winter Fuel Grant FAQS 2018-2019

Application form – which must be sent direct to There For You (not to the branch) – Winter Fuel Grant Application form 2018-2019

Promotional poster – Winter Fuel Grant Promotional Poster 2018-2019

Note – the closing date for forms to be received by There For You is no later than 15 February 2019.


Personal Injury Payments October, November 2018 and December 2018

For October 2018, members in the West Midlands region received £104,164.30 in compensation payments for Personal Injury claims and for November the figure was £157,641.

For December 2018 members in the region received £222,709.30 and members of this branch £150,000. It always pays to be a Unison member!!

Why Do You Need To Be A Unison Member?

Unison does a lot more on behalf of it’s members than first thought!!

Disabled Members Annual Report 2018 – Fighting For a Fairer Future

The 2018 Disabled Members Report – “Fighting For A Fairer Future” is a comprehensive report on the activities of Unison disabled members nationwide throughout the year and is well worth a read – Disabled Members Annual Report 2018

Unison Black Action Magazine Autumn 2018

Features include:-

  • Celebrating 25 Years In Unison
  • Unison Campaign Successes
  • You Can Give The Gift Of Life
  • Bernie Grant Honoured
  • Bullying & Harassment
  • Black Members Give Me Hope And Confidence
  • Battling The Hostile Environment

Black Action Autumn 2018