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23 Labour councillors sign letter condemning Council leaders’ handling of bins strike and care workers dispute

They call on the leaders to immediately withdraw the threat of a legal injunction over the bins dispute, which has now escalated into all-out strikes. Continue reading

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What will be the impact of Brexit on jobs and services in Birmingham and the West Midlands? BTUC public meeting Sat 23 Feb 1-4pm

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by | February 13, 2019 · 3:51 pm

What will be the impact of Brexit on jobs and services in Birmingham and the West Midlands? BTUC public meeting 23 Feb 1-4pm

brexit mtg 23 feb-page-001

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by | January 26, 2019 · 12:04 pm

Call-In of Council plans for Enablement Service could throw them out

At the Cabinet meeting on 22 January the Corporate Director Adult Social Care & Health presented ‘Enablement Public Report v10’ which gives full details of the Council’s new offer to the Enablement Service workers. But the day after Councillors Robson and Trickett Called-In the Council’s plans. Continue reading

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Join the Unite and Unison protest against privatising NHS Estates and Facilities Wed 30 Jan 9am-12 Moseley

The Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust meeting will be making decisions about privatising Estates and Facilities using a ‘SubCo’ (see flyer below).

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Why is the Health and Social Care Scrutiny Committee silent on the Enablement Service dispute?

On BATC on 17 January we criticised Cllr Hamilton, Cabinet member for Health and Social Care, for ducking the question put to her at the Council meeting on 15 January about extra Government funding for adult social care. £5.6 million of this is ring fenced for adult social care with a steer towards dealing with hospital discharge – the job of the Enablement Service. Continue reading

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Solidarity rally for the Birmingham Homecare Workers Tue 29 Jan 6.30 BMI

Join the TUC in the Midlands as we host a solidarity rally for the Homecare Workers of Birmingham, who have been in dispute for over a year and have taken almost 50 days of strike action during that time. Come and hear from leading trade unionists and the workers themselves. Continue reading

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