Self organised groups – Black Members

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Welcome to North West Black Members Webpage

North West Regional Black Members bring issues facing Black Members to the attention of our Regional Secretariat.

  • Social issues such as health, employment, housing, education;
  • Workplace issues such as unfair dismissal, discrimination and racism.

We fight to create policy change within the union which will have an impact on and be reflective of our experience, both at work and within the union.

We offer support and guidance to each other by sharing our experiences which assists us in our work supporting members.

Chair of NWRBMC: Mirza Hamie

Vice Chair of NWRBMC: Liz Cameron

What we do

By attendance at regular funded committee meetings, we try to meet UNISON’s objectives in terms of Black Members.

We discuss how we can take appropriate action to represent the issues which mean the most to the members we support. We get involved with community projects and events as well as local, regional and national campaigns.

When and Where

We meet three times a year, generally at the Regional Office at Arena Point, 1 Hunts Bank, Manchester, M3 1UN for a two hour meeting and the group is open to all UNISON Black Members in the North West region.

Come and join us for our next meeting, which is the first for 2015.

Thursday 19 February - 1.30pm – 3.30pm

Thursday 28 May – 1.30pm – 3.30pm

Thursday 22 October – 1.30pm – 3.30pm – Annual General Meeting

Who to Contact

Neelam Bhambra
Tel: 0161 661 6760
E-mail: n.bhambra@unison.co.uk 

Past Events 2014

11 October.  Dashera Diwali Mela.  Albert Square, Manchester.  Event website  11 Oct Flyer

19-20 July.  Manchester Caribbean Carnival.  Platt Fields Park.   Event website.

21-22 June 2014.  Manchester Mega Mela.

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Raising awareness of UNISON at the Mela.

29 March 2014, Islamic Awareness Event.  Manchester.  NWRBMC Islamic Awareness Event

21 March 2014, Screening of ‘Black Deaths in Custody’.  Manchester.   NWRBMC Black Deaths in Custody Event