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City Council Budget Proposals – UNISON Response

Manchester Council UNISON members will have seen the broadcast issued yesterday by the Council leadership. Within the links in the broadcast is a section of budget cuts in the Corporate Core which includes the following : ‘Revised HR policies and processes – Around £3.2 million in 2018/19 and 2019/20 By reviewing the organisation’s HR policies […]

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Production of ‘Dare Devil Rides To Jarama’ comes to the Lowry

The ‘Dare Devil Rides to Jarama’ is a new production that follows the life of speedway star Clem Beckett and marks the 80th anniversary of the Spanish Civil War. Performances are taking place at the Lowry on Thursday 6th October and Friday 7th October and at the Oldham Coliseum on through Wednesday 12th – Saturday […]

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English FE members to be consulted on 1%/£250 pay offer

National committee meets on 3 October to decide its recommendation, and arrangements for consultation Members working in English further education colleges are to be consulted after employers made a “first and final” offer of a 1% pay increase, or £250, whichever is higher, for 2016/17. UNISON’s further education and sixth form colleges committee will meet […]

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National Demonstration Against Austerity – 2nd October

UNISON is supporting a national demonstration against austerity on Sunday 2 October at 11.30am in Birmingham at the Conservative Party Conference. The Branch has booked rail tickets for those interested in attending as part of the Manchester Branch delegation. If you are interested in reserving a seat on the 9.27am train from Piccadilly, returning at […]

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Local Government Pension Funds Guide

UNISON has put together the following LGPS bulletin which breaks down the complex topic of Local Government Pensions into more manageable chunks. Each section contains an explanation along with facts and figures in an easy to understand way. Please be aware that this guide is intended as a general reference to how the LGPS works […]

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Issue 6 of Equality Matters now available online

The latest issue of our Branch Equalities newsletter – “Equality Matters” – is now available to view on-line or download.

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What Women Want Campaign

What do you want? That’s the question women were asked twenty years ago as part of a campaign called What Women Want. It was supported by Anita Roddick founder of the Body Shop as a way of giving British women a voice at the United Nations World Conference on Women in September 1995. The idea […]

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The UNISON North West LGBT Group will hold its Annual General Meeting on Saturday 10th September from 1100 hours to 1600 hours at the UNISON North West Regional Offices, Arena Point, Manchester, M3 1UN. The meeting is open to any UNISON member who self defines as lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans and is in a […]

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UNISON national Labour Link nominate Corbyn after he won national consultation email poll of Labour Link levy UNISON members

The committee decision follows discussions at regional and national level, and a consultation of UNISON members who are affiliated to the Labour party. The consultation was carried out online. UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Jeremy Corbyn retains the backing of a majority of UNISON’s Labour supporting members. That’s why the committee supported his nomination […]

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Register to vote for Labour’s leadership election for free

If you are a member of a Labour affiliated trade union, you have the right to vote in Labour’s leadership election. So long as you pay your union’s political levy, and joined before 12 January, you just need to register here – for free – by 12 noon, this Monday, 8 August 2016. If you are not sure if you […]

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