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NW Regional LG Service Group Motions for Special Conference

At a meeting of the North West Regional Local Government Service Group held on the 15th January 2015 it was agreed that the following motions be put forward to the Special Local Government Conference on pay. Manchester Branch will be considering similar motions on 28th January. You can either view these motions online here or […]

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Mancunions urged to ‘Stand-up for Democracy’

The Manchester Campaign Committee has organised a major rally to take place in Albert Square (Tuesday 3rd February, 5.45pm – 6.45pm) to protest against public sector cuts. The organiser’s aim is to show the Government that we are standing up for Manchester and standing up to Cameron and Osborne. The plan will be to light […]

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Black History Month Event – Recognising our Contribution

The UNISON Black Members SOG held an event at the West Indian Sports and Social Club (WISSC), in the heart of Moss Side district. Moss Side is home to very diverse communities, including large West Indian and Somali communities. Held as part of Black History Month, the aim of the event was to raise the […]

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Access to Justice Under Attack – Public Meeting in Manchester

You are invited to attend a public meeting that is being held to discuss the attacks on our legal rights. Meeting date/time: Thursday 29 January, 6pm Meeting location UNISON Regional Centre, Arena Point, Manchester M3 1UN   Speakers: John Cooper QC Maureen Le Marinel, UNISON National Executive Council Simon Wood, Thompsons Solicitors Chair: Angela Rayner, […]

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Hope not hate

HOPE not hate magazine goes online

HOPE not hate magazine has now gone online and you can view it here for free. Before you launch the digital edition of the magazine you will have to complete a quick subscription process. All this requires is that you enter your name and a valid email address. The newly enlarged HOPE not hate magazine […]

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Issues with contacting the Branch Office this week

It has recently come to light that there have been issues for members who have tried to contact the Branch Office this week on our external number: 0161 254 7500. This problem has now been resolved and please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused.

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Special Local Government Conference – Update

Given the Branches who are known to have supported the requisition for a Special Local Government Conference it now appears the minimum 25 % threshold has been reached. Thanks to all the following Branches who have supported the requisition. Blackpool Birmingham Bolton Brent Brighton Bristol Bury Cambridgeshire County Camden Cheshire East Cheshire West Coventry Devon […]

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Pay Proposals Accepted

The national pay ballot closed today and despite the vote for rejection of the proposals in Manchester Branch, the North West Region, and London unfortunately the proposals were agreed nationally, and have therefore been accepted. The Branch intends to pursue our concerns about the manner in which these negotiations have been handled by the national […]

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Special Conference Nears – List Of Supporting Branches

The original requisition for a Special Conference was submitted by Manchester Branch on 14th October. ‘Dear Heather I am writing on behalf of our Branch to requisition a Special Local Government Service Group Conference. In accordance with UNISON Rule D3.4.11 on xx.xx.xx date our Branch / Branch Executive agreed to call for the requisition of […]

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Manchester Rejects Pay Proposals

As part of the National ballot on the pay proposals our Branch ballot has now closed. 1,425 members (80.55 % ) supported the Branch recommendation to oppose the pay proposals and voted to reject. 344 members (19.45 % ) voted to accept the proposals. The Branch turnout in the ballot was 31.88 %. The National […]

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    • See the North West motions to the special conference #uslgc15 http://t.co/i7r9e6jLh9
      about 5 days ago
    • A number of motions have been agreed by the NW Regional LG Service Group for the Special LG Conference on Pay http://t.co/q5mbb47oSj
      about 1 week ago
    • A major rally is taking place in Albert Square at 5.45pm on Tues 3rd Feb to protest against public sector #cuts http://t.co/H3XbYUUnvA
      about 2 weeks ago
    • Read our report of the #blackhistory month event that was organised by our Black members' self organised group http://t.co/9TiOsNtW0z
      about 2 weeks ago
    • Come to a public meeting at 6pm on 29 Jan @NorthWestUNISON to discuss attacks on our legal rights #AccessToJustice http://t.co/3PzDYmZMxz
      about 2 weeks ago

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