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English Defence League – 7th March Counter Demonstration

There is to be a rally by the English Defence League in Manchester on Saturday 7th March. Whilst that organisation has seen splits (you can only have one leader) and reduced support it is still appalling that they can bring their racist and fascist poison onto the streets of Manchester‎. There will be a counter […]

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International Women’s Day 2015

WOMEN MAKING THINGS HAPPEN In the five years that the Coalition Government has been in power, women and families have born the brunt of their so-called ‘austerity’ cuts. In the run up to what is the most important general election in our lifetime, and to celebrate International Women’s Day 2015, we are gathering together to […]

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UNISON Women Members Conference

Our own Lesley Lancelott made sure Manchester was heard at the conference on Thursday as  Labour Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper took questions following her speech. Lesley asked: “Given that benefit sanctions affect women the most, and particularly women with children claiming in work benefits and that this government have rewarded their backers like HSBC […]

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Come to our Annual General Meeting – 25th February

The branch annual general meeting or AGM takes place on Wednesday 25th February at 12.45 in the Friends Meeting house, on Mount Street behind the Central Library. The AGM is the most important meeting of the year. It is for any and all members to come and have their say on motions that will set […]

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New UNISON training courses in February/March 2015

A series of new training courses are being run by the North West Regional Office throughout February and March. The Organising Steward The first formal course the new steward in UNISON needs to attend – 9.30-4pm one day a week for 5 weeks, lunch provided, starting on the following days: In Preston from 24th February […]

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Len Crome Memorial Conference

Guernica: The destruction of a town and the creation of a masterpiece The above event is the theme for the annual International Brigade Memorial Trust Len Crome Memorial Conference which is taking place between 11am – 5pm on Saturday 7th March 2015. For more information on this event you can visit the dedicated page on […]

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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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    • Join the counter demonstration against the EDL rally taking place in Manchester on Saturday 7th March
      about 4 days ago
    • Don't forget our Branch AGM takes place at 12:45 today at the Friends Meeting House:
      about 6 days ago
    • Come to our AGM tomorrow. Hear @nmcinroy talk on 'Austerity - The myths' and discuss the issues that matter to us all
      about 6 days ago
    • Celebrate #InternationalWomensDay @PHMMcr on 8th March 2015 in a full programme of events from 2pm-5pm
      about 6 days ago
    • Come to the most important branch meeting of the year this coming Wednesday. Find out more:
      about 1 week ago

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