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UNISON supports Jeremy Corbyn in the Labour leadership race

UNISON decided to nominate Jeremy Corbyn in the Labour Party leadership contest and Yvette Cooper as its second choice at the union’s National Labour Link committee. UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis said: “Jeremy Corbyn’s message has resonated with public sector workers who have suffered years of pay freezes, redundancies with too many having to work […]

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Probation Pay Dispute

Members working in the Probation service are taking industrial action on Tuesday 14th July 2015 to show their rejection for the 0% pay insult (offer) from the employers. The Manchester picket is located at Minshull Street, outside Manchester Crown Court, in the city centre. The strike action will last for 2 hours from 8am – […]

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Doncaster Raceday Event

Exclusive special ticket offer for UNISON members Interested in going along to a day at the races? UNISON members can book ‘2 for 1′ Grandstand tickets (total price £13 for 2 tickets) to be redeemed at the Doncaster raceday on Saturday afternoon 1st August 2015. To book tickets call 01302 304200 and quote ‘the UNISON […]

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Stop TTIP! Meeting

Public Meeting – Stop TTIP! meeting with John Hilary, Manchester, 14th July, 6PM, UNISON Regional Centre UNISON North West Region has been actively involved in the fight against the Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the US and the EU. TTIP is a threat to democracy, worker’s rights and public services. Over the past […]

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Manchester Branch Black Members SOG

Our Self-Organised Group (SOG) is interested in hearing the views, opinions and experiences of any Black members of UNISON who are interested in making the most of their relationship with their union. Does this sound like you? If it does, please join us at our meetings and let your voice be heard! Our meetings are […]

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Manchester College staff take fight over funding to Westminster

Staff from The Manchester College took part in a UNISON delegation to join further education staff from across the country in a lobby of Westminster last week to oppose the savage 24% cuts to adult education. Hundreds of activists took part in a rally outside parliament before heading inside the House of Commons to speak […]

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Don’t lose out – are you claiming tax back for cleaning your uniform at work?

Do you wear a uniform as part of your job? Do you have to wash your own uniform? Did you know that you could be eligible to claim tax back for cleaning your uniform? Following negotiations with the Inland Revenue, UNISON has reached an agreement whereby members may be able to claim tax relief for […]

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Motions we want to be heard at our National Delegate Conference 2015

As we get ready for UNISON’s National Delegate Conference on Tuesday the union is starting the process of reprioritising the motions. Even over four days there isn’t enough time to hear every motion. So this is a last chance to move issues that are important to us up the agenda and hopefully have chance to […]

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Sign the petition to support unfairly dismissed UNISON rep

We believe that Robert O’Donnell, UNISON representative for Glasgow Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC), was unfairly sacked by the SECC Management on 25 May. He was dismissed following an alleged unwitnessed incident with his supervisor. UNISON is totally convinced that this was a trumped up charge and that the dismissal relates to Robert’s role […]

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Emergency Motion to Conference – DOCAS

DOCAS (deduction of contributions at source) is the system used to take your union subs straight out of your wages. Also known as “check off” it’s a simple, cheap system that is easy for UNISON, our members and employers. It also isn’t something employers do for free as a favour to us. UNISON pays for […]

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