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Free Functional Skills Courses for UNISON Members

Do you need your Maths or English certificate? Do you want to brush up on your numeracy or literacy? Achieve a Level 1 or Level 2 Functional Skills qualification, equivalent to grade C GCSE, in Maths or English. Learn alongside other UNISON members and receive full support from qualified tutors. This offer, for UNISON members […]

Issue 8 of Equality Matters now online

The latest issue of our Branch Equalities newsletter – “Equality Matters” – is now available to view on-line or download. Equality Matters – Issue No. 8 – July 2017

UNISON Welfare School Uniform Grant 2017

If you’re struggling with the rising cost of living, and worried about how you’ll be able to cope with back-to-school costs, UNISON might be able to help. ‘There for you‘ are once again launching the School Uniform Grant programme for 2017. An application form and poster are embedded into this post below, which you can […]

Not One Day More #ToriesOut – National Demonstration

The Branch has arranged tickets for train travel down to the national march and demonstration on Saturday 1st July organised by the People’s Assembly Against Austerity. For more information about the event itself you can visit the FaceBook page by clicking this link. If you are interested in attending then please respond by 12pm on […]

Schools News Update

Survey of School Office Staff UNISON in Schools have recently emailed a survey direct to Schools members working in admin, finance, data and HR. The purpose of the survey is to collect evidence about the impact of cuts to such jobs due to the Government expecting schools to make £3billion punds worth of savings by […]

UNISON NEC Elections 2017

Every two years members have the chance for who they want to lead the union on their behalf and represent their interests. Our branch members can vote for a number or regional and national seats. The Branch Executive agreed to nominate candidates who are committed to the following: OPPOSE FURTHER AUSTERITY/ATTACKS ON OUR SERVICES RESIST […]

*UPDATED* Manchester: Our City United Football Tournament

The Regional International Committee from North West UNISON is sponsoring a 7-a-side football tournament involving teams from across the city and across Britain and Europe. The tournament is taking place on Saturday 11th March and for more information and details about how to enter your own team please see the flyer below. This is a […]

Fair Deal 4 Manchester – Torchlight Protest

Our city is under attack by this Tory Government’s continued cuts to our NHS, Health & Social Care and Schools. We must stand together in unison to resist these cuts, which disproportionally affect our young, elderly and most vulnerable people. Trade unionists, Labour Party members, activists groups and Manchester residents are coming together on Saturday […]

Upcoming Events in February and March

#OURNHS NATIONAL DEMONSTRATION Our National Health Service is at breaking point. Join us in London for a national demonstration on Saturday 4th March to show this Government that enough is enough. No Cuts, Closures and Privatisation! End Pay Restraint for NHS Staff! We Demand a Fully Funded, Publicly Owned National Health & Social Care Service! […]

UNISON North West Young Members’ Political School

UNISON North West will be holding their first Young Members’ Political School in Liverpool, 31 March – 1 April The event will cover themes including: Strengthening the voice of young members in UNISON Organising Skills Practical Workshops Social Activity Building an effective anti-austerity campaign Public Speaking Confidence Building Fighting for a Young Workers’ Charter   […]

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