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TUC National Demonstration – 18 June 2022

We Demand Better On Saturday 18 June, the trade union movement will be taking to the streets to demand action on the cost of living – a new deal for working people, and a pay rise for all workers. Families across the country are bearing the brunt of the cost-of-living storm. Every worker needs a […]

Calling all UNISON members under 27! Young Members Phonebanking Event

Do you want to improve things at work but not sure how? Have you ever wondered how to get more out of your UNISON membership? Join us for an exciting event in May to get free training and join a supportive network of other young union members. No prior experience is necessary – this is […]

Branch Annual General Meeting 2022

Manchester Branch has taken the decision to hold our Annual General Meeting both physically and virtually in 2022. This is an important event for the branch and all members are strongly encouraged to attend so they can participate in the democratic, decision-making process which will set branch policy for the coming year. The final agenda […]

UNISON Manchester Re-opening Day

UNISON Manchester invites members and non-members alike to join us for a grand re-opening day at our new branch office in the Town Hall Extension. We are excited to be in our new home and can’t wait to show it to you! If you’ve never been in a trade union before then come along to […]

International Women’s Day 2022: Walk for Women

The Walk for Women organised by Manchester City Council will be back again this International Women’s Day 2022, with a walk on Sunday 6 March 2022. Anyone wishing to join should meet outside Castlefield Urban Heritage Park on Liverpool Road at 12.30pm and then walk together to Cathedral Gardens.   Interactive Google Map showing assembly […]

International Women’s Day Celebrations

On the Eve of International Women’s Day, 7th March, 5-6.30pm, UNISON’s National International Committee and Women’s Committee will be hosting a webinar on defending abortion rights. Speakers include Kerry Abel, Abortion Rights UK, Renee Bracey Sherman, We Testify, USA, Mara Rivera from Argentina and Naomi Connor from Alliance for Choice, Northern Ireland.   Our General […]

Equality Matters – February 2022

The latest issue of our branch equalities newsletter – Equality Matters – is now available to download and view online. Click here to download Equality Matters

Equality Matters – December 2021

The latest issue of our branch equalities newsletter – Equality Matters – is now available to download and view online. Click here to download Equality Matters

Upcoming events on how to resist Islamophobia

We wish to share details of upcoming events on how to resist Islamophobia and understand its causes that you might be interested in attending. Feel free to share this information with anyone else who might be interested as you do not need to be a UNISON member to attend either of these events.   Resisting […]

Still Eye Rise: An evening in support of Maggie’s Manchester

On Thursday 4 November, join Cadilia Gapare and friends for an evening in support of Maggie’s Manchester, a place where she found comfort and hope at a time when her life was put on hold by a breast cancer diagnosis. You can hear more about her incredible success story whilst experiencing an evening of African […]

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