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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   […]

UNISON and Labour Working Together Against Cuts in North West Schools

Shadow Secretary of State for Education Angela Rayner addressed the UNISON North West Schools Forum today (Monday). Angela, a former UNISON North West Regional Convenor, spoke about the importance of organising work in communities in the fight against cuts in school budgets. This approach has worked in forcing the Government to back-track on plans to […]

Issue 7 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. 7 – January 2017

UNISON response to MCC Budget

The Manchester City Council broadcast message of 3rd January to all staff detailed the Council’s proposals in respect of the budget for the period 2017 / 20. Whilst the scale of the cuts is smaller than previously forecast it still involves proposed major reductions across the Council up to a level of £30 million including: […]

Stars in our Schools 2016

A Big Thank You to all our schools who participated in this year’s event. The Prize Draw Winners Are: First Prize £500 Levenshulme High School Second Prize £250 Our Lady’s R.C. High School Third Prize £150 St. Pauls Primary School Fourth Prize £100 St. Cuthbert’s R.C. Primary School Our events were very popular with staff, […]

UNISON There for You – Winter Fuel Grant 2016

UNISONs Welfare Charity ‘There for You’ have now launched the Winter Fuel Grant for 2016. Applications for the scheme will be taken until the closing date of 17th February 2017. Please note that this year eligibility now includes those in receipt of housing benefit and the amount of the grant has risen from £40 to […]

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