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Category Archives: Education

Political Workshops

We are within 60 days of the most important election in recent memory. We have seen the effect of 5 years of austerity on our services, our families and our members – we need to discuss the issues and know what’s at stake. North West Learning and Organising Services are pleased to announce a 1 […]

Bringing learning to you

Ever thought you would like to take up a course but don’t want to travel across the city to get to the venue? Well, a bid to fund our own branch pop up classroom has been submitted to National Learning & Organising Services. This will pay for a fully kitted out mobile learning centre, with […]

Learning News from North Manchester

Exciting news from the YES centre in Newton Heath, a community ICT hub set up just about a year ago. The centre now has 60 people a day through the doors for help with internet access, paying bills online, claiming online benefits and the job club. The centre has been so successful that Northwards Housing, […]

Advice on the National Union of Teachers Industrial Action on 26th March

The National Union of Teachers (NUT) have announced a further date of national strike action as part of their campaign against government proposals on teacher’s pay. They are planning to take action on Wednesday 26 March. A summary leaflet on the NUT campaign can be found here. UNISON ADVICE UNISON respects the rights of other […]

UNISON Schools’ Update – September 2012

UNISON SCHOOLS’ UPDATE This update aims to provide UNISON members and organisers with a brief summary of the latest trade union news in schools. If you have any comments or questions regarding this update please email education@unison.co.uk Back to school – top tips for the new term. We hope you had a fantastic summer holiday. […]

Schools News Update: May 2012

Queen’s Jubilee Additional Holiday A number of Schools-based members have raised a query with regard to the Bank Holiday for the Queen’s Jubilee this year. The Manchester Local Authority has already incorporated this Bank Holiday within the School calendar as they have allocated 189 school teaching days instead of the obligatory 190 days in this […]

Saturday 28 April, Workers Memorial Day – Cuts Cost Lives

Health and safety is under threat. The government believes that health and safety is a burden on business. It wants to: remove as many health and safety regulations as it can, cut inspections and enforcement of the law, and make it more difficult to win compensation. Numerous reviews undertaken by or for the government find, […]

Thanks for your support

On behalf of the UNISON Manchester Branch, I would like to thank stewards and members for all the hard work they put in to make the strike, march and rally on November 30 such a tremendous success. To those who helped in the organising before the day, and all those who got in early to […]

November Mancunion

The latest issue of Mancunion is now available to download from our website by opening this post, then clicking on this link.

September Mancunion

The latest issue of Mancunion is now available to download from our website by opening this post, then clicking on this link.

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