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Manchester May Day Festival 2016

This year is the 150th Anniversary of the Manchester Trades Union Council and as co-organisers of this event, it promises to be a packed day of events and we encourage you to attend if you can. Here is the planned timetable of events: 11.30am Assemble at All Saints Park, Oxford Road 11.45am Starting Rally 12.15pm May Day march […]

Bedroom Tax Protest Thursday 26th June

Eric Pickles, the Tory Local Government Minister responsible for the massive cuts to council budgets, is addressing the national CIH Housing Conference on Thursday 26th June. He will be speaking in defence of the shameful and hated bedroom tax. The Anti Bedroom Tax Federation for Greater Manchester has called a protest rally. 11.30am – 1.30pm, […]

Bedroom Tax Protest

PROTEST AGAINST BEDROOM TAX On the 16 March, Labour Left has initiated 40 Bedroom Tax Demonstrations throughout the UK. Manchester’s protest will be held in Piccadilly Gardens from 1pm to 3pm. You can view the details of all protests on Labour Left’s website here. The protests call for the Bedroom Tax to be scrapped, and […]

MCC VS/VER Member Briefings

In the embedded table below is a timetable of meetings to discuss the Council budget situation and the future impact on jobs and services as well as the Voluntary Severance / Voluntary Early Retirement schemes. The Council has agreed up to an hour facility time for these meetings subject to local management approval and the […]

National Stress Awareness Day 2012

A 2 day Health & Wellbeing event has been arranged through a joint collaboration with the Trades Unions and Manchester City Council. At 9.30 am, Tuesday the 6th of November the event will be launched when the learning bus will be sent off from Albert Square for its 2 day tour of the City by […]

UNISON launches Campaign to keep Manchester’s Ambulances Public

CAMPAIGN PUBLIC MEETING IN LORD MAYORS PARLOUR IN TOWN HALL AT 7PM MONDAY 15TH OCTOBER UNISON, the UK’s largest union, is today launching a campaign to save patient transport services in Greater Manchester from being sold off to a private company. Last week it was announced that Arriva, a bus company, had been awarded preferred […]

Mental Health Awareness Course

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST NOW BEING TAKEN Are you interested in promoting Health & Wellbeing within the Workplace? We are now taking expressions of interest for up to 6 people to attend the next Mental Health Awareness (MHA) course due to take place on Wednesday 24th & Thursday 25th October. There is a tight deadline so […]

Red Ribbon Ball

YOUR SUPPORT IS NEEDED FOR THIS CHARITY EVENT UNISON North West LGBT Committee and Northern Wave would like your branches support in joining them for their first Red Ribbon Ball on Thursday 29th November 2012. The evening which is being held at the Mercure Hotel, Portland Street, Manchester is set to be a glamorous evening […]

I’m marching on the 20th October

REMEMBER WHY WE ARE MARCHING ON OCT 20TH If you are a UNISON member and wish to travel down to London for the demonstration on 20th October then sign-up with your details by completing the on-line form here.

Public Meeting on the future of Legal Advice Services

ACCESS TO ADVICE AND SUPPORTING ORGANISATIONS INVITE YOU TO A PUBLIC MEETING The Future for Public Funded Legal Advice Monday 1st October From 5pm, with refreshments Cross Street Chapel, Manchester M2 1NL Speakers: Yvonne Fovargue MP (Chair of the All Party Group on Legal Aid) Kate Green MP (Chair of All Party Group on poverty) […]

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