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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 […]

November Activity Month: Upcoming Events

Throughout November this year, UNISON Manchester are carrying out a number of activities to support recruitment, engage with our existing membership and to provide opportunities for members to talk about the fair pay campaign for council workers and school staff. To help support recruitment, we encourage all members to take advantage of our branch “recruit-a-friend” […]

COP26 – Global Day of Action for Climate Justice

From 1st to 12th November 2021, you will be aware that the global climate conference, known as COP26, will be taking place in Glasgow. This is being dubbed as make or break as the time is ticking on the need for urgent action, not just words, to halt irreversible climate change and tackle its consequences. […]

People’s Assembly Demo: Sunday 3 October

The People’s Assembly have organised a week of action, including a march and rally, which is taking place in Manchester during the Tory Party conference over 2nd – 5th October. On Sunday 3 October, you can join the #UnitedAgainstTheTories demo by assembling at 12pm on Oxford Road near Whitworth Park. Throughout the conference week, there […]

Save the Date! Black History Event: Recognise or Demoralise?

As part of Black History Month this year, UNISON Manchester is hosting a special event to commemorate Black History, entitled Recognise or Demoralise? The event is being held at Manchester Central Library, St Peter’s Square on Wednesday 6 October 2021 and it will run from 2:00pm – 5:00pm. Join us for an afternoon of celebration, […]

Labour Link Elections 2021

Branch members who have opted to pay into the Labour Link political fund as part of their membership will shortly receive ballot papers in respect of UNISON’s Labour Link Elections. It only takes a couple of minutes to vote and we encourage all eligible members to participate in this important election. Voting is now open […]

NJC Pay Offer 2021-22: Virtual Pay Meetings for Members

As part of the consultation on the NJC pay offer for 2021, UNISON Manchester are hosting virtual pay meetings via Microsoft Teams. These meetings will give members an opportunity to hear more about the pay offer and why UNISON recommends that members vote to REJECT the offer. Tickets to attend this event are free and […]

Equality Matters – August 2021

The latest issue of our branch equalities newsletter “Equality Matters” is now available to view online below. Any comments or future articles should be sent to our Branch Equality Officer, Sonia Stewart, by emailing sonia.stewart1@manchester.gov.uk

UNISON NEC Elections 2021

The ballot is now open for the UNISON NEC Elections and this year, more than ever, it is crucial that we maximise the turnout to help elect the NEC we need to transform this union into a fighting force for the better. You should have recently received a copy of our branch newsletter, the Mancunion, […]

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