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Category Archives: Manchester News

Black Members in UNISON North West Newsletter

Black Members in UNISON North West magazine ‘Together We Rise’, is now available on the Branch website. This issue has a focus on racism, particularly within the workplace and working together to eliminate racism affecting all parts of our lives, including the latest round of disgraceful racist behaviour within football directed particularly against Black players. […]

Tories Out Demonstration – Sunday 29th September

On Sunday 29th September our branch will be joining the national demonstration at the start of the Conservative Party Conference taking place here in Manchester. All members are strongly encouraged to attend and if you wish to join us you should assemble at 12:00pm in All Saint’s Park on Oxford Road. You can find us […]

Stop the Coup, Defend Democracy – Manchester Protest

Another Europe is Possible has organised a protest in Manchester to defend democracy in light of the Government’s attempts to prorogue parliament. If you wish to participate join us at 12pm on Saturday 31st August in Cathedral Gardens, Manchester City Centre and for more information you can refer to the event page on Facebook.

Peterloo Massacre Bicentenary: March for Democracy

On the 16th August 1819 at St Peter’s Field, Manchester, armed cavalry charged into a crowd of some 60,000 – 80,000 peaceful protesters who had travelled from all across Greater Manchester to demand the reform of parliamentary representation. This event became known in history as the Peterloo Massacre and this year we are commemorating its […]

Reminder: UNISON NEC Elections 2019

Our Branch has nominated the following candidates for our National Executive Committee which is elected every 2 years and is the body which leads our union on a whole range of key issues affecting our members and their future. It is vital that we elect a NEC which will be prepared to do everything possible […]

Manchester May Day Celebrations

As part of the May Day celebrations this year a number of events will be taking place across the city. A summary of the planned activities is included below along with clickable links for more information. Wednesday 1 May – Wednesday 8 May 0161 Festival: facebook.com/events/164395167823846/ Saturday 4 May 1pm – 5pm Salford May Day […]

No to Fascist Tommy Robinson in Salford

Stand Up to Racism and Unite Against Fascism have called for a counter-protest against Tommy Robinson who has organised a rally against the BBC in Salford this Saturday 23 February. The counter-protest is starting at 11am outside the BBC Television Studios, Salford Quays, Salford M50 2QH. Working people in Manchester have long rejected the toxic […]

Issue 13 of Equality Matters now online

The latest issue of our Branch Equalities newsletter “Equality Matters” is now available to view online.

Stars in our Schools Contest Winners 2018

Stars in Our Schools is a celebration of school support staff. UNISON organises the day to celebrate the wonderful work they do every day and to make sure the world knows just how vital they are to children’s education. The event which took place on 23rd November highlighted the very hard work of our wonderful […]

“Equality Matters” – Issue Number 12

The latest issue of our Branch Equalities newsletter “Equality Matters” is now available to view online.

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