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Branch Annual General Meeting 2022

Manchester Branch has taken the decision to hold our Annual General Meeting both physically and virtually in 2022. This is an important event for the branch and all members are strongly encouraged to attend so they can participate in the democratic, decision-making process which will set branch policy for the coming year. The final agenda […]

UNISON Manchester Re-opening Day

UNISON Manchester invites members and non-members alike to join us for a grand re-opening day at our new branch office in the Town Hall Extension. We are excited to be in our new home and can’t wait to show it to you! If you’ve never been in a trade union before then come along to […]

International Women’s Day Celebrations

On the Eve of International Women’s Day, 7th March, 5-6.30pm, UNISON’s National International Committee and Women’s Committee will be hosting a webinar on defending abortion rights. Speakers include Kerry Abel, Abortion Rights UK, Renee Bracey Sherman, We Testify, USA, Mara Rivera from Argentina and Naomi Connor from Alliance for Choice, Northern Ireland.   Our General […]

Equality Matters – December 2021

The latest issue of our branch equalities newsletter – Equality Matters – is now available to download and view online. Click here to download Equality Matters

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” […]

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, […]

NJC Pay Offer 2021-22: Consultation Ballot

All branch members eligible to vote in the consultation for the NJC Pay Offer 2021/22 should have received their ballot paper by now. If we hold an email address for you then you should have received a link instead, which will allow you to submit your vote online. The 1.75% that has been offered is […]

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: Upcoming Meetings and Consultation Ballot

UNISON has launched a consultation for local government members, working in schools and councils to decide whether to accept or reject your pay offer for 2021. Despite your courage and sacrifice throughout COVID-19, most council and school workers have only been offered 1.75%. With inflation at 3.9%, that’s a real terms pay cut. The value […]

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

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