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UNISON supports Jeremy Corbyn in the Labour leadership race

UNISON decided to nominate Jeremy Corbyn in the Labour Party leadership contest and Yvette Cooper as its second choice at the union’s National Labour Link committee. UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis said: “Jeremy Corbyn’s message has resonated with public sector workers who have suffered years of pay freezes, redundancies with too many having to work […]

Preparing for Retirement – A FREE course for members in Local Government

Do you work in Local Government? Are you 2 years away from retirement – 1year – or 6 months away? Are you a Pensions Champion or Pensions Contacts? Why not come along to this free course for members. The programme will include: Managing Change – moving from work to retirement Occupational Pensions in Local Government […]

Come to our Annual General Meeting – 25th February

The branch annual general meeting or AGM takes place on Wednesday 25th February at 12.45 in the Friends Meeting house, on Mount Street behind the Central Library. The AGM is the most important meeting of the year. It is for any and all members to come and have their say on motions that will set […]

New UNISON training courses in February/March 2015

A series of new training courses are being run by the North West Regional Office throughout February and March. The Organising Steward The first formal course the new steward in UNISON needs to attend – 9.30-4pm one day a week for 5 weeks, lunch provided, starting on the following days: In Preston from 24th February […]

Black History Month Event – Recognising our Contribution

The UNISON Black Members SOG held an event at the West Indian Sports and Social Club (WISSC), in the heart of Moss Side district. Moss Side is home to very diverse communities, including large West Indian and Somali communities. Held as part of Black History Month, the aim of the event was to raise the […]

Issues with contacting the Branch Office this week

It has recently come to light that there have been issues for members who have tried to contact the Branch Office this week on our external number: 0161 254 7500. This problem has now been resolved and please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Next LGBT Members Meeting

The next meeting of the branch LGBT members Self Organised Group will take place: Wednesday 15 October, 5.30pm at: The Lesbian and Gay Foundation 5 Ricmond Street City Centre M1 3HF All LGBT members are invited to attend.

Good to meet you… Pete Banks

Pete is a long standing activist, having held several roles in the branch down the years. He has recently begun a second stint as Assistant Branch Secretary, following several years as the Joint Trade Union Secondee to m people. Now you can find out a bit more about what makes him tick. Name: Pete Banks […]

Citizen Maths course registration is open – try something new!

Autumn is a perfect time to try out and learn new things. As a Maths Champion you now have an opportunity to register on the Citizen Maths course ahead of the course launch in mid-September. Citizen Maths is a free open online maths course. The course will be set to Level 2 (equivalent to GCSEs […]

Going through yet another restructuring?

We are pleased to offer a Coping With Change 1 day course: Date: Friday 5th September Time: 9.30-4.30 Venue: UNISON Regional Centre, Arena Point A 1 day course to help with changes in the workplace. This personal development workshop is for individuals who are affected by reorganisation or change in the work place. The course […]

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