the city's most effective trade union

Pensions Strike Solidly Supported

The strike to defend decent pensions was really solid across  Manchester, and indeed across the whole country.

And the march through Manchester city centre was massively well supported, beyond most people’s expectations.  What was most heartening was the real and active support that pickets and marchers received from members of the public, at workplaces and along the march route.  We were cheered and clapped by passers by, christmas shoppers and ordinary members of the public – and reason why was because they agree that what the government are doing to pensions and to public services is wrong and just unfair.

What the government need to do now is start negotiating seriously, and not talking the same old tired rubbish to the media.

Below are just a few pictures from the picket lines and rally.  If members have any good pictures they’d like to share, we’d love to see them so do email them to the Branch.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Manchester Evening News has some good pictures too at: http://menmedia.co.uk/manchestereveningnews/news/s/1466393_replay-thousands-join-november-30-public-sector-strikes-in-greater-manchesterhttp://menmedia.co.uk/manchestereveningnews/news/s/1466393_replay-thousands-join-november-30-public-sector-strikes-in-greater-manchester

  • UIA Local Government Promotion

  • Update your details

    Update your details - Members login here
  • Join UNISON

    Join UNISON now
  • Twitter

    UNISON Manchester
    @UnisonMcr

    • After a point of order, motion 16 is carried and now onto motion 85 on Standing together for LGBT equality #UNDC17
      about 15 mins ago
    • Motion 16 - Invisible or Non-Apparent Disabilities #UNDC17
      about 26 mins ago
    • Motion 5 is passed as amended #UNDC17
      about 31 mins ago
    • Now for the final afternoon session of #UNDC17 and reprioritised motions. First up is Motion 5 on Recruiting and Organising Black Members
      about 51 mins ago
    • Amazing scenes outside the conference centre in Brighton as a crowd surrounds @jeremycorbyn after his speech at… https://t.co/Nj54u76v7y
      about 57 mins ago

Social Widgets powered by AB-WebLog.com.