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International Workers’ Memorial Day – 28 April 2014

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Each year on 28 April, International Workers Memorial Day (IWMD) is marked around the world to Remember the Dead, Fight for the Living. We remember those killed, made ill, or […]

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Research project – Invitation to participate

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The University of Manchester is doing a research project on the effects of public spending cuts on people’s lives.

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Stand Up for Education

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UNISON North West Regional Secretary Kevan Nelson addressed a packed strike rally in Manchester today as the union gave its support to the NUT’s campaign on teachers’ pay, pensions and workload.

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Government Attacks on NHS Funding and Pay Spark Protests in the North West

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Health workers took part in protests today to highlight the attacks by the Government on their pay and on NHS funding.

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Rising Unemployment in the North West

The latest labour market figures show that the North West had the highest increase in unemployment of any region over the Winter.

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Private homecare provider signs recognition agreement with UNISON

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Westwood Homecare became the first of Stockport Council’s private homecare providers to sign a recognition agreement with UNISON.

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Thousands March in Liverpool for Fair Funding for Public Services

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Public service users and workers united in Liverpool on Saturday to call for fair funding for public services.

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Keeping Up The Pressure For a Fair NJC Pay Rise

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The disgraceful state of pay for local government and school workers is now at a critical level.

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UNISON North West Annual Labour Link Forum – 1st March 2014

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The UNISON North West campaign to rid Britain of austerity was stepped up at the recent Annual North West Labour Link Forum.

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