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UNISON win sees end to zero hour contracts at University of Manchester

UNISON at the University of Manchester has won the campaign to put an end to the use of zero hour contracts within University of Manchester Catering Ltd, the University’s private catering company.

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Homecare support workers join UNISON in Stockport

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Westwood Homecare in Stockport engage with UNISON as all staff join the union.

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Fearful care workers face massive cuts to their income

Care workers who provide help to vulnerable people in Barrow and Kendal face losing a third of their income in new cuts planned by Creative Support.

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Bury UNISON and Council Come Together For Learning

Pictured with their certificates are (from left) Sarah Howell, Louise Wilson, Sarah Tattersall, Jean Foster, Kim Griffiths, and Unison’s Roger Pakeman.

This piece appeared in the Bury Council Team Talk newsletter: Staff are learning new skills for inside and outside the workplace thanks to an agreement between the council and trades […]

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Strike in support of sacked Senior Steward at Knowsley Community College

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Yesterday’s strike in support of sacked Senior Steward Barry Dunne at Knowsley Community College was an overwhelming success. All three sites were picketed by enthusiastic pickets, and senior management were scuttling […]

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Aintree University Hospital Celebrates Apprentices, Awards and Working With UNISON Sefton Health Branch

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Aintree University Hospital Celebrates Apprentices, Awards and Working With UNISON Sefton Health Branch  By Dave Woodward, Project Lead, Sefton Health Branch Digital Inclusion Project Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust […]

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UNISON North West Briefings for MPs

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Briefings produced for MPs on local government finance and the the crisis in the NHS are available online.

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Activists oppose fracking in Salford

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A demonstration against fracking took place at Barton Moss on Sunday.

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Liverpool University support staff continue fight following well-supported strike

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Members at Liverpool University are set to move into a second phase of industrial action with the introduction of an overtime ban following the well-supported strike action on Wednesday (4th).

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The Bridge To Digital Inclusion

The Bridge team. UNISON's Donna Lomax third from left, next to Councillors Robertson-Collins and Small.

The Bridge centre in Clubmoor has become the latest of Liverpool’s digital hubs, launching at an event in November. The centre, which is at the heart of the Norris Green […]

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