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The Happy Lands – free screening in Whitehaven, 25th October

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There will be a screening of the film ‘The Happy Lands’ on Friday 25th October at the Rosehill Theatre in Whitehaven.

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The UK Economy Unspun

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George Osborne and the Government have been quick to take credit for the recent increases in employment and GDP, but a new TUC Touchstone presentation cuts through their spin.

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Support the Working Class Movement Library

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Actress Maxine Peake has written to UNISON branches requesting support for the marvellous and unique collection at the Working Class Movement Library in Salford.

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Australian Trade Unionists visit UNISON North West

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The region welcomed a delegation from the Australian Services Union (ASU) to Arena Point on Friday 4th October.

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March Against Fascism – Liverpool – Saturday 12 October

UNISON North West and the North West TUC are supporting the march against fascism in Liverpool City Centre on Saturday 12th October.

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Lowest-paid Liverpool University Staff Singled Out for Continued Attack

UNISON members at Liverpool University have voted overwhelmingly to reject attacks on their pay, which could lead to significant strike action.

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Answering the call for the NHS

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Manchester was a sea of purple and green yesterday as it played host to its biggest ever demonstration.

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Calderstones NHS Trust under fire over strategy of ‘Expansion through Exploitation’

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Striking care staff from Rochdale will be in attendance at the Calderstones NHS Foundation Trust Annual Members’ Meeting in Whalley on Wednesday.

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Time to Vote in HE Pay Ballot

UNISON is recommending members take strike action over pay after Higher Education employers refused to increase their offer of 1%. We believe that the money is there to fund a decent increase. See how much your vice-chancellor is paid.

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North West Probation Staff Show Opposition to Privatisation

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Rallies were held on the day that the Government placed an advert to invite private sector providers to take over the running of this vital public service.

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