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Hundreds March in Chorley for the NHS

People don’t want their health services to be run for private profit

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March & Rally Against NHS Privatisation: Chorley, Saturday 25 April, 12 noon

The march is a chance to show that we don’t believe that healthcare should be run for private profit.

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International Workers’ Memorial Day – 28 April 2015

IWMD

Each year on 28 April, International Workers’ Memorial Day is marked around the world to Remember the Dead, Fight for the Living.

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Academy Chain’s Failings Threaten Our Children’s Future

UCAT has been identified as the worst performing of all the large academy chains in the country by the Department for Education.

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Apprentice Nicola Plays Her Cards Right!

The cards after a value my skills session

When UNISON Bury Local Govt branch ULR coordinator Roger Pakeman, UNISON Regional Learning Organiser Steve Swift and Unionlearn’s Mark Rowe revisited Bury Council apprentices to update their skills checks with […]

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UNISON to host international zone at Manchester May Day 2015

UNISON North West is due to host the International Zone at Manchester’s 2015 May Day festival on Saturday 2nd May at the Mechanics Institute in central Manchester

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Fewer Bobbies on the Beat in Cumbria

Cumbria Police Force are planning to move Police Officers into call-handling roles while making staff redundant in the communications centre. 

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Reinstate Jenny and Damien

Sign the petition to renistate University of Bolton staff.

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Apprentices Are Everybody’s Business

Bury apprnentices take a skills check; Roger back row left, Lucy and Mark back row right

  Following on from the work done with apprentices at Bury Council which was featured in a Unionlearn report for Government, UNISON ULR lead Roger Pakeman and Unionlearn Apprentice Lead […]

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North West UNISON Branches Enjoy Free Workshops!

All Smiles At The Hyndburn Your Skills Your Future Workshop

Taking advantage of UNISON Learning And Organising Services’ free workshop offer for members, there have been several workshops taking place throughout the region. The 1 day workshops, delivered by the […]

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