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Keep Probation Public

Lunchtime rallies are taking place on Thursday 19 September at probation offices across the region to show opposition to the Government’s reckless privatisation of this invaluable public service.

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Higher Education/ Universities strike ballot

UNISON is recommending that members vote ‘YES’ to take strike action over pay in Higher Education. We believe it is the only way to improve the current pay offer of 1%. The Ballot runs from 18th September to 8th October 2013.

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999 staff say no to further cuts

UNISON, GMB and Unite members working in England’s ambulance services have voted to reject proposals to apply up to 25% deductions to sick pay. The proposals were put forward in […]

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Future Directions workers march against cuts in Rochdale

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Future Directions workers, who have just finished their last day of strike action, marched through Rochdale Town Centre to protest against cuts to their pay, terms and conditions along with […]

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Bolton University staff fight for fair pay

  University staff fight for fair pay after vice chancellor receives massive bonus Support staff at the University of Bolton are fighting for fair pay, after the university’s vice chancellor […]

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Future Directions March & Rally – Thursday 29th August

From the 8 am on Sunday, 25th August 2013 more than a 100 workers will undertake 5 days of strike action sending a clear message that the fight against the substantial cuts to their pay, terms and conditions has not gone away.

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Regional Health and Safety Seminar – Saturday 21st September

The North West Regional Health and Safety Committee is organising a Regional Health and Safety seminar to be held on Saturday 21 September 2013 at the UNISON Regional Office, Manchester. The day […]

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Rochdale Future Direction workers announce further 5 days of strike action

From 8 am on Sunday, 25th August 2013 more than 100 workers will undertake 5 days of strike action sending Future Directions a clear message that the fight against the substantial cuts to their pay and terms and conditions has not gone away.

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Manchester Rally Concludes week of Campaigning and Celebration in defence of NHS

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Dave Prentis addressed a packed rally to celebrate the NHS’s 65th Birthday in Manchester on 5th July

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UNISON celebrates 65 years of our NHS across the North West

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UNISON activists across the North West have been celebrating 65 years of the National Health Service ahead of the NHS’s 65th Birthday on Friday 5th July.

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