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TTIP: Building the Fightback

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War on Want event, Manchester, Saturday 21 March

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Defeating Austerity, Free Trade Deals and Attacks on Trade Union Rights

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Rally in Liverpool, March 25th, 6pm

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Mental Health Services in Sefton Should Put Care Before Cost

“The CCGs are trying to get mental health services on the cheap.” Sign the online petition against cuts and redundancies.

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Greater Manchester Councils to Control Health Budget: UNISON Response

Our NHS and our councils desperately need fair funding to meet the needs of the public. Without that, devolution will simply involve passing down to local politicians the power to choose where to make centrally-imposed cuts.

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International Women’s Day Event – Sunday 8 March, Manchester

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In the five years that the Coalition Government has been in power, women and families have borne the brunt of austerity.

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Mutualisation Poses New Privatisation Threat to NHS

We must not let this Government turn back the clock to the 1930s.

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Council Services in Cumbria Won’t Go Quietly

County Councillors gathering to vote on proposed budget reductions will be met with a noisy protest from demonstrators who want to stop damaging cuts to services and jobs.

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Sefton Health Branch Honoured In National Learning Awards

Marie on the left of the picture, Fiona on the right. In the dark blue is Dipuo Ofiemun, in the light blue Sarah Coffey, both who have won apprentice awards.

At the 19th Annual Learning Awards in February, Sefton Health UNISON branch and Aintree University Hospital won the silver award for their work with apprentices. The judges particularly “applauded the […]

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British Sign Language a Hit with Learners

             On Saturday 8 November, thirty-one Warrington council employees took the opportunity to spend their Saturday learning basic British Sign Language. Working in partnership with the Warrington & District Society […]

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Retirement Under The Microscope at Bolton Metro Branch

As a result of some members in the Environmental Services Department depot considering early retirement, Lighthouse Financial Services came to talk about pensions and the possible way forward for staff. […]

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