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NYE Cheshire Police strike called off after progress in negotiations

Following contructive talks with Cheshire Police, UNISON has called off strike action planned for 31st December

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Cheshire Police Staff to Strike on New Year’s Eve in Dispute over Rest Days

Staff are very upset by management proposals to change rest day arrangements which will leave staff unable to plan their lives away from work and reduce their incomes.

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Access to Justice Under Attack: Public Meeting in Manchester, Thursday 29 January, 6pm

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Our legal rights as workers and as citizens are under attack. Come and hear about the threats we face and what we can do to resist.

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Local Government Cuts – More Misery Ahead in the North West Unless Austerity is Ditched

Making our public services scratch around for savings year after year is having a really negative impact on our ability to meet social need.

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National Police Staff Pay Strike Suspended

The industrial action over Police Staff pay scheduled for 22nd December has been suspended pending talks at national level.

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Mark Bailey Merseytravel Learner of the Year 2014

UNISON's Mark Bailey with tutor Julie Mooney

Mark’s involvement with Merseylearn goes back a few years working mainly 1-2-1 with Merseylearn tutor Julie Mooney, to increase his confidence and build functional skills in Literacy, Numeracy and ICT. […]

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Bury Local Government Staff Drop Into Learning

Grundy centre staff at the drop in

The Grundy Centre, an older people’s facility in Bury, held an IT drop in session recently for staff; Learning Organiser Steve Swift and branch Education Officer Roger Pakeman joined UNISON […]

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Cheshire Police Staff to Strike Over Loss of Rest Days

Proposed changes would cause real difficulty to staff who are struggling to make ends meet and working hard to balance work with caring responsibilities.

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Stop TTIP – Campaign update meeting, Tuesday 9 December, 6pm, Manchester

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David Cameron recently said that the arguments against TTIP are “weak” – there’s a chance to find out for yourself at a meeting in Manchester this week.

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Health Workers Highlight Low Pay in our NHS

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Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt addressed a meeting in Manchester today, but sadly he did not have time to meet with NHS workers gathered outside to discuss pay.

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