Category Archives: News

What is the Future of the NHS? – Public meeting, Thursday 28 August, 7pm, Dukinfield Town Hall

I heart NHS

Speakers include Andrw Gwynne MP, Council Leader Kieran Quinn, Angela Rayner and Paul Foley from UNISON.

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Zero Hour Contracts Have Zero Support

ISS staff at Royal Bolton Hospital emphatically reject Government claims that workers enjoy the flexibility of zero hour contracts. 

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Hyndburn Lives And Learns In Adult Learner’s Week

Alex Johnson enjoying a hanging basket taster

Hyndburn Local Government UNISON branch had an impressive spread of activities for Adult Learner’s Week, a joint effort between Hyndburn UNISON Branch and the council’s skills development group and Health & […]

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THE CHOICE – THE LABOUR FUTURE OR THE TORY THREAT.

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   “If the advance of the market is not stopped it will devour all that is precious about our NHS. It will push the NHS over the cliff edge to which […]

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North West UNISON Shares Learning Best Practice With East Midlands Region

ULRS in a using iPads session

Learning Organiser for the North West Steve Swift and Manchester ULR Lead Steve Lynch were invited by Regional Learning Development Organiser for East Midlands Gavin McCann to attend a ULR […]

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UNISON’s Ya Ching Darnell Wins Merseylearn’s Learner Of The Decade Award

Ya Ching on the right of the picture, with her ULR of the Decade Award

Merseylearn, the Unionlearn-funded project which supports transport sector workers in the North-West have this to say about their “ULR Of The Decade”, the inspirational Ya Ching Darnell  Ya Ching was […]

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Ambulance Service suspends all frontline cuts in the North West after successful campaign

NWAS Cumbria Petition

UNISON campaign stops cuts that would have increased waiting times for ambulances and ultimately cost lives.

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Gaza Under Attack: Support Medical Aid for Palestinians

Palestine demo - Media City July 14

The UNISON North West Regional Committee passed an emergency motion at its meeting on 15 July on the situation in Gaza.

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Talking About Coping With Change

LAOS inclusive learning colour leaf

    UNISON North West regional learning team organised a Coping With Change in A Stressful World course in July, well attended by activists. Delivered by the Workers Educational Association, […]

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Thousands Take Action for a Fair Deal on Pay

Manchester Rally

The employers and Government can be in no doubt about the resolve and determination of working people to achieve a fair deal for public sector workers and a fair deal for public services.

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