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We will chase the Tories out of town

UNISON set to lead the protest at the Conservative party conference in Manchester.


Blackpool and St Helens hospital workers gagged by Compass as they begin three-day strike

Around 300 staff employed by private contractor Compass within NHS trusts in St Helens and Blackpool begin three days of strike action today over the company’s failure to match health service pay rates and working conditions.


Outsourced hospital security staff in Salford to strike after unanimous vote



Staff employed by private contractor Engie Services Ltd within Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust have unanimously voted to take strike action over their employer’s failure to pay NHS rates.


Addaction staff in Wigan and Leigh strike again today as talks stall

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Staff employed by Addaction in Wigan and Leigh have taken further strike action on Wednesday 11 and Thursday 12 September after the latest round of talks failed to make a breakthrough.


The George Garrett Archive Project course Liverpool

This course celebrates and explores the life of seaman, writer and trade union activist, George Garrett...


Wigan and Leigh drug and alcohol staff to strike on Friday

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Strike action involving 31 staff employed by Addaction is set to go ahead after Acas talks did not reach a resolution to their dispute on Wednesday. 


Women in Leadership: North West Women's Committee Conference 2019

Women in Leadership is the theme of this year's annual conference by the North West Regional Women's Committee being held from 10am-4pm on Saturday 21st September 2019 - and all women members are invited.


Drug and alcohol rehabilitation staff to strike this month



Staff employed by Addaction are to strike on Friday 23 August because their employer has failed to keep its promise to pay them NHS rates for the job.


Compass staff in St Helens, Whiston and Blackpool strike today

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Staff employed by private contractor Compass within St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust are taking strike action today over their employers’ failure to match NHS pay rates and working conditions.


Outsourced NHS staff in St Helens, Blackpool and Liverpool set to strike after unanimous vote

Staff employed by private contractor Compass within St Helens and Knowsley, Blackpool and Liverpool Heart and Chest NHS Trusts have unanimously voted to take strike action at the end of the month over their employer’s failure to match NHS pay rates.



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