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Job Opportunity - Branch Organiser in Tameside

The successful candidate will work in and across the Tameside local government and health branches. 

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Skills for Strength

Skills for strength is a convention bringing together UNISON activists from across the North West, and trade unionists from across the globe to share ideas, best practice and skills to help you win in the workplace, build our union and improve people’s working lives.

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“We can change things when we stick together”

Worker reinstated and sleep-in payments doubled at care homes in Greater Manchester.



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Skills for Strength 2016 Resources and Videos

There's loads of video footage and resources available from the excellent contributors to the Skills for Strength 2016 event.

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Organising to Win Podcast

UNISON North West has launched a new series of podcasts. 

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Salford Care Provider Signs Up to the UNISON Ethical Care Charter

Aspire_and_UNISON_Ethical_Care_Charter.jpg"I couldn’t survive on less than a living wage and it’s wrong that some care workers locally are treated so badly.”

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Private homecare provider signs recognition agreement with UNISON

Westwood Homecare became the first of Stockport Council’s private homecare providers to sign a recognition agreement with UNISON. UNISON Stockport Branch Secretary Angela Rayner signed the recognition agreement on behalf of UNISON alongside Westwood’s Director Marilyn Urmson.  
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Homecare support workers join UNISON in Stockport

Staff were eager to find out how UNISON membership can support them in their roles providing care to some of our community’s most vulnerable people.
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