A blog from our Regional Convenor, Paula Barker

The Academy Model is Failing: we need all our schools to be democratically accountable

Hundreds of pupils, parents and staff in the North West face changes in the management of their schools when they return in September. 

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The core ideals of trade unionism endure from one generation to the next

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The occasion of the TUC’s 150th anniversary gives us the opportunity to step back and reflect on our movement’s past and future.

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2018: A Year to Take Back Control of Our Public Services

Workers who devote their working lives to providing quality public services deserve to be employed by organisations that share that same sole objective. 

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The End of the Cap?

We need an end to pay restraint on our terms.

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Public service cuts are taking a toll on workers

The election gives us a chance to protect our services, jobs and well-being  

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In Changing Times We Need to Organise

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Our organising and campaigning will be important as we work to shape change for the good of our members and communities.     

 

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Hammond Fails to Invest in our ‘Just About Managing’ Public Services

We still face a hostile Government that does not share the values or promote the interests of UNISON members.   

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Pursuing Our Agenda in a Changed World

After the referendum and the demise of Cameron and Osborne, we must adjust quickly to protect our members and find new opportunities.   

 

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This Government’s Policies are a Threat to the Principles of Our NHS

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Join the march and rally in Chorley on Saturday 11 June.

 

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After the Trade Union Act

Our response to this legislation must be to increase our visibility, engagement and strength in workplaces.

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