A blog from our Regional Convenor, Paula Barker

Stop the Privatisation of Patient Catering at Salford Royal

The on-site kitchens currently provide quality, good-value food that caters for a vast range of dietary requirements.  So why does the Trust want to introduce ready meals for patients?    

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A Great Day at Skills for Strength

UNISON North West Bats it Out of the Park 

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Pay has to be Top of the Agenda

Wages are not working as a means of distributing resources fairly and ensuring decent living standards

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Never Forget

Last month a group of UNISON activists visited the site of the concentration camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland.  

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Damaging Our Democracy

The Trade Union Bill Poses a Threat to Our Political Culture

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A Year of Decision

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We enter 2016 with some foreboding but with a renewed sense of mission. 

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Floods in Cumbria and Lancashire

It is in the worst of circumstances that we see the best of our public services.

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Notes from the Isle of Man

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I  was pleased to have the opportunity to visit the Isle of Man last month to learn about the challenges facing our members on the island.

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Undermining Our Security

The Government's agenda on unions and tax credits makes us all more vulnerable

 

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Paula's Blog: The Party of Working People?

For a self-proclaimed ‘party of working people’ the Conservatives do a lot to reduce our living standards and make our lives more insecure. Read more


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