All Out on July 10

SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURESUNISON North West activists met today to make plans for the strike day next Thursday, 10 July. 

Those attending the packed meeting were in no doubt that it was necessary to make a stand now on pay in local government and schools.  Pay has fallen by a fifth since 2010.


As well as picket lines next Thursday, events are being organised across the region.


Regional rallies, organised through the North West TUC:


12:30pm – 1.30pm Rally at Piccadilly Gardens

Chaired by Angela Rayner – UNISON NW Regional Convenor

UNISON Speaker: Sue Glithero – Vice Chair UNISON NW Local Government, National Chair UNISON NJC Committee



10:30am – March assembles at the Pier Head.  Moving off at 11am

12:30pm – 1.30pm Rally at St. George’s Hall Plateau

UNISON Speaker : Glen Williams – UNISON NW Vice President, National Chair UNISON Local Government SGE 



11:00am – March assemble at the Corn Market, Lune Street.  Moving off at 11.45am

12:00pm – 1:00pm Rally at Flag Market

UNISON Speaker : Chris Lomax – Lancashire County UNISON, Chair Preston Trades Council



11:00am – 12:30pm Rally at Town Hall Square

UNISON Speaker : Paula Barker – UNISON NW Deputy Regional Convenor



12:00pm – 1:00pm Rally at St. John’s Square

UNISON Speaker : Dave Dickinson – Blackpool UNISON Assistant Branch Secretary


Locally organised rallies


12:30pm Gather for Rally at the Bandstand.  Speakers from 1:00pm 

Chaired by Dave Armstrong - UNISON NW Regional Organiser

UNISON Speaker: Paul Lloyd – Cumbria Branch Assistant Branch Secretary 



10:30am Rally at Bolton Town Hall Square

UNISON Speakers: Bernadette Gallagher – Bolton Branch Secretary and NEC member, Janet Bryan – Bolton at Home Convenor and NEC member, Karen Reissmann – Bolton, Salford and Trafford Branch and NEC member.


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