Category Archives: News

“Enough is Enough” – Local Government and School Support Staff Vote for Strike Action Over Pay

Strike date set for Thursday 10 July.

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Cuban Five – Art Exhibition at Manchester Central Library

Cuban Five

Antonio Guerrero’s beautiful and thought-provoking paintings are on display, 25 June to 19 July.

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Learning At The Top Of The Agenda In Bury

Mike Connolly, Steve Morton, Mike Kelly and Trevor Holt with the Learning Agreement

  Bury Local Authority have just signed a new Learning Agreement, placing learning firmly at the centre of everything they do. Led by UNISON Bury Local Government branch, this is […]

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People power can reverse public service cuts

NWAS Cumbria

Plans to cut Ambulance services in Cumbria have been put on hold following a UNISON-led public campaign. 

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Public Sector Solidarity as Firefighters Take Action on Pensions


UNISON North West Regional Convenor Angela Rayner addressed the FBU rally in Manchester today, bringing our union’s support to their struggle.

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Support Lake District National Park Workers

Sign the petition against 10% pay cut proposal.

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Save Our Ambulance: Public Meeting in Carlisle, Thursday 7.30pm

UNISON is calling for NWAS bosses to look again at ways of avoiding cuts and for the Government to properly fund our NHS.

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NHS workers call for fair pay


Events have been held to highlight the unfairness of the Government’s treatment of NHS staff and the need for a decent pay rise for health workers.

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Pay in Local Government and Schools: Time to Mobilise for a ‘Yes’ vote

YES graphic

If you’ve received a ballot paper and have not yet voted in the local government and schools pay ballot, please vote now.

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NHS Staff Across the North West Protest Over Pay

Chorley and District GH

Health workers will be launching their campaign over pay on Thursday with protests across the region.

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