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International Workers’ Memorial Day – 28 April 2014


Each year on 28 April, International Workers Memorial Day (IWMD) is marked around the world to Remember the Dead, Fight for the Living. We remember those killed, made ill, or […]

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Research project – Invitation to participate


The University of Manchester is doing a research project on the effects of public spending cuts on people’s lives.

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Stand Up for Education


UNISON North West Regional Secretary Kevan Nelson addressed a packed strike rally in Manchester today as the union gave its support to the NUT’s campaign on teachers’ pay, pensions and workload.

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Government Attacks on NHS Funding and Pay Spark Protests in the North West

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Health workers took part in protests today to highlight the attacks by the Government on their pay and on NHS funding.

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Rising Unemployment in the North West

The latest labour market figures show that the North West had the highest increase in unemployment of any region over the Winter.

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Private homecare provider signs recognition agreement with UNISON

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Westwood Homecare became the first of Stockport Council’s private homecare providers to sign a recognition agreement with UNISON.

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Thousands March in Liverpool for Fair Funding for Public Services


Public service users and workers united in Liverpool on Saturday to call for fair funding for public services.

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Keeping Up The Pressure For a Fair NJC Pay Rise

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The disgraceful state of pay for local government and school workers is now at a critical level.

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UNISON North West Annual Labour Link Forum – 1st March 2014


The UNISON North West campaign to rid Britain of austerity was stepped up at the recent Annual North West Labour Link Forum.

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