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University of Liverpool Support Staff Strike Over Cuts to Take-home Pay

Roscoe & Gladstone Hall picket.

Liverpool University support staff are on strike today over cuts in their take-home pay.  Some staff stand to lose over 10% of their income.  

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Higher Education Workers on Strike for Fair Pay

University of Liverpool, Carnatic House, Early Morning Pickets

University staff across the country are staging a second one-day strike over pay today.

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Wigan Metro Branch Bring In The Learners To Their “Super Depot” Event

Some of the Wigan branch team on the day. Tracy on the right of the picture.

At Wigan council’s new super depot Over 80 front line waste collection and street cleansing staff  completed a training needs surveys & digital survey on the 30th october This is […]

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Teaching Assistants Celebration Day – Friday 29 November

TA Celebration Day photo

This Friday is Teaching Assistants Celebration Day.

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Council plans threaten to increase cost of living crisis in Oldham

Oldham demo 181113

Over a hundred UNISON members braved the cold last night to protest against Oldham Council proposals to cut staff pay and conditions.

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University staff announce 3 December for second date of strike action

MMU strike Oct13

Demand for fair pay continues as Higher Education staff announce second day of action.

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Towards a Living Wage in the North West

Living wage logo

There are now 50 North West employers who are accredited by the Living Wage Foundation – up from just five a year ago.

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Help Keep the Probation Service Public

Minshull Street Probation 190913

UNISON is campaigning to protect probation in England and Wales from government proposals to break up and privatise the service. It’s important to let your MP know now that you oppose the Government’s reckless privatisation.

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Fair Pay in HE: UNISON members take action

Salford Univ Oct13

Some photos from the very successful industrial action for fair pay in Higher Education.

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UNISON North West Labour Link in Action


UNISON had a strong delegation, with a big impact at the North West Regional Labour Party Conference in Blackpool.

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