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Greater Manchester Commissioning Forum – Saturday 13th July

The Greater Manchester Team is holding a Commissioning Forum on Saturday 13 July at UNISON Regional Centre from 10.00 until 15.00.

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Unison Raise Concerns over Inadequate Transport Service for Patients and NHS Staff in Lancashire

Patients and staff are voicing serious concerns over the lack of a direct bus service when NHS bosses close Rossall Hospital, Fleetwood, and introduce a dedicated rehabilitation centre at Clifton.

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Burjesta Theatre presents “The Real Monsters Revealed”

A tale of…Industrial Pollution… The Appropriation of Science for Profit… And the Continuing Battle to Rid the World of Asbestos And the Exploitation of Workers Worldwide For one night only!! […]

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UNISON Celebrates 20th Anniversary

The 1st July 2013 marks the 20th Anniversary of the formation of UNISON, and UNISON North West have produced a commemorative booklet to mark the union’s 20th birthday.

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A group of Future Directions workers attended the board meeting yesterday attended by Directors from the Trust and some of the same Directors who sit on the board of Future Directions to handout literature giving facts why they are taking further strike action this weekend.

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Schools survey reveals shocking levels of poverty

A survey of nearly 3,000 school support staff* reveals the shocking impact of poverty on the children in their schools.

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UNISON’s National Delegate Conference last week passed an Emergency Motion calling on Branches to support our members in Rochdale Branch, who are taking industrial action over cuts to pay and […]

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Bhopal survivors welcomed to national delegate conference

Satinath Sarangi (right) and Safreen Khan (left)

Last week UNISON North West hosted two survivors of the Bhopal disaster at UNISON national delegate conferecne in Liverpool. Safreen Khan – whose parents were affected by the 1984 disaster […]

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North West Region in the spotlight at UNISON’s National Delegate Conference


 Last week, Liverpool hosted the national delegate conference – UNISON’s annual parliament.  Members who are currently in dispute with Future Directions in Rochdale received overwhelming backing from UNISON delegates from […]

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MPs question university bosses over staff treatment and future plans

This week, Bolton MPs sent a joint letter to the Vice-Chancellor of Bolton University, to question the recent treatment of staff and discuss future plans for the higher education institution. […]

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