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Day Care? Don’t Care

385 staff who deliver services to the most vulnerable in our community will be put at risk of redundancy under plans put forward by the two consultants running Sefton New Directions

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Campus protest over privatisation plans at University of Central Lancashire

Plans to privatise UCLan are a dangerous experiment

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UNISON slams government over ongoing NW jobs crisis

More than 300,000 people in the North West are now facing the misery of unemployment

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Inflation figures highlight heating or eating dilemma

Commenting on today’s inflation figures, head of UNISON in the North West, Kevan Nelson, said: “The unprecedented, unrelenting squeeze on family budgets is yet another example of the Tory-led coalition’s […]

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Salford City Council pay and grading vote

Members have made their voices heard

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UNISON battles for equal rights for all mothers

UNISON, the UK’s largest union, is taking the fight for mothers whose babies are born through a surrogacy arrangement to the European Court.

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Who to help? Millionaires or hard-pressed families?

New analysis from UNISON reveals that instead of cutting taxes for millionaires in the budget, the government could end the child benefit freeze, giving up to 895,850 families in the north west increased child benefit in line with inflation.

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UNISON calls for 10,000 new homes for the North West

Ahead of next week’s budget, UNISON is calling for 10,000 new homes to be built in the North West, to ease housing waiting lists and boost the local economy.

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University of Salford Bosses threaten to slash staff redundancy terms

University of Salford management blame changes on financial pressures due to falling student numbers, as public sector trade union UNISON calls the move “a low in industrial relations”.

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North West Protests Against Bedroom Tax

On the 16 March, Labour Left has initiated over 50 Bedroom Tax Demonstrations throughout the UK. UNISON North West Region would encourage you to attend your local protest to support the campaign against this unfair and unjust Government policy.

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