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Care in the Balance, UNISON Seminar for Nurses – 8th February 2013

UNISON North West are hosting a seminar for nurses on Friday 8th February 2013, 6-8pm in Liverpool. This event will highlight the value of nurses and their commitment to caring […]

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Asbestos in Schools

Following sustained lobbying by the trade unions and Asbestos in Schools (AiS)  group the House of Commons Education Committee is holding a one-off evidence session on Asbestos in Schools.  The […]

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UNISON commends Bolton College living wage commitment

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Bolton College has pledged its support to a campaign aimed at eradicating the scandal of poverty pay.

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Public meeting over controversial plans for University of Central Lancashire

Opponents of plans to privatise the University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN) are meeting on 22nd January at 5pm to consider the next steps in their campaign to halt moves that would see the Lancashire institution change into a private company.

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UNISON upholds the value of Teaching Assistants in our schools

UNISON carried out a survey of school leaders in autumn 2012 on the value of teaching assistants (TAs) to schools. This was in response to public debate on their role […]

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Organising to Survive in 2013 – A New Year’s Message from the Regional Secretary

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A New Year’s message from UNISON North West Regional Secretary, Kevan Nelson

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UNISON local government workers’ Christmas message to George !

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On 17 October 2012 The National Joint Council (NJC Trade Union Side) submitted the following claim for a pay increase for our members in 2013 – 2014: “A substantial flat […]

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North West Launch of NHS Pledge Campaign

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  The Labour Party’s NHS Pledge campaign had its North West launch on Friday 16th November. The event held at NW UNISON regional centre in Manchester attracted over 40 people […]

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Damning vote of no confidence at the University of Bolton

Staff deliver damning vote of no confidence in managers at the University of Bolton

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Over 600 members braved the cold to demonstrate against Council plans for major redundancies and attacks on terms and conditions

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