A campaign by Salford care workers and members of trade union UNISON has won a massive £19m pay rise for social care workers around the country.
UNISON General Secretary Christina McAnea and UNISON North West Regional Secretary Kevan Nelson have written to Transport for the North board members ahead of the TfN's board meeting today (Wednesday). The letter has been written in response to the release of the Integrated Rail Plan for the North and Midlands and calls out the Government's "gross betrayal" of the North. The full content of the letter can be seen below.
Stockport care worker launches campaign demanding a pay rise for all Greater Manchester social care workers
Stockport care worker and UNISON rep Danielle Dolan has this week launched a campaign which demands that all care workers in the region receive a starting salary of at least the Foundation Living Wage (£9.90 per hour).
You can read the full text of the emergency motion, which was unanimously carried, below.
Care workers set to walk over 30 miles from Burnley to Tory Party Conference in Manchester to “save social care”
Twelve care workers and members of UNISON trade union will walk thirty-three miles this weekend in order to draw attention to the social care crisis.
Stockport Health UNISON branch have been working with the Stockport NHS Foundation Trust to gain their support for the Dying to Work Charter, which protects employees who are terminally ill.
Healthcare Assistants (HCAs) at three large NHS hospital trusts in Greater Manchester have taken a significant step towards resolving a long-running dispute about their pay.
Rise doesn’t fulfil government’s own pledge to level up
Alternative Futures Group (AFG)- a care provider which is commissioned by councils across the North West- has come under fire for proposing to cut the working conditions of care workers it employs.