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Regional Council Opposes Liverpool Arms Fair

On Saturday, UNISON North West Regional Council passed an emergency motion opposing the Liverpool Arms Fair.
 
At the Arms Fair, representatives of governments from many countries, including some highly undemocratic and repressive regimes, plus their top military brass, will rub shoulders with the merchants of death determined to make massive profits out of military conflict and human suffering.
 
We will review ANY future use of the ACC as a result of this Arms Fair.

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.


UNISON North West launches Green Week newsletter

UNISON North West Climate Emergency Group launch Green Week newsletter calling on UNISON members to stand together and take action on climate change.


Stockport NHS Trust Sign Up to the Dying to Work Charter

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.


NHS staff at hospitals in Manchester, Stockport and Wigan resolve fair pay campaign

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.


The future of NHS Pay is in your hands - UNISON launches consultation over NHS pay announcement

Rise doesn’t fulfil government’s own pledge to level up


Care provider AFG slammed by MPs and councillors for “callous” cuts to carers’ working conditions

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.


UNISON North West activist Andrea Egan to serve as UNISON Senior Vice-President

UNISON North West activist and Bolton Local Government branch secretary Andrea Egan has been elected to serve as UNISON's Senior Vice President. The announcement follows UNISON’s National Executive Council elections which saw Andrea re-elected to the union’s executive.


Labour Research Department Affiliation Special Offer for UNISON members

Special Affiliation offer to UNISON Branches


Care workers who “dread” pay day speak out about “unacceptable” underpayment by care behemoth Lifeways Group



Care workers have spoken out against “routine and habitual incorrect payment” by care provider Lifeways Group.



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