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Southport NHS trust signs up to UNISON youth charter

Picture shows Rosie Cooper MP, centre, after the signing ceremony.

A charter that aims to make a difference to the quality of life of younger workers has been adopted by Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust after a successful campaign by UNISON activists.

UNISON wins right to bargain for care workers in Stockport

UNISON members working for PossAbilities in Stockport have achieved a huge victory as the Central Arbitration Committee (CAC) declared the union recognised for collective bargaining purposes.

George Garrett Archive Project course- revised start date

The George Garrett Archive Project, due to start today, 6pm - 8pm at the Friends Meeting House, School Lane, Liverpool, has been postponed by 1 week. It will now start on 8th October, same time, same location.

We will chase the Tories out of town

UNISON set to lead the protest at the Conservative party conference in Manchester.

Blackpool and St Helens hospital workers gagged by Compass as they begin three-day strike

Around 300 staff employed by private contractor Compass within NHS trusts in St Helens and Blackpool begin three days of strike action today over the company’s failure to match health service pay rates and working conditions.

Outsourced hospital security staff in Salford to strike after unanimous vote

Staff employed by private contractor Engie Services Ltd within Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust have unanimously voted to take strike action over their employer’s failure to pay NHS rates.

Addaction staff in Wigan and Leigh strike again today as talks stall


Staff employed by Addaction in Wigan and Leigh have taken further strike action on Wednesday 11 and Thursday 12 September after the latest round of talks failed to make a breakthrough.

The George Garrett Archive Project course Liverpool

This course celebrates and explores the life of seaman, writer and trade union activist, George Garrett...

Wigan and Leigh drug and alcohol staff to strike on Friday



Strike action involving 31 staff employed by Addaction is set to go ahead after Acas talks did not reach a resolution to their dispute on Wednesday. 

Women in Leadership: North West Women's Committee Conference 2019

Women in Leadership is the theme of this year's annual conference by the North West Regional Women's Committee being held from 10am-4pm on Saturday 21st September 2019 - and all women members are invited.

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