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Vote YES for Strike Action on Higher Education Pay


UNISON members in Higher Education will shortly be receiving ballot papers.

Bolton Hospital Facilities Staff Fight to End Poverty Pay

"All NHS workers, be they directly employed or part of a subsidiary company, should be entitled to the same standards, terms and conditions."


Nae Pasaran!

The true story of the workers who defied Pinochet. Preview screening Monday 10 September, 7pm, Manchester


My UNISON Story - Angela Rayner MP


Video recorded at National Delegate Conference. 

Halton Social Care Workers Meet with MP and Council Leader

"It’s time our society took the needs of vulnerable people seriously and put more resources into social care.” 


University of Manchester Considers Raid on Employees’ Pensions

“The university has a duty to be a good employer and to serve the local community where they are based."


It’s Coming Home! 900 staff are staying in the NHS

Great victory for members at Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh as the Trust withdraws outsourcing plan.


“The Tide Has Turned on Pay”: Housing Workers Accept 3.1% Pay Offer

“This is a good outcome for all concerned and shows the value of staff standing together.”  


Further Strike Dates Announced as Opposition to Outsourcing Plan Grows

“The Trust has so far ignored the deeply-felt objections to their damaging and divisive plans.  They need to come back to the negotiating table urgently to avoid further strike action.” 


All Eyes on Trust Board as Five Day Strike Announced

The strike will take place from 6am on Thursday 28 June unless the Trust Board drops its outsourcing plan.


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