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Communities in Runcorn and Widnes rally against privatisation of urgent care centres

Communities in Runcorn and Widnes came together today at a series of rallies to oppose the potential privatisation of two urgent care centres.

UNISON North West Celebrates Successful Go for Growth Campaign

North West branch activists and organisers recruited over 2,250 new members in May during the national Go for Growth campaign.

UNISON Wins £9 an hour Pay Rise for Outsourced University of Salford Staff

80 staff employed by the multinational outsourcing company Compass at the University of Salford have won their campaign to be paid at least the real living wage of £9 an hour.

Hospital Staff Set to Strike Over Unfair Pay


Staff employed by the multinational outsourcing company ISS at Liverpool Royal and Broad Green hospitals are planning to take strike action from Thursday 30 May. 

New Talks aim to Settle Sleep-in Pay Row

Talks will begin next Friday (17th) between Alternative Futures Group and UNISON in a bid to settle the dispute over care workers’ pay.

Public Rally for Fair Pay for Care Workers

Join the rally in Liverpool on Friday in support of low-paid care workers who are on strike over cuts to their incomes.   


Alternative Futures Group Strike set to begin on Tuesday


Over 650 UNISON members employed by the Alternative Futures Group (AFG) begin seven days of strike action on Tuesday (7th) over cuts to their income. 

Job Cuts at Ellesmere Port Church of England College as Union Queries Financial Health of the Frank Field Education Trust

"The experience here brings into doubt the stability and fairness of the whole academy programme." 

International Workers’ Memorial Day 2019

Commemorative events to be held around the North West.  


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