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Sodexo Staff at Wythenshawe Hospital Win Pay Rise

Strike threat averted as facilities staff will now receive the nationally-agreed pay rise for NHS workers. 


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Mayor Anderson and Liverpool City Council stands with Support Workers Against Pay Cuts


Mayor Joe Anderson has met with care workers and pledged his support for their campaign against cuts to sleep-in top-up payments by care companies. 

Support Workers’ Relief as Pay Cut Threat is Lifted


Care support workers in Bolton and Salford are celebrating the announcement that care provider Lifeways will not cut their sleep-in payments.  The proposed cut would have left staff up to £90 a week worse off.  

Care at Night, Pay Us Right!

AFG refuse to accept petition over £90 a week pay cut


Take Back Control of Our Buses


There is an opportunity to re-regulate Greater Manchester’s chaotic bus system, which could lead to change across the North West.

UNISON celebrates becoming the UK’s biggest union

"The union intends to keep on growing, and be bigger, better and bolder in the years ahead."


Care Workers Across the North West Face “Life-Changing” Cuts to their Incomes

Thousands of low-paid workers who provide care for adults with learning difficulties have a worrying Christmas ahead after being told by their employers that they face big pay cuts.


University of Manchester Staff Vote for Strike Action Over Pensions Raid

Cleaners, catering staff, security staff and administrators are amongst those threatened with changes that would cut their retirement incomes by 20%. 



UNISON Secures Key Agreement for Salford Care Workers


UNISON has secured a trade union recognition agreement with social care provider Lifeways, for all of its workers based in Salford.

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