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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.


Pressure Mounting on Trust Board as Striking Staff Receive Strong Support

“Staff are really encouraged by the support they have received from the public, local politicians, Jeremy Corbyn and the wider trade union movement." 


Staff Determined to Keep WWL Family Together as Second 48 Hour Stoppage Looms

"The only way of stopping this from being a broken family is to get rid of this private company idea.”    


Housing Workers Vote to Strike Over Pay


UNISON members at Torus in St Helens and Warrington have voted to take strike action for a decent pay rise.    

Trust Needs to Think Again as Strike Action Shows Tremendous Opposition to their Outsourcing Plan

Pressure is growing on Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh Foundation Trust to change course. 




Hospital Staff On Strike to Defend the NHS


UNISON members at Wrightington, Wigan & Leigh Foundation Trust who work in roles including catering, cleaning and portering have begun 48 hours of strike action.  

Hospital Staff to Strike on 23-24 May


UNISON has given Wrightington, Wigan & Leigh Foundation Trust notice that members who work in roles including catering, cleaning and portering will be on strike for 48 hours. 

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