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International Zone at Manchester May Day Festival, 29 April

May Day is an opportunity to learn about and support workers' struggles around the world.


Post-16 Skills and Education: Event in Manchester, Fri 12 May

The skills landscape is changing fast.  Members in FE, sixth form colleges and HE can register now for this important event.



Pennine Care Sign Up to the Dying to Work Charter


Pennine Care UNISON branch have been working with the Pennine Care NHS Trust to gain their support for the Dying to Work Charter which protects employees who are terminally ill. 

Unions accuse Cheshire colleges of "reckless behaviour" putting 90 jobs at risk


UCU and UNISON highlight the failure of Mid Cheshire College and Warrington Collegiate to access government funding for a sustainable future.

UNISON's Public Meeting to Stop School Funding Cuts in Cheshire East

UNISON's Public Meeting to Stop School Funding Cuts in Cheshire East


Skills for Strength: UNISON North West activists meet to learn the organising lessons of union struggles from Los Angeles to Derby


The annual organising convention in Manchester on 11th March will feature speakers with a vast and diverse range of experiences in union organising from near and far.     

Stress, Mental Health and Well-Being: International Women’s Day Event

Wednesday 1 March, 4pm, Manchester


Environmental events in the North West - Saturday 25 February

Anti-fracking rally near Preston and Friends of the Earth get-together in Liverpool


Building the Union in Tameside

Jeremy Corbyn and Angela Rayner drop in for Heart Unions week



Young Workers Oppose Undemocratic Trade Deal


A delegation of UNISON activists met North West MEP Theresa Griffin on Friday to urge her to vote against the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the EU and Canada.

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