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NHS staff at hospitals in Manchester, Stockport and Wigan resolve fair pay campaign

Healthcare Assistants (HCAs) at three large NHS hospital trusts in Greater Manchester have taken a significant step towards resolving a long-running dispute about their pay.


The future of NHS Pay is in your hands - UNISON launches consultation over NHS pay announcement

Rise doesn’t fulfil government’s own pledge to level up


Care provider AFG slammed by MPs and councillors for “callous” cuts to carers’ working conditions

Alternative Futures Group (AFG)- a care provider which is commissioned by councils across the North West- has come under fire for proposing to cut the working conditions of care workers it employs.


UNISON North West activist Andrea Egan to serve as UNISON Senior Vice-President

UNISON North West activist and Bolton Local Government branch secretary Andrea Egan has been elected to serve as UNISON's Senior Vice President. The announcement follows UNISON’s National Executive Council elections which saw Andrea re-elected to the union’s executive.


Labour Research Department Affiliation Special Offer for UNISON members

Special Affiliation offer to UNISON Branches


Care workers who “dread” pay day speak out about “unacceptable” underpayment by care behemoth Lifeways Group



Care workers have spoken out against “routine and habitual incorrect payment” by care provider Lifeways Group.


UNISON calls on North West secondary schools to reintroduce face coverings for pupils to tackle worrying rise in COVID cases

Public sector trade union UNISON North West is calling for schools in the North West of England to strongly recommend that secondary school pupils wear face coverings to tackle the worrying rise in COVID cases in the region.


UNISON Response to Liverpool City Council Best Value Inspection Report

UNISON has prepared a detailed response to the report of the Best Value Inspection of Liverpool City Council.

See UNISON’s response to LCC inspection report here.


Mandela My67 2021



18 July is Mandela Day, which acknowledges Nelson Mandela's values, dedication to the service of humanity and struggle for peace throughout the world. UNISON North West will once again honour Mandela Day by taking part in the My67 campaign.


Further strike action avoided as Cumberland Infirmary workers reach agreement with employer

More than 150 porters, cleaners, switchboard and catering staff who work at Cumberland Infirmary have won their long-running trade dispute with their employer Mitie.



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