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Council Staff to Strike Over Mayor Starkie’s Refusal to Back-down on Cuts Plan


Copeland Council staff who work in services including Benefits, Revenues and Customer Services will be taking strike action next Thursday, 22 December. 

What a Starkie Contrast! - Council Staff Demonstrate Against Mayor's Cuts Plan


 “Mayor Starkie has his priorities upside-down, and he’s trying to ignore staff concerns about services and the Council’s future.”

Community Service Group Conference and Seminar 2017


If you work for a housing association, charity or voluntary organisation then you are Community member.

Cleaners and Porters Call for Fair Pay at Royal Bolton Hospital

“I’m sick of being the lowest paid and worst treated.  We are important and we should be paid properly.”



Celebrate the Stars in our Schools


School support staff across Tameside are to be recognised as part of a UK-wide celebration of the invaluable contribution they make to the education of pupils. 

'Son de la Zona' - Film and DJs from Venezuela

UNISON Regional Centre, Arena Point, 1 Hunts Bank, Manchester M3 1UN.  Tuesday 29 November, 7pm.   

Please note venue change. 


The People's Plan for Greater Manchester


Opportunities for UNISON members to engage in campaign to shape devolution in Greater Manchester. 

Living Wage Campaign Event in Manchester


On Monday 31 October, the new 'real' living wage rate will be announced at an event at the Students' Union at the University of Manchester. 

Dying to Work Campaign

Securing employer commitment to workers with terminal illness


Young Members’ Event - Working Class Movement Library - Tuesday 22 November


November is Young Workers’ Month and UNISON North West Young Members’ Forum will be hosting an event at the Working Class Movement Library (WCML) in Salford

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