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Tony Lloyd for Greater Manchester

Tony Lloyd is holding an event for union members in Greater Manchester on Saturday, 11am-2pm.   


National Delegate Conference 2016

News Now! is the North West conference newssheet which provides information for delegates  



Unions oppose plans for merger between Bury College and University of Bolton

Bury College is well-placed to continue as an independent institution. 

Save Chorley A&E - Save the NHS

March and Rally on Saturday 11 June



Women's Conference - Saturday 23 July

Delegates are encouraged to attend this inspirational, informative and educational event.


UNISON Backs Tony Lloyd for Mayor of Greater Manchester


UNISON is proud to be supporting Tony Lloyd’s campaign to become Labour candidate for Mayor of Greater Manchester. 

Help UNISON defend the NHS bursary with a selfie on Nurses' Day!

UNISON is calling on nurses and healthcare professionals across the NHS to celebrate Nurses' Day on 12th May by posting a selfie on social media, explaining why the NHS bursary is so important to them. 

Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt MP, plans to scrap the bursary in controversial plans that could lead to future staffing problems in hospitals and in the community.

'Better Regulation' - Better for Whom?

New briefing launched on the dangers to worker and public health caused by the Government's 'Better Regulation' initiative and local government funding cuts.   

Campaigners for Fresh Food at Salford Royal Await Board Decision on Plea to Halt Privatisation

Trust criticised for lack of accountability to the public


Pupils’ education suffers as academy trust cuts back on staff

One of the poorest performing academy trusts in the country has announced plans to axe teaching posts.  UNISON is concerned that cuts to teaching numbers will inevitably impact on school support staff.    

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