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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.    

Justice for the 96

Dave Prentis' response to the announcement of the Hillsborough inquest verdict:

International Zone at Manchester May Day

On Saturday 30 April, UNISON is organising sessions on Latin America, Palestine and TTIP/CETA.


Pressure Builds on Salford Royal to Ditch Ready Meals Plan


All eyes will be on the Salford Royal Trust Board meeting on Monday morning as directors discuss the future of patient catering. 

International Workers' Memorial Day 2016

Events in Manchester


Challenging Islamophobia in the Modern Workplace and Society

Meeting for North West Trade Unionists, Manchester, Wednesday 27 April, 6pm.

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