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Industrial Action called off as United Utilities withdraw proposal to close defined benefit pension scheme

"It took the collective power of the union to achieve this common sense outcome."



New Video: Heart UNISON

You can view a new video about the work of UNISON in the North West and the threat posed by the Trade Union Bill here.

Further Education Pay Strike: 24 February


Members of the University and College Union (UCU) and UNISON in further education colleges in England will be taking strike action on Wednesday 24 February in a row over pay.

Building a Stronger Union

Local Government Intensive Activity Fortnight. 25th January – 5th February 2016


Stop the Trade Union Bill: Public Meeting

Mechanics' Institute, Princess Street, Manchester M1 6DD.  Thursday 11 February, 6pm - 8pm. 


UNISON Police Branches Put the Case for Support Staff to the Shadow Home Secretary

Branch secretaries from every UNISON police branch in the North West met with the Shadow Home Secretary Andy Burnham this week to discuss the issues facing all our members.


Campaign for Pay Justice for NJC workers


UNISON recommends members REJECT insulting pay offer

Film Screeing - 'This Changes Everything'

Free event in Manchester, next Tuesday, 26 January, 6pm. 


Going the Extra Mile - UNISON Members in the Environment Agency Respond to Floods

Flood defence is not just for Christmas – it’s a year-round job.



FE Members Urged to Vote 'YES' in Industrial Action Ballot


The ballot opened on 6 January and closes on 29 January.

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