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Jeremy Corbyn Concerned About Workload Pressures on Council Staff


The Labour leader visited Arena Point last week to discuss cuts in council funding  

Cumbria Signs Up to the UNISON Ethical Care Charter


Cumbria County Council is backing a call to improve homecare for older people and people with disabilities.

Ambulance emergency


Ambulance staff in England are still waiting for the government to deliver on the promises they made in 2015. 

International Women’s Day


Women of Palestine event in Manchester, Saturday 5 March, 1pm-5pm. 

UNISON and UCU further education college staff take action on pay

Staff have been left with no choice following zero per cent 'offer'


Further Education Strike Rally


Manchester, Wednesday 24 February, 12.30pm-2pm

Stop TTIP - Public Meeting in Manchester


No to the corporate attack on our democracy


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.

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