Drug, alcohol and mental health support workers in Leigh and Wigan are to vote on taking strike action over broken pay promises from contractor Addaction, says their union UNISON today (Friday).
The lowest paid staff working for Edsential in Cheshire West will receive an uplift from £8.34 to £9 per hour. The pay rise will be effective from 1st July 2019 and will affect over 500 staff.
UNISON North West has slammed defeated Tory leadership candidate Rory Stewart MP for his part in scrapping the nursing bursary, following a huge slump in applications to nursing courses in Cumbria.
Communities in Runcorn and Widnes came together today at a series of rallies to oppose the potential privatisation of two urgent care centres.
North West branch activists and organisers recruited over 2,250 new members in May during the national Go for Growth campaign.
80 staff employed by the multinational outsourcing company Compass at the University of Salford have won their campaign to be paid at least the real living wage of £9 an hour.