National Learning at Work Week 2024

Explore the power of learning during this year’s national Learning at Work Week, which runs from 13-17 May this year. Learning at Work Week is an annual event that highlights the importance and benefits of learning and development – and this year’s programme is no exception. It’s a great chance to try out short versions of some […]

Women’s Issues in UNISON

The Branch is looking for a Women’s Officer? Are you interested in Women’s Rights?  Did you know that 78% of the Branch’s members are women? Women’s Officer Electing a branch women’s officer (BWO) offers the opportunity to bring about important changes for women in the workplace. UNISON can provide training for the role, and the […]

UNISON’s Financial Wellbeing Week – FREE Events

The cost of living crisis is still here and the potentially pricey festive period is looming whether it be Christmas, Hanukkah, Eid you’ll be celebrating (or simply wanting to ring the new year in, in style), managing our personal finances is even more important now than ever. UNISON’s Financial wellbeing week is offering five days […]

FREE Distance Learning Course – Understanding Public Sector Pensions

This FREE Course is open to ALL UNISON Members and begins on 6 November 2023 and is fully accredited. This course aims to help you: Understand different types of pension schemes Understand state and occupational pension schemes Understand your own pension scheme Understand how to improve your pension Answer your pension questions The course has […]

Would you like to be part of UNISON’s team?

Our members are people working in the public services, for private contractors providing public services and essential utilities. Our public services are under major threat. Our members are working under extreme pressure but actively campaigning for services and jobs. The North West Region is currently recruiting 2 Local Fighting Fund Organiser’s to work with our […]

How To Influence Parliament

How can you begin to influence the UK Parliament and get your voice heard? How do you contact your MP?  What does the House of Lords do, and how can you contact them?  What are the different ways in which MP’s and Lords can raise issues on your behalf?  How do we make our laws, […]