You are warmly invited by Climate Emergency West Cumbria and West Cumbria and North Lakes Friends of the Earth to ‘A Greener Future for West Cumbria’ on Tuesday 21 September. For our local contribution to the UK-wide Great Big Green Week, we’re holding a free event to celebrate the forthcoming COP26 climate conference. ‘A Greener […]
Education unions, together with Liberal Democrat education spokesperson Daisy Cooper MP, have today [Tuesday] written to Gavin Williamson urging the government to take firm action to improve ventilation in schools to reduce further Covid disruption.
Millions of hard-working, loyal staff, have been caught by the nasty practice of fire and rehire.
Barry Gardiner’s Private Members Bill is going through Parliament and is supported by over 20 trades unions, the TUC and The Institute of Employment Rights, as well as the Labour Party.
The Government has finally published guidance in relation to the mandatory vaccination of staff working in CQC-registered care homes. In response, we have been able to publish our own union guidance and advice. Please find relevant links below: Government Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination of people working or deployed in care Guidance for UNISON Members: […]
Your Conservative MP’s, John Stevenson, Rory Stewart, Trudy Harrison have voted to slash Council funding by a further £1.3 billion in Parliament on Tuesday in the Local Government Funding Settlement. This means less money for vital public services including Education, Social Care, Youth Services, Road Maintenance, Libraries and Community Services. The Local Government Association reported […]
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 […]
Important Notice During the Coronavirus Pandemic, our classroom based Activist Training has been suspended. The courses below will run in virtual classrooms using Microsoft Teams. To register for any of the courses, please email Kim Scott at email@example.com UNISON North West has put together a comprehensive training package for newly elected and more experienced UNISON […]
Do you feel you are doing enough to help prevent suicide? On average we lose one person a week in our county to suicide. Cumbria’s suicide rate is higher than the national average. Anyone can be at risk of suicide and we can all make a difference. This FREE tailored workshop, organised by Cumbria County Council and […]
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, […]