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: […]
As the COVID-19 virus spreads, find out what your rights at work are Important update: New government guidance released on 23 March advises that everyone should stay at home and only go to work where this absolutely cannot be done from home. For key workers who cannot work from home, issues and risks will vary […]
Lone working can be dangerous and employers need to take precautions to protect their workers, with 66% of isolated workers reporting that they had experienced violence and aggression from the public. The shocking figure came at UNISON’s biennial health and safety seminar earlier this week, when Saskia Garnier of the Suzy Lamplugh Trust delivered a […]
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 […]