UNISON Secures Sleep-In Success at Salford Lifeways

Within weeks of a decision to end top-up payments for sleep-ins, UNISON ensured that members in Salford won’t lose a penny. Just over three weeks ago, employees of social care company Lifeways were told that they would no longer be receiving top-ups to payments for sleep-in shifts that were set up earlier this year to […]

FAO Salford City Council Employees

This information is only relevant to employees of Salford City Council. As of the morning of 19th November, information is being sent out by the Council on a proposed pay model, which would come into effect from 1st April 2019. The trade unions have been involved in negotiating this proposed model. We think the model, if implemented […]

We Are Hiring

Salford City UNISON is looking to recruit a Local Organiser, with a specific focus on recruiting and organising in Early Years settings. This is an exciting opportunity for anybody who would be interested in helping us to increase UNISON membership and organisation across early years providers in Salford. If you are interested, please check out […]

Salford Steps Up Campaign to Save Our Nurseries

On Saturday 27th October, hundreds of people attended a rally called to find a long-term solution to the threat facing five Salford Council-run nurseries. Parents, children, staff, unions and politicians all came together to demand that the Government make good on its promise to guarantee the future of nurseries at Little Hulton, Winton, Barton Moss, […]

UNISON Secures Key Agreement for Salford Care Workers

UNISON has secured a trade union recognition agreement with social care provider Lifeways, for all of its workers based in Salford. The agreement, which is a result of UNISON recruiting over half the workforce into the trade union, will provide workers with a strong, independent voice in their workplace. Lifeways provides care and support to […]

Salford UNISON Supports High Rise Residents Demanding Justice After Grenfell

On 17th October, Salford residents from high rise blocks in Pendleton travelled to Parliament to demand action on removing dangerous cladding from their homes. Salford City UNISON donated £200 towards their travel costs and Branch Secretary Steve North met with the residents and Salford & Eccles MP, Rebecca Long Bailey. “Within weeks of the tragic […]

Victory for Bolton IFM Workers

Hospital Workers Celebrate as iFM Bolton Agrees to Pay NHS Rates in Full

North West UNISON Policy Seminar

Friday 28th and Saturday 29th September, the North West UNISON annual Policy Seminar took place in Blackpool. Branch Secretary Steve North attended the event, which featured some fantastic debates and discussions on topics such as: How we can ensure the on-going relevance of trade unions The fantastic role played by women activists in disputes like Grunwick […]