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 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 […]
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 […]
Hospital Workers Celebrate as iFM Bolton Agrees to Pay NHS Rates in Full
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 […]
Salford City UNISON sends solidarity to Glasgow City UNISON members fighting for equal pay.
Workers, parents, community groups and politicians fighting to save Salford’s Five Outstanding Council Nurseries will hold a Rally on Saturday 27th October outside Salford Civic Centre. The rally has been called as part of efforts to guarantee the long-term future of the nurseries, which are only currently secure until August 2019. All three Salford MPs […]