Monthly Archives: October 2013

Regional Council – 19 October 2013

Jane and Grant attended the Regional Council meeting at the Mechanics Institute in Manchester on 19 October. The Guest Speaker was Maureen Le Marinel, UNISON’s National President. The regional work […]

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2013 Higher Education Seminar – report

Ian and I attended this year’s Higher Education seminar in Harrogate, from 24-26 October. The seminar theme was ‘Trade Unions Rising to the Challenge in an Age of Austerity’. The […]

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What have unions ever done for us?.

We were shown this video at the HE Seminar today. ¬†With apologies to anyone who may be offended by some of the language in it. What have unions done for […]

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HE Branch Seminar

The Branch Seminar for the Higher Education Service Group is being held in Harrogate from the evening of Thursday 24 October to Saturday 25 October. Items being discussed include: Meeting […]

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What UNISON can do for you

A question many non-union members ask is ‘What’s in it for me?’ ¬†Well, this piece from Wednesday’s Metro News gives a personal account of the help UNISON gave to a […]

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Working Class Movement Library

At a recent Branch Executive Committee meeting, we agreed to sponsor the Working Class Movement Library. The Library, located in Salford, holds a collection which tells the story of Britain’s […]

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