Tag Archives: north west

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Shoulder to shoulder


Students and staff have banded together in a solid display of solidarity at a demo which highlighted two separate disputes at the University of Liverpool... Read More
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NHS outsourcing fight


Unite is to step up strike action at the Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust, in a dispute concerning outsourcing.   The workers who... Read More
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‘We deserve better’


Unite members working on contracts by Magna Exteriors (Liverpool) Limited at the Halewood and Ellesmere Port sites have begun balloting for strike action and an... Read More
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Arriva bus victory


More than 2,000 bus drivers working for Arriva North West today (December 13) hailed victory in their long-running pay dispute.   The workers, members of... Read More
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‘Inadequate’ pay


Bus passengers in the north west are set for disruption to their services, running until the end of November, after talks over ‘inadequate’ pay rates... Read More
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Stanlow pensions row


Essar Stanlow staff at the refinery plant in Ellesmere Port are being balloted for industrial action in a row over pensions.   Unite started balloting... Read More
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Sticking together


Members of Unite have stuck together on the first day (May 30) of 11 days of scheduled strikes, in a dispute over pay, at the... Read More
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‘Unjust’ pay rates


Private contractor Mears, which is at the centre of the housing strikes in Manchester, has been discovered to be using the low rates on its... Read More
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Family nurses fight back


Unite will hold a demonstration on Wednesday (November 30) against council cuts to the family nurse partnership (FNP) in Manchester which will affect over 150... Read More
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