News

It’s spring – let’s Go for Growth

Published on April 24, 2019 at 9:40 am

May says spring. It’s the season of growth. And our branches and regions across the country, and across the union, are gearing up to Go for Growth in May: making plans to host events and talk to members and potential members about the benefits of being in UNISON.

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Workers Memorial Day 2019 & Burnley May Day Festival

Published on April 16, 2019 at 9:02 am

28th  April will see trade unionists across the region commemorate those who have lost their lives at work.

Events will also remind us of the need for Health & Safety legislation in workplaces.
There are a number of events across the North West, open to all to attend.

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Successful AGM 2019

Published on March 22, 2019 at 11:15 am

The Branch held its AGM aggregate meetings on 8th March and 14th March 2019.

The first meeting held at The Bureau in Blackburn on 8th March 2019 was well attended and ran smoothly, thanks to our Chair, Ben Greenwood. We held a free raffle with many members taking home a prize!

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AGM Reminder

Published on March 5, 2019 at 1:16 pm

The Branch will be holding its first aggregate meeting on Friday 8th March 2019 at 5.30pm at The Bureau, St John’s Centre, Victoria St, Blackburn.

This will be followed by a hot supper and quiz. 1 free drink for all members on the night.

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Taking the sleep ins fight to the Supreme Court

Published on February 15, 2019 at 10:47 am

Our union has a proud record of standing up for our members, in workplaces, on the streets and in the courts.

One of the proudest moments of my life was our Employment Tribunal Fees victory – so I’m pleased that in the coming months we will once again be taking the fight for our members rights to the highest court in the land.

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#heartunions Week – 11th Feb – 17th Feb

Published on February 12, 2019 at 2:36 pm

HeartUnions week will be taking place from 11 to 17 February 2019. It’s a week of activity throughout England and Wales that focuses on the good work that unions do, and shows how unions offer everyone a voice at work.

Why are we doing HeartUnions week?

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