Monthly Archives: January 2016

‘School Support Staff Seminar 2016 taking place in Manchester’

Published on January 25, 2016 at 1:27 pm

The School Support Staff Seminar will be taking place on 27th April 2016 from 10am – 4pm at The Renaissance Hotel, Manchester.

The seminar  provides an opportunity to discuss a wide range of issues affecting school support staff. There will be updates on national negotiations,  policy developments, speakers and workshops on a wide and varied range of relevant and professional matters.

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Have you say on Local Government Pay!

Published on January 25, 2016 at 12:58 pm

Read the latest info about the Local Government pay offer!

The Branch will be sending out a consultative ballot paper over the next week. We need as many members to return this as possible. Watch out for this in your inbox, if we haven’t got your email address we will be sending it out through the post.

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Newsletter January 2016

Published on January 25, 2016 at 12:43 pm

Attached is the first edition of our newsletter in 2016.

if you would like further information on any of the articles please do not hesitate to get in touch with the Branch Office.

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Published on January 15, 2016 at 12:01 pm

Unionlearn celebrates learning in the North West

Unionlearn in the North West is to hold a celebration of learning event on Friday 12 February. The event at Southport Theatre and Convention Centre is being held to coincide with the TUC’s “Heart Unions” campaign week (6-14 February).

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Skills For Strength 2016

Published on January 15, 2016 at 11:57 am


Skills for strength is a convention bringing together UNISON activists from across the North West, and trade unionists from across the globe to share ideas, best practice and skills to help you win in the workplace, build our union and improve people’s working lives.

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Free Deaf Awareness Training Sessions

Published on January 13, 2016 at 11:22 am

Deaf Awareness Training Sessions Wednesday 6th April – FREE to UNISON Members

In partnership with the Manchester Deaf Centre, UNISON are offering deaf awareness training sessions for our members in the North West.

The date is Wednesday 6th April 2016.

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Stars in Our Schools

Published on January 11, 2016 at 9:09 pm

UNSUNG heroes in education now have their chance to shine at special events this month.

Stars in Our Schools is Unison’S scheme to celebrate the achievements of all support staff – that’s everyone who helps children learn and keep children safe, including caterers, admin staff, finance officers, teaching assistants, librarians and many more – in Blackburn and Darwen schools.

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Annual General Meeting – March 2017

Published on January 11, 2016 at 2:14 pm

Th Annual General Meeting will elect your Branch Officers, Representatives and ratify the election of Workplace Stewards for the forthcoming year. Your AGM is the bedrock of your Branch, from which all decisions and directions will be made on your behalf throughout the year.

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