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9 December 2015
During our quarterly fighting fund week of action in the North West, we raised £1,318 and sold 156 copies of the Socialist. We held 12 'extra' campaign stalls across the region.
29 October 2015
The TUC lobby of Parliament on 2 November needs to mark a major change in the fight against the Tory anti-trade union bill.
7 October 2015
100,000 people marched through Manchester on Sunday against the Tories
12 June 2015
Seven additional left-wingers have been elected to Unison's national executive committee
10 December 2014
Tower Hamlets: Lutfur Rahman, mayor of Tower Hamlets in east London, proposed closing four local nurseries in September
14 November 2014
The RMT is fighting to stop massive cuts
10 September 2014
Hundreds of trade unionists from across the North West marched in Manchester on Saturday 6 September calling for an "End to Austerity"
20 August 2014
The disastrous consequences of just one element of cuts and privatisation in the fire service recently hit the news, when a fire crew from Carlisle in Cumbria were instructed to attend an incident near Bolton in Lancashire - a 200 mile round trip
16 October 2013
Thousands joined an anti-EDL demonstration in Liverpool, called by Unite the Union
14 August 2013
Channel 4's The Mill makes a change from the usual TV. Here we have a glimpse into the lives of working class teenagers forced to work in the cotton mills of the north west, writes Pete Watson, Nottingham.
2 August 2013
On 24th July, Unison's northwest local government service group executive met for the first time since Unison's national acceptance of a 1% pay increase
3 July 2013
26 June 2013
Education secretary Michael Gove is launching further attacks on teachers' working conditions and workload. The strike in the North West on 27 June must be just the beginning of the action
28 May 2013
North West Unison activists descended on Rochdale on the Bank Holiday weekend to support Unison members at 'social care' company Future Directions
15 May 2013
Local government workers have had three years of pay freeze, as well as facing cuts in pay and conditions of service and massive job losses...
3 April 2013
Joint teachers' strike starts in north west on 27 June:NUT conference voted to back the priority motion on "Protecting Teachers, Defending Education", thus endorsing the plan of action agreed with the other main teaching union, NASUWT
20 March 2013
Steve Acheson has won his Employment Tribunal for 'Unlawful Refusal of Employment' and was awarded damages
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