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Winter fuel grant announced

With rising fuel costs and another cold winter many members are worried about how they’re going to pay this year’s winter fuel bills. Help is on hand “There for You” […]

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UNISON Statement

Driver makes unexpected U-turn in Lancashire UNISON welcomes the decision of the Tory Cabinet to keep Lancashire County Council as a Living Wage employer. It was a disgraceful and callous […]

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LCC INTENDS TO AXE YOUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS

URGENT INFORMATION FROM BRANCH SECRETARY ELAINE COTTERELL Late last Friday afternoon, the Council published the “Money Matters Report” for consideration at Cabinet this coming Thursday.  UNISON has previously warned that […]

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The people of Lancashire deserve more

  Blog of Dave Prentis General Secretary of UNISON: The impact of austerity is widespread. Spending cuts are painful and cause long-term damage to public services, those who rely on […]

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Pay Up Now public meetings

Posted on behalf of Lynne Morris, UNISON Regional Political Officer. Dear Member, ROSSENDALE & DARWEN PUBLIC MEETING ON PAY : PAY UP NOW. WEDNESDAY 20TH SEPTEMBER 2017 – 6.45PM-8.30PM RAWTENSTALL […]

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Schools newsletter autumn 2017

How fair is your school’s funding? School funding has become a prominent issue in politics this year. It is widely acknowledged that this is due to the work done by […]

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TELL THE TORIES TO PAY UP NOW

The Tory Party’s policy of austerity has created a growing crisis in all our public services. Cuts in benefits, pay not keeping up with inflation, an ageing population and cuts […]

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Pay Up Now!

For years now public service workers have seen their pay held back by government in the name of austerity. First a freeze then a cap, resulting in public sector pay […]

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JUSTICE SERVED

We are delighted to tell you that UNISON Legal Services has been successful in its challenge to Employment Tribunal Fees. On Wednesday the 26-07-17, the Supreme Court, the UK’S highest […]

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Jeremy Corbyn speaking at Unison conference #UNDC17

In his  speech he promises to remove the wage cap on Public Services on his first day, if and when he becomes Prime Minister, watch the whole speech HERE

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