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PFI firms to get £4.8bn from schools by 2020, study shows

Calls for windfall tax as data shows PFI profits will equal 20% of extra £1.3bn for schools Schools will have paid £4.8bn to private finance initiative operators by 2020, generating […]

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Schools forced to cut teachers’ and teaching assistants’ posts to make ends meet

Real-terms cuts to school funding since 2015 have led to a big reduction in the number of secondary teachers, teaching assistants and support staff in England, says research published today […]

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Black Member Activist Training Day

Black Member Activist Training Day Unison Regional Centre , Manchester Tuesday 20th of February 9.30 am – 4.00 pm NW Unison in conjunction with the Black Members Committee has organised […]

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UNISON UPDATE ON ATTACK ON YOUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Dear UNISON Member, Happy new year to you. The lead article in the latest Loud and Clear Magazine was “2017 – not a year to remember fondly” and unfortunately the […]

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LOUD AND CLEAR

2017 – NOT A YEAR TO REMEMBER FONDLY For a copy of Decembers Loud and Clear please click on Read More then follow the link Lancashire Loud and Clear Dec 2017

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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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