All welcome let’s make this a colourful, peaceful protest and show that love and community spirit is the way to defeat hate. When: Wednesday 19th of April at 6pm Where: Times Square, next to the Centre for Life – Newcastle Please join UNISON Newcastle Hospital Branch and UNISON Northern as we protest the current persecution […]
Kenny Bell was a great UNISON activist, Branch Secretary of Newcastle City Branch and Deputy Convenor of UNISON Northern, he was also a very good friend of mine.
Workplace relations entered a new era in Hartlepool when three academy trusts signed a historic recognition agreement with leading Hartlepool trade unions. Academies are schools which have moved out of the local authority family of schools and now act as employers in their own right. As independent employers, the academies have freedom to implement their […]
UNISON, in partnership with the College of Operating Department Practitioners (CODP), celebrated today as all Operating Department Practitioners (ODPs) move to full Allied Health Professions Status (AHP).
UNISON Northern has had a UIDF bid accepted for a 12 month project which seeks to build on the successful pilot collaboration with NOMADESC and Show Racism the Red Card in Buenaventura, Colombia. Buenaventura is a port city of around 400,000 inhabitants (around the size of Newcastle) where human rights groups estimate that over 5,000 […]
UNISON Northern Region’s International Committee is celebrating International Women’s Day 2017. This year’s theme is: Be Bold for Change. Over the past year it is my belief that this committee and its members have very much made bold strides in empowering and supporting women not only within our own communities but across the world. Within […]
Women across the north of England are travelling to London today (Wednesday) to lobby MPs against changes to the state pension age
My name is Sarah Eaglestone. I am a Union Learning Rep (ULR) for UNISON. If you had of asked me the question “ What would you like to have achieved in five years time “ five years ago ….. I would never have thought it would be what I have to date. Thanks to UNISON […]
During February most of us are thinking about AGM’s, be that with our Branches, Service Group or SOG’s. The Regions LGBT SOG is no different however February is also a particularly busy time for them as it is LGBT History Month. This celebration in the LGBT Community originates from the USA, having been started there […]