International Womens Day 2020

Bolton Socialist Club International Womens Day 2020 Sunday 8 March 1-4pm Free event Traditional tea and cake followed by “Hannah Mitchell Suffragette and Socialist” Script in Hand performance by Eileen Murphy Followed by a discussion. Tea and cake 1pm Performance 2pm Bolton Socialist Club, 16 Wood Street, BL11DY  

Free film screening of ‘Sorry We Missed You’, Ken Loach’s new film

UNISON NW Region is holding a free film screening of ‘Sorry We Missed You‘ on Wednesday, 5th February, 6.00pm for 6.30pm start, Room 103, Arena Point, 1 Hunts Bank, Manchester  M3 1UN. This screening aims to tie in with UNISON NW’s work with Greater Manchester Citizens. UNISON NW is leading on developing GM Citizens’ Fair […]


This will be Branch Secretary Bernie Gallagher’s last AGM She is retiring We want to say thank you for all she has done for the branch and wish her all the best for the future

Job Opportunity at Bolton Branch

Branch Organiser / Caseworker Bolton UNISON is a public-sector trade union with over 6,000 members. We are looking to recruit a highly motivated individual to organise and represent members in the Community, Voluntary & Private Sector.  You will be based in the UNISON Office but will be required to spend a sizeable amount of time […]

Branch Bank Admin Assistant

The Branch Committee has agreed that we would benefit from organising a small bank list for Admin support in our Branch office. Please have a look at the Job Description below; there would be an expectation, bar the membership database, to be able to come to the role with the experience to fulfil an admin […]

Winter Fuel Grant 2019/20

Get help with winter fuel bills Members living on a low income constantly struggle to make ends meet – and this can be particularly acute in the winter when the cost of heating homes rises as the outside temperature falls. But it’s not all bad news – help IS available.  The union’s welfare charity There […]

Help us stop multinational companies abusing human rights

For almost 50 years, the United Nations has tried to hold multinational companies (MNCs) responsible for human rights, without success. This is because the only globally binding laws on corporate power are trade rules and these place protection of the profits of MNCs above the rights of people and the environment. But now we have […]

General Election December 12th

Register to vote in the general election If all you want for Christmas is better funded public services, then register to vote today. And get your family and friends to register too. There will be a general election on 12 December and to vote in it, you must be registered to vote by 26 November. […]

General Election 2019

Parliament has voted for an election on 12th December… Austerity has put great strain on all our public services. A mixture of false economy and a withdrawal of needs-based spending has created great hardship for millions. Wages have stagnated and in work poverty has reached unheard of levels. Yet this is all the more disturbing because […]

HE Pay Ballot

Reminder to all our HE members: Ballot papers arrived in a brown envelope to your home address. If you haven’t received your ballot paper, or have lost it, please call the ballot helpline on 0800 0 857857. Please return your ballot paper by 30 October 2019. For further information –  Click here