Andrea Egan – UNISON Presidential Charity 2022-23

The Bolton UNISON Branch Secretary, Andrea Egan, has been elected by members to UNISON’s National Executive Committee (NEC) for a number of years but in 2021 she was also elected (by NEC members) as the Vice-President of UNISON and then in 2022 she was elected as President. In these important roles, she has been able […]

Apply for £200 towards your energy bills

Phase 2 of UNISON Welfare’s Energy Support Fund is open at 10am on Wednesday 16 November to help eligible members with rising fuel costs. Applications should be submitted online on the There For You page on the UNISON website Please be advised that phase 2 will be closed once the first 4000 applications have been received. The Energy […]

Further NJC Pay Update – new salaries and lump sum payments

We have had quite a few queries at the Branch office from members who are confused as to what exactly has been agreed in the pay claim, how much their monthly salary will rise by, what their back pay lump sum will be, how much they will get if they work part-time and when they […]

NJC Pay Update & info about Universal Credit

A full bulletin will be coming out later this week from UNISON but they have sent out this brief update to Branches: “The trade union side of the NJC Executive met yesterday, to share the respective unions’ consultation results and agree the way forward. UNISON members and GMB members had voted to accept the 2022 […]

Thirty Years of UNISON – Can You help?

As part of UNISON’s 30th anniversary celebrations we want to hear from members across the branch for our forthcoming magazine, Battling For Bolton which will be out sometime in the new year. We want to hear about the that jobs people do and why people are in the union. We just need a photograph and […]

Black History Month – October 2022

Bolton UNISON and in particular our Black Members Self Organised Group within the Branch, will be celebrating and supporting BHM in Bolton. The Branch has produced a second special edition of our Branch magazine – please contact the Branch office if you would like copies sent out to you, or you can come into the […]

NJC Pay Ballot result

UPDATE 14th October – many members are contacting the branch and seeking further information on the Local Government 2022 pay award. You may have seen the information sent by UNISON national explaining the claim is a joint union claim between UNITE, GMB and UNISON. Vote today. Decide on pay. | Campaigns | UNISON National Although […]

BRITAIN IS BROKEN: Protest 5th November

UPDATE – 26th October The People’s Assembly has now announced the route and further details for the national demonstration against the Tory Government and the cost of living crisis in London on November 5th. ROUTE MAP 5th NOVEMBER Bolton UNISON is still running a FREE coach to this event and there are still spaces available. […]

Panto tickets – Jack and the Beanstalk

It’s nearly that time of year again…PANTOMIME TICKETS! This year, the Bolton Albert Halls’ panto production is Jack and the Beanstalk. As usual, UNISON Bolton has booked out a whole performance and will be selling tickets to members at a discounted rate. The performance is Sunday 11th December 2022 at 1pm. TICKETS GO ON SALE […]