Contacting the Branch Office

We know our members need us more than ever at the moment – during the next few weeks your UNISON Branch will be continuing to operate as normal to the very best of our ability. Even with our office building now closed to the public, Branch officers, stewards and admin are still here to support […]

Coronavirus advice for schools members in England

From yesterday, schools are only open for vulnerable children, and those whose parents are critical to the Covid-19 response and cannot be safely cared for at home. Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has said that in England the aim is to provide support in school for an estimated 10% of pupils. The government is clear that any children […]

COVID 19 – Message from Branch Secretary

Today as your branch secretary I have written to the Leader and Chief Executive of Bolton Council and urged them to close the Libraries now, and identify all non essential services to close down so that we can start the process of getting essential services working at full capacity. PPE and guidelines for safe working […]

NJC Circular on Corona Virus

The attached circular has been issued jointly by the National Employers and Trades Unions (UNISON/GMB/Unite).   The key message is to follow current government guidance to prevent the spread of coronavirus by individuals with flu-like symptoms to call NHS 111 for medical advice and not see their GP. Anyone with individual issues which may affect your […]

Branch AGM 2020 – Reminder & papers

The Branch AGM takes place next Wednesday (11th March) 12.30-1.30pm in the Lancaster Suite in Bolton Town Hall. There will be a free buffet at 12pm and a chance to browse the member benefits stalls. All members attending will be entered into a free prize raffle and there will also be an opportunity to win […]

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 […]