Bank Holiday - Branch Office Closure

Please note the Branch Office will be closed for the Bank Holiday on Monday 27th May 2013 and Tuesday 28th May 2013.  If your call is urgent please contact UNISON Direct on 0845 355 0845.  The office will re-open at 9am on Wednesday 29th May 2013.

Adult Learning Week 20-24th May: The Learning Cinema

The Learning Cinema is being held in the old court-room within the Shire Hall (accessed either via the gallery or the library) and presents 47 talks on a variety of subjects from the website Ted.com.

No booking is required, simply turn up for the talk(s) you want to see, learn and enjoy.

Workers Memorial Day Commemorative Bench

As part of Workers Memorial Day on Sunday 28th April, the Branch today unveiled a commemorative bench on Route 55 of the National Cycle Network, near Crows Nest Lane car park, Gnosall, to remember those killed, made ill, or injured by their own or someone else’s work.

UNISON Warns: Foolish to ignore the voice of 50,000 ‘Support Stafford Hospital’ protesters

The community of Staffordshire turned out in their tens of thousands on Saturday (20 April) in a united march calling for full NHS acute services at Stafford Hospital. The march spilled through the streets and alleys of Stafford taking almost an hour to clear the starting line in Market Square. The crowd packed tightly into the grounds of the hospital waving rally banners and chanting.

Ray Salmon, West Midlands Regional Organiser, said:

International Workers’ Memorial Day - 28th April

On every 28 April, International Workers’ Memorial Day (IWMD) is held to remember the dead, and fight for the living.   We remember those killed, made ill, or injured by their or someone else’s work.

More information can be found on the National UNISON webpage.