Category: Northern

New learning and employment hub opened
Community - December 9th, 2020
Community Union and Preston’s College have signed a new partnership to establish our new Preston’s Community Learning and Employment Hub. Both partners will work together to [...]
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Bringing a community together in crisis
Mark Simpson - November 25th, 2020
During the height of the crisis orders were up at my workplace because we produce clinical waste bins used by the NHS. We were experiencing [...]
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Response to news of job cuts at Sheffield Forgemasters
Community - October 1st, 2020
Today Sheffield Forgemasters, who are based in Sheffield and specialise in the production of large bespoke steel castings and forgings, announced 95 redundancies. These redundancies [...]
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Response to the Chancellor’s announcement
Community - September 24th, 2020
The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, today announced a plan for our economy for the coming months. This new ‘Winter Economic Plan’ comes following the imposition of [...]
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Government must act to save jobs and industries
Community - September 23rd, 2020
Today, Community have written to the Prime Minister calling for urgent action to protect industries and save jobs. You can read our letter here: Dear [...]
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Significant pay rise for workers at Falck Fire Services
Community - September 2nd, 2020
This year, despite the difficulties caused as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, Community have secured a significant pay rise for workers at Falck Fire [...]
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Learning centre partnership inspires local learners
Community - June 5th, 2020
A successful learning centre partnership between the Community trade union and Sheffield’s ShipShape Health and Wellbeing Centre has engaged dozens of new learners over the [...]
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Union learning reps training launched by Community
Community - September 23rd, 2019
"Unlocking the Union Learning Reps' potential..." Community recently launched its first ‘One-Day Community Learning Course’ for their Union Learning Reps (ULRs). The training course was [...]
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