Firefighters in Greater Manchester are today marking the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks with a minute’s silence at fire
Public sector strike… in pics: Teachers, firefighters and civil servants stage mass rally in Piccadilly
Angry trade union members gathered together for today’s strike in Piccadilly Gardens, claiming that ‘money is there, just in the wrong places’.
No end in sight: Manchester fire-fighters prepare to strike again as pay and pension battle burns on
Beginning in 2011, the tensions centre on the ever-increasing proportion of fire-fighters’ pay that goes towards their pensions