“It was one of the most exciting commissions I’ve done,” Manchester artist Hazel Roberts tells MM after she was given the huge task by the TUC to create three pieces of art work to celebrate the Manchester-founded Trades Union Congress’ 150th anniversary.
An Oldham lifeguard has been listed in the UK’s top 10 employees aged over 50, but was pipped to the top five by Professor Stephen Hawking.
Millions of pounds of pension money from all 10 Greater Manchester councils are being invested in companies accused of war crimes, racial discrimination, and massive environmental ruin.
The number of days the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) has lost to stress totals 5,981 over the last three years, with the total sky-rocketing from 2013 onwards.
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
Manchester tool firm demand government apology after ‘wrongly named and shamed’ over minimum wage failure
HSS Hire Service Group in Manchester has contacted business minister Jenny Willott after it was identified in a government press release as failing to have paid £149 to 15 workers.
Manchester cancer sufferer begs government to enforce energy price freeze… as he can’t afford to heat his house
Manchester cancer sufferer is struggling to pay his bills since retiring
Look after yourself because the state won’t, says Manchester MP as Osborne plans to raise pension age to 70
Plan was revealed as part of Autumn Statement
Residents urged to be extra vigilant as strike begins tonight
Charity director slams chancellor’s Budget reforms amid ‘spiralling crisis’ of Manchester social care
George Osborne unveiled reforms in House of Commons today
The new single welfare benefit is to be trailed in the North West