Both teaching and support staff are taking industrial action over concerns with pay and working hours.
Over 60 universities saw picket lines form over suggested changes to the pension scheme, proposed by Universities UK (UUK).
Figures from the Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust also show that across strikes on the 9th and 10th March, 4,464 working hours were lost due to 558 absences.
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Once again – for the second week running – Network Rail have called off their national strikes that were set to affect hundreds of thousands of commuters across the country.
In Manchester, hundreds of trade union members packed out Piccadilly Gardens, including petitioning teachers, council staff and librarians, which follows disputes with the government over pay, pensions and cuts
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Teachers taking time off sick due to work-related stress was being debated at a conference held in Manchester yesterday.
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