Disability rights activists joined tens of thousands of protestors against the Conservative Party Conference, saying the government see disabled people as a ‘soft target’ for cuts.
Four people were arrested yesterday as tens of thousands of people marched through Manchester City Centre in protest against the Conservative Party Conference.
Working from home is a rapidly growing trend in the North West as the number of people doing paperwork in their pyjamas has increased by more than 70,000 in the last 10 years – and 200,000 more would like to join them, according to the Trade Union Congress.
While the government claimed the crisis was over thanks to a ‘recovering economy’, the union claim North West workers are not out of the woods just yet.
The Trade Union Conference event targeted the Tory conference
Iain Duncan Smith said changes would ‘revolutionise’ welfare state
Unemployment in the North West is rising despite a national fall
Nick Clegg announced plans to create jobs and investment in Manchester, at the Liberal Democrat Conference on Monday.
Asbestos in schools puts teachers and pupils at risk, claimed unions protesting against the scrapping of the ‘Building School for the Future Programme
Trafford General was applauded for leading the way in scrapping hospital car-park charges at the Trade Union Congress in Manchester on Wednesday.