Manchester tram workers have announced four strike dates over the next six weeks in a dispute over pay and sickness
“In our lifetime, a four-day work week will become the norm,” predicts a researcher from the world’s biggest study. Dr
‘Manchester a ghost town’: Economists in the North say Rishi Sunak’s budgets nowhere near enough to tackle coronavirus
Do the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s budget proposals do enough to help vulnerable people in the north during the coronavirus crisis? According to local economists, absolutely not — and there’s an urgent need for more radical action.
“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.
The number of people who are self-employed in Greater Manchester is up 28% since the financial crisis, with those taking on the burden labelled ‘unsung heroes’ of the economic recovery.
Young workers in the North West are more likely to job-hop in search of higher pay and benefits than the previous generation, who prioritised job security, new research reveals.
A Manchester-based charity is encouraging local businesses to turn to them for practical guidance on mental illness awareness in the workplace in order to break down the stigma and barriers of this all too often ‘taboo’ issue.
KFC staff in Hazel Grove have been accused of discrimination against a young co-worker with Down’s Syndrome.
A stunning online campaign has raised more than £1500 for a down-on-his-luck Stockport resident – after a stranger saw his plight on Panorama.
The bed bugs don’t Byte: ‘Pyjamming’ Manchester IT workers sleep out to raise cash for childrens’ charity
Workers in Manchester are ‘pyjamming’ to raise awareness of the plight of the 80,000 homeless children currently living on UK streets.
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.