RMT union leader Mick Lynch addresses a crowd

19th March 2024 | By Oyindamola Daramola

Train staff to go on strike this weekend in dispute over pay and conditions

Trains workers at Northern Rail are to go on strike this Saturday (24 March) in a row over pay and conditions

23rd March 2023 | By Benjamin Golaub

University of Manchester student protesters evicted by bailiffs after 10 week strike

Rent strike students from the University of Manchester have been evicted from the Simons building bringing an end to the 10-week occupation. At 5.20am bailiffs...

Junior Doctors striking outside Manchester Royal Infirmary

16th March 2023 | By Ruby Qaimkhani

NHS junior doctors’ strike: ‘restore pay so we can deliver better care’

Today (15 March) was the final day of the three-day NHS junior doctors’ strike at hospitals in and around Greater Manchester. Hundreds marched through Oxford Road to demand pay restoration and a reform of the medical sector.

Striking postal workers gather on a picket line waving flags from the CWU union

21st December 2022 | By Ola Adeyemi

Picketing CWU workers say strikes will continue unless Royal Mail makes a new deal

Members of the Communication Workers Union picketing at the Royal Mail Manchester Sorting office have said unless the company shareholders reach a new agreement with...


21st June 2022 | By Callum Scott

‘This is about more than wages’ – RMT members strike across Manchester

Rail workers serving Manchester’s rail stations have been forming picket lines during the mass walkout of staff over pay dispute. Picket lines formed outside the entrances...


2nd February 2022 | By Eddie Toomer-McAlpine

First Bus Manchester warn of ‘severe’ disruption across services throughout February

Three hundred First Manchester Bus drivers are continuing strike action in Oldham this month demanding a pay increase and better working conditions. The drivers’ basic...


5th December 2019 | By Leonie Backhaus

School pupils continue to take part in Friday climate protests despite warnings over missing school

Several hundred climate protesters gathered St Peter’s Square in Manchester for the latest global climate strike to urge government action. With a General Election only days away, activists...

teenage Manchester based referee Ryan Hampson

24th February 2017 | By nq_admin

Defending the whistle: Grass-root refs plan strike

For years now in the English Premier League and leagues around the world, the abuse of match officials has often overshadowed events on the pitch....


26th April 2016 | By dave porter

Rally by striking junior doctors through centre of Manchester

Striking junior doctors staged a rally through the centre of Manchester today in protest against attempts by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt to impose a new...