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31 July 2013
The Greater Manchester Anti-Bedroom Tax Federation hit the ground running at an energetic rally
3 July 2013
19 June 2013
As the first evictions related to bedroom tax arrears are heard in the courts, campaigners are organising to beat them, writes Campaign stops eviction in Manchester.
22 May 2013
George Tapp, who has stood as a TUSC candidate in council elections in Salford, has been hospitalised after being hit by a car while taking part in a protest against blacklisting
16 May 2013
George Tapp, 64, a retired electrician and Unite activist who lives in Salford, was seriously injured by a hit-and-run driver yesterday outside the offices of construction firm BAM in Manchester...
11 May 2013
Greater Manchester Socialist Party called a meeting to discuss how trade unionists, community activists and students can unite to beat the cuts and the Bedroom Tax
3 May 2013
A packed meeting in Middleton, Greater Manchester, launched Middleton and Rochdale Against the Bedroom Tax on Thursday 2nd May...
3 May 2013
Cleaners at Manchester airport took solid strike action on 3rd May against a drastic worsening of their conditions
10 April 2013
Campaigners from across Greater Manchester gathered at Media:City in Salford on the first day that the government's pro-privatisation measures against our NHS took effect
20 March 2013
Steve Acheson has won his Employment Tribunal for 'Unlawful Refusal of Employment' and was awarded damages
13 March 2013
The freshers week last September resulted in an explosion of membership of Socialist Students at the two universities in Manchester, writes John McFarlane, Manchester Metropolitan Socialist Students.
19 February 2013
4 February 2013
PCS members at the Ministry of Justice in Manchester staged a well supported two hour walkout last week, writes Alex Davidson.
23 January 2013
More than half of Greater Manchester's population - 1.6 million - could soon be struggling below the poverty line, according to the Greater Manchester Poverty Commission, with 600,000 people already living in "extreme poverty"
12 December 2012
Manchester: Greater Manchester Trades Council called a demonstration against austerity and Osborne's autumn statement, writes Paul Gerrard.
5 December 2012
"November was an unusual month. You can wait a long time for a byelection and then six come along in one month...
30 November 2012
Low-paid train cleaners took strike action today in their fight for better pay
21 November 2012
With a £5,000 deposit required to get on to the ballot paper - but with no candidates' freepost mailshot available - TUSC did not field any candidates in the Police Commissioner elections held on 15 November, dubbed by the media as Britain's 'super Thursday'
7 November 2012
The end of October saw the publication of a report by former Tory minister Michael Heseltine on the economy, writes Alex Davidson, Manchester Central TUSC candidate.
31 October 2012
No sackings!: CWU members in Coventry held a protest on 26 October against increasingly oppressive management. The bullying and unfair sackings resulted in an unofficial walkout on 25 October
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