The national strike for fair pay in HE takes place next Thursday, 31st October.
There will be local picket lines at all 13 Higher Education institutions in the North West.
In Manchester, there will be a joint union rally at the Club Academy at the University of Manchester Students Union, Oxford Road, Manchester. The start time is 12.30pm. The meeting is to be chaired by Lynn Collins (North West TUC Regional Secretary). On the platform will be Kevan Nelson (UNISON Regional Secretary) , Dominique Lauterburg (UCU NEC and a striker), UNITE the Union speaker (TBC) and an NUS speaker (TBC).