Striking care workers will be seeking public support for their campaign from race-goers at Aintree tomorrow.
The staff will no longer be paid just the legal minimum wage but receive the NHS rate for the job.
Acas talks had been due to take place today (Tuesday).
Striking Alternative Futures Group workers are going to Westminster on Wednesday to meet with MPs.
The threat of industrial action is looming at the Environment Agency after it decided to force a below inflation pay rise on its 10,000 staff earlier this year.
"I play a part in keeping our NHS going. It’s only fair that I should get NHS pay."
Monday 11 March, 7pm, Mechanics Institute, 103 Princess St., Manchester
Care support workers employed by the Alternative Futures Group will take strike action for 48 hours
Meet 11.00am at BBC Television Studios, Salford Quays.