An Action-Packed Living Wage Week!

PrintThere are some great events this Living Wage Week, 2-8th November 2014, including the first time the new Living Wage rate announcement has ever been held in the North-West. We kick off the week with our own event,

Living Wage for Greater Manchester

Monday 3rd November from 8:30 to 11:30 am, at Chapman Building, University of Salford.

The announcement of the new Living Wage Rate, the launch of a report about the Living Wage in Greater Manchester by Centre for Local Economic Strategies, and a great line-up of speakers and workshops. Hosted by the Greater Manchester Living Wage Campaign in partnership with the Living Wage Foundation.

For more information, or to confirm your place please RSVP by Tuesday 28th October at

Employment inequalities – low paid and precarious work 

Monday 3rd November from 3-5pm, at Nowgen Centre, University of Manchester.

Policy Week at the University of Manchester hosts an afternoon with practitioners and policy experts debating two major challenges – the growing number of workers in low-wage jobs and young people’s limited access to regular and stable jobs. More information and booking here.

Fair Pay Festival

Thursday 6th November from 6pm-late, at Club Academy, University of Manchester Students’ Union

Organised by our allies University of Manchester Living Wage Campaign, this event is a celebration of the Living Wage and of all employers in Manchester who pay it or are working towards accreditation. It will be a night of food, live music and speeches from a range of people including Frances O’Grady, General Secretary of the TUC. Contact matthew.harriott [at] to book or for more information.

Media and social media

We and our allies will be on many radio stations across Greater Manchester, and possibly in newspapers and on TV – look out for us!

We’ll also be very active on Facebook and Twitter, please join us in using the #lw4gm hashtag to support and discuss the campaign through Living Wage Week.

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