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Gender pay gap among Uber drivers

Gender pay gap among Uber drivers

In a recent paper by economists from Stanford University’s National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), University of Chicago and Uber Technologies revealed ...

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Investigation: are bill splitting companies taking you for a ride?

Students at Manchester University have accused bill splitting companies of overcharging and being extremely difficult to get in touch with in a ...

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Calls for Manchester United to pay Living Wage

On Thursday the 1st of February students and local activists from the non-profit Citizens UK requested that Manchester United “move to paying ...

Gender pay gap among Uber drivers

Gender pay gap among Uber drivers

Posted on Feb 16, 2018 1
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Investigation: are bill splitting companies taking you for

Posted on Feb 5, 2018 2
Photo: KGGucwa @Wikimedia

Calls for Manchester United to pay Living Wage

Posted on Feb 5, 2018 3
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Gender pay gap among Uber drivers

Drivers’ experience on the platform, preferences of where and when to work, and driving speed account for difference in pay

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Investigation: are bill splitting companies taking you for a ride?

We spoke to students and bill spilling company Glide to understand this development in the market

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Calls for Manchester United to pay Living Wage

Manchester United is facing growing pressure to pay all its staff the living wage

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Carillion collapse puts Fallowfield Campus development at risk

Fallowfield campus developments, including the proposed demolition of the Owens Park tower and Oak House, could be delayed

Vikas Shah. Photo: Vikas Shah

Five Manchester professors make Queen’s New Year’s Honours List

Staff at the University have told The Mancunion that they are “utterly floored” and “incredibly honoured” to be recognised by the Queen for their hard work

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Cafe in Chorlton considers going cashless

Barbecue, a coffee shop on Wilbraham Road, is to stop accepting cash payments completely

Photo: Amy Wei @The Mancunion

Weeknight curfew for Fallowfield bars

Manchester City Council planners are enforcing a 2am curfew on bars in Fallowfield popular with students, forcing Fallow Cafe to close early on weeknights

University of Manchester Vice-Chancellor (Image: EuroScience Open Forum @ Flickr)

Manchester University students defend Vice-Chancellor’s pay

Amidst ongoing debates over the pay of University leaders, students have defended Nancy Rothwell’s pay packet

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Students launch ‘boycott First’ campaign

First bus drivers at the Rusholme Depot are paid up to £5000 a year less than colleagues working at the First’s Queen’s Road base just five miles away

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Millennial railcard good but not enough, say students

The “millennial railcard” revealed ahead of the 2017 Autumn Budget and will give 26-30 year olds a one-third discount on rail tickets as of Spring 2018

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Almost 500 animals killed a day by University of Manchester research

The University admits to approving the use of 174,120 animals in 2016 as subjects of research

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Trade an old coat for a free pint

The Town Hall Tavern is giving away free pints to customers who bring old coats and sleeping bags to the pub