BBC staff at Salford Quays are on the picket lines along with thousands of employees across the country.
Some programmes will be disrupted during the 24-hour strike over job cuts.
Around 2,000 posts are set to go under cost-saving plans.
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Icy stretches overnight. Turning wet and windy during Monday. Sunshine & blustery (potentially wintry) showers Tuesday & Wednesday