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Ryanair strike: unions accuse airline of breaching labour laws [Guardian] 2018-08-10

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Poundworld rescue bid offers hope - Usdaw urges Henderson’s to treat the staff with dignity and recognise the union 2018-08-10 [USDAW]

England 'Unpaid leave’ plan for Somerset county council staff is due to financial incompetence, says Unite 2018-08-10 [Unite the union]

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England London bus company Metroline warned to end religious discrimination of bus driver 2018-08-09 [Unite the union]

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This month in labour history

6-08-1914 The Labour Leader, the newspaper of the Independent Labour Party, publishes an anti-war appeal to workers. [more]

8-08-1920 The country sees large 'citizen demonstrations' against intervention in Soviet Russia. [more]

8-08-1842 Thousands of mill and factory workers across Lancashire walk out in support of the People's Charter. [more]

9-08-1920 The TUC and the Labour Party agree to move a resolution for a general strike if Britain declares war on Soviet Russia. [more]

11-08-1917 LAbour politician Arthur Henderson resigns from the war cabinet over its refusal to allow workers' representatives to attend the Stockholm peace conference. [more]

12-08-1933 London taxi drivers go on strike against the wishes of their union. [more]

13-08-1889 The beginning of the great dockers strike [more]

16-08-1819 Yeoman attack a crowd gathered in MAnchester to demand parliamentary reform, in what becomes known as the Peterloo Massacre. [more]

23-08-1976 Fifty workers at the Grunwick film processing plant in north west London go on strike for the right to join a trade union. [more]