New public ownership calls as rail fares set to rise 25 per cent since 2010

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GMB union attacks construction blacklist compensation offer 2014-08-20 [BBC]

TUC welcomes spread of pension saving as a result of auto-enrolment 2014-08-20 [TUC]

New public ownership calls as rail fares set to rise 25 per cent since 2010 2014-08-20 [TUC]

Food Standards Agency workers set to strike over pay 2014-08-20 [UNISON]

Union attacks low payouts for construction blacklist staff 2014-08-20 [Herald Scotland]

Anti-Israel shop protests risk bringing Middle Eastern violence to High Streets 2014-08-19 [The Telegraph]

Northern Ireland Ambulance Service branch 'no confidence' in NIAS board 2014-08-19 [UNISON]

Scotland Block Carillion Under Scottish Blacklisting Guidelines 2014-08-19 [GMB]

People's March For NHS - North And West Yorkshire Leg 2014-08-19 [GMB]

Scotland Constructive Meeting On Port Glasgow Shipyard 2014-08-19 [GMB]

Higher Education - recruit a new member and win a prize 2014-08-19 [UNISON]

Scotland Unite to ballot its members in Scottish Power on industrial action 2014-08-19 [Unite]

Don't live at work, union advises members after builders found sleeping at site 2014-08-19 [Union News]

5,000 reasons why the gov't should listen to concerns over driver-only trains 2014-08-19 [Union News]

The British tradition that Thatcher could not destroy 2014-08-18 [Guardian]

Plan for Rail in the North involves service cuts, increased fares, the closure of ticket offices and axing of staff 2014-08-18 [RMT]

Living on a construction site is never acceptable 2014-08-18 [UCATT]

Bosses Earn 145 Times Average Pay 2014-08-18 [GMB]

Mothers march for the NHS 2014-08-18 [NHS]

1 September - action for NHS pay 2014-08-18 [UNISON]

Top bosses’ rewards now 143 times workers’ pay 2014-08-18 [The Independent]

GMB attacks Co-operative for its Amazon links 2014-08-18 [Union News]

Union slams 'botched' restructuring at Barnsley College 2014-08-18 [Union News]

Pensioner families to suffer social security cuts worth over £6bn a year 2014-08-17 [TUC]

Auto-enrolment pensions must do more for low-paid workers, says TUC 2014-08-15 [TUC]

England People's March For NHS Begins On 16th Aug in Jarrow 2014-08-15 [GMB]

Scotland Save Port Glasgow Shipyard 2014-08-15 [GMB]

Get Amazon Out Of 160 Co-op Stores 2014-08-15 [GMB]

Scotland Defence trade unions ‘snubbed’ by Alex Salmond 2014-08-15 [The Scotsman]

ITF congress remembers 1889 London dockers’ strike For more info 2014-08-14 [ITF]

Record low pay and rising insecure employment are blighting economic recovery 2014-08-14 [Unite]

Wage squeeze continues 2014-08-14 [TUC]

Universities caught paying below living wage to fund raisers 2014-08-14 [UNISON]

England Brighton and Hove - Mears housing contractor drops plan to derecognise unions 2014-08-14 [GMB]

GMB Calls On Amazon For Risk Assessment Of Threats To Staff And Economy Of Insect Invasion 2014-08-14 [GMB]

Unison strike may close abattoirs as workers oppose below-inflation pay rise 2014-08-14 [The Guardian]

Five myths about unequal pay 2014-08-14 [Guardian]

Just four companies reveal gender pay gap under coalition scheme 2014-08-14 [Guardian]

England Jobs go at PwC in Newcastle as function moves to Poland 2014-08-14 [The Journal]

Domestic violence – not just a domestic issue 2014-08-14 [TouchStone]

England Who is the stubborn boss who magnified strike action by 600% 2014-08-13 [Union News]

Unison meat inspectors vote for strike action 2014-08-13 [Union News]

'Pride' Heads To Toronto As TIFF Announces Dozens of New Titles 2014-08-13 [Indie Wire]

Guaranteed jobs and training needed to address youth unemployment, says TUC 2014-08-13 [TUC]

Scotland £348m Contract For Govan Welcome 2014-08-13 [GMB]

Wincanton Chippenham Protest Over Pay 2014-08-13 [GMB]

Scotland Meeting With Scottish Government On Defence Related Jobs 2014-08-13 [GMB]

Campaign launched to fight prejudice against working mothers 2014-08-13 [Slater and Gordon]

Cleaners should have living wages, says TUC 2014-08-13 [TUC]

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This month in labour history

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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]

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

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