Caroline Lucas: The McDonald's And Wetherspoon's Strike Action Shows It's Time To Rethink What Our Whole Economy Is For

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Caroline Lucas: The McDonald's And Wetherspoon's Strike Action Shows It's Time To Rethink What Our Whole Economy Is For 2018-09-21 [Huffington Post]

Four-day working week for all is a realistic goal this century, unions say 2018-09-21 [PSI]

NUJ submission to the Cairncross review 2018-09-21 [NUJ]

Manuel Cortes warns, Don't listen to FailingGrayling on Brexit 2018-09-21 [TSSA]

Police 'aware' undercover officer was in relationship 2018-09-21 [BBC]

Met bosses knew of relationship deception by spy Mark Kennedy 2018-09-21 [The Guardian]

England RMT calls 48 hours of strike action on South Western Railway as company continues to refuse serious talks 2018-09-20 [RMT]

Justice for the Ayotzinapa 43 2018-09-20 [NUT]

Ticket office closures 'act of vandalism', TSSA says 2018-09-20 [Morning Star]

McDonald’s, TGI Fridays and JD Wetherspoon workers to make history with joint strike action 2018-09-20 [Morning Star]

England Wetherspoon's and McDonald's staff to strike together 2018-09-20 [The Guardian]

PCS at Labour party conference – social security reform and fight against austerity 2018-09-20 [PCS]

ORR slams lack of leadership in rail industry 2018-09-20 [ASLEF]

Government must set out funding plan to protect and improve public services, says TUC 2018-09-19 [TUC]

Cost of living rises again - Usdaw says it is 'Time for Better Pay' 2018-09-19 [USDAW]

England RMT blasts Northern Rail for collapsing latest talks in guards' safety dispute 2018-09-19 [RMT]

Shadow minister reiterates Labour commitment to review HMRC’s Building Our Future programme 2018-09-19 [PCS]

Government must strengthen wages against inflation, says TUC 2018-09-19 [TUC]

Tesco unveils their new Jack's format - Usdaw will give the staff a voice in the new stores 2018-09-19 [USDAW]

Manuel Cortes condemns union-busting tactics at Barrhead Travel 2018-09-19 [TSSA]

Scotland Strike looms as teachers reject 3% pay increase 2018-09-19 [The Times]

Scotland Schools and home care to be hit as thousands of workers back Glasgow equal pay dispute strike 2018-09-19 [The Herald]

BMW to close Mini plant for a month post-Brexit 2018-09-19 [BBC]

PCS condemns $300 million US cut to budget for aid to Palestinian refugees 2018-09-19 [PCS]

Usdaw members urge MPs to support the protection for shopworkers amendment to the Offensive Weapons Bill 2018-09-19 [USDAW]

New deal needed on BBC funding and over-75s TV licenses says BECTU 2018-09-19 [BECTU]

Bolton members vote to strike over pay equality 2018-09-19 [UNISON]

RMT calls for end to £50 billion privatised rail rip off 2018-09-19 [RMT]

Watch: Union leader calls for Ofsted abolition within a year 2018-09-19 [tes]

End education snobbery. There’s no out-of-work brickie or sparkie’ 2018-09-18 [Guardian]

‘A testament to the strength of feeling’ 2018-09-18 [UNISO]

US-UK Brexit trade deal - Foreign competition in NHS and regulations bonfire 2018-09-18 [The Guardian]

Cathedral offers zero hours jobs dubbed by Justin Welby as evil 2018-09-18 [BBC]

Post Office network – MPs launch new Parliamentary Group 2018-09-17 [CWU]

UNISON launches national staff and patient safety survey 2018-09-17 [UNISON]

Study highlights concerns over move to fully-video court hearings 2018-09-17 [PCS]

4.5 million UK children are living in poverty 2018-09-17 [TLE]

7.7 million people trapped in 'persistent poverty' 2018-09-17 [Daily Mirror]

EU Parliament ensures more money comes back to production 2018-09-17 [BECTU]

England Usdaw congratulates Sadiq Khan on his reselection as Labour candidate for the next London Mayoral election 2018-09-17 [USDAW]

Unions and employers link up to fight for colleges 2018-09-16 [UNISON]

Assaults Bill is significant win for 'Protect the Protectors' campaign 2018-09-16 [Polfed]

MoJ criticised for attempted legal action against POA Jail staff voice fury over inaction as vi 2018-09-16 [Morning Star]

England Union hails trust’s u-turn on private company plans a ‘fantastic victory’ 2018-09-16 [UNISON]

Scotland Usdaw seeks urgent action from the Scottish Government to tackle the crisis on our high streets 2018-09-16 [USDAW]

Government review is just a blatant attempt to kick rail franchising chaos into the long grass 2018-09-15 [RMT]

Steel unions respond to British Steel ‘streamlining process’ 2018-09-15 [Unite the union]

Labour stands by union boss who claimed Israel ‘created’ antisemitism row 2018-09-15 [Independent]

England Kirklees bin workers to take 'indefinite' strike action 2018-09-15 [BBC]

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