England McDonald's could face first UK strikes

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UK rail fare rise ‘will force key workers to quit city jobs’ 2017-08-21 [The Observer]

England McDonald’s workers are going on strike for the first time in the UK 2017-08-19 [Left Foot Forward]

England McDonald's could face first UK strike action as workers threaten to walk out demanding £10 per hour 2017-08-19 [Evening Standard]

England McDonald's facing its first UK strike as workers at two branches demand higher wages 2017-08-19 [Mirror]

England McDonalds faces first ever British strike as workers at two restaurants call for industrial action 2017-08-19 [Independent]

England McDonald’s workers in the UK set to strike for first time ever 2017-08-19 [Metro]

England McDonald's employees vote to strike over pay and zero-hours concerns 2017-08-19 [Guardian]

England BFAWU Press release regarding potential industrial action at McDonalds 2017-08-19 [BFAWU]

England McDonald's could face first UK strikes 2017-08-19 [BBC]

Why on earth have social care workers not been getting the National Minimum Wage? 2017-08-19 [Touchstone - TUC]

Why we should still be worried about zero-hours contracts 2017-08-18 [Touchstone - TUC]

From North to South, no community deserves to be abandoned 2017-08-18 [Touchstone - TUC]

England Dispute between Sellafield and unions over strike ballot meetings 2017-08-18 [The Times & Star]

England Unite threatens legal action over bin strike job advert 2017-08-18 [BBC]

Union ‘hails victory’ as Birmingham bin strike called off 2017-08-18 [PSE]

Northern Ireland Belfast City Hospital staff suspended over C. diff outbreak 2017-08-17 [BBC]

England After Grenfell, the UK government faces urgent demands for more regulation and fewer fire service cuts 2017-08-17 [Equal Times]

Royal Mail union extends deadline to settle pension dispute 2017-08-17 [The Financial Times]

England Birmingham seven-week bin strike comes to an end 2017-08-17 [The Guardian]

Northern Ireland Stay in single market to avoid return of Northern Irish 'borders of the past', says TUC 2017-08-17 [TUC]

Britain should remain in customs union, says TUC 2017-08-17 [TUC]

Scotland Delight for Glasgow janitors as 20-month strike ends in victory 2017-08-16 [The Big Issue]

Birmingham bin strike: 'Positive talks' chaired by Acas 2017-08-16 [BBC]

Scotland ITF and Malaviya Seven crew dismayed by delay 2017-08-16 [ITF]

RBS preparing to cut nearly 900 IT jobs, says union 2017-08-16 [Guardian]

Workers are 'begging managers for more hours' as millions struggle with flexible contracts, reveals study 2017-08-16 [Independent]

Must viewing: Hidden camera shows British boss shouting abuse at workers 2017-08-15 [The Sun]

Today’s Big Ben headlines 'don’t ring true', says TUC 2017-08-15 [TUC]

Cost of living crisis grinds on, warns TUC 2017-08-15 [TUC]

Unite comment on latest inflation figures 2017-08-15 [Unite]

UK wages likely to fall as an average of 24 applicants chase each low-skilled job 2017-08-14 [independent]

England PCS at Burston Strike School Rally 2017 2017-08-14 [PCS]

UK employers see measly pay growth ahead, companies turn gloomy 2017-08-14 [Reuters]

England Sellafield strike ballot opens with thousands of nuclear workers to vote on walkouts in row over pay 2017-08-14 [City Today]

England Jobcentre staff go on strike in protest at 'disgraceful' treatment 2017-08-14 [The Independent]

Twice as many people are sleeping rough in Tory Britain as we thought, alarming new study reveals 2017-08-14 [Mirror]

US tech company becomes first to microchip employees 2017-08-14 [Independent]

Major cabin crew survey reveals tide of drunken and anti-social behaviour on UK flights 2017-08-14 [Unite]

'Black employees with A-Levels earn 10% less', says TUC 2017-08-13 [The Voice]

England Strike Ballot Over Coventry Children's Centre Closures 2017-08-12 [GMB]

Newsquest profits and can afford to pay staff more 2017-08-12 [NUJ]

British Airways urged to enter talks or face mounting costs in cabin crew dispute 2017-08-12 [Unite]

England Birmingham bin dispute ‘could continue until Christmas’, warns Unite 2017-08-12 [Unite]

Traveller family members convicted of slavery charges 2017-08-12 [RTÉ]

Patients and staff ‘paying the price’ for Theresa May’s premiership, says UNISON 2017-08-12 [UNISON]

England GMB Calls on Sheffield City Council To Force Veolia To Pay Living Wage 2017-08-12 [GMB]

Trade union response to steel pension changes 2017-08-12 [Unite]

Income gap between people from rich and poor backgrounds has almost doubled, IFS figures reveal 2017-08-11 [Independent]

Northern Ireland Modern slavery 'significant problem' 2017-08-11 [BBC]

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