Rail workers to strike over threats to safety

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Labour MPs to demand compensation for victims of failed government contractor 2016-10-27 [PCS]

Transport Committee report on 'Digital Railway' For more info 2016-10-27 [RMT]

Rail workers to strike over threats to safety 2016-10-27 [Morning Star]

Scotland UCATT dismay as major Scottish projects the Forth Bridge Crossing and Aberdeen Peripheral road reject union scrutiny 2016-10-27 [UCATT]

England Housing charity workers serve up a poisonous brew to callous CEO 2016-10-27 [Unite]

CETA is not dead yet, UNISON warns 2016-10-27 [UNISON]

GMB Demonstrates Outside Home Office Over Visa Abuse Inaction 2016-10-27 [GMB]

Weaker growth figures show why government must act in the Autumn Statement, says TUC 2016-10-27 [TUC]

Government told to stump up for BBC Monitoring 2016-10-27 [NUJ]

Northern Ireland Wages have risen by 2% - survey 2016-10-27 [BBC]

Northern Ireland Antrim bike retailer jobs threat down to cynical asset stripping says MP 2016-10-27 [BBC]

Wales Workers in Wales still £12 a week worse off than before the crash, says Wales TUC 2016-10-27 [TUC]

How I became a Brit with a German passport, and why I no longer am 2016-10-27 [UNISON]

Criticism of “safety differently” rebuffed 2016-10-26 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

England RMT confirms ballot timetable for London Underground staff 2016-10-26 [RMT]

UCATT Calls for an HMRC Investigation into Construction Industry 2016-10-26 [UCATT]

The gender pay gap is closing at “a snail’s pace”, warns TUC 2016-10-26 [TUC]

TUC worried by rise in the number of people paid below the minimum wage 2016-10-26 [TUC]

Government equality staff strike suspended 2016-10-26 [PCS]

Another ‘secretive’ mega shake-up of the NHS is being carried out by stealth, warns Unite 2016-10-26 [Unite]

Gender pay gap falls to 20-year low of 9.4% 2016-10-26 [Belfast Telegraph]

Northern Ireland Queen's University: Some PhD students 'earn less than minimum wage' 2016-10-26 [BBC]

New gas drilling sparks fracking showdown in UK 2016-10-26 [Equal Times]

Government must ensure Heathrow expansion stays in the fast lane, says TUC 2016-10-26 [TUC]

England Sheffield bin workers back out on strike as pay dispute continues 2016-10-25 [The Star]

England GMB Welcomes Heathrow Expansion 2016-10-25 [GMB]

Northern Ireland GMB On Job Losses At Bombardier 2016-10-25 [GMB]

Londoners spending over half their wages on crippling rents 2016-10-25 [Morning Star]

NUJ welcomes report on media ownership 2016-10-24 [NUJ]

Northern Ireland Queen's University survey suggests lack of leadership 2016-10-24 [BBC]

Post Office managers to strike on 31 October over closure of pension fund 2016-10-24 [Unite]

Post Office managers to join strike over pensions and jobs For more info 2016-10-24 [HERALD]

Support striking government equality staff 2016-10-24 [PCS]

England Midlands TUC writes open letter to Mayoral candidates calling for commitment to the Living Wage 2016-10-24 [TUC]

England Plans to close Leicester children’s heart centre ‘a scandal’, says Unite 2016-10-24 [Unite]

More than 3 in 4 employers say unions make the difference on training, review finds 2016-10-23 [TUC]

Gender inequality puts future of teaching profession at risk 2016-10-22 [Education International]

England Musicians' Union threatens protest outside Sands Centre Dirty Dancing show 2016-10-22 [newsandstar.co.uk]

Northern Ireland Bombardier job cuts could hit Belfast 2016-10-22 [BBC]

Bombardier union RMT responds to company global statement 2016-10-21 [RMT]

Major win as scandal-hit contract ended 2016-10-21 [PCS]

Northern Ireland Usdaw vows to fight extended Sunday trading in Belfast, as the city council launches a consultation 2016-10-21 [Usdaw]

Defending journalism in Europe 2016-10-21 [NUJ]

Collapse of EU-Canada trade deal should be a wake-up call to politicians, says TUC 2016-10-21 [TUC]

Major Reforms to Self-Employed Tax Administration 2016-10-21 [touchstoneblog]

Selective education is a distraction from the funding crisis facing all schools 2016-10-21 [NUT]

MPs' report should end plan for defence services 2016-10-21 [PCS]

Promises to 'sort' the BHS pension scheme must be delivered by Sir Phillip Green says Usdaw 2016-10-21 [Usdaw]

Acas acting like 'rogue employer' 2016-10-21 [PCS]

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4-10-1936 At Cable Street, London, thousands of trade unionists, socialists and communists throw up barricades to block the British Union of Fascists from marching through the Jewish neighbourhoods of the East End. [more]

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25-10-1895 Socialist and feminist Edith Lanchester captured by her family and institutionalised for opposing the institution of marriage [more]