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Mesothelioma victims deserve fair recompense, says TUC 2014-08-01 [TUC]

Northern Ireland Fermanagh woman sacked after becoming pregnant compensated 2014-07-31 [BBC]

Ex-Tesco drivers stage demos in Doncaster, Goole and Widnes over ‘unfair dismissals’ 2014-07-31 [Unite]

TUC celebrates 40th anniversary of the Health and Safety Work Act 2014-07-31 [TUC]

McCluskey - Tories set new benchmark with rank hypocrisy on party funding 2014-07-31 [Unite]

Unite statement on Swissport - airline industry subcontracting 2014-07-31 [Unite]

Firefighters issue further eight days of strike action 2014-07-31 [FBU]

Scotland Talks start to bring cleaners back to NHS 2014-07-31 [UNISON]

TUC celebrates 40th anniversary of the Health and Safety Work Act 2014-07-31 [TUC]

Northern Ireland NIHRC inquiry told of nurses' workload and staffing concerns 2014-07-30 [BBC]

Cambridge City- no work for blacklisters 2014-07-30 [GMB]

England Reflections on a rowdy picket line: The July 20th Ritzy strike 2014-07-30 [libcom.org]

Tax workers stage more strikes over job cuts 2014-07-29 [PCS]

Scotland Business warns on SNP minimum wage plan 2014-07-29 [Financial Times]

Northern Ireland Ambulance service review after staff shortage led to 999 delays 2014-07-29 [BBC]

Holidays in 'jeopardy' as Passport Office workers went on strike over staff shortages which caused applications backlog 2014-07-29 [Daily Mail]

Brit TUC General Secretary writes to Vince Cable on GSP and labour rights in Cambodia 2014-07-29 [TUC]

Tribunal fees have been a “huge victory for Britain’s worst bosses, says TUC 2014-07-29 [TUC]

Passport workers go on strike over staffing and pay 2014-07-28 [BBC]

Workers in blacklisting claim 2014-07-28 [News & Star]

Northern Ireland Gaza conflict: health workers stage protest 2014-07-25 [BBC]

Northern Ireland Gaza conflict: health workers stage protest 2014-07-25 [BBC]

Report confirms rail cuts threaten safety 2014-07-25 [ASLEF]

Further rolling action across HMRC 2014-07-24 [PCS]

Ofgem Let Customers Down In Power Cuts 2014-07-24 [GMB]

England GMB Members Employed By Babcock At Wiltshire Mod Base 100% Vote For Strike Action Over Pay Cuts 2014-07-24 [GMB]

Agreement reached between Unite and Northampton General Hospital – pathology staff will return to work 2014-07-24 [Unite]

Unite reaction to shock administration of Unipart Automotive, 1,224 jobs at risk 2014-07-24 [Unite]

NUJ expresses solidarity with Palestinian journalists in Gaza 2014-07-24 [NUJ]

Redundancy announcements - Shambolic process 2014-07-24 [NASUWT]

Blacklist firms to clarify 'misleading' letter to MPs 2014-07-24 [Building]

Protest Action Asking Marks & Spencer to Live up to a Responsible Retailer 2014-07-24 [HKCTU]

Gaza: General Council statement, July 2014  ActNOW!  2014-07-24 [TUC]

Gaza: there is no military solution, only a political one  ActNOW!  2014-07-24 [TouchStone]

Scotland Gas plant hit by unofficial walkout 2014-07-23 [Shetland News]

Wales Second day of strike action is planned by local government workers 2014-07-23 [Unison Wales]

England Camden Council unveils 20k minimum salary plan for workforce 2014-07-23 [The New Journal]

Global leadership needed to tackle security threat to civil aviation 2014-07-23 [BALPA]

Remit of the government's Oakley review into social security sanctions was too narrow to ever make a difference 2014-07-23 [PCS]

Usdaw welcomes the Government’s promise to consider greater protection for workers selling alcohol 2014-07-23 [Usdaw]

Union agrees Royal Mail Sunday delivery plan 2014-07-23 [CWU]

Bring support for sick and disabled people in-house after MPs' criticism 2014-07-23 [PCS]

PCS Oppose Highways Agency sell-off and road tolling 2014-07-23 [PCS]

Local government and school support workers to strike again 2014-07-23 [UNISON]

UK IMMIGRATION RULES “DISCRIMINATE AGAINST THE WORKING CLASS” 2014-07-23 [Equal Times]

Academics call on HSE to tighten silica dust safeguards 2014-07-23 [BBC]

Academics hit out at watchdog on safety limits 2014-07-23 [Herald Scotland]

Sanctions regime is failing, says TUC 2014-07-22 [TUC]

More than 1000 workers a year could die due to inadequate silica safeguards 2014-07-22 [University of Stirling]

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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]

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]