Footballers in England and Wales boycott social media over racism

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Lack of bank account 'costs £500 extra a year' in bills 2019-04-22 [BBC]

Professional footballers to boycott social media for 24 hours in racism protest 2019-04-22 [BBC]

England Bristol council failing to ensure toilet dignity for local workers, warns Unite 2019-04-22 [Unite the union]

Banning mobile phones in classrooms could help protect pupils and teachers 2019-04-22 [Independent]

Teachers risk dying in classrooms if illnesses ignored, union told 2019-04-20 [Guardian]

Footballers in England and Wales boycott social media over racism 2019-04-20 [Deutsche Welle]

Northern Ireland Derry Trades Union Council says the world has lost a 'leader of people' in Lyra McKee 2019-04-20 [Now]

Northern Ireland Freelance journalist Lyra McKee shot dead during riots 2019-04-20 [IFJ]

Government should return £2.4bn to public sector workers 2019-04-20 [GMB]

England Crossrail failures must not be repeated on other major infrastructure projects, says Unite 2019-04-20 [Unite the union]

Physical violence against teachers is a weekly occurrence 2019-04-20 [NASUWT]

Barristers, solicitors and paralegals urged to join single trade union 2019-04-20 [Guardian]

Scotland Stalled north-east renewables boom ‘government failure’, STUC report claims 2019-04-19 [Energy Voice]

UK universities pay out £90m - Fears that confidentiality clauses are being used to silence victims of misconduct 2019-04-19 [Guardian]

At least 1 in 4 foster carers face 'nightmare' of false allegations 2019-04-19 [GMB]

Scotland ScottishTUC Calls on ScotRail to Woman-Up! 2019-04-19 [TSSA]

Northern Ireland NUJ condemns the indiscriminate killing of a journalist 2019-04-19 [NUJ]

Northern Ireland President Higgins to open Connolly museum 2019-04-18 [Belfast Media Group]

Northern Ireland Teachers: Unions criticise minimum wage internship 2019-04-18 [BBC]

Northern Ireland Ulster University spends £226k on staff 'gagging clauses' 2019-04-18 [BBC]

Time for games workers to unionise 2019-04-18 [BECTU]

Sex Work Is Work—And Its Laborers Are Officially Unionizing 2019-04-18 [Broadly]

Half of England is owned by less than 1% of the population 2019-04-18 [The Guardian]

Lack of manufacturing strategy blamed for jobs losses at Llanelli car parts plant 2019-04-17 [Unite the union]

Below-target inflation means chancellor is out of excuses for not ending austerity, says TUC 2019-04-17 [TUC]

Turning up the heat on hypocritical housing associations SUZANNE MUNA explains how Unite housi 2019-04-17 [Morning Star]

England Southampton hospital security staff to strike on Good Friday 2019-04-17 [Unite the union]

Nasuwt staff vote for further industrial action 2019-04-17 [GMB]

PCS Assistant General Secretary and NEC elections now open 2019-04-17 [PCS]

Tarmac designs specialist protective clothing for expectant mum workers 2019-04-17 [Infrastructure Intelligence]

U.K. tourists evicted from Niagara Falls hotel for supporting striking cafe workers 2019-04-17 [CBC]

Building on the success of Grovember 2019-04-17 [UNISON]

Scotland TSSA condemns 'despicable billionaire' Trump for 'pickpocketing' his workers 2019-04-17 [TSSA]

Scotland Report: ’Perfect storm’ in care sector forcing workers to choose between ‘fight or flight’ 2019-04-16 [CommonSpace]

New trade union targets overworked junior lawyers 2019-04-16 [Legal Cheek]

England Newham council faces second strike ballot over treatment of workers 2019-04-16 [Unite the union]

Workers need action from government on in-work poverty, says TUC 2019-04-16 [TUC]

PCS ballot for strike action in DVSA is now open 2019-04-16 [PCS]

Private NHS profiteer leaves workers without pay for weeks 2019-04-16 [GMB]

Northern Ireland Staff at Moy Park to vote on strike over pay dispute 2019-04-15 [Belfast Telegraph]

How (gravy) train operators make millions while failing to pay their way 2019-04-15 [Guardian]

Scotland RMT's Mick Cash to warn of co-ordinated action over any threat to pensions 2019-04-15 [RMT]

England Grayling 'meddling with menace' at Southeastern 2019-04-15 [TSSA]

Uber loses Appeal Court battle to deny drivers rights 2019-04-15 [The Gazette]

RMT Boss Warns Of Industrial Action Over Rail Workers’ Pensions 2019-04-15 [Minute Hack]

England City Council’s secret dossier on workers in the union 2019-04-15 [The Argus]

Firefighters reject employers’ pay proposal 2019-04-14 [FBU]

Royal Mail Fleet – pay and attendance deal: ballot timetable agreed 2019-04-14 [CWU]

Usdaw calls for £10 per hour and the adult rate for young workers 2019-04-14 [USDAW]

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