TUC calls for urgent enquiry after back-to-work deaths revealed

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A new kind of UNISON office is adding an extra dimension to the union’s organising 2015-08-27 [UNISON]

TUC calls for urgent enquiry after back-to-work deaths revealed 2015-08-27 [TUC]

Wales 250 More Steel Job Losses 2015-08-27 [GMB]

Work Capability Assessments not ‘fit for purpose’ as more than 4,000 die after being found ‘fit for work’ 2015-08-27 [Unite]

England YTrade union leader Mark Serwotka banned from voting in Labour leadership election 2015-08-26 [The Independent]

Government’s claim of pay rise in NHS all smoke and mirrors says UNISON 2015-08-26 [UNISON]

Probation staff set for second strike in England and Wales 2015-08-26 [UNISON]

Labour bans trade union head from voting in leadership election 2015-08-26 [Guardian]

TUC and National Union of Students sign campaigning partnership 2015-08-26 [Ekklesia]

TUC and NUS sign campaigning partnership 2015-08-25 [TUC]

More must be done to tackle the gender pay gap, says TUC 2015-08-25 [TUC]

England Unite suspends industrial action on London Underground as a gesture of ‘goodwill’ 2015-08-25 [Unite]

England RMT suspends this week’s tube strike 2015-08-25 [RMT]

England 'Exploitative’ Employment Practices And Undercutting At Teesside Energy-From-Waste-Plant 2015-08-25 [GMB]

England Tube strike: Unions announce new dates for walkout by London Underground workers 2015-08-25 [Independent]

Scotland Workers Strike at National Museum of Scotland 2015-08-25 [Art News]

Transport strikes are inconvenient but unions must be defended 2015-08-24 [Guardian]

England ‘Exploitative’ employment practices and undercutting revealed at Teesside energy-from-waste-plant 2015-08-24 [Unite]

PCS condemns IDS's vindictive plan to force disabled claimants to work 2015-08-24 [PCS]

England Stansted Airport baggage scanners strike over pay dispute 2015-08-24 [BBC]

Scotland National Museum of Scotland workers strike over pay 2015-08-24 [The Evening News]

England Tribunal fees 'allow bad bosses to bully staff' say unions as North cases plummet 2015-08-24 [Chronicle]

Stronger recovery needed for higher wages, says TUC 2015-08-22 [TUC]

Independent watchdog slams government trade union proposals as 'not fit for purpose' 2015-08-22 [TUC]

Renewed calls for offshore helicopter inquiry on anniversary of Sumburgh tragedy 2015-08-22 [Unite]

PCS picket line marks new National Gallery's director first day  ActNOW!  2015-08-21 [PCS]

Will you help protect the right to strike? 2015-08-21 [Going to Work]

VIDEO: Protect the Right to Strike 2015-08-21 [TUC]

Northern Ireland Civil Service voluntary redundancy: confirmation for some next month 2015-08-21 [BBC]

Trade union bill not backed by evidence 2015-08-20 [Guardian]

Academics condemn government’s attack on trade unions as ‘perverse’ 2015-08-20 [UNISON]

Working longer hours ‘increases stroke risk’ 2015-08-20 [The Guardian]

Polish migrants to strike and give blood to demonstrate importance to UK 2015-08-20 [The Guardian]

TUC expresses concern over new bullying research 2015-08-20 [TUC]

'Constant Stress' At Amazon Centers Making Workers Sick, Says U.K. Union 2015-08-19 [Fast Company]

Falling milk prices push British farmers to the brink 2015-08-19 [Equal Times]

Thousands of Polish workers go on strike in London - and give blood 2015-08-19 [London 24]

Northern Ireland Over 30 jobs lost as Fermanagh quarry firm P Clarke and Sons is sold off to FP McCann 2015-08-18 [Belfast Telegraph]

Union attacks Amazon 'regime' for treating staff as 'robots' 2015-08-18 [Wired]

Amazon 'regime' making staff physically and mentally ill, says union 2015-08-18 [Guardian]

Workplace bullying, sexism, health and safety: Chelsea ticked all the boxes over the Eva Carneiro affair 2015-08-18 [Herald Scotland]

England Unions to protest in campaign for construction workers to be paid London living wage 2015-08-18 [Unite]

Jazz singer urged to tell Pizza Express to get in tune on tipping 2015-08-18 [Unite]

Four-day drivers’ strike to hit Indesit deliveries in UK 2015-08-18 [IndustriALL Global Union]

Rising executive pay is a disgrace, says TUC For more info 2015-08-17 [TUC]

Wales Weekend strikes lead to closures for National Museums Wales 2015-08-17 [PCS]

Comment on Tory government's first 100 daysP 2015-08-17 [PCS]

England 1,700 job cuts at Kingswood will inevitably impact L&G customers, warns Unite 2015-08-17 [Unite]

FTSE-100 Bosses Paid 183 Times More Than Average Worker 2015-08-17 [Bloomberg]

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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]