Weak growth and extreme cuts a dangerous combination, says TUC

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England RMT confirms strike dates on Trans Pennine Express 2015-05-29 [RMT]

Royal College of Midwives applies for TUC affiliation 2015-05-29 [RCM]

Weak growth and extreme cuts a dangerous combination, says TUC 2015-05-29 [TUC]

TUC welcomes Royal College of Midwives’ application for membership 2015-05-29 [TUC]


Racism and bullying in Methodist Church needs to be stamped out, says Unite 2015-05-28 [Unite]

England Rotherham Advertiser targets union rep for redundancy 2015-05-28 [NUJ]

NHS boss Simon Stevens must explain his trade lobbying activities for private US healthcare 2015-05-28 [Unite]

If anyone was in any doubt, the Tory war on unions is now clear to see 2015-05-28 [The Morning Star]

Welfare Action Gathering – 30th May 2015 For more info 2015-05-28 [Boycott Workfare]

Statement on the Trade Unions Bill 2015-05-28 [Unite]

Northern Ireland Legal aid payments: barristers in 'determined' mood over strike 2015-05-28 [BBC]

Queen's Speech positions government against working people, says TUC 2015-05-28 [TUC]

Unite statement on Queen’s Speech 2015-05-27 [Unite]

Unite statement on zero hours exclusivity 2015-05-27 [Unite]

Trade unions underminded in Queen's Speech 2015-05-27 [CWU]

IFJ calls on the United Nations to investigate the killings of two journalists in Yemen 2015-05-27 [NUJ]

Double standards or a Democratic Voice’ say Midwives following the Queen’s Speec' 2015-05-27 [RCM]

Strike changes: what do they mean? 2015-05-27 [BBC]

England Unions call for steel walk-out 2015-05-27 [Northern Echo]

Activists demand top role in public blacklist inquiry 2015-05-27 [Morning Star]

Lecturers’ union debates call for an international trade union led inquiry into repression 2015-05-26 [The New Internationalist]

UCU leader attacks Tories on strike laws 2015-05-26 [Time Higher Education]

England Downing Street gardeners on strike over pay 2015-05-26 [The Guardian]

England NUJ ballots Newsquest South London for action on jobs, cuts and closures 2015-05-25 [NUJ]

3,000 children enslaved after being trafficked 2015-05-24 [Guardian]

Unions describe TATA Pension Consultation as “a sham” 2015-05-22 [Unite]

Finnish bosses urged to intervene in lift workers’ ‘spy in the cab’ dispute, as two-week strike looms 2015-05-22 [Unite]

Osborne’s economic failure leaves borrowing for 2014/15 £50bn higher than planned 2015-05-22 [TUC]

England GMB Furious As Cranswick A Hull Pork Producer Introduces Mobile Phone Blanket Ban 2015-05-22 [GMB]

Unite members snap ‘solidarity selfies’ in support of Brazilian bank workers 2015-05-22 [Unite]

ATL comment on Nicky Morgan's pledge to build 500 new free schools in the next parliament 2015-05-22 [ATL]

Probation strike date set for 11 June 2015 2015-05-22 [UNISON]

Magnox to cut 1,600 jobs as nuclear lights go out 2015-05-22 [The Independent]

Union members receive more training compared to non-members, says TUC 2015-05-22 [TUC]

IFJ calls on Qatari authorities to respect journalists´ right to report after the arrest of a BBC crew 2015-05-22 [IFJ]

IndustriALL backs British steelworkers 2015-05-22 [IndustriALL Global Union]

RMT suspend all industrial action scheduled for Monday 25th May and Tuesday 26th May 2015 2015-05-21 [RMT]

RMT reinforces message to the public that NR dispute is about the staffing and safety of our railways as talks continue 2015-05-21 [RMT]

TSSA strike action at Network Rail suspended after improved offer 2015-05-21 [TSSA]

Northern Ireland NI Water: Details of pay deal emerge after winter strike 2015-05-21 [BBC]

New poll has no easy answers for Labour but trust and competence key 2015-05-21 [TUC]

Steel workers in South Yorkshire and across UK to vote on strike over pensions 2015-05-21 [The Star]

England Tata Steel Pension Row: Another UK trade union joins fight 2015-05-21 [ZeeBiz]

England Union threatens steel strike over pensions 2015-05-21 [Northern Echo]

6,000 Tata workers to vote for strike action in pension closure row 2015-05-21 [Unite]

Chancellor's extreme cuts risk further damage to productivity and growth, says TUC 2015-05-20 [TUC]

Be careful what you wish for, TUC tells business leaders over EU referendum 2015-05-20 [TUC]

RMT responds to NR threat of legal action over TSSA ballot 2015-05-19 [RMT]

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4-05-1926 For the first and so far only time in British history, the TUC calls millions of workers out in a general strike, in support of coal miners. [more]

5-05-1882 Sylvia Pankhurst, suffragette and revolutionary socialist, is born. [more]

10-05-1920 Dockers refused to load arms shipments to be used by White armies in Russia. [more]

30-05-1984 Miners leader Arthur Scargill, along with 81 other pickets, is arrested at the Orgreave coking plant in South Yorkshire. [more]