Average worker now spends 27 working days a year commuting, finds TUC

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Prime Minister must agree stronger workers’ rights to restore lost trust, says TUC 2017-11-17 [TUC]

Average worker now spends 27 working days a year commuting, finds TUC 2017-11-17 [TUC]

Strike action goes ahead on Arriva Cross Country on Sunday as management wreck talks 2017-11-17 [RMT]

Government care plans set to ignore the views of 1.4m care workers 2017-11-17 [UNISON]

RMT responds to Government's Network Rail asset stripping scam 2017-11-17 [RMT]

Fighting for best possible redundancy terms 2017-11-17 [PCS]

London’s landmark Uber ruling proves the charade of misclassifying workers must stop 2017-11-17 [Equal Times]

Poorest and most vulnerable hardest hit by Tory reforms, study shows 2017-11-17 [Independent]

Could the London Fire Brigade cope with another King's Cross fire in 2017? 2017-11-16 [FBU]

Protest! End Outsourcing, Zero Hours and Low Pay at UoL 2017-11-16 [IWGB]

New workwear for Royal Mail women 2017-11-16 [CWU]

North Wales workers ‘betrayed’ by councils say unions 2017-11-16 [Unite the union]

Virgin West Coast rail workers to strike 2017-11-16 [BBC]

Block Proposed SSE Merger 2017-11-16 [GMB]

SSE merger with npower should be blocked by government, says union 2017-11-16 [Guardian]

RMT on Condor’s intention to bid for Jersey-Guernsey ferry service 2017-11-16 [RMT]

Higher wages for council employees would save the Treasury money, says UNISON 2017-11-16 [UNISON]

Why could revellers go dry this Xmas? Elf and safety 2017-11-16 [Morning Star]

Tribunal win on Post Office pay 2017-11-16 [CWU]

Block EU Trade Deal 2017-11-16 [GMB]

The six week wait for Universal Credit is an unnecessary hardship on low to middle income working families says Usdaw 2017-11-16 [USDAW]

Seventeen nurses a day applying for payday loans to make ends meet 2017-11-16 [Mirror]

Nursing staff stretched to breaking point over pay 2017-11-16 [RCN]

Landmark study links Tory austerity to 120,000 deaths 2017-11-16 [Independent]

Northern Ireland Ulster Bank closing 11 more branches 2017-11-15 [BBC]

Deliveroo fends off couriers’ demands for union recognition 2017-11-15 [The Financial Times]

England GMB Members to Strike at Metsa Wood Timber Plant in Boston, Lincolnshire, in Response to Pay Freeze 2017-11-15 [GMB]

Use Budget to end wage squeeze, TUC tells Chancellor 2017-11-15 [TUC]

Groundbreaking Report Shows Lifting Public Sector Pay Cap Would Cost 43 per Cent Less than Previously Thought 2017-11-15 [GMB]

England Union slams Freemasons funding of London Fire Brigade 2017-11-15 [FBU]

Journalists' rights must be upheld in data storage law 2017-11-15 [NUJ]

Foreign Secretary must denounce Iranian targeting of BBC journalists 2017-11-14 [NUJ]

GMB calls on government and industry stakeholders to ‘battle for BiFab’ - letting workers and communities go under is not an option 2017-11-14 [GMB]

England South West Union News - November 2017-11-14 [TUC]

Scotland ‘No confidence’ over Super Puma say offshore unions after visit to Airbus 2017-11-14 [The Journal]

'Members Joining Like Crazy!' Uber's Loss Driving British Union Numbers 2017-11-14 [Sputnik]

Scotland Union Calls on Groups to 'Battle' for BiFab, Help 1,400 Workers 2017-11-14 [Rigzone]

World's richest 1% of people now own half global wealth, finds study 2017-11-14 [Independent]

Unions Bectu, Pact strike crew agreement for big-budget movies 2017-11-14 [Screen International]

Workers vote for groundbreaking feature film agreement 2017-11-14 [BECTU]

Members urged to reject BT pension proposals as formal consultation begins 2017-11-14 [CWU]

UNISON comments on latest inflation figures 2017-11-14 [UNISON]

Northern Ireland Thousands of out-of-hours doctor shifts unfilled 2017-11-14 [BBC]

Serious implications if UK recruits Irish health workers after Brexit - WHO 2017-11-14 [RTÉ]

Yes, Uber has lost its ludicrous appeal. But will its drivers get their rights? 2017-11-14 [Guardian]

GMB wins landmark victory for Uber workers’ rights 2017-11-14 [UNI Global Union]

TUC to May: ‘take back control’ from Brexit extremists 2017-11-14 [TUC]

IFJ supports NUJ equal pay demands 2017-11-14 [IFJ]

Rail workers union raises 'catalogue of serious safety breaches' during strike 2017-11-14 [The Mail]

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This month in labour history

1-11-1976 Union of Postal Workers refuses to handle any mail for Grunwick, as the strike at the company continues. [more]

14-11-1913 Sympathy action breaks out in some British ports, like Liverpool, in support of workers in Dublin, but fails to spread. [more]

22-11-1900 2,800 workers at the Penrhyn quarry in Snowdonia, Wales, walk off the job over pay and union recognition. The strike last a staggering three years, one of the longest industrial disputes in British history. [more]

30-11-2011 Millions of public sector workers join the biggest single strike day since 1926, against the government's pension reforms. [more]