World Bank recommends fewer regulations protecting workers

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NUJ warns of national strike by BBC journalists angry at ongoing pay and conditions disputes 2018-04-24 [Press Gazette]

Scotland RMT confirms industrial action at Paisley and Dunfermline over CCTV safety threat 2018-04-24 [RMT]

England University of Bath agrees to reinstate living wage 2018-04-24 [UNISON]

CITB job cuts beset by confusion, warns Unite 2018-04-24 [Unite the union]

Usdaw launches a policy document on insecure work and under-employment 2018-04-24 [USDAW]

England Strike dates announced at Hull College Group in jobs row 2018-04-24 [UCU]

Police admit to collusion in blacklisting, paving the way for claims by up to 40,000 workers 2018-04-24 [The Canary]

Get ready to vote online in PCS group elections from 26 April 2018-04-24 [PCS]

Crisis at Capita will be treated like a business story - But! 2018-04-24 [Guardian]

Shopworkers enforcing age-restricted sales need better protection say Usdaw delegates 2018-04-24 [USDAW]

England Universal credit has been ruinous for workers up north, delegates hear 2018-04-23 [Morning Star]

UK is 74th state to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration 2018-04-23 [Education International]

Wales DM pledges to campaign for properly-funded S4C 2018-04-22 [NUJ]

Windrush debate report 2018-04-22 [CWU]

Usdaw President opens the 2018 Annual Delegate Meeting 2018-04-22 [USDAW]

Northern Ireland Belfast City Council defers their decision on extending Sunday trading, which Usdaw welcomes 2018-04-22 [USDAW]

ScotRail rolling stock leave for England leaving ScotRail short 2018-04-22 [TSSA]

England TIPPED OFF! TGI Friday's staff protest against bosses plans to share tips 2018-04-21 [Morning Star]

England Court of Appeal pay victory for Nottingham City Council employees 2018-04-21 [UNISON]

England Nissan to cut hundreds of jobs at main UK hub in Sunderland 2018-04-20 [CityA.M]

England Unite response to Nissan job reductions 2018-04-20 [Unite the union]

England Luton Airport passengers face flights chaos as strike ballots announced 2018-04-20 [Unite the union]

Launch shines light on value of designers 2018-04-20 [BECTU]

One in three working parents unable to afford meals, study finds 2018-04-20 [Morning Star]

Third Of Parents On Less Than £8.75 An Hour ‘Forced To Skip Meals’ 2018-04-20 [HUFFPOST]

World Bank recommends fewer regulations protecting workers 2018-04-20 [Guardian]

England Essex concrete dispute settled as deal reached 2018-04-20 [Unite the union]

England Northamptonshire meeting UNISON members - A credit to their community 2018-04-20 [UNISON]

England London - RMT suspends strike action on Docklands Light Railway 2018-04-20 [RMT]

Labour’s housing plans give millions priced out of housing real hope, says UNISON 2018-04-20 [UNISON]

Knowledge Lunches Spring/Summer schedule 2018-04-19 [TSSA]

New Westminster bullying probe must not ignore past cases, says FDA union 2018-04-19 [FDA]

Civil servants' union boss hits back at Rudd over Windrush blame 2018-04-19 [Guardian]

England London - Jeremy Corbyn will speak at the march and rally,12 May 2018-04-19 [TUC]

England Anger as Norfolk hospital workers face hefty hikes in car parking charges 2018-04-19 [Unite the union]

Understanding the GDPR 2018-04-19 [NUJ]

Amazon denies undercover author's allegations of staff treatment 2018-04-19 [The Bookseller]

Brothels being given the green light by police as long as sex workers are safe 2018-04-19 [The Telegraph]

Northern Ireland Opinion is shifting decisively against longer Sunday trading in Belfast 2018-04-19 [USDAW]

Overworked healthcare assistants not given proper training or supervision 2018-04-19 [UNISON]

Update your contact details and you could win an iPad 2018-04-19 [PCS]

Trade unionists and anti-racists to hold ‘rivers of love’ rally where Enoch Powell made his racist speech 2018-04-19 [Morning Star]

Windrush generation served us all and made our country a better place 2018-04-19 [UNISON]

Discrimination against men at work: Experiences in five countries 2018-04-18 [Eurofound]

UNISON vows to step up fight on wholly owned subsidiaries 2018-04-18 [UNISON]

Syria bombings – TUC statement 2018-04-18 [TUC]

Usdaw welcomes Debbie Abrahams MP raising Shop Direct with the Prime Minister 2018-04-18 [USDAW]

England Hull College Group UCU members overwhelmingly back strike action over job cuts 2018-04-18 [UCU]

Lynn Henderson’s STUC election shows women on the rise in Scotland’s trade union campaigns 2018-04-18 [PCS]

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This month in labour history

6-04-1912 After 37 days, Britain's first national coalmining strike ends. It results in the passage of the Coal Mines (Minimum Wage) Act. [more]

6-04-1912 After 37 days, Britain's first national coalmining strike ends. It results in the passage of the Coal Mines (Minimum Wage) Act. [more]

10-04-1984 The House of Commons meets for an emergency debate on the role of police in the miners strike, [more]

15-04-1856 Tom Mann, British syndicalist and a leader of the dock strikes in 1889 and 1911, is born [more]

23-04-1914 First publication of the classic socialist novel 'The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists' [more]