Government must take immediate action to manage migration better for Britain, says TUC

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Concern grows amongst BHS staff as the administrators announce a further 30 store closures 2016-08-28 [Usdaw]

TTIP has failed – but no one is admitting it, says German Vice-Chancellor 2016-08-28 [Independent]

Statement from Ronnie Draper, General-Secretary of BFAWU 2016-08-28 [BFAWU]

Union general secretary hit back after he's banned from Labour 2016-08-28 [Socialist Worker]

Labour pledge return of education maintenance allowance and maintenance grant 2016-08-27 [Education International]

UberEats drivers plan protest against cuts in pay rate per delivery 2016-08-27 [Guardian]

PCS condemns MOJ enforcement sell-off plans 2016-08-27 [PCS]

England London - Guards who keep Met Police safe to strike over pay 2016-08-27 [PCS]

England London - Unite suspends Bank Holiday bus stoppage to allow Tower Transit to ‘reflect’ on ‘solid’ strike action 2016-08-27 [Unite]

England ‘Game playing’ First Dorset buses urged to negotiate as more strikes loom 2016-08-26 [Unite]

This weekend marks the end of an era, but the BHS saga continues says Usdaw 2016-08-26 [Usdaw]

GMB Calls For Action On UK Brick Production 2016-08-26 [GMB]

Colombia still needs human rights monitoring despite peace deal 2016-08-26 [UNISON]

UNISON calls for council oversight of academy school finances 2016-08-26 [UNISON]

Union boss barred from Labour leadership election vows to challenge ruling 2016-08-26 [Mirror]

England Bus strike starts today on 20 routes in dispute leaving workers 'out of pocket' 2016-08-26 [City AM]

Labour Party conference could be cancelled after G4S turn down last minute offer to provide security 2016-08-26 [The Independent]

England UberEats London drivers plan strike over pay 2016-08-25 [The Financial Times]

England Campaigners set for ‘snap’ protest against Bristol City Council 2016-08-25 [Unite]

Unite backs calls by the City and urges Sports Direct to confront ‘endemic abuses’ 2016-08-25 [Unite]

Government must take immediate action to manage migration better for Britain, says TUC 2016-08-25 [TUC]

Secret corporate structures rife in North Sea Oil 2016-08-25 [ITF Global Union]

Scotland Fringe organisers: we want to discuss poor working condition allegations on 'whistleblower' website For more info 2016-08-24 [Herald]

England Uber’s Food-Delivery Drivers in London Plan Strike to Boost Pay 2016-08-24 [Bloomberg]

England London bus workers gear up for two 24-hour strikes over imposition of roster changes 2016-08-24 [Unite]

England Tory councillor says fire service should be cut 'at all costs' as fire engine axed 2016-08-24 [FBU]

England RMT campaign brings Tube contract back in-house 2016-08-24 [RMT]

England London bus strike: Workers to stage two 24-hour walkouts in the next week 2016-08-24 [Evening Standard]

Carillion to pay £10.5m to blacklisting victims 2016-08-24 [Building]

Prudential workers vote for industrial action over shift to Mumbai 2016-08-24 [Telegraph]

The motherhood pay penalty is a 'scandal', says TUC 2016-08-23 [TUC]

Fire chiefs slammed as figures reveal 1,000 jobs gone since merger 2016-08-23 [FBU]

Prudential staff vote for industrial action over offshoring to India 2016-08-23 [Unite]

England RMT announces new Southern strike dates 2016-08-23 [RMT]

Women penalised financially for having children 2016-08-23 [UNISON]

Resignation of Ofsted chair 2016-08-23 [NUT]

Delay of decision on Impress's royal charter 'farcical, but predictable' 2016-08-23 [NUJ]

England Southern Rail Staff To Stage 48-Hour Strike In September 2016-08-23 [Sky News]

Northern Ireland Gender pay gap: Trend shows women in NI earn more than men 2016-08-23 [BBC]

BAME workers a third more likely to be underemployed, finds TUC report 2016-08-22 [TUC]

Union sets up network to support members who are EU citizens 2016-08-22 [UNISON]

England Unite serves notice on London’s ‘unethical’ hotel sector with the launch of new report 2016-08-22 [Unite]

England Swingeing government cuts will decimate council services in Bristol, say unions 2016-08-22 [Unite]

Under pressure, underfunded and undervalued 2016-08-22 [UNISON]

England The Deliveroo drivers strike: a milestone in the sharing economy 2016-08-22 [Techworld]

Sacked for reading a book during break 2016-08-20 [NI]

Collective action via social media brings hope to gig economy workers 2016-08-20 [The Guardian]

Taxpayer money paid to private landlords doubles over 10 years, reaching almost £10bn 2016-08-20 [Independent]

Post Office faces possible strikes after CWU ballot on industrial action 2016-08-19 [The Guardian]

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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]