Farage minimum wage call would be a gift for bad bosses, says TUC

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England Union protest in Sheffield calls for fast-food workers’ to get £10 per hour 2015-04-19 [The Star]

Labour targets exploitation of migrant workers with new investigative unit 2015-04-19 [Guardian]

Scotland 2015 International Workers Memorial Day Events in Scotland 2015-04-19 [STUC]

Northern Ireland Woman made redundant by GAA club to receive £6,200 2015-04-18 [Irish News]

Northern Ireland Civil service voluntary redundancy: 7,200 register interest 2015-04-18 [BBC]

Help defend the Co-op's political voice 2015-04-18 [UNISON]

Usdaw welcomes Labour’s manifesto commitment to protect workers from violence 2015-04-18 [Usdaw]

Farage minimum wage call would be a gift for bad bosses, says TUC 2015-04-18 [TUC]

Wage growth still too weak, says TUC 2015-04-18 [TUC]

European Court to give a final verdict on the Woolworths and Ethel Austin case 2015-04-18 [Usdaw]

UCATT welcomes Labour’s commitment to end worker exploitation 2015-04-18 [UCATT]

What Jeremy Clarkson taught us about incivility in the workplace 2015-04-18 [The Conversation]

12-hour nursing shifts are 'slave labour': Nurses' health 'put at risk' while patient safety suffers, union warns 2015-04-18 [Daily Mail]

England Construction workers at Sellafield nuclear site back health and safety strike action 2015-04-18 [Construction Enquirer]

England Sellafield staff back industrial action over health and safety 2015-04-18 [Irish Times]

PProduct placement on BBC World News is creeping commercialisation and must be stopped 2015-04-17 [NUJ]

Northern Ireland Green Party promises to regulate zero-hour contracts 2015-04-17 [Irish Times]

Scotland National Museum of Scotland staff walk out over pay 2015-04-17 [The National]

England Queen Elizabeth II Faces Staff Strike 2015-04-17 [teleSUR]

England Critical spotlight on employment practices at Teesside energy-from-waste plant 2015-04-17 [Unite]

TUC blasts Iain Duncan Smith over zero-hours contracts remarks 2015-04-17 [TUC]

Unions threaten joint strike over Tata Steel pension scheme 2015-04-17 [The Guardian]

International Workers' Memorial Day 2015-04-17 [UNISON]

Politicians love dressing up in hi-vis vests, but they ignore what’s really happening to modern worker 2015-04-17 [Guardian]

International Workers Memorial Day events 2015-04-17 [Unite the Union]

Tata Steel says no deal with UK unions; strike ballot to go ahead 2015-04-17 [Reuters]

BP and Rio Tinto face union and environmental protests 2015-04-17 [Guardian]

England RMT planning 'final push' in its opposition to new rail franchises in the North 2015-04-17 [Northern Echo]

What the Party Manifestos say on health and safety 2015-04-17 [Stronger Unions]

Conservative tax cuts worth ten times more to high earners than basic earners, says TUC 2015-04-17 [TUC]

England Sellafield workers back strike action 2015-04-16 [Unite]

Desmond's £1 million donation to UKIP 'sick-making' 2015-04-16 [NUJ]

Unite joins fight to save the historic Woolwich Free Ferry 2015-04-16 [Unite]

Fox on the run as engineers plan strike action at biscuit factory 2015-04-16 [Unite]

General election: Donation data reveal Labour’s reliance on unions 2015-04-16 [FT]

The peasants are revolting! Staff at Windsor Castle to go on strike for first time in 900 years 2015-04-16 [Daily Mirror]

The Queen’s Windsor Castle staff to go on strike for the first time in 900 years 2015-04-16 [news.com.au]

Windsor Castle staff to strike for the first time in 900 years 2015-04-16 [Australian Women's Weekly]

Demonstrators take fight against the national homelessness scandal to Downing Street 2015-04-15 [Unite]

England Low paid Windsor Castle wardens vote for industrial action 2015-04-15 [PCS]

Tories Open Door For Private Landlords 2015-04-15 [GMB]

Ukip plan to axe Energy department ‘beyond barmy’, says Unite 2015-04-15 [Unite]

'Keep It Co-op' campaign launch 2015-04-15 [USDAW]

Windsor Castle staff back industrial action in pay row 2015-04-15 [Guardian]

England Windsor Castle staff to take industrial action in pay dispute 2015-04-15 [Telegraph]

NUJ statement on media access to covering the general election 2015-04-14 [NUJ]

Northern Ireland SIPTU brings Belfast GAA club to Industrial Tribunal over failure to pay redundancy 2015-04-14 [SIPTU]

Northern Ireland Queen's University Belfast cuts jobs and student intake after DEL funding loss 2015-04-14 [BBC]

England Teachers plan strike vote after General Election 2015-04-14 [Clitheroe Advertiser and Times]

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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]

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