Northern Ireland Paramedics start 24-hour strike

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Union calls for public inquiry into cabin fume events 2015-05-06 [ITV news ]

Northern Ireland Paramedics start 24-hour strike 2015-05-06 [Guardian]

Julia Varley - trade unionist and suffragette 2015-05-06 [Unite education ]

Union activist fights to keep NHS in public hands 2015-05-06 [Unitelive.org ]

Remembering those we have lost For more info 2015-05-06 [Unitelive.org ]

Safety campaigner wins award 2015-05-06 [Unitelive.org ]

Police watchdog accused of gagging order in Miners' Campaign 2015-05-06 [Big Issue in the North magazine]

England Trade union leaders top the bill at Durham Miners’ Gala 2015-05-06 [sunderlandecho.com]

More than a quarter of police patrols withdrawn from our streets, says UNISON 2015-05-06 [UNISON]

Massive Vote for Industrial Action at Royal Fleet Auxiliary 2015-05-06 [RMT]

Union rep blacklisted after complaining about manager's anti-Scouse jibes on Facebook wins employment tribunal 2015-05-06 [Liverpool Echo]

Inaction Replay: Qatar Reannounces Unkept Promise 2015-05-06 [Stronger Unions]

“DESPITE PRIVATE SECTOR INVOLVEMENT, THERE HAVE BEEN SOME SPECTACULAR FAILURES IN THE NHS” 2015-05-05 [Equal Times]

England Scottish Power workers in strike ballot over changes to working conditions 2015-05-05 [Liverpool Echo]

TUC Aid supporting trade union women's leadership in Tunisia 2015-05-05 [TUC]

Unionists in London from Colombia to challenge mining multinationals 2015-05-05 [IndustriALL Global Union]

Paul Krugman: The case for cuts was a lie ... so, why is it still believed it? The austerity delusion 2015-05-05 [Guardian]

Britain's election too close to call 2015-05-04 [This Working Life]

Scotland We'll break the law if Tories win power and attack unions, says STUC leader 2015-05-03 [The Herald]

Top rail bosses 'pay hypocrisy' 2015-05-02 [RMT]

England Hats With Stickers On Redcar Site Not Enough 2015-05-02 [GMB]

General Elelction: TUC gives chilling warning to public-sector workers 2015-05-01 [Morning Star]

Vicar is not a worker: Unite condemns consequences for faith workers 2015-05-01 [Morning Star]

16,000 RMT members at Network Rail being balloted over strike action 2015-05-01 [Morning Star]

Rogue employers are being given ever more free rein to kill 2015-05-01 [Morning Star]

Take action: Charities and sanctions don’t mix 2015-05-01 [Boycott Workfare]

Scotland Tullis Russell job losses the last straw for abject redundancy laws 2015-05-01 [Unite]

Northern Ireland Around 100 jobs to go at Belfast engineering factory 2015-05-01 [BBC]

Northern Ireland Commuters hit by 48-hour bus strike 2015-05-01 [Belfast Telegraph]

Labour promises full inquiry into ‘odious’ blacklisting of thousands of workers 2015-05-01 [The Guardian]

Scotland Call for public procurement to help tackle blacklisting 2015-05-01 [SCN]

Miliband says Labour would have a “transparent and public” inquiry into blacklisting 2015-05-01 [Labout List]

Rio Tinto telling lies on precarious work? 2015-05-01 [IndustriALL Global Union]

Democratic rights at stake at general election, TUC head will tell May Day rally 2015-05-01 [TUC]

Epilepsy in the Workplace - A TUC guide 2015-05-01 [TUC]

Unanswered Question Time: Break the Election Silence on Workfare and Sanctions 2015-04-30 [Boycott Workfare]

Former Woolworths workers lose battle for compensation 2015-04-30 [The Guardian]

Council barred from attending memorial day for asbestos prosecution 2015-04-30 [Waltham Forest Guardian]

Scotland Tullis Russell job losses the last straw for abject UK redundancy laws 2015-04-30 [Unite]

England Shakespeare's Globe tour guides to strike for better pay 2015-04-30 [BBC]

Mounting anger over Rolls-Royce cuts leads to industrial action warning 2015-04-30 [Unite]

One NUJ: summit of the union's reps working for newspaper and news agencies 2015-04-30 [NUJ]

England Jobs massacre at Newsquest 2015-04-30 [NUJ]

Northern Ireland Midwives stage strike action 2015-04-30 [BBC]

Unions deliver worker’s message to Agility customer 2015-04-30 [ITF Global Union]

Remember the dead and fight for the living - Usdaw members mark Workers' Memorial Day 2015-04-29 [Usdaw]

England London - RMT hits back at 'Gestapo' jibe as Peter Hendy is forced to apologise for calling services 'sh*t' 2015-04-29 [RMT]

Terminally ill workers need greater protection from heartless employers 2015-04-29 [CWU]

England Unite launches campaign to tackle ‘Victorian’ work practices in Sports Direct 2015-04-29 [Unite]

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This month in labour history

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]