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British Basketball Federation’s attack on photographer’s rights is not a slam dunk move 2019-06-17 [NUJ]

Construction company to cut costs with 1,200 job losses 2019-06-17 [Irish Examiner]

Workers unite online 2019-06-17 [Red Pepper]

Just 6.5% of drivers in England, Wales and Scotland are women, and 8% are an ethnic minority 2019-06-17 [Guardian]

On Track With Diversity 2019 Report 2019-06-17 [ASLEF]

Nationalise the big six and create a ‘green army’ to help the UK hit net zero, says UNISON 2019-06-17 [UNISON]

‘Get angry – then get organised’ to defend social care 2019-06-16 [Unison]

Tory MPs accused of Brexit ‘virility test’ after Labour bid to block no-deal is narrowly defeated 2019-06-15 [Unite the union]

SUPPORT has poured in from trade unions for the Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign’s rally 2019-06-15 [Morning Star]

Ford Bridgend workers 'willing to strike' plant closure 2019-06-15 [BBC]

Workers at Elton glass manufacturer hail two-year pay victory and call off strikes 2019-06-14 [Unite the union]

1,000 staff at Frimley NHS trust face transfer to ‘tax avoiding’ hived-off company 2019-06-14 [Unite the union]

Firefighters launch Grenfell: Never Again campaign 2019-06-14 [FBU]

NUJ in court challenge to the Snoopers’ Charter 2019-06-14 [NUJ]

Jeremy Hunt writes to Interserve about PCS strike 2019-06-14 [PCS]

Rail Industry Succeeding In Spite Of Privatisation - Cortes 2019-06-14 [TSSA]

Progress on ending child labour stall in countries supplying goods to west 2019-06-14 [Guardian]

IFJ Congress reaffirms commitment to UN Convention on Safety of Journalists 2019-06-13 [NUJ]

White people are paid nearly £2,000 more a year than ethnic minority colleagues 2019-06-13 [Metro]

Every worker deserves the right to guaranteed hours, says TUC 2019-06-13 [TUC]

TSSA Encouraged By Thomas Cook Talks 2019-06-13 [TSSA]

More than 5m people in Britain suffer low-paid, insecure work 2019-06-12 [The Guardian]

UK wage growth rises as unemployment sticks at 44-year low 2019-06-11 [Guardian]

Name and shame companies behind corporate murder leaving 1,500 dead a year 2019-06-11 [GMB]

Government must change the law to protect people from sexual harassment, says TUC 2019-06-11 [TUC]

Government must take responsibility on TV licences, says TUC 2019-06-11 [TUC]

NUJ welcomes report calling for an end to 'gagging clauses' used to cover up harassment at work 2019-06-11 [NUJ]

Boohoo claims ring hollow after the company instructs staff to ignore Usdaw reps and bin their leaflets 2019-06-11 [USDAW]

Care workers suffer 6,000 violent attacks in five years, says union 2019-06-11 [Homecare Insight]

It will take 200 years to achieve gender equality among construction workers 2019-06-11 [Metro]

Court of Appeal finds in favour of UNISON in holiday pay dispute 2019-06-11 [UNISON]

NDAs routinely used to cover up mistreatment at work, MPs say 2019-06-11 [The Guardian]

McDonald's claim it will let trade unions organize in its restaurants after fast-food row 2019-06-11 [Morning Star on-line]

BBC decision on pensioners’ free licences will cost £250m every year and lead to catastrophic cuts 2019-06-10 [NUJ]

Food bank set up for Foreign Office cleaners during strike over pay 2019-06-10 [The Guardian]

TSSA Conference Overwhelmingly Opposes Brexit 2019-06-10 [TSSA]

Nine water bosses pocket £70 million as bills spiral 2019-06-10 [GMB]

Usdaw calls for at least £10 minimum wage and an end to rip-off youth rates 2019-06-08 [USDAW]

Strikes on the cards at Nottingham College as staff overwhelmingly back industrial action 2019-06-08 [UCU]

Civil service pensions overpayment claims 2019-06-08 [PCS]

Tributes paid to County Durham community stalwart who cooked 800 meals a day for striking miners 2019-06-07 [Chronicle]

Calls for blacklisting firms to be blocked from Commons refurbishment work 2019-06-07 [PCS]

Unite reaction to Aviva CEO announcement on staff cuts 2019-06-07 [Unite the union]

Unite negotiates 19 per cent pay increase for Argos warehouse workers 2019-06-07 [Unite the union]

Almost 500,000 UK manufacturing jobs lost in 10 years 2019-06-06 [GMB]

Equal rights victory as court gives clarity in battle to show carers’ jobs are equal to male maintenance workers 2019-06-06 [GMB]

Progressives pay tribute to Britain's ‘most blacklisted construction worker’ 2019-06-06 [Morning Star]

Ford planning to close Bridgend plant – more than 1,500 jobs at risk 2019-06-05 [Guardian]

BT office closures 2019-06-05 [Guardian ]

How austerity is forcing disabled women into sex work 2019-06-05 [The Guardian]

This month in labour history

13-06-1977 Police arrest 84 workers on the first day of a week-long mass picket of the Grunwick plant in north west London. [more]

18-06-1984 Mass violence by police at the Orgreave coking plant in South Yorkshire. 93 miners are arrested, dozens injured. [more]

22-06-1977 The first solidarity demo and mass picket supporting the Grunwick strikers is held [more]